Awaiting decision of public inquiry on 6 homes 51/61 Main Rd

Awaiting decision of public inquiry on 6 homes 51/61 Main Rd

The Henderson Homes public inquiry on the refusal of 6 further homes on the paddock between 51/61 Main Road ended yesterday with Closing Statements from the three parties. The hearing, held in Congleton Town Hall, had been adjourned since October having taken longer than anticipated, but it will still be some weeks yet until we […]

School launches The Nell Jones prize

School launches The Nell Jones prize

Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School has launched The Nell Jones prize for a short story competition, to start in January, in honour of Nell who tragically lost her life in the Manchester terror attack.  Her family and friends hope this will build a lasting tribute to her in launching an annual writing competition in her memory. […]

Housing strategy survey

Housing strategy survey

During the coming months Cheshire East Council will be developing a new Housing Strategy for the period 2018-2023.  If you would like to submit your comments to their consultation click through the link: https://surveys.cheshireeast.gov.uk/s/HousingStrategyConsultation/ “We have a Housing Strategy to directly support the ambitions of the Cheshire East Local Plan, so we have a clear […]

Santa’s looking for helpers on 6th

Santa’s looking for helpers on 6th

Goostrey Scout Group have received a tip-off that Santa is visiting the village on the evening of Wednesday 6th of December, calling-in at the Scout Hut to coincide with the Beaver Scout meeting at 6pm on his sleigh.  He will then go to the Trading Post for about 6.20pm. Santa has asked for helpers to […]

Public inquiry resumes today

Public inquiry resumes today

Henderson Homes’ public inquiry into the refusal of 6 homes next to 51 Main Road resumes at 10am this morning for Closing Statements.  The inquiry is being held in Congleton Town Hall and due to the length of time taken to present evidence etc it was adjourned until today. Cheshire East’s barrister Scott Lyness has stated,” […]

St. Luke's Christmas Fair Saturday 25th Nov

St Luke’s christmas fair will be in the Village Hall tomorrow 11am – 2pm with tombola, books, £1 stall, toiletries and gifts, bric-a-brac, cards, produce/cakes and other interesting stalls. Pop in to do some Christmas shopping and have a browse.

£4m for First Light project

£4m for First Light project

Jodrell Bank was awarded £4m in the Autumn Statement to go towards a new project to promote the historical importance of the scientific work undertaken at the Cheshire site. Subject to the approval of a business plan, the £4m completes the fundraising for the £20.5m ‘First Light’ project which combines a celebration of scientific heritage […]

Scout Bonfire, Hiking and Washing up – the fundraising continues!

Not only was The Goostrey Bonfire and Firework Night a lot of fun but it also raised nearly £5000 towards repaying the outstanding loan of £50,000 towards the new Scout Hut and youth centre. For the first time on Bonfire Night, the car park of the new Scout Hut was the venue for hospitality – […]

£4 million for JBO in budget

Jodrell Bank are delighted to hear today after it was announced in the budget they will receive £4 million towards their “First Light” project. In celebrating Jodrell Bank’s scientific heritage the project aims to inspire and help build skills for the next generation of scientists and engineers of the future across Cheshire, the North West and […]