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Merry Christmas to all of our residents

Wishing a safe and merry Christmas to all who live, work and visit Congleton from the team at Congleton Town Council. Our Christmas opening times during the festive period will be: 23 December – Open 9am-5pm 24 December – Closed from 12 noon 25 December to 3 January 2022 – Closed 4 January – Office re-opens … Read more of this article

Town Council precept to increase by £1.88 per year (2.07%)

Congleton Town Council has approved next year’s budget, which will see the Town Council’s share of the community tax rise by £1.88 (2.07%) per year for a Band D property – or 3.6p per week. Councillors voted to support the budget, which had an emphasis on keeping the increase as low as possible for the … Read more of this article

Say ‘hi’ to the high street

A lot of local businesses are relying on the festive season after a tough couple of years. It’s time to show our town centre traders some support and Christmas cheer… say ‘hi’ to Congleton’s high street again. You’ll be able to pick up all your presents and get into the Christmas spirit with some local … Read more of this article

Trees for Congleton

Late 2019, Congleton Town Council declared a climate emergency. In response, members of Congleton Sustainability Group (CSG), part of Congleton Partnership, put forward the ambitious idea of planting 30,000 trees over 5 years. A Tree Group was formed made up of experienced volunteers. Sites, mostly on Cheshire East land, were identified and plans drawn up … Read more of this article

More than 60 make the White Ribbon Promise in Congleton

Congleton Town Council’s White Ribbon Group was at the Maker’s Market in the Town Hall on Saturday, encouraging shoppers to chat about the White Ribbon Campaign and make their White Ribbon Promise. The White Ribbon Campaign engages men specifically to challenge the attitudes and behaviours that lead to male violence against women. Congleton Town Council … Read more of this article

Congleton Celebrates Christmas Switch-On

Congleton’s Christmas team wish to offer a massive thank you to all the volunteers, performers, contractors, lantern-makers, stall holders, businesses and members of the public that flocked into the town centre on Friday 26 November to support the return of Congleton’s Christmas Lights Switch-On. Thousands turned out to enjoy the atmosphere, entertainment, lantern parade, Santa, … Read more of this article

Dementia Swap Shop comes to Congleton

Dementia Friendly Congleton has launched a free Swap Shop service for Congleton residents living with dementia. The exchange service has a warm and welcoming area housed within Congleton Library, Market Street. A variety of games and activities suitable for people living with dementia, are available for loan or can be swapped for games and activities … Read more of this article

White Ribbon Group invites everyone to help eradicate violence

Congleton Town Council’s White Ribbon Group is planning almost three weeks of activities to spread the word about the White Ribbon campaign this November and December. Activities start with the National White Ribbon Awareness Day on Thursday 25 November, which is the beginning of the UN’s international ‘sixteen days of action’ to end violence against … Read more of this article

Window Dressing Competition

Look out for Congleton’s beautiful Christmas windows! Many shops are already in the Christmas spirit with festive shop frontages. Judging will take place by Congleton Town Councillors and Officers on Thursday 2 December with first, second and third place prizes up for grabs. If you have a particular favourite window, please social media this with … Read more of this article