Cllr Jones wins vote of confidence

Cllr Jones wins vote of confidence

The leader of Cheshire East Council Michael Jones faced an attempt to pass a vote of no confidence in him.  The motion was put forward by the borough’s Labour Group leader Coun David Newton and seconded by Labour colleague Coun Sam Corcoran. However, the motion of no confidence against leader of Cheshire East Council Coun […]

Scouts’ fundraising events

Scouts’ fundraising events

Ist Goostrey Scouts need to raise £200,000 to fund the construction of the new Scout Hut and Youth Facility, and the first fundraising events of 2015 have been going very well. The Family Quiz Night & Supper held on Sunday 8 February at the Village Hall was a sell-out, and raised a fantastic £1,000 towards […]

Garden bin collection restarts

Garden bin collection restarts

Garden waste bins will be collected in Goostrey tomorrow.   To check your day of collection click the link… CEC bin collections

Threat to JBO on North West Tonight & Granada

Threat to JBO on North West Tonight & Granada

BBC North West Tonight 16th Feb 2015:  Watch a video of the short NWT piece…. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh5Sl9Ss1mY “Scientists at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire say plans to build 119 houses nearby could seriously affect their research into outer space A new estate is planned for a site just over a mile away from the famous Lovell telescope. Astronomers […]

“Jodrell Bank work threatened by housing plans, say scientists”

“Jodrell Bank work threatened by housing plans, say scientists”

“Exclusive: Background noise created by development near Cheshire observatory could harm attempt to observe gravity waves predicted by Einstein” Great article in The Guardian by Science Correspondent Hannah Devlin today: “One of Britain’s most ambitious astronomy projects is under threat due to a large housing development being planned nearby, scientists have warned. Prof Simon Garrington, […]

Saltersford Corner approved at appeal

Saltersford Corner approved at appeal

The Planning Inspector has approved housing on Saltersford Corner at appeal ….. “27. In terms of its character and appearance, the field can hardly be characterised as ‘open’ countryside. It is a field, but it is enclosed on all sides by urban development of different kinds and, while there are substantial trees on developed land to […]

Could you be a Parish Councillor?

Could you be a Parish Councillor?

Goostrey Parish Council elections are to be held on May 7th. Residents wishing to stand as a candidate should attend the briefings, see the link below to Goostrey Parish Council website.  Places are limited so book your place early: Parish Council briefings. Reserve your place by calling 01270 685922 or email electoral.information@cheshireeast.gov.uk        

Cheshire East’s planning appeal victories

Cheshire East’s planning appeal victories

The Leader of Cheshire East Council has welcomed the authority notching up two more planning appeal victories to block housing developments. Following challenges by the Council, planning inspectors rejected developers’ appeals for permission to build a total of 78 homes at housing developments in Shavington, near Crewe, and Spurstow, near Bunbury. Cheshire East Leader Cllr […]

New Facebook page for Scout Hut events and fundraising

New Facebook page for Scout Hut events and fundraising

Please like and share the local Scouts’ new page on Facebook to get as many people involved as possible in this brilliant community project. Follow the link:   https://www.facebook.com/GoostreyScoutHut