Jodrell Bank to become headquarters for the world’s largest radio telescope

Jodrell Bank to become headquarters for the world’s largest radio telescope

“CHESHIRE’S very own Jodrell Bank has been chosen as the permanent headquarters for the world’s biggest radio telescope. With an estimated worth of £1bn in private sector investment, the project will  result in a huge economic boost for Cheshire East.  On top of this, the venture will help to secure an additional 200 jobs on […]

Scout Car Wash on 9 May

Scout Car Wash on 9 May

The next car wash to raise funds for the new Scout Hut and Youth Centre in Goostrey will be held on Saturday 9 May at The Crown car park:  10am – 3pm. Only £5 per car, and £10 for 4x4s and vans.  Give your car a treat!  

Jodrell picked for SKA Headquarters

Jodrell picked for SKA Headquarters

 Good news for Jodrell Bank as it has now been chosen to be the permanent site for the SKA headquarters.  As George Osborne tweeted this evening: ‘Just heard: HQ of Square Kilometre Array, one of world’s biggest science projects, won by UK at Jodrell Bank, Cheshire #NorthernPowerhouse’ “Decision on the SKA Headquarters The Members of […]

Tickets now on sale for Goostrey Ball 2015 on 11 July 2015

Tickets now on sale for Goostrey Ball 2015 on 11 July 2015

Tickets are now available and selling fast for the Summer Ball at Hollins Farm on Saturday 11 July, our major fundraising event for the new Goostrey Scout Hut and Youth Facility. Please join us for a memorable evening.  The last Summer Ball held at this idyllic venue in 2008 was a sell-out, and the 2015 […]

Gladman’s response re JBO objection

Gladman’s response re JBO objection

Gladman’s response to JBO’s comments on the CEC Shearbrook planning page makes interesting reading: “We write in respect of the above planning application, and specifically to respond to the formal consultation response from Jodrell Bank Observatory [JBO], which is set out in the email of Mr Simon Garrington to Sue Orrell of 22 January 2015. JBO objects […]

Parish Council supports freeze on development

Parish Council supports freeze on development

Goostrey Parish Council feature on the Letters page of the Knutsford Guardian this week; supporting Holmes Chapel’s call for a freeze on housing until Neighbourhood Plans are in place…………….. “HAVING read James Wilson’s article, April 15, about Holmes Chapel Parish Council’s plea for a freeze on further development of Holmes Chapel until a Neighbourhood Plan […]

Gladman withdraw opposition to Bucks Neighbourhood plan

Gladman withdraw opposition to Bucks Neighbourhood plan

Gladman Developments has withdrawn a legal bid to overturn the making of Winslow, Buckinghamshire’s neighbourhood plan. Gladman’s wanted to overturn Aylesbury Vale District Council’s decision to allow the plan – which allocates five sites for 455 new homes up to 2031 – to proceed to referendum and then to “make” or adopt the document. But […]

CEC to invest £1m in Jodrell Bank if SKA is retained

CEC to invest £1m in Jodrell Bank if SKA is retained

“Cheshire East set to back Jodrell Bank’s bid to stay a world leader April 14, 2015 Cheshire East Council is set to invest £1m as part of a support package to keep the Jodrell Bank Observatory at the forefront of global scientific research. Currently, Jodrell Bank is competing to retain its status as the headquarters […]

Seats on the parish council

Seats on the parish council

LoveGoostrey hears that there are still two places available on the Parish Council; anyone interested in joining the council should contact the clerk at …   parishcouncil@goostrey.info

Annual Parish Meeting tonight 7.00

Annual Parish Meeting tonight 7.00

Goostrey Parish Council’s annual parish meeting will precede their monthly meeting tonight; starting at 7pm in the Village Hall [smaller room] with the parish meeting following at about 8.15.