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Welcome to the website of Newbold Astbury cum Moreton Parish Council, serving the twin parishes of Newbold Astbury and Moreton-cum-Alcumlow.

Information about the Parish Council

Logo of the Local Council Accredditation Scheme (foundation level)

The Parish Council holds the Foundation accreditation under the Local Council Award Scheme, demonstrating that it has the required documentation and information in place for operating lawfully and according to standard practice. The council also has policies for training for its councillors and officers and so has the foundations for improvement and development in place.

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  • Forthcoming roadworks: Primitive Street

    Cheshire East Highways will now be carrying out investigation works on Primitive Street from Monday 4 October to Friday 8 October. The road will be closed between its junction with Woodcock Lane and just east of Biddulph Transport. Pedestrian access to any premises situated within the temporary closure will be maintained at all times. Cyclists ...continue reading "Forthcoming roadworks: Primitive Street"
  • Daffodil planting — Saturday, 23 October

    Join us to plant daffodil bulbs around the parishes on Saturday, 23 October (note the change of date)! We're acquiring a big sack of bulbs that should add more spring colour next year and into the future. Watch this pace for more details of times and places, or contact Councillor Phill Critchlow by or phone ...continue reading "Daffodil planting — Saturday, 23 October"
  • Community Governance Review

    Cheshire East is holding a 12-week consultation on proposals for the governance arrangements for town and parish councils in the borough. The Community Governance Review draft recommendations report makes a series of proposals, with accompanying maps. What might this mean for Newbold Astbury and Moreton cum Alcumlow?  Our two parishes are each electoral wards for ...continue reading "Community Governance Review"
  • August 2021 newsletter available online

    Read it on our Newsletters page, along with all our previous newsletters.  This issue contains details of our new chairman, vice- chairman and clerk and — and an invitation to fill a vacancy on our council. Will you contribute your time to making our community a better place to live?
  • Forthcoming roadworks: Sandbach Road (A534)

    Buckland Tree Care will carrying out tree works on Sandbach Road (A534) just west of its junction with Wallhill Lane on 8 & 9 September. Traffic will be controlled by two-way traffic lights. See and for more details.