200 mile bike ride for Duchenne

Goostrey’s Catriona and Mike Marshall will be making a dash for it in a bid to raise £100,000 for a charity aiming to find a cure for a devastating disease. The 200-mile Cheshire Dash cycle ride is being organised by Catriona and Mike Marshall from Goostrey, and starts and ends at their home. The event […]

Getting ready for Rose Day!

Wednesday 6pm onwards – Pop down to the Pavilion if you could help with Rose Day preparations! (and don’t forget the roads will be closed on Saturday 1.00 til 2.30ish for the procession) Click for more info: Goostrey Rose Festival website.   “Donations Please: Tombola: We are always grateful for donations for our tombola stall. please bring […]

Lions Youth Brass concert 3rd July

Goostrey’s Amy Hext is arranging a concert in memory of her friend Nell.  Amy is a member of the Lions Youth Brass Band and they have kindly offered their Awards Concert to Amy as a fundraiser for the Remembering Nell Foundation. It is being held at St Michael’s, Middlewich – as there is enough space […]

M6 overnight closures June-Aug

Oh dear.  The M6 is to have a summer of overnight closures affecting junctions 16-19 at various times.  Details have come to light from a letter to a Brereton resident but, sadly, this disruption is bound to have a knock on effect to our local roads and lanes.  Information can be found through Highways England […]

Sibelco’s decision postponed!

Sibelco’s decision postponed!

Last minute cancellation of meeting! I’ve just been informed that the meeting of Cheshire West & Chester council for Sibelco’s application is now NOT going ahead tomorrow, Thursday, apparently due to some information only just becoming available. New date as yet unknown but for now the meeting planned for tomorrow 21st June is postponed!

Sand Quarry decision postponed

Sand Quarry decision postponed

*****meeting postponed***** The proposed Sibelco sand quarry off New Platt Lane has been cancelled for Thursday June 21st, by Cheshire West and Chester council from 4pm at Wyvern House, The Drumber, Winford CW7 1AH. Cheshire East council have already voted to approve despite many objections. Location of sand quarry

Goosfest tickets now available!

Goosfest 2018 tickets are now for sale and available online.  Click to the new website at Goosfest.com for all the details of this year’s programme of events and to buy, pay for and print off your tickets.  [n.b. Online only; the box office for tickets/queries in person or by phone opens in September.] Link to […]

Blackden to celebrate NHS 70th

Blackden to celebrate NHS 70th

On July 5th 2018 the nation will celebrate 70 years of the NHS.  At Blackden, we are joining in this celebration by holding a unique event entitled ‘A Taste of our Own Medicine.’ In The Old Medicine House, we shall have the Johnson Family archive on display and hear the stories of the family’s medicine manufacture […]

Goostrey Rose Day needs helpers

Goostrey Rose Day needs YOU! Can you spare some time to help the Rose Day committee set up for the big day? Times and locations for helpers are listed below: – Sunday 24th June, 10am at the Pavillion on Boothbed Lane – Wednesday 27th June, 6pm on the school field – Friday 29th June, 5pm […]

New Defibrillator at Goostrey Sports Pavilion

A new defibrillator was formally declared open for community use by the North West Ambulance Service at the Goostrey Sports Pavilion at Booth Bed Lane in Goostrey last week. At the event, held on Friday 8 June, Robert Sharples, Community Resuscitation Officer at North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) said : “I am delighted that North […]