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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

Children plant-up to help Congleton In Bloom this Summer

Twenty-two green-fingered children and helpers from six local schools have been busy planting more than 500 plants in 30 tubs for use in the town centre this summer. The annual ‘kids plant-up’ took place in Congleton Park poly tunnels on the 11th May. The children planted up five different plants in each pot, which will … Continued

Congleton Paddling Pool Opens for Summer 2019

The Spring Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May sees Congleton Paddling Pool open for the Summer Season. The much loved paddling pool on Park Road will open on Saturday 25th May from 10am-6pm and remain open, weather permitting, every day until Sunday 8th September. The paddling pool is a free facility run and … Continued

All change at the Town Council

Congleton Town Council would like to thank all the councillors who served from 2015- 2019 for their hard work, dedication and efforts. We would also like to welcome the new councillors who have been elected to serve from 2019- 2023. Town Councillors are not paid for the time that they give (apart from the Mayor … Continued

Congleton Annual Town Meeting 2019

Congleton people are invited to the annual Town Meeting which will take place in Congleton Town Hall on Thursday 16th May at 7pm. This is not a Council meeting but a meeting for the people of Congleton where questions can be raised. The meeting must be held before the end of May each year. Doors … Continued

Remember to Vote on Thursday 2nd May

Local people will have the opportunity to vote for up to 10 Town Councillors and three Cheshire East Ward Councillors on Thursday 2nd May. Polling stations are open from 7am – 10pm. Full details of the candidates and the local polling stations can be seen here:

Are You Ready To Vote?

Congleton residents will have the opportunity to vote for Town Councillors and Cheshire East Councillors on Thursday 2nd May. Everyone over the age of 18 years who is registered to vote will have the opportunity to elect up to 10 Town Councillors and three Cheshire East Councillors to serve their area until 2023. Polling Stations … Continued

Congleton Food & Drink Festival- Photography Competition

Amateur photographers of all experience levels are invited to enter the Congleton Food & Drink Festival Photography Competition. Submit a 8″ x 10″ print for the theme of “Food for Thought” with this, please include a sentence connecting your picture to the theme. Think further than just the food on your plate… Categories and first … Continued