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Cllr Margaret Gartside becomes new Town Mayor

Former Deputy Mayor, Cllr Margaret Gartside was elected Mayor of Congleton during a Mayor Making ceremony at the Annual Council Meeting on Thursday 12 May in the Town Hall. Cllr Gartside has been appointed to the position for the coming year until May 2023. The Mayor chose Kati-Leigh Newson of the Air Training Corps (ATC) … Read more of this article

Civic Events

Mayor Making Congleton will elect a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor for 2022-2023 at the annual Town Council Meeting to be held on Thursday 12 May in the Town Hall. Cllr Denis Murphy will step down after a successful year as Mayor. Annual Town Meeting Congleton people are invited to the Annual Town Meeting which … Read more of this article

Annual Town Meeting

Congleton people are invited to the Annual Town Meeting which will take place in Congleton Town Hall on Tuesday 17 May 2022. Doors open at 6.30pm for an opportunity to view the displays from local groups and organisations. Proceedings will start promptly at 7.00pm. This is not a council meeting but an opportunity for the … Read more of this article

Help to tidy up Congleton Park

Residents who would like to help make Congleton cleaner and greener are invited to join Congleton in Bloom for their next Town Tidy on Saturday 7 May at Congleton Park from 10am-12 noon. As part of National Garden Week (2-8 May) the group are calling for volunteers to join in the fun event. Jobs will … Read more of this article

Beating the Bounds benefits local charities

Congleton Town Mayor, Cllr Denis Murphy was delighted to receive a cheque from members of the Congleton 750 group for £254, the proceeds of entry money to the Beating the Bounds walk held on Sunday 10 April. Beating the Bounds was one of the first events of the town’s 750-year charter celebrations and saw residents aged … Read more of this article

Platinum Jubilee Party in Congleton Park

Local people are invited to grab a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of music and games in Congleton Park as part of the Queen’s 70th Jubilee celebrations on Thursday 2 June. The fun is from 1pm-5.30pm with the Encores playing 50s and 60s music to start and finishing with Audley Brass Band playing rousing tunes! … Read more of this article

Join in No Mow May

Congleton Town Council will be supporting Plantlife’s annual ‘No Mow May’ campaign to let more wildflowers bloom to support bees and other pollinators. In May, Streetscape Services run by the town council will be leaving some areas of the parks and open spaces it manages unmown. Streetscape will only cut and mow where it needs … Read more of this article

‘Dragons & Jousters Congleton Park’

The lucky winner of Congleton Town Council’s ‘Hop Around the Shops’ trail was 9-year-old Ella Fairbrother from Congleton. Ella collected all 37 letters and spelt out the mystery word – Dragons & Jousters, Congleton Park. As part of the towns 750th Charter year celebrations, the town council are organising a free entry Medieval Festival Day … Read more of this article

Ukrainian Support Meeting

Ukrainian visitors are starting to arrive in Congleton and the surrounding parishes under the Homes for Ukraine scheme. A meeting is planned for anybody hosting, considering hosting, or wishing to offer general support to Ukrainian guests staying in Congleton and neighbouring areas. The meeting will be held at Congleton Town Hall on Friday 29 April … Read more of this article

Council invites everyone to reduce waste and drive biodiversity

Congleton Town Council is encouraging residents and businesses to help drive biodiversity and reduce waste and carbon emissions as part of its ‘Congleton Green’ campaign. Each month for the rest of 2022 the Council is asking everyone to join in with a ‘selfie video’ campaign. Everyone (residents and businesses) is invited to create a 20-second … Read more of this article