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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

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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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  • Roadworks: advance warning

    Cheshire East has informed us of the following roadworks scheduled to take place over the next few months: Dodds Lane, 9 December 2021 — see for details Brownlow Heath Lane and Childs Lane, 13 & 14 January 2022 — see and for details.  As the diversion for each is via the other, ...continue reading "Roadworks: advance warning"
  • Forthcoming roadworks: Astbury village

    We have been informed that BT will be working in Astbury village near the junction of Peel Lane and Newcastle Road (A34) on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 November. We believe that this would involve the closure of Peel Lane on one side of the village green. However, the entry for these works on the ...continue reading "Forthcoming roadworks: Astbury village"
  • Immediate road closure of Dodds Lane

    Cheshire East Highways are closing Dodds Lane on 20 November from the junction with Gorse Lane to the junction with Mow Lane for emergency repairs. The closure will last until the repairs are complete. The alternative route will be via Dodds Lane, The Flash and Peel Lane. Pedestrian access to any premises situated within the ...continue reading "Immediate road closure of Dodds Lane"
  • Forthcoming roadworks: Wallhill Lane

    Openreach will be working on Wallhill Lane just south of the Sibelco main entrance on Monday & Tuesday 15 & 16 November. There will be some carriageway incursion but delays are unlikely. See for more details.
  • Updating the Neighbourhood Plan

    Are you interested in helping us? The Astbury & Moreton Neighbourhood Plan was formally adopted by Cheshire East Council as the Planning Policy of the Parishes on 17 August 2017 following a Referendum. After 5 years the Plan is now eligible for review and updating with implementation in September 2022. The Parish Council has set ...continue reading "Updating the Neighbourhood Plan"