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Community Groups

Congleton Town Council encourages residents and businesses to work together to help drive biodiversity and reduce their carbon footprint.

A number of groups are work collaboratively with the council on initiatives to help Congleton to become more sustainable.

Find out more about the local groups and how you can get involved:

Congleton Sustainability GroupHeather Seddon(CSG) aims to raise awareness of the issues associated with the challenge of climate change and the consequent need to develop a low carbon, sustainable future through ethical, social, cultural, economic, environmental and community action.https://www.congletonpartnership.co.uk/sustainability/heather.seddon2@btinternet.com
Congleton PartnershipCathy DeanThe Congleton Partnership is a community based, volunteer organisation, which draws on and utilises the skills and expertise of local residents and organisations in Congleton.https://www.congletonpartnership.co.ukcathy.dean@congleton-tc.gov.uk
Plastic Free CongletonHeather SeddonPlastic Free Congleton aims to reduce the use of Single-Use Plastic from our beautiful town. Single-use plastic is a litter and pollution issue. Please join us to see how you can helphttps://www.facebook.com/PlasticFreeCongletonheather.seddon2@btinternet.com
Trees for CongletonRuth BensonOur goal is to plant 30,000 trees, shrubs and hedgerows in the Congleton area over the next 5 years. Some of these trees will be on land owned by Cheshire East (CEC), but ultimately we hope that private landowners and individuals will get involved.https://www.congletonpartnership.co.uk/sustainability/trees-for-congleton/benson1ruth@gmail.com
The Old Saw MillPeter AstonHome of Congleton Apple Juice and a connected community café, A place where everyone is welcome and can come along for a natter, have a cup of tea and a slice of freshly baked cake, enjoy breakfast or lunch all at affordable prices.http://www.theoldsawmill.org/peterjaston@gmail.com
Congleton Food4FreeVal ScaresbrookGrowing edibles in public spaces – for sharing the harvest.https://www.facebook.com/CongletonFood4Freeval@scaresbrooks.co.uk
Beartown RickshawAnt BoldingWe offer free, circular, leisure rides to anyone who is experiencing social isolation or limited mobility and really wants to get out in the fresh air safely and securely. https://btrickshaw.uk/admin@btrickshaw.uk
Climate Action GroupJackie KayClimate Action groups are part of a large network supported with plenty of expertise, training, resources and lobbying power. They’re made up of people like you, and together they’ll bring about big systemic change.https://takeclimateaction.uk/group/congleton-climate-action-groupcw12climateaction@gmail.com
Congleton in BloomRuth BurgessThe In Bloom initiatives help to make Congleton a cleaner and greener place to live, work and visit.https://www.congleton-tc.gov.uk/discover-congleton/congleton-in-bloom/Ruth.Burgess@congleton-tc.gov.uk
Congleton HydroPeter AstonCongleton Hydro Project  will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by producing enough electricity to power the equivalent of 60 homes and will also enable the creation of a Community Benefit Fund for local people.https://www.congletonhydro.co.uk/peterjaston@gmail.com
Cheshire East Ranger ServiceMatt AxfordThe ranger service works to look after and enhance our countryside and urban sites, while encouraging and promoting the proper use of the sites. https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/leisure,_culture_and_tourism/ranger_service/ranger_service.aspxrangers@cheshireeast.gov.uk
Cheshire Wildife TrustAdam LinnetCheshire Wildlife Trust is a grassroots movement of people from a wide range of backgrounds and all walks of life, who believe that we need nature and nature needs us. Together with our members and volunteers, we fight for nature’s recovery across the region.https://www.cheshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/info@cheshirewt.org.uk

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Last updated: 17th November 2022

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