The latest meeting of Congleton’s sustainability group met recently, download the full meeting minutes HERE.

Highlights from the meeting included:

Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire Results.

The results are now on website the link is

Town Hall 150 years celebration 2016.

Glen advised the meeting that Congleton Town hall would be 150 years old during 2016. As part of the celebrations CSG may like to consider how we help make the Town hall more sustainable for the future. PA to add a discussion around this item to the next CSG meeting.

Eco Schools – P.Pinto.

We have 13 schools with Green Flags in Congleton & District Eco cluster, three schools at silver (W. Well, EBA, CHS) working towards GF.

  • Schools due to renew their Green Flag status in 2015 are:

Marton (expecting assessment in September), Astbury (to renew by 10 October),

Havannah, Bosley, Daven (working in the Autumn term)

  • Schools working towards their first Green Flag: Congleton High School, Eaton Bank Academy, Woodcocks’ Well Primary
  • PP assessed two schools in West Midlands for eco-schools in June


Scholar Green and Saint Mary’s were in the Cheshire East annual JRO finals.  Scholar Green won with Saint Mary’s Runners Up

Astbury St Mary’s were runners up in the CE Fibre Guys competition and were invited to display their models at the Tatton Show.

Saint Mary’s Catholic Primary is one of only seven eco-schools to have won a ‘Bees needs’ award from KBT Eco-schools.

Next Meeting:-

Monday 5th October.

Astbury Mere Visitor Centre. 10.00am to 12.30pm