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Community Committee – 29th February 2024


Location: Congleton Town Hall

Contact: Jackie MacArthur – Communities and Marketing Manager and Deputy Chief Officer

 Tel: 01260 270350 Email: info@congleton-tc.gov.uk

The following members sit on the Community Committee:

Ex Officio Members: Councillor Rob Moreton (Town Mayor) and Councillor Kay Wesley (Deputy Mayor)

Printable Agenda and Reports Pack 795KB


1. Apologies for Absence

Members are reminded of the necessity to give apologies in advance of the meeting and to give reasons for absence.

2. Minutes of Previous Meetings (enclosed)

To approve and sign the minutes of the Community Committee held on the 4 January 2024 as a correct record.

3. Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to declare both “pecuniary” and “non-pecuniary” interests as early in the meeting as they become known.

4. Questions from Members of the Public

There will be 15 minutes at each meeting to receive any questions from Members of the Public, either verbally at the meeting, including those which have been received in writing 7 days prior to the meeting.

5. Urgent Items

Members may raise urgent items related to this Committee, but no discussion or decisions may be taken at the meeting.

6. Cheshire Police (enclosed)

To receive and consider a report from PC Andy Cornell, Cheshire Police on Policing matters affecting Congleton.

7. War Memorial Hospital 100th Anniversary (enclosed)

To receive a brief presentation from Rachel Wallace, Community and Engagement Manager for the NHS East Cheshire Trust on the plans for the War Memorial Hospital centenary.

8. Updates from Previous Community Committee (enclosed)

To receive updates from the Community Committee held on the 3 August and note of outstanding items.

9. Communications Update (enclosed)

To receive and note a report from the Town Council’s Communications and Marketing Officer, Debbie Coxon, highlighting the Town Council’s Communications activities for January and February 2024.

10. Updated Service Level Agreement with Congleton Community Projects (enclosed)

To discuss and approve the updated SLA between Congleton Town Council and Congleton Community Projects.

11. Community Safety Working Group (enclosed)

To receive the notes from the Community Safety Working Group held on 13 February 2024 and receive a short update from the Chair.

12. Health and Wellbeing Working Group (enclosed)

To receive the notes of the Health and Wellbeing Working Group meetings held on 13 February 2024 and receive a short report from the Chair.

13. CEC Crossing Strategy (enclosed)

To consider a draft response to the CEC Crossing Strategy.

14. White Ribbon Working Group (enclosed)

To receive the notes of the White Ribbon Working Group held on 18th January 2024 and a short update on the group’s activities.