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Merry Christmas Congleton 2019

Congleton Town Council wishes all who live, work and visit Congleton a Merry Christmas and a Happy & Healthy New Year!

Christmas Window Dressing Competition 2019

Congleton has some lovely Christmas windows that are well worth coming to see. 27 Congleton shops and businesses pulled out all the stops for this year’s window dressing competition, decorating their windows to a high standard. The windows were judged based on overall impact, creativity and the amount of effort each business has put into … Read more of this article

Light Switch-On of Congleton’s Tree of Light 2019

Congleton’s first ‘Tree of Light’ was switched on, on Saturday, 7th December 2019. Congleton turned out on Saturday afternoon to see the Mayor turn on its first Tree of Light. Located by the memorial on Lawton Street, each one of the stars on the tree is a personal memorial to a loved one, either present, … Read more of this article

Congleton Tree of Light- December 2019

Thanks to everyone who has purchased a star of remembrance and supported Congleton’s first Tree of Light Service 2019. Thanks also to Congleton Rotary for the sponsorship of the tree, Congleton Town Council and Congleton Partnership for the support and organisation of the community event. 100% of the funds raised from the purchasing of the … Read more of this article

Congleton Celebrates In Bloom Success

Around 120 people turned out to help celebrate another fabulous season of regional and local success for the Congleton in Bloom team in 2019 at an award ceremony held in the Town Hall on the 13th November. In Bloomers from across the town and from all generations were thanked and praised for efforts that culminated … Read more of this article

A guide to Congleton’s first Tree of Light

Christmas is traditionally a time to think of all the people we love, whether near or far away, with us now or fondly remembered from Christmas’ past. The Congleton Tree of Light is a unique and special way to think of and to remember all our loved ones at Christmas. This is how it works…. … Read more of this article

North West In Bloom IYN Awards 2019

Back in July a North West In Bloom judge, Mr Alan Hulme came to Congleton to assess our eight It’s Your Neighbourhood groups.  After a long wait for the results, representatives from these groups recently attended the North West In Bloom awards ceremony at Southport.  We are delighted to report a fantastic set of awards. … Read more of this article

Congleton Community brings Christmas Cheer!

Congleton’s Christmas team wish to offer a massive thank you to all the volunteers, performers, lantern-makers, sponsors, stall holders, businesses and members of the public that supported this year’s Christmas Lights Switch-On, which took place in the Town Centre on Saturday 23rd November. Thousands turned out to enjoy the atmosphere, entertainment, rides, meet Santa, enjoy street … Read more of this article

White Ribbon Day

Today, 25th November, is White Ribbon Day. Congleton Town Council aims to become White Ribbon Accredited, which means we will work with men and boys to challenge those male cultures that lead to harassment, abuse and violence. You can help by making your White Ribbon Promise here: https://www.whiteribbon.org.uk/promise

Congleton’s Annual Lights Switch-On 2019

Congleton will be switching on its Christmas lights at 5.30pm on Saturday 23rd November, as the festive finale to a fun-packed family day in the town centre! The entertainment starts at 12 noon with the start of six hours of entertainment on the stage, charity and retail stalls in the pedestrian area and Town Hall, … Read more of this article