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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.

HRH The Duke of EdinburghHRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Newbold Astbury cum Moreton Parish Council is saddened to hear of the passing of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.

A condolence book will be opened on Saturday 10 April and Sunday 11 April at St Marys Church in Astbury.

Floral tributes may be laid in the porch and the flag will be half-mast. We ask that where possible no plastic/cellophane is used.

Information about the Parish Council

Logo of the Local Council Accredditation Scheme (foundation level)

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.

Covid-19 (Coronavirus Emergency)

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

Congleton Link Road

For information about the Congleton Link Road, see our dedicated Congleton Link Road page.


  • Congleton Link Road: access this weekend

    GRAHAM, the Principal Contractor working on behalf of Cheshire East Council to deliver the Congleton Link Road Project, have just released the following information on accessing the road this weekend: The new Congleton Link Road will be accessible for pedestrians and cyclists to explore – but NOT motor vehicles – by late afternoon of Friday ...continue reading "Congleton Link Road: access this weekend"
  • 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, have just released their latest traffic update — see this report via their website. For details of all traffic management or to keep up to date with the project, please visit:
  • Parish Council meeting on 14 April

    We have decided that there will be also be a regular parish council meeting on 14 April, in addition to the annual parishes meeting originally scheduled. The parish council meeting will start at the earlier time of 6:30pm with the annual parishes meeting starting at 7:30pm as originally planned. Full details of both meetings can ...continue reading "Parish Council meeting on 14 April"
  • Annual Parishes Meeting — and quiz with cash prizes!

    Our Annual Parishes Meeting takes place via Zoom next Wednesday, 14 April. Full details are in the meeting agenda (see our Agendas for Meetings page), with the minutes for the last meeting (in 2019) on our Minutes of Meetings page. The Zoom link is:  
  • Forthcoming roadworks: Childs Lane

    There may be some delays on Childs Lane on 6 April, as the road is used as a diversion route for roadworks in Bell Lane, Spen Green.