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Merry Christmas Congleton 2020

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

CEC prepare to make a decision on the Leisure Centre Refurbishment

Cheshire East Council is confident it can press ahead with creating a refurbished Congleton Leisure Centre in the spring – subject to the formal decision process and despite the economic setback caused by the pandemic. A reconfiguration of the design would provide more room for leisure activities and boost revenues. A full report is about … Read more of this article

Congleton Christmas Window Dressing Competition 2020

Congleton Town Centre is ‘Stepping into Christmas’ with the 2020 Christmas themed window displays! 23 businesses entered this year’s window dressing competition which was judged on 10th December. After totalling the scores, joint first place prizes were awarded to; Willow Vintage & Gifts (Lawton Street) and Cancer Research UK (Bridge Street) their windows scored the … Read more of this article

Drive-In Community Carol Service at Tesco, Barn Road

A first for Congleton! COVID-19 restrictions or the weather conditions didn’t dampen the enthusiasm and people’s spirits for the very first drive-in Carol Service held on Tesco Car Park on the evening of Sunday 13th December, with around 300 cars parked in alternate spaces with over 600 towns people attending. Unfortunately, over 50 cars had … Read more of this article

Don’t Suffer in Silence this Christmas

Congleton Town Council had a stall in the town centre to mark the end of the ’16 days of action’ to eradicate violence against women that started with White Ribbon Day on the 25th November. The Town Council is White Ribbon Accredited and aims to stamp out all gender-based abuse and violence in Congleton. The table … Read more of this article

Congleton Rotary Tree of Light 2020

Saturday, December 5th. Congleton’s Tree of Light was officially switched on by Mayor, Cllr Sally Ann Holland and Rotary-Congleton President, Rtn. Stewart Price. It was a deliberately low-key event in the interests of COVID-19 safety and social-distancing. The tree is dedicated to the memory of Rtn. Alan Parton, who brought the idea of the Tree … Read more of this article

White Ribbon Stall in Congleton this Saturday

Congleton Town Council’s White Ribbon group will be in the town centre this Saturday from 10am – 2pm hosting a stall as part of the Council’s work to eradicate violence and abuse from Congleton. The group had originally intended to be at the Makers Market at the end of November to spread the important messages … Read more of this article

Three Free Car Parks in Congleton this weekend!

Shoppers coming to Congleton this weekend can once again take advantage of free parking after 10am on Saturday 12th December in three of the town’s main car parks. There will be no charge when parking in the Fairground car park by Congleton Library, Back Park Street car park behind Lawton Street or Princess Street car … Read more of this article

Congleton Community Drive-In Carol Service

Sunday 13th December, 6.00pm (arriving from 5.30pm), at Tesco Car Park, Barn Road, CW12 1LR With the support and cooperation of Tesco Congleton, Churches in Congleton are holding a drive in Christmas carol celebration to which an open invitation is extended to people throughout the local community. Joy to the World will be one of … Read more of this article

Congleton Tree of Light- December Update

From December 2nd, as retail starts to re-open, it will be possible to obtain your personal star for the Congleton Tree of Light from the Visitor Information Centre at Congleton Town Hall in the High Street. Opening times are weekdays from 9am – 4pm, closed for lunch from 12.30 – 1.15pm and Saturdays open from … Read more of this article