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Congleton Paddling Pool- REOPENED- Tues 23rd July

Congleton Paddling Pool is back open today, 10.45am (TUES 23 JULY). We are still in the process of refilling and sorting the chemical balance. As most of the Congleton schools are now closed for the summer and the weather is so warm we are anticipating that the pool will be extremely popular and the 300 … Continued

Congleton In Bloom Town Tidy- 24th July

The Congleton In Bloom team calls for all green-fingered and handy volunteers, to help in the final push before the 2019 North West In Bloom judging. The night before judging, on Wednesday 24th July, there will be a town tidy from 6pm onwards, meeting at the Community Garden, Lawton Street. Volunteers can do as little … Continued

Dementia Buddy Scheme

Are you worried about a loved one with Dementia wandering off on their own? The Good Deeds Trust have set up the Dementia Buddy Guardian Angel devices to help support families and carers looking after someone living with Dementia. Look out for these devices on anyone looking distressed, they are yellow and blue with the … Continued

Congleton Cenotaph Improvements 2019

After years in the planning, work should soon start on renovating Congleton’s Cenotaph in Lawton Street, so that the town’s Cenotaph can display the names of all the local men and women who have lost their lives through serving their Country. The vast majority of funds needed for the project have already been raised through grants … Continued

Congleton Jazz & Blues Festival 2019

The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary over the August Bank Holiday weekend- Friday 23rd– Sunday 25th August 2019. Once again, Congleton will come alive with the sound of music in a free festival celebrating all genres of music from cool jazz to blues rock and everything in between. On Friday 23rd August, in association with … Continued

Congleton Pride 2019

Congleton Pride will bring colour and pride into the town centre on Saturday 20th July from 10am-4pm. Congleton Pride is about celebrating equality, diversity and inclusion across the LGBTQ+ community. The event which will have live music, charitable and information stalls, as well as market stalls will provide a safe hub for the LGBTQ+ and … Continued

Notice of Audit 2018-19

Congleton Town Council publishes the Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return. As required by the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (sections 26 & 27) and The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI2015/234) Congleton Town Council’s accounting records for 2018/19 are available for inspection between Tuesday 18/06/19 and … Continued

Paddling Pool CLOSED

Due to a technical fault, we have had to CLOSE the Paddling Pool this afternoon (Thurs 6th June) and are awaiting news of when the maintenance company can come and repair the problem. Hopefully this can be resolved quickly and before the weather warms up! Sorry for any inconvenience this causes. We will post on … Continued

Councillor Sally Ann Holland becomes new Mayor of Congleton

Cllr Sally Ann Holland was elected as Mayor of Congleton for 2019-2020 at the Town Hall on Thursday 23rd May and will now serve as Mayor until May 2020. Cllr Holland was previously Mayor of Congleton in 2012-13 and has been a town councillor for 16 years. The Mayor chose her husband, Dave Holland to … Continued

Congleton’s Annual Town Meeting 2019

More than 100 people attended this year’s Annual Town Meeting in Congleton Town Hall on Thursday 16th May, a significant increase on the attendances in 2017 and 2018 numbers. Those attending were able to hear short presentations and ask questions to people leading projects on the Congleton Cenotaph, Congleton Neighbourhood Plan, Working Towards a Dementia … Continued