CYCLING TIME TRIALS

Due to Covid, the Time Trialling for Cyclists, had to be suspended, for a few more weeks, but hopefully, like many of us, you are still enjoying the riding of a bike in the local villages.  I thought to report a piece, recently put together by an enthusiast, Mike Cotgreave, which may be of interest […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – APPLE AND ALMOND PUDDING CAKE

This is Karen’s successful and easy dessert and her family and friends always love it. It can be served warm or cold and with custard, cream or ice cream. Serves 8 Ingredients 150 g unsalted butter (softened) 125 g caster sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp almond extract 75 g white or whole meal self raising […]

GETTING THE VITAMIN D YOUR BODY NEEDS

Tracy Mills grew up in Goostrey village and attended our local junior school. She studied Genetics at Birmingham Uni followed by more than 20 years biomedical genetic research in Pharmaceuticals at AstraZeneca, Alderley Park. She has kindly written the article below about the importance of Vitamin D, and its effects on boosting our immune system. […]

THE METHODIST NEWS

Goostrey Methodist Church is opposite the shops on Main road. In the next few weeks, I will be posting updates from the warden on how the church has dealt with the Pandemic, and going forward as Lockdown lifts. In the meantime, please read this article. Kind regards Sarah Sarah McNaught Hello everyone and welcome to […]

A TASTE OF NICE – FRANCE

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list”  Susan Sontag Bonjour! This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Nice, France, where deep blue waters of the Cote d’Azur are the dramatic backdrop for an elegant city. Breathe in the fresh Mediterranean air as you stroll the famous Promenade des Anglais, be charmed by […]

100 Years Old

Dear friends, A resident of Mount Pleasant Residential Park, named Stan Reeves originally from Bromwich, celebrated his 100th birthday on February 21st. As Social Distancing procedures were necessary, Stan waved to all the passers by from the house. A special card stood proudly facing outdoors, to the viewers, from H.M The Queen of England Elizabeth […]

COMMUNITY RAIL NEWS

From the chair & the chief executive Hi everyone. We hope you’re keeping safe and well. This week we’re looking ahead with hope and positivity to when we can start promoting rail travel again. As always, scroll down for great examples and stories from our members and partners. If you have stories for future bulletins, […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – KAREN’S YORKIES

To make 16 large crispy Yorkshire Puddings Ingredients. 200 gms plain flour 200 mils of semi-skimmed milk 4  medium eggs Sprinkle of salt or so Vegetable oil, goose fat or beef dripping Method Use a jug or a bowl and put in 200 gms plain flour. Break the eggs on top of the flour and […]

NEWS FROM FRIENDS OF GOOSTREY STATION

We all need to hear and read good news.  And that’s especially true during a global pandemic. Friends of Goostrey Station are delighted to report that some of their projects are nearing completion. Soon a new display cabinet will be attached to the Crewe platform shelter. Negotiations to agree terms with the Northern Trains group […]

Zoom

  Listen! There are songs titled Zoom… By Fat Larry’s Band. By The Commadores. Now, we have Zoom by Connecting to one another. ” I wish the world were truly happy as one” Zoom…