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Rural Lanes

Our country lanes are an integral part of our rural environment but the volume and speed of traffic , and the presence of heavy lorries can make them uninviting and intimidating. The Parish Council wish to improve the lanes to provide people with a chance for people to walk, cycle and horse ride in a safer environment , to widen transport choice and protect the character and tranquillity of our country lanes. The Council are campaigning to improve the situation with the assistance of some local residents.

Highway Accident in the Parish? Please report.

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We meet at Westlow Mere Fishing Club, CW12 2JJ
(large green building at the end of Sandy Lane, off Giantwood Lane).

Meeting Dates 2018


7th JUNE
5th JULY

Latest News

Draft Minutes: Parish Council Meeting

HULME WALFIELD AND SOMERFORD BOOTHS PARISH COUNCIL   Minutes of a Parish Council meeting held on Thursday 6th September 018 at ‘Westlow’ Mere Fisheries meeting room.   Download Minutes   Declaration of Interest None declared   Part 1 Public and Press present   Present   Councillor M Wakerly (who chaired the meeting), Councillor P Amies, Councillor G Booth, Councillor T Richardson, Councillor J Wray - Cheshire East Ward Representative and Ms […]

Meeting: Bloor Homes at Alderley Gate 31st August

MINUTES OF MEETING 31st AUG. 2018 Planning Ref. 17/5573C Alderley Gate Development, Bloor Homes. Meeting arranged at   THE LAURELS, GIANTSWOOD LANE, HULME WALFIELD, CONGLETON 10.30 a.m -12 noon PRESENT: Julia Davenport (JD)   Representing Bloor Homes-Technical Director Scott Grady (SG), Contract Manager Karl Allen (KA), Site Manager Steve Oliver(SO). BACKGROUND TO MEETING. An e.mail 5th July sent from JD to KA copy to Julie Mason (JM) P.C. with continuing issues and […]

Markings on Properties

Cheshire Police have supplied us with a picture (below) of markings that burglars sometimes make outside properties they've visited.  Please take note!

The M6 overbridge in Day Green area of Hassal will be closed for cabling works between 6th to the 12th September

The M6 overbridge in Day Green area of Hassal will be closed for cabling works between 6th to the 12th September, the closure will be in place throughout this period and I have attached the approved diversion route for your information and dissemination. The diversion route will be fully signed and maintained for this period. The route diverts traffic along Hassal road through to Pikemere road and onto Sandbach road north, to […]

Agenda: Parish Council Meeting 6th September 2018

You are invited to attend the meeting of the Parish Council on the 6th September 2018 at 7.30 pm at Westlow Mere, Giantswood Lane, Congleton CW12 2JJ in the function room. If the members of the public are present, there will be a period of question time at the beginning and at the end of the meeting. Download Agenda AGENDA     Declaration of Interest PART 1 - PUBLIC AND […]

Meeting: Rural Roads Committee 9th August 2018

Notes from meeting with Rural Roads Committee Cllr G Booth, Cllr M Wakerley, Cllr P Amies, Cllr T Richardson and the Clerk Present; Cllr G Booth, Cllr M Wakerley, Cllr P Amies, Cllr T Richardson and the Clerk Date; 9th August 2018 at 7.00pm Venue; Westlow Mere Fisheries All the relevant highway information had been gathered by the Parish Council; VTC Consultants completing a traffic survey on speed, volume and […]

Cheshire East Council Appoints Congleton Link Road Contractor

Cheshire East Council has appointed civil engineering company Graham Construction to deliver the Congleton Link Road scheme – which could begin construction later this year. The 5.5km (3.5-mile) road will unlock key sites for housing and employment and provide a major economic boost to Congleton, relieving traffic congestion in the town centre and improving east-west connectivity. The appointment of leading contractor Graham Construction follows a competitive tendering process involving several bidders. The […]