There are a range of groups and societies around Madeley;  here is a listing of those currently known about – if you have information on more, please get in touch!

The Country Footpath Society

Country Footpath Society walks are all local and are on the first Sunday of the month. They start at 10.00 am and cover around four or five miles. For more details, phone Chris Machin on 01782 751524. or email  Chris & Sue Machin

Madeley White Star FC

Manor Road, Madeley. Local children and youths football club, competing in various leagues, with sections for various age groups. For more info click here!

Tidy Group minutes for September:

Madeley Tidy Group
Minutes of Committee Meeting on 7th September 2015
Present Chris Machin, Sue Machin, Anne Shaw, Alan Woodhouse, Chris Wright ,John Berrington, Roy Dutton, Helen Dutton, Maria Thomlinson, Anne Nicholson.
Apologies Andy Capewell.
Minutes of last meeting on 20th July 2015 accepted as a true record; proposed by Chris Machin; Seconded by Alan Woodhouse
ACTION; Sue to contact Simon Long to express an interest in obtaining some woodchip and soil improver.
Madeley fun day is this Saturday the 12th September.
The Planting assistance forms from Newcastle council have arrived and must be returned by the 2nd October.
ACTION; Sue M to apply for bulbs and seeds..
Two volunteers from the Tidy Group are required to attend the Britain in Bloom awards at the New Vic on the 10th October at 13.30. Helen & Maria have volunteered.
The balance on the 7th September £1580.22
A green grant or Community grant could go towards the Long trough?
We have purchased 10 leaflet holders and most have been placed in various shops around the village – if you notice any holders need filling up, please let me know.
Tidy Group information in particular and Madeley information in general is put on the Madeley Tidy Group Facebook page – please forward anything you would like to promote.
So far this year we have completed 122¼ gardening hours, mostly in a group but some individual work has also been undertaken.
Work has started removing old and dead plants from the two stone troughs. Some of the old compost will be removed and recycled compost added before new planting.
The long trough has further deteriorated and we have received two quotes for a replacement; this will be discussed under future plans.
Some plants from the long trough will be relocated to appropriate locations in the other beds and planters.
We have been nominated again for a Community Champion Award in the ‘Best Community Group’ Category. Helen & Maria have volunteered as Sue & Chris are unable to attend.
If you see any litter build up, please report it to Street scene on 01782-742500 or
Next litter pick will be on the 26th September 2015
ACTION; Sue to contact the manager of the One Stop to raise awareness of the litter at the rear of the shop. Which is believed to be blowing onto the car park.
Tetra packs are still recycled at Leycett Lane.
The replanting of the stone troughs is ongoing.
Anne Nicholson to become a school liaison officer.
ACTION; Sue to email Anne some contact details.
Bug Houses.
Replacement of the Long trough.
We have received a couple of quotes.
£200 to replace with wooden railway sleepers.
£810 +VAT to replace with wood (Pete from Apedale)
£2000 from Gorsty Hill Gardening Services.
Elmside have yet to quote on a concrete replacement.
Neither Mark Bradley or Lizzy Stewart who expressed an interest in joining the group have been in contact.
19th October 2015; 7.30 in the café area at The Madeley Centre.
Present; Apologies; Minutes of Previous Meeting; Matters Arising; Treasurers Report; PR & Sponsorship Report; ; Gardening Report; Litter Picks; Recycling; Future Plans; AOB; Date of Next Meeting.

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Litter Pick: Saturday, August 29th at 10.00am:

The tidy group is meeting this Saturday, August 29th at The Greyhound for a clean-up round the centre of the village – please join us at 10.00am if you have an hour to spare and want to make our village a prettier place to live.
More info – phone Sue on 751524

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Local Walking Group 2015 Programme:

Country Footpath Walks Programme 2015

Please join us on one of our walks – Try one walk for free & then decide if you want to pay our annual subscription of £7.50 (which falls due annually after the AGM in November). Walks are usually on the first Sunday of each month – starting at 10.00 am & finishing around 12.00 / 12.30 – and covering four to five miles.


