Welcome to the website for

Oswestry Rural Parish Council

where you can find out about the activities of the Council and information about the parish. 

Our documents are usually published as PDFs.  If you don’t have the facility to read these documents please download Adobe Reader


YOUR IDEAS WANTED FOR SPENDING  IN THE PARISH

We would like to hear from you about how you would like us to spend money in the parish. We have unspent Neighbourhood Funds and you are invited to put forward your ideas.  For example, would you like to see flower displays at the entrance to your village or would you like more litter bins?  Please write to the Clerk with your ideas.


VACANCY FOR COUNCILLORS

Due to insufficient candidates Oswestry Rural Parish Council now has six vacancies to be filled by co-option. Vacancies are as follows:

Morda with Sweeney Ward – 3 vacancies

Rhydycroesau with Llanforda Ward – 1 vacancy

Sychtyn Ward – 1 vacancy

Trefonen with Treflach – 1 vacancy

If you would like to join our team please contact the Clerk or download an Application for co-option form

Further details can be found on our Become a Councillor page.


Government advice concerning support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses

Government advice for claiming business grants

News and information from Shropshire Council


Help at Home for AGE UK


Here is information on how to access help during lockdown:

Mental Health

Food help

Financial help

Bereavement


Public Health Nursing Service details


 

Shropshire Larder - help to eat well on a budget.


FUTURE COUNCIL MEETINGS

Please note that until further notice Parish Council meetings will be held using Zoom video. 

During this time meetings will be held in accordance with the Parish Council’s Remote Meetings Policy

FILMING AND RECORDING OF COUNCIL MEETINGS AND THE REQUIREMENTS OF

THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 2018

Any person present at a Council meeting may not orally report or comment about a Council meeting as it takes place but otherwise may; film, photograph, or make an audio recording of a meeting; use any other means for enabling persons not present to see or hear proceedings at a meeting as it takes place or later; report or comment on the proceedings in writing during or after a meeting, or orally report or comment after the meeting.  Anyone making a recording for non-domestic purposes is advised to seek advice on their obligations to ensure any processing of personal information complies with the Data Protection Act.

Anyone who objects to being filmed or recorded should notify the Clerk prior to the commencement of the meeting.

Meeting details


OSWESTRY AND OSWESTRY RURAL P3 GROUP

Volunteers needed

Our local Parish Paths Partnerships are looking for volunteers to help maintain the paths in our area.  If you would like to join them please contact the Clerk


Local Housing Needs

Thank you to all those who responded to our questionnaire on local housing needs.  The response to the Housing Needs Survey can be found here.


Links to Parish websites 

Morda Church of England Primary School

Rhydycroesau Village Hall

Trefonen Village

Trefonen Church of England Primary School

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Try our search facility, or it may be you need to look at another site.  Here are some links that you might find useful:

Oswestry Town Council

Shropshire Council 

Gov.uk 

BBC

Other useful websites

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

West Mercia Police

Shropshire Fire and Rescue

Shropdoc

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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