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Congleton Play Day 2018

Congleton’s first Play Day in the town centre On Tuesday August 14th Congleton Town Centre from 10am-2pm will be hosting its first free Play Day in the Pedestrian Area and Moody Street Garden. The day is part of National Play Day, a celebration of children’s right to play and highlights the importance of play and … Continued

Bradshaw House

As a council we have recently supported local community organisations in their attempt to acquire Bradshaw House from Cheshire East Council. Unfortunately none were successful and it is likely that Cheshire East Council will look to sell the grade 2 listed building on the open market. A friend and supporter of one of the organisations, … Continued

Congleton Jazz & Blues Festival 2018

The Ninth Congleton Jazz and Blues Festival takes place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of the August Bank Holiday weekend. We hope you can join in this very popular festival of music and give yourself the Bank Holiday Monday to recharge your batteries or take a walk in the beautiful parkland and countryside in and … Continued

Brass on the Grass 2018

The 5th annual Brass on the Grass concert has been organised by Friends of Congleton Park and will take place on Sunday 17th June in Congleton Park. The afternoon of free music starts at 1.30pm and continues until 5.30pm. This is the start of a summer of Sunday band concerts in the park. The concerts … Continued

Congleton Makers Market Increases Footfall

Congleton Makers Market increases footfall in town by 4,000 The new Congleton Markers Market, introduced on the last Saturday of the month, is being credited for creating a massive 39% increase in footfall. On both the April and May Makers Market days, the footfall counter in the town centre registered over 14,000 adult shaped figures … Continued

Congleton In Bloom Clean-Up- June Dates

Calling all green-fingered and handy volunteers! Congleton In Bloom joint with the Friends of Congleton Park group have dates set for Congleton clean-up sessions. Meeting in Congleton Park on both Saturday 2nd June and Saturday 9th June from 10am-12noon, there is a variety of activities to join in with. Volunteers can do as little or … Continued

Buckets of Help from Congleton Carnival

Congleton Carnival has been able to support 14 local groups and charities with a share of £3,200 donated by the public in the traditional bucket collections that accompany the carnival parade. 12 of the groups attended a cheque presentation on Wednesday 16th May, the final public engagement of the out-going Mayor Councillor Charles Booth. Many … Continued

Congleton Paddling Pool Opens for the Summer Season

With temperatures set to soar this weekend, Congleton Town Council is expecting the ever popular paddling pool to be enjoyed by many. The free tourist attraction on Park Road, Congleton will open on Saturday 26th May at 10.00am. It will then remain open, weather permitting, every day, 10am-6pm until Sunday 9th September. The paddling pool … Continued

Congleton’s New Town Mayor 2018-19

A hundred years after women first got the vote, Congleton Town Council has appointed three women to take lead civic roles in the town. Councillor Suzie Akers Smith was elected as the new Town Mayor, Cllr Sally-Ann Holland as the Deputy Mayor and Clara Jackson from the Congleton Air Cadets (230) Squadron as the Mayor’s … Continued

Congleton In Bloom Clean-Up- 12th May

Congleton in Bloom – Come and Help May 12th 10.00am – 12.00 noon Congleton in Bloom needs your help!  If you can spare an hour or two please pop down to the Community Garden in Lawton Street between 10.00am  – 12.00 noon to help with some weeding, gardening and general tidying. With the countdown starting … Continued