Congleton Partnership Executive Meeting Minutes met recently, download the full meeting minutes HERE.

Highlights include:

Cheshire Connect – Cherie Semper.
Cheshire Connect is a registered charity that matches skills and expertise of local businesses and professional, offered free of charge, with the needs of the community and voluntary sector.
Cherie is the new business connector for Congleton and Sandbach.
She is currently getting to know the organisations/businesses locally and has already helped various organisations with some of their business/ forward planning.
J.Money commented on how grateful she was with Cherie’s support on helping her to put a business plan together, D.Murphy also commented on CAB’s dealings with Cheshire Connect.
If you know of any charities, organisations and voluntary groups that need some support please let Cherie know. info@cheshireconnect.og or ring 01244688436


Senior Forum – S Akers Smith
Dementia Steering Group (Dementia Friendly Congleton) is going from strength to strength. We are half way to our Dementia Friends Target for 2018. (TGT 250, achieved 134) with a widening range of Businesses, Organisations and Health Services coming on board. Activity programme for Congleton showing activity across 6 days per week, JMac putting together a more professional leaflet. We now have a regular column in The Chronicle.
Health and Wellbeing Fayre. This is planned for Tuesday 2nd October and will be a joint project with Mid Cheshire Health Trust. Subgroup meeting planned for 27th March, more details at the June meeting.
Projects and Finance.
Town Centre Destination maps. Still to be sited at the Bus Station, Railway Station and in the Town Centre.
Heritage Trail – waiting for development form TMC. We are no loger a developer of the scheme, but a potential customer.
Mountbatten Way – 7 more large planters and tubs being sites which will give us 19 trees in total plus the 5 pear trees in Back St carpark in our drive to “green” Mountbatten Way.
Play Area activity – national play day is 1st August, J.Money to work with Mark Gleave on some play area activity on the day.


The Royal Visit.
John Beardmore wished to record his thanks and congratulations to all involved in the organisation of the Royal Visit. A great occasion that left a good feeling across Congleton. BE commented on the choice of Congleton because of its strong voluntary sector and the close working across the whole of the town.


The meeting ended at 7.08pm
Next Meeting is:- Tuesday 5th June 2018 , Bridestones Suite , 5.30pm.