Oswestry Rural Parish Council aims to:

  • Deliver local services cost effectively and efficiently through best value.
  • Ensure that community development is driven by the local community and that it represents their needs and ambitions.
  • Represent the views of the local community by working with them to improve the local environment and preserve its heritage.

The council’s objectives are:

  • Work closely with the local community by listening to their views, needs and aspirations and assist to bring these into fruition.
  • Demonstrate openness, transparency and accountability in all Parish Council activities.
  • Support the local economy.
  • Work with partners and stakeholders to improve and enhance the local environment.
  • Support the work of voluntary groups and organisations.
  • Represent the views of local residents in response to local planning applications.
  • Promote ethical and fair practices to promote harmony and social inclusion.
  • Support efforts to sustain the social, environmental and economic capital within the parish.
  • Ensure that Councillors and staff are sufficiently trained to deliver public services to the people served by the Parish Council.