Current train times

Current train times

A reminder of train times; to avoid “a heart-attack inducing dash for a train” such as one resident recently had to endure! Worth checking times before you travel as the drivers are working to rule due to their dispute with RMT; along with the problem of there not being enough drivers to service the new […]

Bluedot 2018 Artwork

Bluedot 2018 Artwork

Luke Jerram will premiere a bespoke artwork for the festival of our pale blue dot. To look back at the Earth from space, is one of the most profound experiences for all astronauts. Observe the Earth like never before at bluedot this July. 🌍 discoverthebluedot.com/profile/earth-…

Prime Minister at Jodrell today

Theresa May: “It’s great to be here at this iconic home of British innovation to personally congratulate the team on this funding award”   Prime Minister Theresa May today announced £16.1million National Lottery and Government funding for a new Discovery Centre at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire. The new ‘First Light at Jodrell Bank’ project will create […]

Afternoon Tea with Mrs Kettle 9th June

Afternoon Tea with Mrs Kettle 9th June

For one afternoon only, on the official birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, Mrs Margaret Kettle – Goostrey’s most well known Rose Queen – has kindly agreed to recount memories of her long life and times in Goostrey in a friendly “Michael Parkinson style” interview with Group Scout Leader, David Giles. 2:30 – 4:30 Tea […]

8th June 6pm Nell’s bench

Cheshire East workers gave their own time today to install Nell’s bench, how kind. We hear on Friday June 8th there will be a short gathering at 6pm at Nell’s bench for anyone who would like to attend. 🐝All are welcome 🐝 (crossroad of Hermitage/Booth Bed Lane and Main Rd, Goostrey)

Nell’s bench

Nell’s bench

Good news from Cheshire East.  They have confirmed that Nell’s bench will be installed on Friday.

£5000 fundraising boost for Scout Hut’s 1st Anniversary

A marvellous effort all round – only another £40grand to go…… A massive £5,000 was raised for Goostrey’s new Scout Hut and Youth Centre during the weekend of 12-13 May, just one year after it was officially opened, bringing the outstanding loan to be repaid on the building down to £40,000. The Big Bike Ride: […]

Nell’s memorial bench needs installing 🐝

Nell’s memorial bench needs installing 🐝

With the anniversary of the Manchester Arena atrocity coming up next week it is a pity that Cheshire East haven’t yet installed the village’s bench in memory of Goostrey’s Nell Jones. The parish council are understandably frustrated that the Memorial Bench was delivered weeks ago but is still waiting to be fitted – despite numerous […]

Freya receives NHS Heroes award 🐝

Freya receives NHS Heroes award 🐝

Nell’s friend Freya (on ITV’s Lorraine this morning), injured in the Manchester Arena attack, raised £40,000 for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in the wake of the atrocity and was honoured at the NHS Heroes Awards last night. Freya Lewis broke down in tears as her efforts were recognised by Louis Tomlinson at the ceremony […]