Middlewich First 3, Bollington First 2, Handford Ratepayers Association 2, Nantwich First 2, Alderley Edge First 1, Independent 1, Residents of Wilmslow 1. Includes railway town of Crewe, salt-mining area of Sandbach, Congleton ('beartown'), silk manufacturing town of Macclesfield.
Bollington First gained the second seat in Bollington ward from the Conservatives at a byelection on 16 February. Sam Gardner (Macclesfield Tytherington) moved from Conservative to Independent in December 2016.
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