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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.

Vacancy for a Councillor

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 .


  • 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
  • Vacancy for a parish councillor

    Following a resignation, there’s a vacancy for a councillor for the parish of Newbold Astbury cum Moreton.  If you have a few spare hours and want to give something back to the community you live in, please contact our parish clerk on 01260 641 854 or .
  • Bent Farm plans on agenda for meeting on 12 June

    The parish council will be discussing Sibelco's application to extend the Wallhill Lane quarry at its meeting at 7:30pm on 12 June in Astbury Village Hall.  You can read the application itself (19/2173W) on the Cheshire East website.  The restoration plan for the quarry will also be discussed. All parish council meetings are open to ...continue reading "Bent Farm plans on agenda for meeting on 12 June"
  • PCSO report for May 2019

    The latest report from our PCSO Matthew Steele is now available online here.
  • 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 TWO LANE CARRIAGEWAY – Chelford Road, Congleton, between Black Firs Lane and Back Lane To enable the construction of the Chelford Road overbridge and divert existing services. Start ...continue reading "Congleton Link Road: latest on road closures and diversions"