Bowling huts to be replaced

Bowling huts to be replaced

The VHPFF trustees hope to replace the dilapidating bowling huts at the playing fields to provide WCs and improved scoring accommodation. The planning application for a new Bowling Hut will be proposed for on the same site as the existing huts (rather than a new hall or extension of the pavilion) and will require external funding. […]

Scouts seek volunteers

Scouts seek volunteers

Looking for a new challenge in 2019? Adult Volunteers of any age – and – a new position for a Young Person 1st Goostrey Scouts are keen to welcome new volunteers to maintain the strength of the group. If you’d like to consider getting involved this year, then please contact Group Scout Leader, Neil Memmott at […]

Which roads are salted?

Which roads are salted?

Take extra care if you have to travel today! Here’s a map of Goostrey roads that are covered on CEC’s gritting route. and a link to their webpage to check wider routes: http://maps.cheshire.gov.uk/CE/interactivemapping/?e=375634.125&n=363560.000&s=300000&layers=WGRIT&bm=SM

Annual Blackden Friends’ lecture to shed light on Roman gladiators

Annual Blackden Friends’ lecture to shed light on Roman gladiators

Gladiators, an aspect of Roman culture that still fascinates audiences nearly 2,000 years later, will be the subject of this year’s Friends of The Blackden Trust lecture on Saturday 16th March, 3:00 – 4:30pm. The annual lecture, presented this year by David Jennings, Chief Executive Officer of the York Archaeological Trust, will be held at […]

Help the scouts plant a hedge 3rd March

Help the scouts plant a hedge 3rd March

Join in with Goostrey Scouts to finish the ‘turf fields’ hedge on the 3rd March from 1.00pm. They have 30metres of hedging to plant; some kindly donated by Chester Zoo and 10 Cheshire Damson Trees kindly donated by Goostrey Parish Council ( think of all the jam! and the biodiversity such a hedge will bring […]

Accident closes A535

Accident closes A535

Road closed Chelford to Holmes Chapel, the following notice from Twitter:

United Utilities can help you feel secure..

United Utilities can help you feel secure..

This looks a good idea: full details at https://www.unitedutilities.com/priorityservices United Utilities offer Priority Services including a password scheme to protect you against bogus callers – it is free and could help you, your family or your friends benefit from additional support so UU can respond quickly to those particular needs. (It can also link to a […]

Mount Pleasant expansion refused

Mount Pleasant expansion refused

Goostrey’s Mount Pleasant Residential Park (Tingdene Parks Ltd) applied for the demolition of 60 & 60a Main Road and the garage blocks to redevelop the site with 9 new park homes.    However Cheshire East refused the application yesterday, 25th January 2019, due to the proposal causing impaired efficiency of JBO. They would be in […]

Rail strike continues

Rail strike continues

⚠ RMT UNION STRIKE ACTION ⚠ don’t forget; rail strikes are planned for every Saturday until the 16 February – with no replacement buses at Goostrey. You can find more details here: bit.ly/ARNStrike (and it’s replacement buses only on February Sundays due to bridge works)    

Bluedot announce headliners 2019

Bluedot announce headliners 2019

Message from bluedot, next July they will be celebrating 50 years since the moon landing: (JBO kindly give discounted tickets to locals – on sale at the Discovery Centre now) We have lift off! First headliners announced for Bluedot Festival 2019 Full information online here: https://www.discoverthebluedot.com Tickets on sale Thursday, 10am Opening the Thursday night, the […]