Tag Archives: volunteers

Congleton Food4Free’s town centre garden

The garden between Capitol Walk, the bus station and the library is looking beautiful at the moment.  Bees are busy buzzing around all the flowers, and the edibles around the edges are flourishing.   It shows Congleton that it is possible to have sustainable permanent plantings that are colourful and useful for people and wildlife.The swathe of blue is forget-me-nots, the tall ferny plants with white Read more [...]

Keep Congleton’s heart green

Spread the word - raise awareness and help raise funds. A green patch of Congleton town centre is up for sale and under threat. Why is this important? Congleton is unusual for the green fingers of land that reach the centre of town. Tucked away behind the main shopping street, Moody St and Waggs St, there is a strip of land alongside The Howty brook that leads to Priesty Fields, Lambert's Lane Read more [...]

Volunteers needed by Congleton Food4Free Sat. 16th March

Come along between 10 and 12 on Saturday 16th March to help Congleton Food4Free complete the clearing of remaining shrub roots and landscaping membrane, ready to plant next month. Tools will be provided, but you can bring your own, of course, and if you can't/don't want to dig, then come along anyway for a chat. The plot will be replanted with edibles and bee plants that will provide an attractive Read more [...]

Tues 26th Feb – one date; two events

Tues 26th Feb is important for Congleton. Why? 1. It's the deadline for comments on the local plan - read Protect Congleton's instructions on how to comment. It is vital that as many people as possible comment - you may think you alone cannot make a difference, but Cheshire East is obliged to take our views into account. You can email them or use their online portal, or presumably hand in Read more [...]