Scouts' sponsored walk

Scouts' sponsored walk

Over the weekend of 21st / 22nd October Goostrey 1st Scouts are doing a sponsored walk to raise funds for the scout hut. Some scouts will be completing a 35 km walk and others will be completing a 25 km walk. Donations can be made online. Please donate to help raise funds for such a […]

October Appeal for 6 houses by 51 Main Rd

October Appeal for 6 houses by 51 Main Rd

A year ago an application was refused for six houses in Goostrey on the land next to 51 Main Road, behind the two recently erected homes.  The developer is now appealing this decision at a Public Inquiry next month when Henderson Homes will be opposing the objections from Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire East and Goostrey […]

Bear Grylls’ Top Awards for Goostrey’s Scout Leaders

Bear Grylls’ Top Awards for Goostrey’s Scout Leaders

Prestigious scouting awards were presented to senior members of Goostrey Scout’s Executive at 1st Goostrey Scouts’ annual general meeting held in the brand new Scout Hut in Goostrey last week. Stephen Buckley, Alderley District Scout Commissioner, presented the Scout Association’s “Award for Merit” to Group Scout Leader, David Giles in recognition of his leadership role […]

Further application for new houses behind Main Rd

Further application for new houses behind Main Rd

New planning application 17/4451C   The saga continues on the paddock behind the 2 new houses opposite the entrance to Mt Pleasant.  This time the application is for a detached house and 2 semis (now classed as “social rented”) – on the same footprint as houses in earlier applications where JBO have previously objected to several houses. […]

Summer fundraising boost

Summer fundraising boost

As the new term gets underway, 1st Goostrey Scouts are celebrating receiving a generous grant of nearly £2000 from Manchester Airport last month for furniture for the new Scout Hut and Youth Centre. Group Scout Leader, David Giles said: “We are delighted to have been awarded a grant from the Manchester Airport Community Fund. This […]

Goosfest update on events

Goosfest update on events

Nearly sold out: Goostrey goes to Bollywood: Just 5 places left. Festival Fibre Bowls Workshop: Just 3 places left. Rainbow Workshop: Just 3 places left.   Sold out: Comedy Store and Baking with Apples (Both workshops).  Please note: Tues 10th Cyril Caulkin Memorial Lunch [Music of Ivor Novello]: Due to the uncertainty regarding the Crown this will now be […]

Work on the Lovell

Work on the Lovell

You may have noticed that the Lovell telescope is ‘parked’ once again – here’s a snapshot from their webcam and a close up of the scaffolding platform by the red tower while paint stripping, inspection and repainting are being undertaken: