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It’s almost time to celebrate medieval Congleton

Congleton Town Council are putting the finishing touches together for an action-packed Medieval Festival fun day as part of the town’s 750 charter year celebrations. The free event in Congleton Park is taking place on Saturday 13 August. Gates open at 11.30am, the fun starts at 12 noon and continues until 6pm. The event is … Read more of this article

Congleton Community out in force for National In Bloom Finals

Months of preparation and hard work from community groups and organisations across Congleton impressed the National Britain in Bloom judges, Geraldine King and Ann Holland when they judged Congleton as one of the best large towns in the UK. Congleton was one of just 46 locations across the UK that was selected to represent their … Read more of this article

Celebrate the joy of Congleton Park

Love Parks Week is back, taking place from 29 July to 5 August 2022, giving people across the country the chance to shout about their wonderful green spaces. Congleton Town Council and Friends of Congleton Park are supporting the national campaign run by Keep Britain Tidy. Visitors to Congleton Park will have the opportunity to … Read more of this article

The Just Bee Garden

Back in February the go ahead was given to create a new garden in Congleton Park. The Just Bee Garden, which is based on an original design by local schoolgirl Miss Annabel Jackson (12) at Congleton High School. On Friday 15 July, just three months after the first tree was planted, Friends of Congleton Park … Read more of this article

It’s nearly judging time for Congleton!

Congleton is dressed to impress, as Britain in Bloom judges prepare to arrive in town for a whistle stop tour. North West regional judging will take place on Tuesday 26 July followed by National Britain in Bloom judging on Tuesday 2 August 2022. Congleton is one of eight large towns competing in the RHS Britain … Read more of this article

Congleton Medieval Festival will be good olde fun

Congleton Town Council are inviting residents to come together to celebrate Congleton’s 750th Charter year with a FREE Medieval Festival Fun Day in Congleton Park on Saturday 13 August 2022, from 12 noon – 6pm. Free entry tickets are available online via Eventbrite: Congleton Medieval Festival Tickets or scan the QR code in the poster … Read more of this article

White Ribbon Group visits Alsager School

Congleton Town Council’s White Ribbon Group visited Alsager High School recently to give talks to encourage students to challenge sexism and harassment, and join the White Ribbon Campaign. Year 12 took part in the sessions which were presented by White Ribbon Ambassadors Yacob Cajee and Jonathan Dakin, supported by White Ribbon Champion Cllr Kay Wesley. … Read more of this article

Excitement building for Medieval Festival Day

Celebrate Congleton’s 750th Charter year with a FREE Medieval Festival Fun Day in Congleton Park on Saturday 13 August, 12 noon – 6pm. Don’t miss out on the chance to watch twice World Champions the Knights of Nottingham perform dazzling jousting displays and the breath-taking free flying falconry demonstration. Take part in the Dragon Quest and meet Dreygo … Read more of this article

Imagining the Medieval Town of Congleton

The Town Hall opened its doors this week for the grand unveiling of the ‘Behind Closed Doors’ exhibition. The immersive living history exhibition hosted by Congleton Town Council depicts an imagined medieval Congleton in 1272. The medieval masterpiece, a model village of Congleton has been created by local volunteer Jenny Unsworth. The three-dimensional diorama is … Read more of this article

Public meeting to discuss Congleton link road concerns

Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer, is holding a public meeting on 15 July 2022 to discuss concerns that have been raised by residents surrounding speeding and anti-social behaviour on the Congleton link road. The Commissioner has received correspondence from local residents about the issues their community is facing, with many concerned that … Read more of this article