Sandbach Saxon Crosses
Sandbach Armorial Bearings

Upcoming Events

29 Aug 2015 - 9:00am
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  • 3 Sep: Finance, Policy & Governance (GOV)
  • 10 Sep: Community and Environment
  • 14 Sep: Planning

Latest Newsletter

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June 2015

Welcome to Sandbach

Welcome

Welcome to the Sandbach Town Council web site. Formed in 1974, the Council enhances the town by organising events, improving amenities, and striving towards our Vision for Sandbach.  

Click here to visit our Facebook page

Markets

Markets are held in Sandbach several times a week, since Queen Elizabeth I awarded a Royal Charter in 1579 for a market to be held in the town, and a fun fair in September.

Events

Sandbach Town Hall hosts many events, including the Community Cinema and Ballroom Comedy Club. The Council also helps sponsor the annual Sandbach Transport Festival, events in Sandbach Park, the award winning Foden's Band, and Sandbach Concert Series.

Promotion

To promote the town, the Town Council works closely with businesses, Sandbach Traders and Retailers (STAR), Sandbach Partnership, Cheshire East Council, and other local organisations.

Car Parks in Sandbach

Please use the following link for parking availability in Sandbach. (opens new window)

Meetings

Public meetings are held weekly at the Literary Institution where you are welcome to contribute, in areas such as planning, assets and services, and Community and Environment. The Town Council consists of 18 elected members, and is supported by eight staff.

Quality

In September 2008, Sandbach Town Council achieved Quality Status from the National Association of Local Councils. In July 2008, the Council succeeded in Sandbach becoming a Fairtrade Town.  This status was renewed in 2014.

Sandbach

Sandbach is a historic market town (see our Town Guide), noted for its Saxon Crosses in the cobbled Market Square, and historic buildings. It hosts several markets on Thursdays and Saturdays, and has a number of interesting specialist shops, and places to eat.

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Sandbach Town Hall is available to hire for any function, celebration, meeting or event!

Please call Richard, our Conference and Events Manager on 01270 600840 for more information.

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CHRISTMAS STREET MARKET & LATE NIGHT SHOPPING

The annual Christmas Market and Late Night Shopping event in Sandbach Town Centre is ideal to get you in the mood for Christmas. There is a really Christmassy atmosphere in the town with school choirs singing carols around the Christmas Tree, Santa in his Grotto, Brass Bands playing, Christmas lights twinkling, chestnuts roasting and the aroma of mulled wine.

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Sandbach Clean Team Are CIWM 's July Clean Britain Community Champion

Sandbach Clean Team, a group of over 140 volunteers that help keep Sandbach tidy, has been awarded CIWM's Clean Britain’s community champion for July.

For further details of this award visit the CIWM web page http://www.ciwm-journal.co.uk/archives/14634

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SANDBACH TOWN COUNCIL

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COUNCILLOR VACANCIES

There are currently three vacancies for Town Councillors that can be filled by Co-option.  If you are interested in being considered for the position of Councillor, please request further information from:

 

Town Clerk

Sandbach Town Council

Literary Institution

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A CELTIC JOURNEY…

An evening with MURPHY'S MARBLES

at Sandbach Town Hall

on Saturday 26th September 2015

Murphys Marbles come to Sandbach Town Hall with a triumphant Celtic based sound, a mixture of traditional and contemporary with a cutting edge. Through their time, they weave into their act hilarious anecdotes and stories, making for a wonderful show.

 

The Marbles comprise five musicians including guitars, fiddle, whistle, flute, bass, mandolin, bodhran and harmonica.

 

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Doris and Esme’s Craft and Gift Fair at Sandbach Town Hall

Saturday August 29th 2015

1000-1600

 

On Saturday 29th August, Sandbach Town Hall will be hosting Doris and Esme’s Craft and Gift Fair.

There will be 20 individual stalls of crafts and gifts including cupcakes; vintage-style homeware, jewellery, scented candles and burners; books and craft supplies; fabric crafts and many more.

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SANDBACH TOWN COUNCIL

Vacancy for Operations Manager (Full-Time)

Based in Sandbach

Salary: LC2, SCP 26 -38 (£22,937 to £32,778) dependent upon experience

Sandbach is a historic market town situated in South Cheshire within the Borough of Cheshire East Council.  The Town is situated on junction 17 of the M6 and has excellent public transport links.  It is rural in nature and boasts an attractive retail centre, comprising many independent traders and a vibrant evening economy.

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