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Clean Air Day Thurs 8 Oct 2020

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Clean Air Day this year is on Thursday 8th Oct, so how could you help as an individual? Reduce or eliminate a car journey? Walk, scoot, cycle instead, or for part of the trip, or to link up with a bus or train? Take a look at https://www.cleanairday.org.uk/ for some more information. Cheshire East also hopes we'll all do our bit to care for our air https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/council_and_democracy/council_information/media_hub/media_releases/show-the-air-you-care-cheshire-east-urges-people-to-do-their-bit-to-support-clean-air-day.aspx Read more [...]
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Applying for Funding

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Behind the scenes we're on the lookout for funding to improve cycling facilities in Congleton. Lottery money has come up and we're in the process of applying, but have discovered the need to have a more formal footing to be eligible. So we're in the process of creating a Community Interest Company (CIC) - this is registered at Companies House, and has a board of (unpaid) directors . The proposed name is Active Travel Congleton but the name, constitution and other matters relating to this new Read more [...]
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Congleton Temporary Road Closure 4th June 2019 Until ?

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Yesterday there was a diesel spill on the A34/Rood Hill so now the road is closed from the ambulance station/Hub roundabout to the traffic lights junction with Clayton bypass. Should only be a problem for a couple of days, but do check before travelling. Check https://www.roadworks.org/  in case it is still an issue on Sunday 9th for the Food and Drink Festival. Buses to/from Macclesfield will divert via Bosley crossroads so will not call at any intermediate bus stops between Macc and Congleton Read more [...]
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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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Cycle Maps delivered to all Primary Schools in Congleton

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On May 3 Congleton Cycling Campaign delivered 'Let's Go Cycling in South East Cheshire' route finding maps to all primary schools in Congleton. The maps will be given to all pupils doing the Bikeability training this year so that they can make use of their new found skills. Hopefully the kids will encourage their families to cycle more and maybe let them cycle to school! If you, too, would like one of these maps you can pick one up at Congleton Library, the Tourist Information Centre in the Town Read more [...]
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Biddulph Valley Way Maintenance work

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Cheshire East Rangers have advised us that the Biddulph Valley Way, between Brunswick Wharf and the railway viaduct at Stone Cottages, will be undergoing some maintenance over the next month or so. We are advised that NCN55 will not be closed during this period but users should be aware of contractors’ equipment, movements and earthworks. The route WILL be closed to equestrian users during this period. When we know when the work will be complete we will post that news.

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