Working to become Dementia Friendly

Twinning with Haybes Poynton Heritage Garden Poynton Civic Awards Winners 2018 A photo of the canal at Higher Poynton

Twinning with Haybes

A Twinning Association of Poynton delegation visited Haybes to join their community commemorating the end of the First World War.

More details and photos here.

Heritage Garden

Opened in 2018 by Theo Eaves, one of Poynton's distinguished war veterans, it is situated between the Civic Hall, Library and Priorslegh Medical Centre.

More photos 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.

In and Around Poynton

Take a walk along the canal or into Lyme Park and the Peak District. Ample parking at the Nelson Pit car park.

More places to visit and things to do 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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Twinning Association Update

TAP members gave a presentation, at the Town Council mtg on 8th Oct, about their visit to Haybes and joining their community in commemorating the end of WW1. More details.

Autumn Walks

Middlewood Way is on one of several walking routes from one mile upwards starting from Poynton or nearby. Route maps can be accessed via our Visitor Information page.

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Poynton News


View the latest Poynton Update and News (PUN) below or click HERE to download a PDF version. Earlier editions can be found in the news archive by clicking HERE.


Volunteer for Christmas Fest 2018

Due to the 'retirement' of some members of the Christmas Fest Committee, who have been involved in the event since its inception, there is an urgent need for at least two new volunteers to take up the challenge of delivering this year's Fest.

The Christmas Fest has become firmly established as a popular community and family event in Poynton's social calendar, and if you feel that you might like to get involved please e-mail projectsforpoynton@gmail.com to arrange a chat as soon as possible.


Poynton AEDs (Automated external defibrillators)

There is an updated list of Poynton’s AEDs. This includes the relocation of the AED that was at reception inside the Civic Hall to an external yellow box on the corner of the Civic Hall (by the bike racks), made possible by a kind donation from North West Ambulance Service and the Town Council. This makes the AED located at the Civic Hall accessible 24/7.

The Mayor presents cheques to Living Well and Golden Memories

Location of AEDs in Poynton - NB the list below can be downloaded from the Town Council website here.

24 Hours (24H)

  • Chester Road Dental Care (24H), Chester Road
  • Civic Hall (24H), Civic Centre
  • Fire Station (24H), School Lane
  • St Martins Church (24H), Higher Poynton
  • The Acoustic Lounge (24H), Park Lane

Not 24 Hours

  • Davenport Golf Club Golf Course
  • Galloways Printers, Poynton Industrial Estate
  • Hall & Pickles, Poynton Ind. Est.
  • London Road Dentist, London Road
  • Lower Park School, Hazelbadge Road
  • McIlvride Medical Practice, Chester Road
  • Morrisons, Queensway
  • Park Lane Dentist, Wish Dental, Park Lane
  • Poynton High School, Yew Tree Lane
  • Poynton Leisure Centre, Yew Tree Lane
  • Poynton Sports Club, London Road North
    Priorslegh Health Centre, Civic Centre
  • Royal British Legion, Georges Road West
  • Worth Primary School, Birch Road
Utilities and vulnerable residents

Every energy and water supplier maintains its own Priority Services Register. Residents can receive the services available if they are of pensionable age, are disabled or chronically sick, have a long-term medical condition, have a hearing or visual impairment or additional communication needs or are in a vulnerable situation. You’ll need to contact your own supplier to register and the details will be on your bill.

There’s more information on the links below;

Water - here.

Gas and electricity here.

Health and Wellbeing Fair - Saturday 29th September 2018

There was a fantastic turnout to the Health & Wellbeing Fair today!

The event commemorates the International Day of Older Persons and a variety of groups and organisations who support older people in our community attended.

It was a great opportunity for people to have a chat or get information as well as getting advice on preparing well for winter!

For more details and photos from the Fair visit Poynton Town Mayor's Facebook page here. NB You may need to login to view the article.

How your business or organisation can be recognised as dementia friendly

For more information about the straightforward application form, contact Sharon Duke, Communities Co-ordinator, on sharon.duke@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk or ring 01625 872238. The return date is 15th November.

All businesses, groups, organisations, schools, churches etc are encouraged to let the Poynton Dementia Steering Group know the three actions you are taking towards becoming dementia friendly: are your staff or volunteers going on training? Have you made changes to your premises? Have you changed your HR policies to support staff in the early stages of dementia or with caring responsibilities?

Once your organisation or business is recognised as being dementia friendly, you will be given a distinctive sign to display on your premises and website.


Building Supervisor appointed

The Town Council welcomes Dan Bowers who joins Roy McGregor and Andy Housley in the Building Supervisor team.


Hire the main hall

Why not use Poynton’s huge Civic Hall (including kitchen area) for £25 per hour! Host a birthday party or get a group of children and adults out and about for a few hours. Bring a picnic or play equipment, play badminton, hire a bouncy castle or hold a disco. Short notice bookings available.

Call in or contact Poynton Civic Hall for details. Tel 01625 872238 or email reception@poyntontowncouncil.gov.uk


NEW Rhythmic Gymnastic Workshops

At Poynton Civic Hall. For ages 4.5 - 11 years. Classes include - flexibility and stretching, hand apparatus, acro skills and dance technique. Price £15 per workshop (10% sibling discount). Pay on the day. To book please text/call 07803523809 or email info@rg-workshops.com for more details.

New weekly classes. For more information please visit www.rg-workshops.com or www.facebook.com/RGWorkshops

Make a Ditty guitar lessons

Multiple fortnightly classes from age 6+. Small groups of 5/6, 1 hour lesson, £12 per class or £10 per bundle. Contact Chris for more details on 07846 424877 or hello@takeabreatherwithchris.com


Road Closure and Roadworks

For details of roadworks regarding the A6MARR visit the works website is here, weekly updates on traffic management here. Info SEMMMS http://bit.ly/2Ee6nwG Diversion http://bit.ly/2G9eWFv

*Please note that the roadworks information supplied to us, is to the best of our knowledge correct at time of publishing, but can be subject to change. More information on roadworks can be accessed from the Cheshire East Council website.


Liz Osborn, Town Clerk, 01625 872238


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