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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.

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 .


  • Forthcoming roadworks in Peel Lane

    There will be road works between 15 April 2019 and 19 April 2019 on Peel Lane near Astbury St Mary's School while Fulcrum Utility Services lay a new gas connection to Rectory House.  Traffic will be controlled by two-way signals.
  • PCSO report for March 2019

    The latest report from our PCSO Matthew Steele is now available online here.
  • Change of date and location for May PC meeting

    We have had to change the date of the May parish council meeting to 7:30pm Tuesday 14 May 2019 and its location to Astbury St Mary’s Primary School. This meeting will be the Annual Parish Council Meeting, at which the chairman and vice-chairman of the council are elected by its members, and other responsibilities are ...continue reading "Change of date and location for May PC meeting"
  • Cheshire Police: public contact survey

    Cheshire Police want to improve their understanding of how the community view on their ability to contact therm currently — and what they would like to be able to do in the future. More information on the Cheshire Police website and the survey itself is here. Please help them by taking part in this survey.
  • CLR Mitigation measures — drop-in meeting

    There will be a drop-in meeting for residents of Wallhill Lane and the rural lanes in Brownlow to discuss the traffic mitigation measures related to the forthcoming Link Road. Fay Price, the CLR Project Co-ordinator for Cheshire East Highways writes: Dear Residents It was good to see so many of you at the recent meeting ...continue reading "CLR Mitigation measures — drop-in meeting"