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Flying the flag for Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Day Flag was flying proudly from the Guildhall, on Saturday 25th of June to mark Armed Forces Day.

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Two Teams, One Town

The Town Council was delighted to pay tribute and help celebrate the successes of our local footballs teams with TNS, their ladies team and FC Oswestry Town.

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Congratulations from Mayor

The Mayor Councillor Paul Milner visited the new Fairholme over the weekend to congratulate two of the residents, Douglas and Eunice Martin on their platinum (70th) Wedding Anniversary.

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Strong Oswestry Views on Health Provision

Over 100 local people supported a Public Meeting at the Wynnstay Hotel, Oswestry this week to discuss the current position with regard to the future of local health services.

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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.

29 June RT @PaulMilner_: Privileged to be invited to attend the Orthopedic Hospitals League of Friends Fete last Saturday @OswestryTC
28 June We are delighted to be organising the Nabma Local Council Seminar tomorrow at Ludlow. @OswestryTC @LudlowTC @Nabma_Markets @SLCCnews
26 June RT @mikeharristns: @PaulMilner_ @tnsfc @FCOswestryTown @OswestryTC thank you for yesterday there was a great buzz in the town #TwoTeamsOneTown

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