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Be Part of the Christmas Magic!

You are invited to be part of the Christmas magic by joining in public Lantern Making Workshops and Samba Drumming Workshops at the Electric Picture House, Cross Street. The lantern making workshops are always great fun for all the family! Come along and join in any time between 10.30am and 3.30pm on Saturdays 4th, 11th … Continued

Rotary Bonfire 2017

Rotary Bonfire & Fireworks in the Park Congleton Rotary Club will be brightening the sky on Saturday 4th November with Congleton’s annual bonfire and firework display, taking place in Congleton Park. Gates to the park will open at 5.00pm, with the torch-lit parade to light the bonfire at 6.00pm. The firework display for the children … Continued

700 Years of Mayoralty

Congleton’s first Mayor, Philip son of Richard, served in 1318. Next year marks 700 years since the first Mayor of Congleton took up office. The Town Council is keen to celebrate this anniversary and are interested in residents views on how to mark this anniversary. Ideas being explored include a 700 challenge to businesses, clubs, … Continued

Remembrance Sunday Parade- 12th November

Congleton’s Annual Remembrance Parade, organised by the Congleton Branch of The Royal British legion with support from the Town Council, has attracted huge support and crowds for the past few years. The town event will take place on Sunday 12th November. You can support the parade, led by 230 Congleton Squadron (ATC) Band, as it … Continued

Congleton Draft Neighbourhood Plan- Regulation 14

Congleton’s Draft Neighbourhood Plan has now reached its Regulation 14 consultation. The Congleton Neighbourhood Plan group has sent a copy of the plan to the 701 people who are either on the Cheshire East Council’s list of statutory consultees, or local groups that have expressed an interest in the Congleton Neighbourhood Plan. Copies of the draft plan … Continued

Notice of Election- October 2017

For anyone interested in standing as a Councillor on the West Ward for Congleton Town Council, nomination papers should be hand-delivered to the Returning Officer at Macclesfield Town Hall, no later than 4.00pm on Thursday 13th October 2017. Nomination papers may be obtained from the Returning Officer at Macclesfield Town Hall. To view the Election … Continued

Vacancy for a Town Councillor in Congleton West Ward

There is a vacancy for a Councillor for the West Ward of Congleton. An election to fill the vacancy will be held if ten electors for the said Electoral area give notice to the Returning Officer requesting such an election within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank … Continued

Congleton In Bloom Needs You!

“Every Little Helps” for the Congleton In Bloom team this September and October as it is one of three local projects set to receive a cash boost from the Tesco “Bags of Help” Initiative. From 1st September until 31st October, the team needs you to place the blue coins, given at the checkout and drop … Continued

Great War Exhibition- Congleton Town Hall

On Saturday 21st October, Cheshire Villages Great War Society along with Congleton Museum are hosting an exhibition in Congleton Town Hall from 10.30am – 4.30pm, free to the public. The exhibition includes WW1 history and memorabilia as well as displays on Congleton Cenotaphs regeneration plans and displays from Congleton Museum. For more information about this … Continued

Senior Health & Wellbeing Fayre 2017

Congleton Partnership, Cheshire East Council and the Community Agents would like to invite you to a vibrant over 50’s health and wellbeing event at Congleton Town Hall on Friday 29th September from 10am – 1pm. There will be a variety of free stimulating activities to get involved with, such as; Winter Wellbeing advice, information from … Continued