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Cemetery Project Ceremony

This week witnessed the launch of the new website resulting from the Oswestry Cemetery project funded by the Heritage Lottery project.

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Welcome to Steve Mason

Steve Mason has been elected to fill the vacancy in the Carreg Llwyd Ward following the resignation due to ill health of long standing member Bill Benyon.

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Town Council Support for Museum

The Town Council has agreed to extend the lease of the highly successful Oswestry Museum in the Guildhall. The Museum has just reached its 3rd birthday and already in excess of 16,000 people have visited.

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SLCC Chief Executive visits Oswestry

Oswestry Town Council was delighted to welcome Howard Midworth, the Chief Executive of the Society of Local Council Clerks to Oswestry this week.

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Oswestry was selected by Government to be a pathfinder for neighbourhood planning as part its Localism legislation.

Working with the local community ,through groups and individuals ,we are one of the first town councils in England to complete a neighbourhood plan.

Support was engaged through professional planning and consultation consultants and the process and resulting action plan was produced over a 12 month period.

The plan gives a strong community mandate to the town council and Shropshire Council.

Our thanks are offered to all those who took part in the process.

27 March RT @chirkmabel: @OswestryMuseum @OswestryTC successful support contrasting with support removed from County Museum Service in Ludlow by @ShropCouncil
27 March RT @chirkmabel: Celebrating successful new @OswestryMuseum and support from @OswestryTC in #Museumsweek…
24 March RT @NALC: @OswestryTC Want to boast to mum & dad? Enter NALC STAR COUNCILS 2015 awards. Closing date: 30 June 2015 -

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Meet the Town Mayor

The Town Mayor is Councillor John Gareth Jones. John Gareth is a longstanding town councillor with a passion for all things Oswestry. The Mayoress is Mrs Tegwen Jones. The Mayor and Mayoress are keen to meet as many people as possible during their year in Office. If you would like to extend an invitation to them for any event you have then please email