Cllr Cyril Caulkin

Goostrey Parish Council: It is with deep sadness that we notify the village of the death of Councillor Cyril Caulkin who collapsed on the golf course on Wednesday (23rd March) and was pronounced dead on arrival at Leighton Hospital. Cyril, who has lived in Goostrey for the last 30 years, was in his second term […]

Developer’s legal challenge quashes adopted N’hood Plan

Developer’s legal challenge quashes adopted N’hood Plan

Why a legal challenge led to the quashing of a Buckinghamshire neighbourhood plan’s housing policies. “…developers and land traders with deep pockets can employ lawyers to comb neighbourhood plans for the inevitable minor errors and oversights … and then pursue unrelenting legal action contesting those neighbourhood plans until the will or financial ability of communities […]

Playground campaign in Knutsford Guardian

MONEY from a housing developer will be used to pay for a new playground – but in the wrong village to the dismay of Goostrey residents.  Knutsford Guardian 27th March 2016 Goostrey resident David Johnson is in the process of setting up a Friends of Booth Bed Lane Playground and is about to survey users […]

Local youth bands raised £700 for Hut

Local youth band Cheshire Youth (Music for Life) Big Band and the Love Music Trust Saxophone Orchestra performed on Friday night 18 March at Goostrey Village Hall to rapturous applause. Their ‘sell-out’ concert was organised by former Goostrey Scout, Catherine Flanders, and raised almost £700 towards the Goostrey Scout hut and Youth Centre project.   […]

More land for Scout Hut

More land for Scout Hut

Good news for Goostrey’s Scout Hut and Youth Centre this week: 1st Goostrey Scouts has now agreed to lease additional land around the hut for outdoor activities. Group Scout Leader, David Giles, said “After reaching half way in our fundraising target, I am delighted to announce that we have now agreed with the landowner the […]

Competition: Name the Scout Hut bear

Can you help the Scouts name their Bear mascot?       Minimum donation £1 per name: labels available from Mrs Kettle’s.   All funds raised will go to the new Goostrey Scout Hut and Youth Centre. How to enter:  Visit Mrs Kettle’s shop to complete your label and make your donation. Mrs Kettle has […]

Goostrey Junior Tennis: book now

Goostrey Junior Tennis: book now

If you’re looking to introduce your child to tennis, or improve their playing skills, then this year’s Goostrey Junior Tennis Coaching Programme is an ideal opportunity. Children aged between 5 and 16 are grouped according to LTA guidelines for age and ability in sessions which take place on a Friday evening and Saturday morning during […]

Public consultation of Local Plan changes

Public consultation of Local Plan changes

Friday 4th March 2016 to 5pm on Tuesday 19th April 2016 Cheshire East has now published its new version of the Local Plan: ‘Local Plan Strategy – Proposed Changes Version’ for public consultation. It includes changes to the policies and accompanying text, including new and amended strategic site allocations, with all the supporting evidence. “The Local Plan Strategy […]