Booth Bed Lane closed 10-30th March

Booth Bed Lane closed 10-30th March

Booth Bed Lane will be temporarily closed between Boots Green and Brick Bank Lane on 10th March for re-surfacing, for approx. 20 days: Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Temporary Road Closure in Booth Bed Lane in Allostock Notice is hereby given pursuant to the provisions of Section 14 of […]

New application 7 houses on Crowthorne

New application 7 houses on Crowthorne

A new planning application with Cheshire West 14/00636/FUL for 7 houses on Crowthorne, Harrison Drive.  Existing permission is for four houses.

Princess Royal advocates 6-8 houses in villages

Princess Royal advocates 6-8 houses in villages

Princess Anne, patron of the English Rural Housing Trust, echoes LoveGoostrey’s views and asks: “Is it really necessary to only think in terms of large-scale developments…..where you require infrastructure to be installed?” “Small, well designed developments of six to eight homes built in partnership with the community can often be the catalyst that keeps local services […]

Hermitage Lane comments

Hermitage Lane comments

Eagles eyes have spotted CEC planning page shows extended dates for comments on Hermitage Lane application to 10th March. 14/0081C

‘Council to decide on final Local Plan Blueprint’

‘Council to decide on final Local Plan Blueprint’

Cheshire East Council is paving the way for submission of its Local Plan and has revealed the strategic sites and planning policies within it before it passes through the final stages of strategic planning board and full council. The Local Plan document is due to go before the Strategic Planning Board on Wednesday, September 26 after which […]

Planning update

Planning update

LoveGoostrey hears that the committee date for the Hermitage Lane application has been pushed back to March 12th, and will be heard by the Southern Planning Committee rather than the Strategic Planning Board as originally advised.  We understand that chicken farm application will be heard again on the same day. Although Cheshire East have been making […]

Crock of gold

Crock of gold

Jodrell Bank’s Tim O’Brien is planning on taking a spade to work #crock of gold ! Stunning photo of rainbow radiating from JBO….

Plans on show for The Grange today

Plans on show for The Grange today

Thursday 20th February 3.45 to 8.00pm The plans of the proposal for 60 houses on The Grange Livery fields, Station Road will be on show at the Village Hall later today, Thursday 20th February from 3.45 to 8.oopm. No notification flyers were delivered to Station Road but they state “Representatives from Nutwell Land will be available in order to answer any questions you may […]

Draft Local Plan released

Draft Local Plan released

Good news. The draft Local Plan was released yesterday and states that, although Goostrey will remain a Local Service Centre, housing provision will be provided mainly by Holmes Chapel. “…. in order to reduce unsustainable sporadic development, new housing will be strictly controlled.  In the case of Goostrey which adjoins Holmes Chapel, a larger Local […]

Jodrell Bank object to Hermitage Lane houses

Jodrell Bank object to Hermitage Lane houses

​Jodrell Bank Observatory has commented on the current housing application for 26 houses off Hermitage Lane in Goostrey, 2 miles away from the Lovell telescope: Prof Simon Garrington states that the aggregate effect of several devices per house in a development of 26 houses is likely to exceed their threshold. “This quantitative argument supports our general […]