All the news from Congleton


Much Wenlock to Congleton Relay

Britain’s first female Olympic track Gold medallist, Ann Packer, will be at the start and finish of the 60 mile relay between Much Wenlock in Shropshire and her home town of Congleton in Cheshire. The relay takes place on the 2nd January and marks the start of the Olympic year for these two ambitious towns. … Continued


Congleton received an RHS Gold standard at the North West in Bloom awards on Thursday – but there was no opportunity for the group to rest on its laurels! Three days later the volunteers were back out planting up winter tubs, as part of the 2012 In Bloom campaign! Leader of the Town Council Councillor … Continued

Triple Success for Congleton

Congleton received its best ever haul of awards at the Cheshire Community Pride Awards last week – scooping Best Kept Small Town, Best Community Web Site and a Little Gem Award for the Community Garden. The Community Pride Awards, organised by Cheshire Community Action are open to towns and villages across East Cheshire, Cheshire West … Continued

Reindeers Return

The Cairngorm Reindeers and Father Christmas will make a welcome return to Congleton on Saturday (17 December) to join in the Christmas festivities. The reindeer were a huge attraction in 2010 – and organisers hope that even more people will come to Congleton to see these majectic creatures this year. The four male reindeer and … Continued

Top Art, Craft and Sculpture Show

Artists form all over the Country will be flocking to Congleton next Sunday (18th December) to put on the Creativedge Art, Craft and Sculpture Show in the Town Hall in aid of the Town Mayor’s Charities. The organiser artist Glyn Matthews is a personal friend of Congleton Town Mayor, Cllr David Martin and vowed to … Continued

Town Mayor Cllr David Martin

Statement from Congleton Town Council on the news of the death of the Town Mayor, Cllr David Martin. Congleton Town Council councillros and staff are saddened to hear about the death of Cllr David Martin, Congleton Town Mayor, who passed away today (21st December) after a short illness. Our thoughts and sympathies go out to his wife, … Continued