Welcome to Gawsworth

Gawsworth is a charming parish on the eastern edge of the Cheshire Plain, with a population of 1,705. The village has one of Cheshire’s most beautiful historic manor houses – Gawsworth Old Hall. Gawsworth has a range of community amenities, including two churches, two pubs, scout hall, village hall, park, two woodlands and a community shop.

Gawsworth Gazette

The Gawsworth Gazette was launched in September 2018 as a new monthly newsletter from Gawsworth Parish Council and the Community Shop. It combines local news, information from the Parish Council and Community Shop and details of events taking place in the community.

The Gazette is available to collect from the Village Hall, local pubs, the community shop and at the noticeboards at Penningtons Lane and the Pleasance.

If you have anything to contribute, or would like to receive it by email each month, please email clerk@gawsworthpc.org.uk.

You can view the archive of editions from September 2018 here: Gawsworth Gazette Archive.

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Have your say on council’s new objectives

Our Draft Vision The vision is our overall objective, it’s the idea of what we are working towards. In 2027, Gawsworth will be a tinder and better cared for parish than in 2022. The natural environment will have been enhanced as part of a community wide initiative to be a more environmentally aware parish and […]

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John Upton Charity Draft Rules

The John Upton Charity is currently updating its Operating Rules and Financial Regulations to better meet the needs of the Gawsworth Community. Here is a draft of the proposed regulations: Draft Operating Rules and Financial Regulations. Please email Loraine at johnuptoncharity@gawsworthpc.org.uk with any comments or suggestions. Thank you.

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Map showing the area to be removed from Gawsworth

Community Governance Review Consultation

Cheshire East Council is consulting on proposals to amend the boundary of Gawsworth and move the Gawsworth Moss area and a number of fields into Macclesfield Town. The borough-wide Community Governance Review is looking at governance arrangements for the parishes across Cheshire East and can consider a range of matters including the boundaries of parishes, […]

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