Scouts’ Bear to be named “Ted”

Mrs Kettle, dressed as a GI bride for Rose Day, drew Mrs Clark’s winning entry of  “Ted” for the Scouts’ Name the Bear Mascot competition. Mrs Christine Burgess, Chair of Rose Day, is seen holding a painting kindly created by Steve Ellwood – as a fitting prize awarded for the winning entry. The competition attracted much […]

Large response to Holmes Chapel’s N’hood Plan consultation

“As well as servicing the needs of its own residents and businesses, the residents and businesses in the surrounding parishes of Brereton, Cranage, Goostrey, Twemlow, Swettenham, Allostock, Lower Peover, Upper Peover, Somerford and Chelford also use the shops, library, medical and educational services. Holmes Chapel’s status as a Local Service Centre providing these needs has been taken […]

Flying Scotsman steams through Goostrey

Once again the Flying Scotsman 60103 charged through Goostrey station on its way to Crewe for a service this afternoon with billowing clouds of steam past ‘trainspotters’ of all ages. A magnificent sight! (I’ll upload a video onto facebook for those who couldn’t get to the station) . . .

Ground Breaking for Goostrey Scout Hut and Youth Centre

The new Goostrey Scout Hut and Youth Centre is a step closer now that ground has been broken by the local MP for the Congleton constituency, Fiona Bruce, and Goostrey Parish Councillors at the site of the old Youth Centre on Main Road, Goostrey, opposite the Crown Inn on Saturday 11th June. At the event, […]

Goostrey celebrations

The winners of the Card for the Queen school competition Grady Alderdice and Asa Walsh-Goldsmith planted a commemorative cherry tree today on the Bogbeen today for the Queen’s 9th birthday. (All the children’s cards are on display at Goostrey station) Then followed a ‘breaking ground’ ceremony by Fiona Bruce MP at the Scout Hut/Youth Centre […]

The Flying Scotsman

The Flying Scotsman whistled through Goostrey station today at half four on its way to the heritage centre at Crewe.  An impressive sight indeed. The 60103 Flying Scotsman will be making an overnight visit next to Crewe Heritage Centre on Tues 14th June 4pm – 9pm  and   Weds 15th June 9am – 12pm.  Visitors are invited […]

Scouts’ ground breaking ceremony!

Scouts’ ground breaking ceremony!

Groundbreaking ceremony: Saturday June 11th 2.30 AN OPEN INVITATION TO ALL GOOSTREY RESIDENTS From the Scouts: We would be delighted if you would join us on June 11th at 2.30pm for a ground breaking ceremony with Fiona Bruce MP at the site of the new Scout Hut and Youth Centre, to celebrate the beginning of […]

Cherry tree planting Sat 11th June 2:00

Cherry tree planting Sat 11th June 2:00

The Parish Council are inviting residents to a TREE PLANTING CEREMONY on the Bogbean in honour of the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday 11th June 2016 at 2pm.  (Prior to the Scouts’ ground-breaking ceremony) The tree, a lovely Flagpole cherry tree, will be planted by the two prize winners of the Queen’s 90th Birthday […]