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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.

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Emergency

As a consequence of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency, Newbold Astbury cum Moreton Parish Council are now holding their meetings online via Zoom until further notice. These meetings are open to the public: access details are provided in the meeting's agenda, published in advance on the meeting agendas page.

They are also be cancelling their Monthly Council Surgery at Glebe Farm coffee shop until further notice.

They send their thoughts to everybody especially the most vulnerable at this uncertain time and if they can be any assistance to anybody please contact the Clerk — details on our Clerk and Councillors page.

See our Covid-19 (Coronavirus) page for more information.

Information about the Parish Council

Logo of the Local Council Accredditation Scheme (foundation level)
Poster for Parish Council Surgeries at Glebe Farm coffee shop on the first Saturday of each month

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.

Congleton Link Road

Appointed Engineers: Graham

Construction work is now under way, with scheduled completion set for late 2020. Core elements of the project will involve cutting the road 8m deep into mudstone in a 25m high escarpment before traversing the River Dane with an 85m long bridge and landing on a 12m high embankment founded on piled alluvium. Two further road bridge crossings and two underpasses will be constructed while 3.5km of realigned and new local roads represent an additional portion of the works programme, which will demand landscaping and environmental mitigation to accommodate great crested newts, bats and ancient woodland.

If you have any concerns please contact visit the website

The Parish Council will also be in liaison with Mr Dan Cawthra (tel.
073 8479 7138 or by , Stakeholder & Communications Officer for the Congleton Link Road  so please let us know of any issues you can’t resolve, by .


  • Wallhill Lane: CLR traffic mitigation measures

    Sean Halewood of Cheshire East Highways has informed us that, following discussions with two residents about details particularly affecting their properties, a new finalised drawing showing all mitigation measures is now in preparation.  Sean will send the parish council and all Wallhill Lane residents the new drawing next week.
  • Congleton Link Road: latest on road closures and diversions

    GRAHAM, the Principal Contractor working on behalf of Cheshire East Council to deliver the Congleton Link Road Project, are now publishing traffic updates in this report via their website. Please be aware that dates are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Forthcoming roadworks

    Cheshire East Highways have supplied us with these details of proposed roadworks in out parishes: From 10 July to 14 July, British Telecom will be tree cutting on Chance Hall Lane between Chance Hall Cottages to Bog Hall Farm.  Traffic will be controlled by two-way traffic signals. From 14 July to 20 July, British Telecom ...continue reading "Forthcoming roadworks"
  • Photo of our new PCSO

    Here's a photo of our new PCSO, Jeanette Carter.  You may spot her on her rounds!  If you need to get in touch with her, her contact details are on our Contacting Cheshire Police page.
  • Coming soon: drive-in cinema in Tatton Park

    Starting on 5 August 2020, there will be drive-in cinema performances at Tatton Park.  Head over to to see the full programme.