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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.

The Parish Council holds the Foundation accreditation under the Local Council Award Scheme, demonstratating 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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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 .


  • More Cheshire railings restored

    With the help of a £538 grant from Cheshire East under their Community Clean-Up programme, the parish council has had the Cheshire railings at the junction of Wharf Lane cleaned up and repainted.  You can see the difference in the before and after photographs:
  • Congleton Link Road Newsletter

    The second newsletter describing progress on the link road is now available — follow this link.
  • Congleton Community Wellbeing Fayre

    Come to Congleton Town Hall on Tuesday 1 October 2019 any time between 10:00am and 1:00pm and see what your community has to offer. Cake and a cuppa promised!
  • Congleton Link Road: latest on road closures and diversions

    We've received the following information from GRAHAM, the principal contractor for the CLR, on  current and planned road closures and diversions related to the new road: TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS – Macclesfield Road, Congleton Works to divert existing services, temporary traffic lights will be in place between the hours of 9.30am – 3.30 pm Started – ...continue reading "Congleton Link Road: latest on road closures and diversions"
  • Stop, thief!

    Cheshire Police are encouraging shoppers to be vigilant as thieves working in pairs attempt to distract residents (especially women over the age of 60)  while they steal personal items and cash. Officers will be patrolling public areas and are on hand to provide prevention advice. Read more