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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

Easter in Congleton 2019

Congleton Town Council is planning some egg-cellent fun and games in the Town Centre on Tuesday 9th April from 10.30am-1.30pm to mark the start of the school Easter holidays. Key attractions include the Dino-Disco Adventure Challenge with “Greg- The Dancing Dino” who will be in the Town Centre from 11.30am with his Ranger, who will … Continued

Could you be a Congleton Councillor?

On Thursday 2nd May 2019 elections will be held for all 20 seats on Congleton Town Council as well as for the six Congleton ward councillor positions on Cheshire East Council. To be eligible to stand as a councillor you need to be aged at least 18, a British, Commonwealth or EU citizen, registered to … Continued

MMW Memorial Trust Fund Grants

LOCAL GROUPS RECEIVE ALMOST £5,000 FROM THE MARGARET WILLIAMSON TRUST Eight local groups in Congleton have benefited from almost £5,000 of funding from the Margaret Williamson Memorial Fund. The groups collected their cheques and a book ‘Motivating Congleton’ about the life of Margaret Williamson, from Congleton Town Hall on the 31 January 2019. Margaret’s Fund … Continued