The Parish Council represents and serves the whole community even though the parish comprises smaller communities with varying interests.
Oswestry Rural Parish Council consists of 15 individual Councillors who are volunteers who contribute to the work of the Council by:
- suggesting ideas
- engaging in constructive debate
- responding to the needs and views of the community
- representing their constituents
- behaving in an ethical way and being open about interests
- commenting on proposals to ensure the best outcome
- voting – to enable the Council to make decisions
All Councillors agree to abide by the Council’s Code of Conduct
Councillors must complete and keep an up to date Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and declare any undisclosed interests prior to participating in discussions at Council meetings.
The Parish Council has adopted a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest Dispensation Procedure.
Your current Councillors are:
Maesbury with Aston Ward
Councillor Martin Jones
White House Cottage, Osbaston, Knockin, SY10 8HT
Tel: 07989 036708
Councillor Tony Milner
Park Mill, Maesbury Marsh, SY10 8JD.
Tel: 01691 610742
Councillor Peter Richardson – Chairman
Statefield, Back Lane, Maesbury, SY10 8AX.
Tel: 01691 679932
Morda with Sweeney Ward
Councillor Janet Barlow
Bryn-y-Mapsis, Nant Lane, Morda, SY10 9AL.
Tel: 01691 658134
Councillor Les Maguire
4 Maserfield, Oswestry, SY11 1RZ.
Tel: 07595 589429
Councillor Phil May – Vice Chairman
Herons Wood, Nantmawr, SY10 9HH.
Tel: 01691 829064
Councillor Paul Milner
56 School Lane, Trefonen, SY10 9DY.
Tel: 07581 223599
Councillor Robert Milton
Penylan View, Coed y Go, SY10 9AE.
Tel: 01691 676110
Rhydycroesau with Llanforda Ward
Councillor Peter Davies
Summerhill, Racecourse Road, Oswestry, SY10 7PN.
Tel: 01691 652853
Councillor Elliot Roberts Jones
Lima, Coed-y-Go, Oswestry SY10 9AD.
Tel: 01691 652843
Trefonen with Treflach Ward
Councillor Pam Broomby
Dolwen, Pit Lane, Treflach, SY10 9HB.
Tel: 01691 653479
Councillor John Davies
The Old Post Office, Trefonen, SY10 9DQ.
Tel: 07980 680845
Councillor Bob Kimber
Fallow Fields, Rectory Close, Trefonen, SY10 9FF.
Tel: 01691 679646
Councillor Claire Mahoney
Gwernhafod, Gwern Y Brenin, Oswestry, SY10 8AS
Tel: 07545 3765231
All Parish Councils have a Clerk, referred to in law as the Proper Officer. The role and responsibilities of Parish Councils vary in accordance with the population they serve and the services they are responsible for. Therefore the role and responsibilities of the Clerk will vary from council to council.
As the chief executive officer the Clerk’s overall responsibility is to carry out the policy decisions of the Council. The Clerk has overall responsibility for the administration of the Council and is responsible for ensuring that its business is carried out efficiently and in accordance with the law. In some councils the Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer responsible for ensuring the Council’s financial transactions are properly administered.
Oswestry Rural Parish Council’s Clerk is:
Sharon Clayton MPA, BA (Hons), Fellow SLCC
64 Cherrybrook Drive, Broseley, Shropshire TF12 5SH
Please note that the Clerk works part-time and there may be a delay in responnding to any enquiries.