Working for a town to be proud of




This section awaits a post-Covid update.



15 April 2020 - NOTE - This event has been CANCELLED -  Civic awards for development completed in 2019


29 February 2020 - NOTE the new date  Deadline for nominations to our Chairman for this year's Civic Society Awards Scheme for developments completed during 2019. See our awards page

Nominations for "grot spots" around the town are also welcome. Perhaps the risk of publicity may spur some action.  


19 February 2020  Meeting at the Heritage Centre 7.30pm on the future of our parks as they enter their second century.

George Broughton from Cheshire East will speak.  A donation of £3 is requested from non-members.


15 January 2020  We discussed developments at East and West Tytherington since the 1970s.


20 November 2019  We held a meeting at the Heritage Centre. Dan Griffiths of Cheshire East Council spoke on Renewable Energy.


16 October 2019  Our AGM was held at the Heritage Centre. David Edwardes spoke about his work as a Cheshire East and Town Councillor.


1 October 2019  The Annual Subscription to the Society for the 2019 - 2020 season became due. See the Join page for details.


16 July 2019 - Our annual town centre walk included a look at the plans for King's School.


7 July 2019 - Jodrell Bank gained UNESCO World Heritage Status. Read more here and here.


15 June 2019 – Our return visit to Alderley Park took place to view changes in the preceding two years - the bio technology hub and residential developments and conversions


15 May 2019 – We viewed suburban development at Tytherington, 1950s to the present, including sites under development, during our walk.


17 April 2019 – Civic Society Awards for developments completed in 2018  were presented at the Heritage Centre. 

The entries in the scheme to find the best developments of 2018 were displayed. Representatives of the judging panel's winners and commendations were presented with awards and certificates by the Mayor of Macclesfield, Cllr Adam Schofield. See the list of nominations for the 2018 awards here.

A social evening followed.  


The Fermain Academy, winner of the Civic Award for developments completed in 2016