Category Archives: Event

2019 Macclesfield Bikeathon 11 May 2019

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Do you feel like you need a challenge or a fun day out? Why not take part in the Macclesfield Bikeathon on May 11th? There are three rides of 6 miles, 30 miles or 60 miles. Start and finish at Macclesfield Leisure Centre from 08.00. More details at www.allgoodcycling.co.uk/Macclesfield-bikeathon.html All proceeds go to Just Drop In support service for young people aged between 12 and 25.

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Air Quality Improvement Funding from DEFRA

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It is being proposed that £27,000 awarded in 2015 to Cheshire East Council by DEFRA to improve air quality in Congleton may be returned to DEFRA because the Council have not come up with any ideas as to how to spend the money! Come along to the Cheshire Tavern (upstairs), West Road, Congleton on Wednesday 10 April (THIS WEDNESDAY) at 19.30 to put forward some ideas that we can pass on to Cheshire East. Contact Peter Hall on 07718 540127 for more information. Read more [...]
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Film ‘Bikes v Cars’

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You may be interested in a film next week – Wednesday 13 March – at the Foxlowe arts centre, Stockwell St, Leek ST13 6AD.

The 90 minute film is called “Bikes vs Cars” and looks at 5 major cities. The film starts at 7.45 and the bar opens at 7 pm.

For further information see https://www.foxloweartscentre.org.uk/calendar/

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Macclesfield development meeting

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Three of us attended the public meeting in Macclesfield on 19th Feb about traffic issues arising from a proposed development of 950 homes, supermarket and primary school south of the town. Of course this traffic is likely to affect Congleton too so we went to the meeting to find out what's happening, and if walking/cycling/public transport will be given priority to alleviate potential traffic. Also how any existing/proposed cycle routes will connect with Congleton, since cycling between the two Read more [...]
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Vote for Cycling on Sat 28th Jan at Congleton Town Hall

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Good news and bad news. Two cycle-related submissions were made to Cheshire East for funding related to cycling. One (for signage and a feasibility study for improving the cycle network in town) did not make it into the second round, but the other ie The Town Hall and Friends Sprint Triathlon Event on 23rd April 2017 did.

As the triathlon will be a fun way to raise awareness of cycling and hopefully garner further support for cycle network improvements, we still need all of you who are 12 years Read more [...]

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Vote for Funding for Congleton Cycling Network – Save the Date: Sat 28th Feb

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What? Vote for more funds to start filling in the gaps in the Congleton cycle network. Cheshire East is holding a Decision Day for locals to listen to various community project proposals.

Where? Congleton Town Hall.

When? Sat 28th Feb 2017 from 9.30am-noon

How? Anyone 12 or older can vote, but you have to vote in person and MUST REGISTER before 9.50am, listen to the all the proposed projects and then vote (from 10-11am).

Refreshments provided - come along with friends and family to Read more [...]

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