Houses between 51/61 Main Rd refused again

Houses between 51/61 Main Rd refused again

CEC have refused permission for an additional 6 homes behind the two houses now under construction opposite the entrance to Mount Pleasant. Policies in the emerging Goostrey Neighbourhood Plan are quoted in the Officer’s report and the Decision refusal notice states that the development would be “unsustainable because it would impair the efficiency of the Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope […]

Inspector's remarks on CEC Local Plan hearings

Inspector's remarks on CEC Local Plan hearings

Extract from the Inspector’s closing remarks after the CEC Local Plan Examination Hearings: “Finally, I have to say that this has been the most complex and challenging Local Plan I have ever examined – and I have examined over 20 of these types of plans over the last 7 years or so. I have been […]

Draft Goostrey Neighbourhood Plan ready!

Draft Goostrey Neighbourhood Plan ready!

The pre-submission version of Goostrey’s Neighbourhood Plan  along with the Village Design Statement  have now been prepared and can be seen on-line (hard copies also available). The NP committee are asking for the public to comment  so any revisions can be included before they are submitted to Cheshire East for the final consultation process. Take time to […]

Party for South African children visit

Party for South African children visit

LoveGoostrey has heard of a ‘fancy dress themed party’ on Sat 19th Nov to raise funds for South African children to visit Goostrey Rose Day next year.  (more details please) The £20 Curry Supper tickets will be available from the Trading Post and Goostrey Village Store; singly or tables of 8. There is to be […]

Bench at tennis courts in memory of Cyril Caulkin

Bench at tennis courts in memory of Cyril Caulkin

Goostrey Tennis Club has donated a wooden bench to the Booth Bed Lane Pavilion facilities in memory of the late Cyril Caulkin, a former Chairman of the Club and Trustee of the Goostrey Village Hall & Playing Field Foundation. Tennis Club representative Willie Dudgeon said: “Cyril’s sudden and unexpected death earlier this year was a […]

Sainsbury's drop plans for Holmes Chapel store

Sainsbury's drop plans for Holmes Chapel store

Sainsbury’s have dropped plans for a 25,000 sq ft foodstore in Holmes Chapel on the site of the former Fisons Building on London Road and will be marketing the site shortly. “Obviously this is disappointing news, but the market has changed considerably since we first announced our proposals, with more people shopping online and in […]

JBO opposes 6 houses at 51/61 Main Road

JBO opposes 6 houses at 51/61 Main Road

Jodrell Bank Observatory has opposed the application for 6 additional houses behind the two currently being built opposite the entrance to Mount Pleasant Park. Cheshire East planning page 16/4306C . Click to earlier post on 2nd Sept for further details of the application. “In the case of the proposal 16/4306C, we oppose this development. Our view is that the […]

Goosfest's 2016 photographs

Goosfest's 2016 photographs

Click the link below to see Goosfest’s slide show of photographs from their 10th anniversary events: Slide show of Goosfest photos by Willie Dudgeon     

Outstanding contribution to heritage: The Garners shortlisted

Outstanding contribution to heritage: The Garners shortlisted

Angel Awards: why we must continue to safeguard our heritage sites by Alan Garner and Griselda Garner Children’s author Alan Garner and his wife Griselda have lived at Toad Hall, a medieval house in Cheshire, for over fifty years. Together, they have saved it from decay and dereliction and restored it to its former glory with very little modernisations. They have […]