1934 Rose Queen Elsie Maddock sadly dies

1934 Rose Queen Elsie Maddock sadly dies

Sad news of the death of Mrs Elsie Maddock, Goostrey Rose Queen of 1934. Elsie Maddock (nee Capper) became a much loved stalwart of the town carnival movement, both as an adjudicator (notably for the Lancashire Carnival Organization for 25 years) and as trainer of Goostrey Morris Dancers. Fifty years after she was Goostrey’s Rose […]

CEC approves quarry

CEC approves quarry

The Sibelco sand quarry application was passed by CEC’s Strategic Planning Board this morning, after new reports had been submitted. Following 2 hours of presentation and debate the vote wasn’t unanimous; 7 for, 4 against with one abstention. The next step is that the Secretary of State will consider it and decide whether or not […]

CEC to review Sand Quarry on 27th

CEC to review Sand Quarry on 27th

Sibelco’s sand quarry application 17/3605W is due to be heard again by Cheshire East following updated information submitted to CWaC.  (CWaC approved the proposal, as did CEC last year) Wednesday 27th Feb Macclesfield Town Hall at 10:30am. (public welcome) “……….The assessment of the additional information is the subject of this additional report together with additional […]

Goostrey’s Laura needs your vote

Goostrey’s Laura needs your vote

Laura Harvey, from Goostrey, is among eight volunteers from around the world (she is the only one from the UK) to be selected out of nearly 2000 as finalists for the 2019 IVHQ Alternative Break Scholarship. However the ultimate winner will be determined by public vote so Laura would be grateful for our support…… voting […]

Goostrey Juniors FC fundraise to compete in Europe!

Goostrey Juniors FC fundraise to compete in Europe!

Goostrey Juniors FC U14s team is having a fantastic season, currently top of the division within the Mid Cheshire Youth League. In addition to success at home, the team has been given the opportunity to participate in a European tournament in Lisbon at the end of May, for which they are currently fundraising: QUIZ NIGHT: Quiz Night in […]

Changes to Nether Lea proposal

Changes to Nether Lea proposal

The indicative layout for Outline Planning now shows 13 homes (one extra) being proposed by Crabtree Homes Ltd for land to the east of Hermitage Lane, with access off Nether Lea. (see layout below).  The mound to the east (allegedly to deflect interference to JBO) has been removed. The decision, by delegated authority, has been […]

Goostrey Flower Club 14th Feb

Goostrey Flower Club 14th Feb

The Goostrey Flower Club meet this week, on 14th February at 2pm for 2.30 in the Village Hall.  Visitors are most welcome – the price is £5 – and there will be a cup of tea and a raffle for a chance to win the beautiful designs. The demonstrator will be Pat Murphy; “Design with […]

Garden bins restart

Garden bins restart

Garden waste collections will resume from Monday. You can check your bin collection day here: goo.gl/AWLUfp