All the news from Congleton


Historic day as Congleton Link Road Opens

It has taken just over two years and £90m to build, but the Congleton Link Road, named the Wolstenholme Elmy Way after Congleton’s famous pioneering educationalist and Suffragist, is now open for motorists. The road was opened today (Monday 19th April), following a weekend where members of the public enjoyed running, walking and cycling along … Read more of this article

Welcome back to our local businesses

April sees the long-awaited re-opening of businesses to the High Streets. Congleton Town Centre has been cleansed and decorated with festoon lighting and bunting to add some colour and cheer to welcome back the shopkeepers and customers to the town.  Many businesses have adapted their working systems to cater for customers and to ensure safety, … Read more of this article

Vaccinations Continue

NHS staff and volunteers at the Congleton Town Hall vaccination centre have worked hard over the past three months to vaccinate over 15,000 local patients. The focus remains on ensuring that everyone who is eligible is offered a first vaccine and that those who are due a second vaccine receive it within 12 weeks of … Read more of this article

National Day of Reflection

Congleton Town Council are supporting the Marie Curie charity today (Tuesday) for a National Day of Reflection. A minute’s silence at 12 midday and a national doorstep vigil, at 8.00pm, will form part of a day of reflection to mark the anniversary of the UK’s first Covid Lockdown. We invite the people of Congleton to take … Read more of this article

Police and Crime Commissioner election

On Thursday 6 May 2021 residents in Cheshire East will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at the Police and Crime Commissioner election. Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) make sure that the local police in your area are meeting the needs of the community. Elections for the (PCC) take place every four years.  The election … Read more of this article

The virtual Congleton Annual Town Meeting

Congleton people are invited to the Annual Town Meeting which will take place virtually this year online via Zoom on Thursday 8th April. Proceedings will start promptly at 7.00pm. This is not a Council meeting but an opportunity for the people of Congleton to make comments or ask questions about any aspect of town life. … Read more of this article

Congleton Link Road given the green light to open

The anticipated opening date of the £90m Congleton Link Road has been revealed as Monday 19 April. Wolstenholme Elmy Way will be its historic new name after Congleton’s pioneering figure Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy. Elizabeth who lived in Congleton all her adult life was one of the most important figures in the national women’s rights movement … Read more of this article

The census is here

Sunday 21st March 2021 is almost upon us when all residents in Congleton will be asked to complete their census information. The importance of the census cannot be overestimated as the information gathered helps determine the amount of funding that Cheshire East Council receives from central government to spend on schools, hospitals/healthcare, housing and local … Read more of this article

Residents urged to support the White Ribbon Campaign

Congleton Town Council calls on residents to support the White Ribbon Campaign to eradicate violence against women In the light of recent events and the outcry following the murder of Sarah Everard in London, Congleton Town Council’s White Ribbon Group is encouraging all residents of the town to join the effort to end male violence … Read more of this article

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