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Mayor attends Student Council

The Mayor of Oswestry attended a meeting of the Derwen College’s Student Council last Friday. He spoke about the work of the Council and how decisions are made.

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Oswestry Christmas Music Live 2nd December

Oswestry Town Council created Christmas Music Live on the first Friday in December to help boost the night time economy of the town at the important period.

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Christmas Light Switch On

The annual Christmas Decorative Switch On was truly amazing. The event was bigger than ever with plenty of local schools and dance and theatre groups performing on the night.

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Remembrance Sunday

Our thanks to the many people in the Parade, lining the route and at the Memorial Gates for Remembrance Sunday. Particular thanks to the Oswestry Branch of the Royal British Legion, the Vicar and Churchwardens at St Oswald's Parish Church, the Police and Porthywaen Silver Band.

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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.

03 December Carrying on the Oswestry Xmas launch our best wishes go to Oswestry Rotary Clubs for the Xmas Parade.
03 December Some great live music tonight and a huge thanks to Alan Stokes for bringing his fair into Osw.
03 December That was a fantastic evening. So many people in town and a great atmosphere #oswestry #xmaslive

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