All the news from Congleton


Community Litter Pick

Congleton people are being asked to help make the town look its very best before the North West in Bloom judges arrive on Monday 22 July. Councillor Glen Williams will lead a Community Litter Pick for the Lower Heath area from 10am – 11am on Saturday 20 July. The group plan to cover route from … Continued

Judging Day for North West in Bloom

Trevor Leese and David Bielawski, the North West in Bloom Judges who visited Congleton on Monday 22 July, had lots to think about after a whirlwind tour of the town followed by neighbourhood visits to Buglawton and Bromley Farm. Congleton has been awarded RHS Gold Standard and has been runner up in the large town … Continued

Ice Rink

Christmas Skating is coming to Congleton! Local people can look forward to a superb skating rink in Congleton this December thanks to the sterling efforts of the fund raising team headed up by Cathy Morris of Clarity’s Hairdressing. Now the team is looking for support from the public for its next two fundraising events – … Continued

National Oatcake Day

Congleton is gearing up to celebrate the mighty Oatcake when the town joins in National Oatcake Day on Thursday 8th August. Visitors to the town centre will be able to take part in a number of oatcake games – as well as trying tasters and picking up vouchers. The Oatcake fun is being organised by … Continued

UK’s Youngest Mayor

Congleton in Cheshire has appointed Britain’s youngest Mayor. 21 year old Councillor George Hayes took up the chain of office tonight(May 9th 2013) at a packed Town Hall. George is 16 days younger than the UK’s previous youngest Mayor, Cllr Andrew Lawson from Workington in West Cumbria. Cllr Hayes has been Congleton’s Deputy Mayor for the past … Continued

Paddling Pool Re-Opens

Congleton’s Paddling Pool will open for the summer season on Saturday 25 May  – and the Town Council is hoping that the British weather will  also soon realise that it is summer! As is traditional, the Town Council will open the Paddling Pool on the Saturday before the late May Bank Holiday. The pool will … Continued

Fundraising for Ice Rink

Fund raising for an ice-rink in Congleton in the run up to Christmas 2013 got off to a fabulous start thanks to the efforts of six local hair salons and other local businesses. The two day ‘Retrospective’ Hair and Fashion show in Congleton Town Hall raised around £5,000 – with packed audiences both nights enjoying … Continued

Indie Easter Egg Hunt

Congleton is one of 56 towns across the UK running an Indie Easter Egg Hunt! On Saturday 23rd March, Congleton will be one of 56 UK towns launching an “Enjoy an Independent Easter” campaign to encourage more shoppers, especially families, to come to town and participate in “Indie Easter Egg Hunts”. The event is being … Continued