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Macclesfield Canal

Poynton Marina is the ideal place start a walk along the canal footpath or further afield into to Lyme Park and the Peak District. Walking maps are available from Civic Hall Reception.

See more of Poynton's interesting places and 'things to do' on our visitor information page.

Poynton Heritage Garden

The garden situated between the Civic Hall, Library and Priorslegh Medical Centre was the successful transformation of what was a little used public area into a colourful and tranquil space.

More photos here.

Poynton Poppies

The street poppies, made by Poynton Men in Sheds last year, were positioned along the main routes and gateways in Poynton and on noticeboards.

View a selection of photos here.

Poynton Men in Sheds Soldiers

The group made life-size Silhouette Soldiers to commemorate the end of the First World War.

Clickety Click made the poppies on the soldiers.

View a selection of 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 10K Sunday 17th March

Poynton 10K - Sun 17 March

Around 800 runners are expected to run the multi-terrain undulating 10km course on the roads and footpaths around Poynton & Higher Poynton. Road closure details below.

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Poynton Dementia Steering Group is looking for a volunteer to help support its work. Dementia information is available so you don't need to be an expert. 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 10K and Road Closure - Sunday 17th March 2019

Around 800 runners are expected to run the multi-terrain undulating Crazy Legs Events 10K course on the roads and footpaths around Poynton & Higher Poynton. More details here.

The race starts at 09.15 and Park Lane will be closed from the junction with London Road to the junction with Bulkeley Road from 09:00 to 11:00 or for such less time as is necessary to enable the 10K event to take place.

Access for emergency vehicles shall be maintained at all times.

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Poynton Town Council’s Community Support Team and Communities Co-ordinator have been liaising with P.C. Commins from Cheshire Constabulary to provide Thinkuknow training. 

This free training workshop will provide an overview of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (C.E.O.P.s), the main risks associated with online environments for children and young people and how the Thinkuknow education resources can help, etc.

The workshop is at Poynton Civic Hall - a Connected Communities Centre on the 20th March with registration at 6pm and the course starting at 6.30pm – 9.30pm.  

The training is available for community leaders who work directly with young people in the Poynton Area Community Partnership area of Poynton, Adlington, Pott Shrigley, Mottram St Andrew, Kettleshulme, Disley and Prestbury.

There are a number of requirements to attend the course – the details of which are on the poster, which you can view here. To book a place telephone 01625 872238. 

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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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