Welcome to the Madeley Village Website

This site aims to collect all of the village information together in one easy to find reference, as well as providing a place for the village news and events to be posted!

About Madeley

Madeley is a village just inside Staffordshire, between Crewe and Newcastle-under-Lyme, and is on the border between Staffordshire and Cheshire (and close to the Shropshire border too!)  It is closest to Newcastle-under-Lyme, and is within the Staffordshire council area and with Stoke-on-Trent area codes (01782), yet it has Crewe (CW3) postcodes!

The Offley Arms is Saved!

Fantastic news! The Offley Arms has been purchased by local Brewery Joule’s to refurbish and run as a pub.

This is great news for the village as we get to keep a pub in the centre by the pool, and with an established brewery (with a great reputation for beer and food) behind it, the pub is secured for a good many years ahead.

Read further details on the Joule’s Website!

The pub was very nearly sold at auction, and could have gone for development instead, but Joule’s stepped in with a direct purchase after seeing the level of community support for it.

The hundreds of survey responses online and in paper form showed just how much genuine support and demand there is in the village, and there are many comments with real affection for the pub and many memories in there.

Here’s hoping that the pub will be back and available soon, and of course it’s up to us as a village to use it again!

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Vicar’s Letter November 2019

As the clocks go back and the nights draw in November is a grafting time of year.  Time to be faithful and to be thankful for the good things we have. October 31st this year seems to be a massive … Continue reading

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Urgent – Offley Arms Survey

Please take a moment to complete the Online Survey by 14th October at the latest!

This will help the project to save the Offley Arms as a village pub to have the right kind of information to measure the village needs and also have the backing to seek available funding!

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Vicar’s Letter October 2019

Less than a month ago and just down the road in Betley, the beautifully restored Betley Court burnt down. Mercifully, no-one was hurt but it is a great tragedy to see such a lovingly restored Grade 2 18th Century Manor House … Continue reading

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Save The Offley meeting makes the Sentinel

Sentinel Report reflects positive sentiment at the Offley Arms meeting. “We want a pub which has got something for everyone. It is quite a challenge and we need to find out what is doable. It would be your pub.” – … Continue reading

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Offley Arms Meeting

Village Meeting

A first meeting was held to discuss the possibilities for saving the Offley Arms as a village pub for Madeley Continue reading

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Notice Under Local Government Act 1972 (Section 87(2)) VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Madeley Parish Council following the resignation on 3rd September 2019 of Steven Jones. Rule 5(2) of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter August/September 2019

At 54, my friend Dave has just taken a redundancy package from his work.  He has worked for the same firm since leaving college – over 30 years!  He told me that going into work on his final day was … Continue reading

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Sir John Offley’s Almshouses, Madeley

The Trustees of the Charity have recently purchased additional properties to supplement the historic row of Almshouses on Station Road. These new (but old established) properties are 1 Greyhound Cottage and Pool Cottage, near the Greyhound Court and shops car … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter July 2019

Sometimes people ask me: What’s a parish church? The answer is: One that serves ALL its residents regardless of background, creed or colour. All Saints’ remit is to be available as a place of worship and a community of believers … Continue reading

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