All the news from Congleton


Thank you to NHS Staff

Last week the Congleton Chronicle printed a photograph sent in by Tina McCarthy of a sign saying ‘To all NHS Staff – thank you all from Congleton Town, ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’. This sign has been spotted in several locations around the town, and I’m proud to say it was the initiative of one of the … Continued

You will go to the Ball ….sometime, says the Town Mayor

Usually on the week after the Town Mayor’s Ball there would be a picture in the Chronicle of the Mayor along with Civic guests from around the area and a note about how much had been raised for the Town Mayor’s Charities. This year, on the eve of the Town Mayor’s Ball, all that remained … Continued

Congleton COVID-19 Information Line

A telephone information line has been set up for Congleton, especially aimed at those who can’t access online information. This will be staffed from 11am – 7pm seven days a week. The telephone number is 01260 541 815. This is a very local service and our aim is to put you in contact with the … Continued

Congleton Beartown Cares

Congleton Town Council is urging people across the town to look out for each other as the COVID-19 epidemic takes hold. At a meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Group of Congleton Town Council last week a number of measures were proposed that will help protect people and reduce the spread of coronavirus as much … Continued

Congleton Town Hall & Corona Virus- UPDATE 17th March

In light of yesterday’s (16th March) Government announcements, Congleton Town Hall is working with event organisers to cancel all events in the Town Hall until the 8th June. The on-going situation will be reviewed as a when necessary.  The only exception to the public cancellations is the NHS Blood and Donor sessions which will continue for … Continued

Corona Virus (COVID19)

The best source of reliable and up to date information on the Coronavirus is through the various NHS or government websites. Links can be found here. These are updated regularly by the NHS and Government. NHS information: Government Advice :    Blog about self-isolation: Department of Health and Social Twitter update  – updated … Continued

Congleton Bonus Day Winners 2020

To mark the leap year on Saturday 29th February, a number of Congleton traders along with Congleton Town Council joined together to put on a Congleton Bonus Day. 25 shops and businesses in Congleton were part of the scheme, where every customer that spent £5 or more in their shop on that day, completed a … Continued

Congleton In Bloom First Town Tidy of 2020

Calling all green-fingered and handy volunteers! Congleton In Bloom supported by Plastic Free Congleton and Friends of Congleton Park host their first town tidy of 2020 on Saturday 7th March. Meeting in Congleton Park from 10am-12noon, there is a variety of activities to join in with. Volunteers can do as little or as much as … Continued

Congleton Tree of Light 2020 Donations

East Cheshire Hospice was delighted to receive £342 from Congleton Rotary from funds raised by Congleton’s first Tree of Light. Rotary had agreed to give 50% of the proceeds from the sale of stars for the tree to the hospice, with the remaining going to Rotary for their good causes. Carley Macey, Community Fundraiser for … Continued

Congleton Bonus Day 2020

Saturday 29th February 2020 will be a bonus day for all with it being a leap year, but especially for those who visit Congleton Town Centre on this day. To mark the leap year and the end of the Fiver Fest Fortnight, many shops and businesses in Congleton are participating in the first Congleton Bonus … Continued