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All the news from Congleton

FIND OUT ABOUT ALL THE LATEST AND GREATEST NEWS FROM CONGLETON

Congleton Welcomes Bjorn the Polar Bear

How do you know what a polar bear’s star sign is? “Did you know that the word ‘Arctic’ means ‘with bears’ and ‘Antarctic’ means ‘without bears’? To find out more come and meet a polar bear named Bjorn in Congleton Town Centre on Saturday 22 December; he’s friendly and totally gorgeous. Find out what it’s … Continued

Grand Lantern Parade

Grand Lantern Parade to light-up the Way to the Ice Rink The much-loved Congleton Lantern Parade will take place on Friday 13 December to launch the opening of town’s ‘Ice Rink’. The Parade will leave the Community Garden in Lawton Street at 5.15pm and make its way along the High Street and through the pedestrian … Continued

Britain’s Small Shop Saturday

Support Congleton’s Small Shops in Britain’s Small Shop Saturday Local residents are being encouraged to support small independent shops and businesses during Britain’s first-ever ‘Small Shop Saturday campaign’ being held on Saturday 7 December. The national campaign promotes the benefits of buying local and aims to capitalise on the busiest retail day of the year … Continued

Congleton is now CardiacSmart

Congleton First Responders,  in partnership with Congleton Town Council have made our community a safer place by becoming CardiacSmart with the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS). Congleton First Responders had to fulfill a series of tough criteria to gain their GOLD CardiacSmart award,  the highest possible accolade available.  The aim of the CardiacSmart … Continued

Christmas Lights Switch On Evening

It’s a Sparkling Crystal Christmas for Congleton – Lights Switch on 23 November Thousands are expected to flock to Congleton on Friday 23 November to see the annual  Christmas Lights Switch-on. With the High Street closed to traffic the area will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland from 4pm – 7pm, with the big lights … Continued

Christmas Lights Switch on

Thousands are expected to flock to Congleton on Friday 22 November to see the annual  Christmas Lights Switch-on. With the High Street closed to traffic the area will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland from 4pm – 7pm, with the big lights switch on at 5.30pm People attending the switch on can enjoy children’s fair … Continued

New Electricity Cable for Congleton

An electricity cable is to be replaced in Congleton town centre to safeguard power supplies to local homes and businesses. Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distributor for the Midlands region is committed to investing in its network to further improve supply reliability and customer service levels. WPD will be replacing around 250 metres of … Continued

Carnival Committee Grants

Local charities and other good causes in need of up to £200 have until Monday 9th September to get their applications into Congleton Carnival Committee. Following the Congleton Carnival Committee annual meeting earlier this year, a new committee was formed to represent many groups and committees throughout the town, the aim being to organise an … Continued

Anti-Social to Environmental Champions!

Young people are often unfairly criticised and blamed for such things as anti-social behaviour. However, sometimes this criticism is deserved. Congleton Town Council has been working with the Cheshire East Youth Offending Team to get local youths who have been causing trouble in Congleton to use their energies to help improve areas of the town … Continued

Congleton Summer Draw

The Congleton Business Association’s and Congleton Town Council’s Summer prize draw is set to be a real winner with shoppers in Congleton throughout July and August. They are promoting a big prize draw to give away a brand new Ford KA sponsored by Burns Garages of Congleton plus a second prize of a £100 shopping … Continued