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Culture Fest

On the 19th August Oswestry celebrated its many different cultures with live music, stalls and entertainment all through the town. This fantastic event really captured the public's imagination with plenty of visitors enjoying the spectacle.

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Health leaders support moving towards consultation on hospital services

Below is a press release from Midlands and Lancashire CSU regarding Future Fit.

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Saturday Market - Bailey Street Launch

On the 19th August Oswestry Town Council will be launching the outdoor market down Bailey Street every Saturday on a trial basis. Based on the successful Artisan Market trial up to ten Town Council gazebos will be situated in allocated areas of the street.

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Midwife Led units – Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow

It is now confirmed. Simon Wright, Chief Executive of Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, will attend the meeting of the Town Council’s Development and Planning Committee tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7pm to talk about maternity and 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.

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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

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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