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Prayers for Manchester

The Rev Prebendary Simon Thorburn, Vicar of St Oswald’s Parish Church and Councillor Vince Hunt, Oswestry Town Mayor have arranged an opportunity for the town and our visitors to come together to pray for the City of Manchester.

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Supporting Manchester

The thoughts of the town of Oswestry this morning are with the City of Manchester and all those affected by the shocking attack on families at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena last evening.

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Investing in Youth

Oswestry Town Council will this year have the youngest Mayoress in the long history of the Council. Amber Hunt has been appointed by her father, Vince, to be his Mayoress during his term of Office.

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Rebecca is new Deputy Mayor

The Town Council appointed Councillor Rebecca Evans, pictured with her mother Mrs Eleanor Knighton, as its Deputy Mayor at the Guildhall Mayor Making Ceremony.

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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.

25 May RT @ShropCouncil: Message from chief executive – following Manchester attack #shropshire
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25 May Pray for Manchester on Saturday at St Oswalds Parish Church 5 - 6pm. Call in, say a prayer with the Clergy and Mayo……

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 Vince Hunt. The Mayoress is Amber Hunt. 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