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Town Council Election

The Notice of Election is today published for both Town and Unitary Elections on 4 May.

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40th Anniversay Concert

This year the Youth Music Festival also celebrated its 40th year and as a consequence a special anniversary concert was held at Christchurch on the 4th March.

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Oswestry Youth Music Festival

2017 was yet again a record breaking year for the Youth Music Festival with over 425 competitors taking part. The Festival is now well established in the County Music Calendar and entries are attracted from Shropshire, Cheshire, Wrexham and North and Mid Wales.

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Interested in Your Town Council?

Nominations open on the 13 March for the Elections 2017. Are you interested in serving as a Councillor for the next 4 years? Are you interested in the work of the Council?

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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.

26 March A colourful welcome to the many visitors to Oswestry Cemetery this morning for a special day in the calendar.……
23 March RT @Star_Housing: Do you need funding for your community-based project? We can help #CommunitiesWeek17…
22 March RT @Number10gov: PM: Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have been affected by the attack on the streets of our capital. https://t.c…

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