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The canal at Higher Poynton Poynton Civic Awards Winners 2018 Raising the Armed Forces Day flag outside the Civic Hall Poynton Heritage Garden

In and Around Poynton

Take a stroll along the Macclesfield canal towpath from Poynton Marina, accessible from the Nelson Pit car park, Higher Poynton.

More places to visit and things to do this summer here.

Poynton Civic Awards 2018

This year’s winners with Poynton Town Mayor Cllr Sarah-Jane Gilmore.

Discover why the recipients were presented with their well deserved awards here.


Raising the Armed Forces Day flag outside the Civic Hall on Saturday 30th June.

More photos here.


Poynton Heritage Garden, which was officially opened on Saturday 14th April 2018.

More photos here.

Alzheimer's Society Working to become Dementia Friendly 2017-2018 logo A photo of the fountain in Poynton A photo of canal boat at Higher Poynton A photo of a batsman about to hit a cricket ball watched by wicket keeper and fielder
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Poynton Town Civic Hall Exterior

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Health and Wellbeing Fair on Saturday 22nd September from 9am to noon. Select image for more details.

Saturday 22nd Sept 2018

Drop in to celebrate International Day of Older Persons between 9am & noon. Free info & advice on healthy living, finances, mobility, social clubs & local services. More details here.

Mayor's Afternoon Tea

Cllr Sarah-Jane Gilmore's fundraising, to support young people, got off to a great start with an Afternoon Tea at UBAgene (staff photo above) raising £500. More details.

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Poynton Events

The calendar has details of events as well as dates of all the Town Council meetings and Council Surgeries.

From the Higher Poynton Summerfest, Party in the Park, Poynton Show to Civic Sunday, Remembrance Sunday, the Poynton Christmas Fest and a 10K run, there's something for everyone in Poynton over the course of the year.

Cheshire East Council Countryside Rangers run varied events throughout the year, including holiday activities clubs. Several of these are are close by or within easy travelling distance. A full list of the ranger events can be found here.

Poynton Show - Saturday 25th August 2018

One of the largest one day tented horticultural and agricultural shows in the North West, Full details on the show's website http://poyntonshow.co.uk/

Health & Wellbeing Fair for Older People - Sat 22nd Sept 9am - noon

Health and Wellbeing Fair on Saturday 22nd September from 9am to noon small poster. Select to view full size version.

Poynton Town Council will once again be working in partnership with the Patient Participation Groups and the event will coincide with the first flu jab clinic of the season.

The event is to commemorate International Day of Older Persons and there will be a variety of groups and organisations who support older people in our community attending.

It’s a great opportunity to have a chat or get information from organisations such as Age UK Cheshire East, British Red Cross, The Carers Hub, etc. for you and your family, as well as getting advice on preparing well for winter! The event is FREE.

Organisations and groups who support older people that would like to take a table can apply by completing an application, which can be downloaded here as a Word document.

For more information about the Health and Wellbeing Fair contact Sharon Duke, Poynton Town Council’s Community Co-ordinator on 01625 872238 or email sharon.duke@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk.

Click on small poster above to view a full size version.

Poynton Bonfire & Fireworks - Sat 3rd November 2018

The 46th Annual Poynton charity bonfire and spectacular fireworks display takes place on Saturday, 3rd November 2018 at Poynton Park. Gates gates open at 5:30pm. More details at: www.poyntonroundtable.co.uk/bonfire.html

Remembrance Day - Parade and Service - 11th November 2018

The parade starts at 9.30am from the Civic Centre car park and the service at St George's Church is at 10am until approximately 11.30am.

Poynton Christmas Fest - 4th December 2018

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Higher Poynton Summerfest photos

This popular community event has always offered something for all the family. In previous years this has included a bird of prey display, pony rides, a novelty pet dog competition, the Poynton Youth Brass Band and other live bands, a Town Crier, the Adlington Morris Men, market stalls selling local produce, gifts and plants, a tombola, ferret racing, children’s attractions, a clown, and plenty more besides.

Summerfest - a photo of Middlewood Way taken from the bridge between the Boar's Head pub and the Nelson Pit visitor  centre A photo of Morris Men at the 2013 Summerfest in Higher Poynton
Middlewood Way Morris Men
A photo of the town crier at the 2011 Summerfest in Higher Poynton A photo of a falcon taken at the bird of prey demonstration at the 2013 Summerfest in Higher Poynton
The Town Crier Birds of Prey demonstration
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