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Remembrance Parade Returns

Congleton’s Annual Remembrance Parade, organised by the Congleton branch of The Royal British Legion with support from the Town Council, will take place on Sunday 14 November. You can support the parade as it marches from West Street car park, along West Street to Swan Bank, though the pedestrian area, High Street, Market Square and … Read more of this article

Congleton residents invited to learn life saving skills

The Congleton Lions and Congleton Partnership jointly organised a resuscitation event at Congleton Library on Tuesday 12 October with support from North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) Community Resuscitation Team. Over 20 residents attended the free session, designed to teach participants the essential skills for using a defibrillator and to provide people with the confidence to … Read more of this article

Congleton Community Scarecrow Competition

Congleton Community Scarecrow Competition organised by Astbury Lane Nursery will run throughout the week of half term (25.10.21-1.11.21). During this week, you will be able to follow the trail and see all of the scarecrows that the children have made with their nursery or school. You will then be able to vote for your favourite … Read more of this article

Congleton Climate Festival and Green Fayre

Climate Change is one of the greatest threats to our planet. World leaders are meeting in Glasgow next month to make life saving commitments to reducing the damage that humans are causing to the planet. In Congleton there will be a week-long Climate Festival from the 23 – 31 October which will include a Green … Read more of this article

Town Hall seeks new catering partner

Congleton Town Council is seeking a catering partner for the provision of catering and beverage services at the Town Hall located at the heart of Congleton town centre. The Town Hall is an ideal venue for concerts, conferences, weddings, fayres, public meetings, training courses, private meetings and dances to name just a few! The Town … Read more of this article

Heraldic Flag Workshops

In preparation for 2022 and the town’s 750th charter year celebrations Congleton Community Projects and the Electric Picture House are running 10 Heraldic Flag demo workshops across Congleton. At the workshops there is a chance to find out more about the history of Congleton, discuss the 750 charter year plans, see the artists at work … Read more of this article

COVID-19 heroes honoured for their ‘outstanding contribution’

Community heroes who went the extra mile to help others through the coronavirus pandemic have been honoured for their ‘selfless dedication’ at Congleton Town Council’s Civic Awards Ceremony. Presented by the Town Mayor, Cllr Denis Murphy, Deputy Town Mayor, Cllr Margaret Gartside and former Town Mayor, Cllr Sally Ann Holland, awards were handed out to … Read more of this article

Official dedication of the town’s new Cenotaph

After many years in the making, the newly renovated Congleton Cenotaph was officially unveiled at a dedication event on Sunday 19 September 2021. The improved site now contains more than 600 names of the local men and women who lost their lives through serving their Country. The town’s fit and proper cenotaph is now a … Read more of this article

Free Defibrillator training for residents

Congleton Lions and Congleton Partnership are jointly sponsoring a Resuscitation and Defibrillator Training event on: Tuesday 12 October from 10.00am- 12 noon at Congleton Library. This FREE session is designed to teach local residents the essential skills for using a defibrillator and gives people the confidence to know what to do in an emergency. The … Read more of this article

Climate Festival & Green Fayre

Ahead of COP26 (31 October-12 November 2021), Congleton Town Council and Congleton Sustainability Group are working together to look at what can be done in Congleton to help combat the devastating effects of climate change. Climate Change is already having a harmful effect on the planet and putting natural habitats under threat. To raise the … Read more of this article

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