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Transport Minister visits Oswestry

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Transport, Andrew Jones MP, visited North Shropshire today in response to Mr Paterson’s long-term campaign to have the road upgraded to a dual carriageway and to look at the problems of congestion. The Minister was also looking at the need for a Pant-Llanymynech bypass.

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Oswestry Market

Oswestry Town Council received this great story and picture today. Pictured on the right is Mr Allen Edwards grandmother, Esther Jones and the lady on the left is Mrs Gladys Jones, who was his aunt. The baby in the photo is actually Mr Edwards himself taken in 1963.

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Love Your Local Market Youth Market

The Mayor Councillor Paul Milner welcomed the Love Your Local Market inspired Youth Market which was held in Oswestry Town centre on the 18th May. North Shropshire College students helped organise the event by developing their own pop up businesses and worked closely with other local schools in managing their own stalls.

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Youth Market

The Mayor welcomed Oswestry School, The Marches and North Shropshire College who all took part in the Youth Market down Bailey Street as part of the national Love Your Local Market campaign.

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Town Council Corporate Plan 2014 - 2017

Please click below to view a copy of our Corporate Plan.

Corporate Plan 2014-2017

The document contains our vision, aims and objectives and series of priorities and actions for the current period of this Council. The Plan was widely consulted upon and is constantly under review.

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.

28 May Great to see the new Mayor's diary filling up so quickly. He is always happy to attend and support local events. #Paulmilner
28 May Town Council to take on licensing of street trading. This means we can help promote the use of the town centre and help local events.
28 May Congratulations to Owen Paterson for persuading the Highways Minister to come to Osw. A programme of site visits and receiving local views

Your Council

Your Council is responsible for a wide range of services which effect the daily lives of people who live and work in Oswestry. If you are not sure what your council does, then why not take a look to find out.

Who is your Councillor

With 18 Councillors covering the Seven Wards of Oswestry it's easy to not know who your councillor is or which ward you live in, our interactive map will help you to find out.

Meet the Town Mayor

The Town Mayor is Councillor Paul Milner. The Mayoress is Mandy Whittaker. 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