All the news from Congleton


Christmas Window Dressing 2018

Christmas Window Dressing Competition 2018- Winners Announced! Congleton has some beautiful and creative windows that are well worth coming to see, say the judges of this year’s Congleton Christmas window dressing competition. Forty Congleton shops and businesses pulled out all the stops for this year’s window dressing competition, decorating their windows to a high standard. … Continued

Late Night Shopping in Congleton

Congleton Town Centre is the place to be from 5-8pm on Thursday 6th December.  Many of the shops in the town centre are staying open late and with  special Christmas treats in store to celebrate Christmas with local people. The late night evening has been led by staff from Foundations of Congleton, who have taken … Continued

Congleton Pubwatch

CONGLETON PUBS WILL NOT TOLERATE ILLEGAL DRUGS With the festive season fast approaching, Congleton-based pubs and clubs are cracking down on drug use in the town. Members of Congleton Pubwatch along with local police, Cheshire East Council and Congleton Town Council are taking a proactive approach to tackling drug possession and supply in an effort to … Continued

Support NHS Health Services in Congleton

Congleton Town Council is supporting the second protest to save hospital services and the Minor Injuries Unit in Congleton. Local people are encouraged to come and show their support by attending a peaceful protest outside Congleton War Memorial Hospital on Saturday 17th November from 10.30am – 11.30am. The first protest on Saturday 13th October did … Continued

Christmas in Congleton 2018

Full Day of Festive Fun for Congleton Christmas Lights Switch on Congleton will be switching on its Christmas Lights in just over a week’s time! Organisers have planned a full day of activity for the town centre on Saturday 24th November building towards the lantern procession and big switch on at 5.30pm. The fun starts at … Continued

Congleton Neighbourhood Plan- Regulation 16

Have your Say on the Congleton Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 16 Local people have until 7.00pm on the 23rd November to get their comments to Cheshire East Council about the Congleton Neighbourhood Plan. After months of refining the plan following the regulation 14 consultation last year, the Congleton Neighbourhood Plan was submitted to Cheshire East … Continued

Congleton Scoops up More Awards for In Bloom

The accolades for Congleton continued last week when the town scooped its 8th consecutive gold large town award at the North West in Bloom ceremony and was crowned group winner and overall champion at the Cheshire Community Pride Awards.  This is just two weeks after Congleton achieved a gold award at the National Britain in … Continued

Britain In Bloom Results 2018

Congleton solid gold and a whisker away from being crowned champions at the Britain in Bloom Finals Congleton in Bloom received gold across all the categories and came ‘within a whisker’ of being the overall group champions at the 2018 National Finals of the Britain in Bloom competition. Perth, in Scotland, was crowned the champions … Continued

Congleton Leisure Centre- Project Update

The project to redevelop Congleton Leisure Centre is now in the Pre-Construction Services stage, Cheshire East Council has appointed Pulse Design & Build following a comprehensive procurement. This stage of the project will see Cheshire East Council’s Project Team working with Pulse and their wider Design Team to refine the final design, culminating in the … Continued

Annual Rotary Bonfire 2018

Congleton Rotary Club will be lighting up the sky on Saturday 3rd 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 children will begin at 6.30pm with the main … Continued