February 1st: Leaders: Sheila (662373) & Lesley (751732): Meet at Waterloo Road Car Park, Haslington. Post Code: CW1 5TF.

March 1st: Leaders George & Irene: Meet at The Madeley Centre Car Park.

April 12th: [● SECOND SUNDAY OF MONTH ●] Leaders: Alan & Bernice (626282): Meet at Fanny’s Croft Car Park, off Audley Road, Alsager. Grid Ref: 549789.Post Code for Sat Nav: ST7 2QL.

May 10th: [● SECOND SUNDAY OF MONTH ●] Leader: Kathy (751616): Grubbers Ash Car Park: Grid Ref: SJ809482.

June 7th: Leaders: Mel (750563) & Pauline: Meet at The Wilbraham Arms Car Park, Sandbach Road North, Alsager. ST7 2AX. (For a walk along The Salt Line & maybe meal & drinks afterwards!)

July 5th: Leader: Charles (01630 647560): Meet at Cheshire Street Car Park, Audlem. Post Code: CW3 0AH.

August 2nd: Leaders: Chris & Sue (751524): Meet at Bateswood Car Park. Grid Ref: 803486. [Off Alsagers Bank, on track by the Fish & Chip Shop.]

September 6th: Leaders: Sheila (662373) & Lesley (751732): Meet at Cheswardine Parish Hall Car Park, High Street, Cheswardine. TF9 2RS.

October 4th: Leader: Jon (613810): Meet at Westbury Park Shops, Clayton.

November 1st: Leader: Roger (751298): Meet at Market Drayton Swimming Pool CP: Newtown, Market Drayton TF9 1JT. Grid Ref: 675338.

December 6th: Christmas Walk & Meal: TBA: Chris & Sue (751524.

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Madeley Ladies FC

We are looking for new players
Beginners Welcome – Aged 16+
Training: Wednesday; Matches: Sunday

Fitness, Fun & Friendship!

Home matches played at Manor Road – CW3 9PS

Hazel – 07742 799219

Paul – 07958 149213

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Perennial Shrubs & Plants Required…

Madeley Tidy Group are looking for any donations of perennial shrubs or plants to help stock the flower beds, troughs and planters around the village.

If you have any surplus plants, please consider donating them to the group and help improve our village.

Sue on 751524

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Madeley Tidy Group

Committee Members:

Chairman: Sue Machin
Vice Chairman: Anne Shaw
Secretary: Alan Woodhouse
Treasurer: John Berrington
Publicity & Sponsorship: Chris Machin

We are a group of volunteers who look after the flower beds and troughs in Madeley & Madeley Heath.

We also litter pick as a group on the last Saturday of the month, meeting at Greyhound Court at 10.00; and as individuals on a regular basis.

Our meetings are open to all and are held in the cafe area of the Madeley Centre.

All meetings start at 7.30 pm & finish at approx. 9.00 pm.

If you are interested in joining our friendly group, please contact either Sue Machin on 751524.

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Madeley Practice Patients’ Fund

We are a small group of local volunteersdedicated to fund raising to help provide items of equipment and services that are not normally provided by the NHS.
The patients and doctors at both Madeley & Baldwins Gate surgeries benefit from our fund raising.
We are always looking for new members – why not come along to a meeting to see if you feel it is something you could get involved with?
For further information, please phone Audrey on 751298
meetings are on the first Wednesday of every OTHER month – 6.30pm in the Surgery

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Guide Association

For more details, please phone Mrs Sue Twigg on 750213

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Scout Association

For more details, phone Mr A Polwart on 750041

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Madeley & District Community Association Cafe

Every Wednesday.
10am to 1pm
Methodist Chapel, Poolside
for help with medical transport
phone Debbie on 751164

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