All the news from Congleton


Signed contracts signal launch of leisure centre redevelopment

Contracts have been signed, signalling the next important steps in the redevelopment of Congleton Leisure Centre. The project to demolish the legacy pool, hall and a complete refurbishment of the sports and leisure facilities, will deliver two new swimming pools, with a thermal suite, a modern gym, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, exercise and refreshment facilities. The … Read more of this article

Statement from Congleton Town Council re the Household Waste Site

Statement from Congleton Town Council re the Household Waste Site and rebuff of accusation from Cheshire East Council Leader that the Town Council failed to enagage. Commenting on the recent accusations made by the Leader of Cheshire East Council, Cllr Sam Corcoran, Congleton Town Council would like to reassure residents that Congleton Town Council has … Read more of this article

Councillor Denis Murphy becomes new Mayor of Congleton

Councillor Denis Murphy was elected Mayor of Congleton at a virtual Mayor Making ceremony held at the start of the Town Council’s Annual Town Meeting held on the 6th May 2021. Cllr Murphy will now serve as Mayor until May 2022. Cllr Murphy was previously Mayor of Congleton in 2008-2009 and 2014-2015. Normally each new … Read more of this article

Congleton Paddling Pool set to open on 21st June 2021

The much loved Congleton Paddling Pool would normally be getting ready to open its gates for the summer season. As government guidelines stand, the paddling pool could open on 21st June 2021, as long as no restrictions are in place. We will issue an update to confirm the official opening date closer to the time. … Read more of this article

Nominate your Congleton COVID-19 Heroes for a Special Civic Award

Congleton Town Council is calling on people in the town to nominate those who have gone the extra mile to help others during the pandemic for a Coronavirus Civic Award. Residents have until Friday 28th May 2021 to recommend their pandemic heroes for special recognition from the town council. Jackie MacArthur, Communities and Marketing Manager … Read more of this article

Tremendous Effort to Save Congleton’s Trees

Congleton Town Council in conjunction with Ansa Environmental Services and Cheshire East Council are working in partnership to plan how they can join forces to preserve the lifespan of the many mature and established trees in Congleton. By sharing best practice and resources the group is determined to put in place preventative measures to avoid … Read more of this article

Join the White Ribbon Facebook group

Congleton Town Council is encouraging all residents to join a new Facebook group set up by White Ribbon Congleton. Everyone is invited to join and support the local White Ribbon campaign ‘to eradicate male violence against women and all gender-based violence and abuse’. The private online group hopes to share stories and best practice of … Read more of this article

New Era for the Congleton Information Centre

The newly named Congleton Information Centre re-opened on Monday 19 April in the Town Hall under new management.  In a mutually beneficial agreement, the four members of staff who were previously employed by Cheshire East Council have had their contracts transferred to Congleton Town Council and are now Town Council employees. The Congleton Information Centre … Read more of this article

Historic day as Congleton Link Road Opens

It has taken just over two years and £90m to build, but the Congleton Link Road, named the Wolstenholme Elmy Way after Congleton’s famous pioneering educationalist and Suffragist, is now open for motorists. The road was opened today (Monday 19th April), following a weekend where members of the public enjoyed running, walking and cycling along … Read more of this article

Welcome back to our local businesses

April sees the long-awaited re-opening of businesses to the High Streets. Congleton Town Centre has been cleansed and decorated with festoon lighting and bunting to add some colour and cheer to welcome back the shopkeepers and customers to the town.  Many businesses have adapted their working systems to cater for customers and to ensure safety, … Read more of this article

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