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Community & Environment Committee – 16th February 2023

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 this committee:

Ex-Officio Members: Councillor Margaret Gartside (Town Mayor), Councillor Rob Moreton (Deputy Mayor)

Printable Agenda and Reports Pack PDF 2193KB


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 and Environment Committee held on 3rd November 2022 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.

• Submitted question re Town Centre from Val Scaresbrook
• Submitted question re Swans on Astbury Mere from Sharon Neild

5. Urgent Items

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

6. Safer Streets – Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Update (Verbal)

To receive and consider a presentation from Superintendent Claire Jesson on the Cheshire East Safer Streets Strategy

7. Cheshire Police (Verbal Update)

To receive and consider a verbal report from Cheshire Police on Policing matters affecting Congleton and recent success in grants for safer streets initiatives.

8. Updates from Previous Community and Environment Committee (Enclosed)

To receive updates from the Community and Environment Committee held on 3rd November 2022. This includes: Friendly benches, 750 round-up, Biodiversity Plan update, Ukraine Christmas party, Ukraine Hosts meeting, Tree Planting Update and Bromley Farm Hub.

9. Anti-Social Behaviour Working Group (Enclosed)

To receive the notes of the Anti-Social Behaviour Working Group held on 3rd November and 12th January

10. Congleton Community Safety Pledge update (To follow)

To receive an update on Congleton Town Council’s Community Safety Pledge.

11. Congleton Green Working Group (enclosed)

To receive the notes of the Congleton Green Working Group held on December 1, the Green Calendar which evolved from the Wider Green Marketing Meeting held on January 18 and receive a short report from the Chair (verbal).

12. Low Mow Town (enclosed)

To receive a report into Congleton Town Council’s plans to evolve into a Low Mow Town

13. Congleton in Bloom Working Group (enclosed)

To receive the minutes of the minutes of the Congleton in Bloom Working Group from the November 4 , December 13 and January 20 .

14. Integrated Transport Working Group (enclosed)

To receive the minutes of the Integrated Transport Working Group held on the 17th November and to receive a short report from the Chair (verbal).

15. White Ribbon Update (enclosed)

To receive a report into White Ribbon plans for 2023 and an update from a meeting held February 7th 2023. 

16. Congleton Christmas Lights (enclosed)

To consider and approve a plan to go to Council for replacing some of the Christmas Lights ahead of the 2023 season.

17. Case for Dog Agility site in Congleton (verbal)

To consider a presentation and consider a response on the potential for a dog Agility site in Congleton.

18. Congleton Cares – survey two update (verbal)

To receive a verbal update from the Congleton Cares Update Survey v2

19. Events plans for 2023 (enclosed)

To note a report of the planned events and marketing activities for 2023