Family pay tribute to "just lovely" Nell

Family pay tribute to "just lovely" Nell

The family of Nell Jones say they were ‘lucky to have her’ following her tragic death at the Ariana Grande concert, at which her friend Freya Lewis was sadly injured and is still in hospital.   In a statement issued by Greater Manchester Police today, 28th May, her family said: “Our Nell was just lovely.  She was […]

All welcome for thoughts and prayers at St Luke's Goostrey

All welcome for thoughts and prayers at St Luke's Goostrey

St Luke’s church, Goostrey, are to hold a prayer vigil this evening at 7.30pm 25th May for Nell Jones, 14, of Goostrey who tragically died at the Manchester Arena and all victims of the atrocity.  **All are welcome, even if you just want to stay and sit for a short time. There will be a simple Communion […]

Prayer vigil at St Luke's, Goostrey Thursday eve

Prayer vigil at St Luke's, Goostrey Thursday eve

St Luke’s church, Goostrey will be holding a prayer vigil at 7.30pm Thursday 25th May for Nell Jones, 14, of Goostrey who tragically died at the Manchester Arena and all victims of the atrocity.  **All are welcome, even if you just want to stay and sit for a short time. There will be a simple Communion […]

Heartbreaking news

Heartbreaking news

It is truly heartbreaking to hear that Nell Jones, 14 and from Goostrey, has tragically lost her life at the Manchester Arena explosion on Monday.  Our thoughts and prayers for the family. Nell was one of a number of Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School students to attend the Ariana Grande concert.  Knutsford Guardian …… Nell’s school has today […]

Two and half hour 'peal' of bells at St Luke's: May 24th

Two and half hour 'peal' of bells at St Luke's: May 24th

A peal on the bells of St. Luke’s Goostrey, the first since 2009, will be rung at 6pm on Wednesday 24th May by a team of six local bell ringers. The attempt to peal the bells will last for nearly two and half hours without a break. What is a real ‘peal’ and why is […]

Opportunities with Goostrey Scouting family

Opportunities with Goostrey Scouting family

Would you like to become a member of the Scouting family in Goostrey and contribute to the lives of the young people of our community? Goostrey Scout Group have some exciting opportunities for people to join their team and have the following vacancies:   Scout Hut and Youth Centre Fire Warden – could you spare […]

Goostrey's bus service under review

Goostrey's bus service under review

Cheshire East are to launch a 10-week consultation on May 18th on the possibility of withdrawing bus service subsidies.  This could lead to some Sunday and evening bus services being withdrawn or some routes being axed entirely. Services that could be axed include the circular 319 Sandbach to Holmes Chapel through Goostrey; presumably targeted due to […]

Official Opening of Goostrey Scout Hut and Youth Centre 6th May

Official Opening of Goostrey Scout Hut and Youth Centre 6th May

from 1st Goostrey Scouts: (Official photographs:Rachel Kolker) Young people in Goostrey in Cheshire East are celebrating following the opening of a new Scout Hut and Youth Centre. The centre is now open for business after an official opening ceremony on Saturday 6 May, hosted by 1st Goostrey Scouts and attended by Fiona Bruce, who has […]

Annual Parish Meeting tonight

Annual Parish Meeting tonight

A reminder that it’s the Annual Parish Meeting tonight 7:30pm at the Village Hall. All welcome.Tea and coffee after the meeting are being served at the Scout Hut & Youth Centre so you can see the wonderful new village facility.

Order form for VHPFF Plant sale

Order form for VHPFF Plant sale

To Order:  If you wish you can print off the Order Form below and return it plus payment to:  Roger Rushton, 23 Brooklands Drive (Tel: 01477 535367) Also available from village store/Post office (Mrs Kettle’s). If possible please place your order by Wednesday 10 May 2017 .(click to enlarge).