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!

50 Years Ago – Hollywood

On May 23rd/24th 1970, the “Hollywood Music Festival” took place at Finney Green, near Madeley. Were you there? Do you have any memories or pictures you can share? Please get in touch and I’ll collate everything into this page! – … Continue reading

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Rev Alan Bailey’s Letter November 2020

Dear friends, We have turned the clocks back and entered the season of ‘dark nights’! November is the month when we remember the sacrifice made by many thousands in the First World War and other conflicts since, and that sacrifice … Continue reading

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New Vicar appointed

The Parish Church Council is delighted to say that the Wardens of the two parishes have been authorised to announce that: Subject to the required safeguarding checks, the Bishop of Lichfield has appointed the Revd. Tim Watson, currently Leesland Pioneer … Continue reading

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Church Letter October 2020

Welcome to our Parish Magazine, it’s so good to be back in print.  Who would have believed at the start of the year how things were going to be. It was a great sadness to have to close the Church … Continue reading

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Curate’s Letter September 2020

Honolulu – It’s got everything. Sand for the children, sun for the wife, sharks for the wife’s mother. Ken Dodd, comedian Firstly, I love my mother in law – unlike, obviously, Ken Dodd. But secondly, I wonder if you have … Continue reading

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Vicar Vacancy Advertised

The advert is now on the Diocesan web site here, with a closing date of 1st October. This is about a month earlier than we’d thought was the best we could hope for – if all goes well there could … 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 31st July 2020 of Nigel Paul Orme. Rule 5(2) of the … Continue reading

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Nominate your Favourite Building

You may be aware that the Borough Council has a Register of Locally  Important Buildings and Structures and reviews the list every 2 years.  The Council would like to now invite nominations for consideration of this  year’s review.  Please visit  … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter & Church Magazine, July & August 2020

This is the last letter I will write as Vicar of All Saints’ and St Margaret’s.  After nearly 7 years, Helen and I are up sticking and moving to Nottinghamshire to be nearer to our grown-up children.  It is with … Continue reading

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Church Open for Private Prayer

Services Suspended during Coronavirus Precautions – but CHURCH NOW (22nd JUNE) OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER. This ends at the end of July, as we have Thursday services in church from 6th August, and a streamed Sunday service from church: Monday, … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Letter June 2020 & Church Magazine for June

Vicar Letter – June 2020 Joy in the morning! You have probably heard by now that Helen and I are on the move.  After nearly 7 years as Vicar of All Saints’ and St Margaret’s we have made the difficult … Continue reading

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