All the news from Congleton


Congleton to benefit from Census 2021

Households across the town will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this month. The census, run by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every ten years since … Read more of this article

Spot it, report it!

Residents can use a new online form to report an outdoor maintenance problem direct to Congleton Town Council’s Streetscape team. The enhanced function will enable the team to respond more efficiently and effectively to environmental issues requiring their services. To report a problem, simply complete the form on our website:…/streetscape-services/ The form can be … Read more of this article

Tour of Britain could be returning to Congleton!

Congleton could be the starting town for a stage of the 2021 Tour of Britain cycle race this September if government COVID guidelines allow and discussions with the organisers and key partners prove successful. Congleton Town Councillors discussed the opportunity to host the start of a race day at the public part of its virtual … Read more of this article

Congleton hits vaccination targets

Congleton and Holmes Chapel Primary Care Network has delivered more than 6,500 vaccinations from its base in Congleton Town Hall, and is on track to meet the Governments pledge to vaccinate everyone in the top four priority groups by today (15 February). This includes patients aged 70 and over, care home residents, healthcare workers and … Read more of this article

Donate your old devices and help with lockdown learning

Congleton and Holmes Chapel Co-op stores have launched an appeal in conjunction with Tech4Kidz for the donation of old laptops and tablets to help the town’s young people fully engage with the learning opportunities being offered to them at home. Alison Wright, local Co-op Member Pioneer said “As we entered this latest lockdown, we very … Read more of this article

Digital Job Fair Coming 27/01/21

Cheshire Works 4 U New Year New Start Wednesday 27th January @ 11:00am Cheshire Works 4 U is a FREE Digital Job Fair Event. Aimed to support people in Cheshire and Warrington find employment. A fantastic opportunity to explore some of the employment options & choices if you are looking for your first job, a … Read more of this article


Heartfelt thanks go to the community of Congleton whose kindness and generosity saw well over 500 toys donated to the Chronicle and National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)  Toy Appeal. With double the number of toys and games gifted, Christmas morning was a happier one for many local children and their … Read more of this article

Former miner first to receive Covid 19 Vaccination

Congleton resident Reginald Holt stepped forward to become the first member of the town to receive the Covid 19 vaccination.  Originally from Liverpool, 95 year old Reginald moved to Congleton in 1950, where he retired as a miner 45 years ago.  Reginald said “I’m over the moon to receive the vaccine and was well looked … Read more of this article

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