Newtown Town Council

The Town Council office, situated in The Robert Owen Resource Centre, The Cross, Broad Street, Newtown, SY16 2BB.

The Town Clerk can be reached on 01686 625544 or

Newtown Council comprises 16 elected Members and employs 5 staff, pictured above. The Town Council is responsible for representing local people when decisions are made that may affect them.

Our current priorities are:

  •    Regeneration of the town centre
  •    Improvement of the Charter Market
  •    Establishing Newtown as a visitor destination
  •    Improving play areas and signage
  •    Maintaining our Grade II Listed Building and the Robert Owen Museum
  •    Increasing the number of community events in the town.

Every year, we receive applications for financial and other support towards the activities of local groups. You can pick up a form from the Town Council offices or download it here.

We work closely with the Chamber of Trade, to support local businesses.

Check all the meetings in the archive

Forthcoming Council Meeting

Full Council Meeting - 15th December 2014

Monday 15th December 2014

Previous Council Meeting

Council Meeting - 17th November 2014

Monday 17th November 2014

The Council will be meeting just before a busy christmas period. The Agenda will be available closer to the date.