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Congleton Neighbourhood Plan Call for Site

Congleton Neighbourhood Plan Call For Sites The preparation of the Congleton Neighbourhood Plan is progressing and we are coming to a stage when we will be publishing our draft policies. To make sure that the Plan is up to date the Town Council need to know what land is or may become available within the … Continued

Congleton’s Triathlon

Sunday 23rd April 2017 has been “reclaimed for sport” for Congleton’s 1st St. George’s Day Triathlon event in Congleton Park. The aim is to raise money for the Town Mayor’s chosen charity- East Cheshire Hospice, as well as improving personal fitness and the feel good factor for entrants. The triathlon consists of a 500m swim, … Continued

Congleton Gyratory- Total Road Enhancement Improvements

Cheshire East Council are working to improve the A34 Manchester Road / A536 Macclesfield Road junction at Lower Heath by resurfacing this key route in three phases. Total road enhancement means we will undertake maintenance such as pavement works, barrier repairs, sign repairs and gully cleaning. The aim of this is to address as many … Continued

Congleton in Bloom- National Ambitions for 2018

In 2018 Congleton in Bloom will be celebrating 20 years of work to improve Congleton. The team started with a small, dedicated band of volunteers who were determined to do something to brighten up the town. Over the years more areas have been improved, the numbers of people involved has blossomed and Congleton has gained … Continued

Congleton Partnership Minibus Launch

Congleton Partnership launches a New Community Minibus for Congleton Life has just been made a little easier for Congleton groups in need of transport thanks to a brand new 15-seater Community Minibus which has been given to Congleton Partnership by the Department of Transport. Members of the Congleton Partnership and New Life Church witnessed the … Continued

Havannah Weir Hyrdo Project

Congleton Sustainability Group invites you to ‘The Dane Valley Community Energy Hydro Generation Scheme’ Engagement Evening at Eaton Bank Academy on Tuesday 28th March at 6.30pm. The evening will provide you with the opportunity to discover more about the environmental benefits of hydro power, find out about community share ownership and volunteer to support the … Continued

Congleton’s Spring Clean

Congleton in Bloom seeks helpers for Tidy Britain’s National Spring Clean Congleton in Bloom is backing a national campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in 2017. As part of its support for the country’s biggest-ever community clear up Congleton In Bloom is seeking volunteers to take … Continued

Canal & Railway Working Group

Congleton’s Canal and Railway working group is restarting, with the first group session on Thursday 23rd March, meeting at by the steps down to the canal from Congleton Railway Station. The group will meet on a monthly basis on every 4th Thursday of each month. Sessions between 10.00am – 3.00pm The work will be litter … Continued

Congleton Town Council Grant Scheme

At the most recent finance and policy meeting on Thursday 16th February, the committee considered a number of grant applications and approved a total of £2,544 in funds to support community groups in Congleton. Applications approved were St. Peter’s Church, Congleton United Reformed Church and Congleton Community Projects. St. Peter’s Church received a grant of … Continued

Congleton in Bloom seeks Local People’s Views

The Congleton in Bloom team is keen to hear the views of people living and working in Congleton as it puts plans in place to try and win the North West in Bloom competition for the fourth time in five years. The team has produced an online questionnaire asking local people for their opinions on … Continued