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Congleton Celebrates the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

In time with the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games 2020 on Friday 23rd July, Congleton Town Council decorated the front windows of the Town Hall to wish all athletes good luck in the games, but also to commemorate the winning achievements of local residents Robbie and Ann Brightwell (formerly Ann Packer) at the Tokyo … Read more of this article

Proposals for less grass cutting and more rewilding plots

In a bid to help combat the consequences of the UKs drastically declining insect population, Congleton Town Council, with support from residents is set to try out a new approach to grass cutting starting with 13 pilot areas. The Council is determined to protect and improve Congleton’s natural environment and this simple change to its … Read more of this article

COVID-19 Civic Awards Announcement

Congleton Town Council wishes to thank everyone that nominated their COVID-19 Heroes for a special civic award from the town council. We have been overwhelmed with the quality of entries; Congleton is fortunate to have so many exceptional people living in the town who have undertaken extraordinary things to support others through the pandemic. The … Read more of this article

Delayed opening of Congleton Paddling Pool

The Town Council is aware of the disappointment of residents and visitors with regards to the delayed opening of the paddling pool. The main issue for the delay relates to health and safety guidance on the operation of pools. We were advised of this in early June 2021 when staff undertook a training course on … Read more of this article

Former Town Mayor makes donation to local charities

The previous Town Mayor, Cllr Sally-Ann Holland donated almost £6,500 to local charities and schools following her two years as Mayor. The recent fund giving presentation held at the Town Hall marked the final event in her chapter. Many planned fund-raising activities, including the Mayor’s Ball on both years, were cancelled due to COVID-19. Despite … Read more of this article

The paddling pool remains closed, until further notice

We regret to announce the Paddling Pool remains closed to the public until further notice. We are working hard to resolve a maintenance issue to provide a safe environment for children to enjoy the pool. We apologise for the obvious disappointment this may cause; however we hope to resolve this soon. The re-opening date will … Read more of this article

Memory Bears to remember part played by schools in COVID-19

All 14 primary schools connected with Congleton have received a Memory Bear to thank them for the part that they played in keeping their communities safe during COVID-19. The bears were made by local furloughed resident Alison Cann using school uniform donated by the schools. Inside the bears are the names of the staff, pupils … Read more of this article

Comment on the Chronicle article

Comment on the Chronicle article about the Methodist Church allowing same-sex marriages A recent press article where three town councillors gave their personal views on the decision of the Methodists’ same sex marriage rule has led a few people to ask for the Congleton Town Council on this decision. Although the national decision by the … Read more of this article

Congleton Park Band Concerts

This Sunday (18 July) sees the return of the ever popular band concerts in Congleton Park. Bring a picnic and enjoy the sounds of Roberts Bakery Brass Band in the beautiful surroundings of the park. Organised by Friends of Congleton Park, the free concert starts at 2.30pm from the bandstand. The team has co-ordinated a … Read more of this article

We are recruiting!

Congleton Town Council is currently seeking one or possibly two exceptional people to join our team in the Town Hall. We are looking to cover 15 hours in the Congleton Information Centre in the front of the Town Hall as an Information Advisor and 22 hours in the office as an Administration Assistant. This could … Read more of this article

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