Clocks change

Clocks change

Don’t forget to move your clocks forward an hour before you go to bed tonight. Clocks change at 01:00 to British Summer Time on Sunday morning 31st March; bringing darker mornings but lighter evenings. Spring forward – Fall back In 1907 British builder William Willett introduced the idea of changing the clocks to stop people wasting daylight […]

Booth Bed Lane closed 1-5th and 8-11th April

Booth Bed Lane closed 1-5th and 8-11th April

A section of Booth Bed will be closed for up to 5 days from the 1st April due to work on overhead cables and 4 days from 8th April: closures between Brick Bank Lane and Boots Green. “Nothing in the Order shall prevent driving upon the said lengths of road of any vehicle which is […]

Nether Lea homes refused

Nether Lea homes refused

The proposal for 13 homes off Nether Lea, to the east of a Hermitage Lane, has been refused. Link to application….18/4980c. Link to the Decision Notice with extensive reference to Goostrey’s Neighbourhood Plan . Update layout of refused homes off Nether Lea

Goostrey Scouts need helpers..

Goostrey Scouts need helpers..

Can you help?  Goostrey Scouts has several vacancies for new volunteers in the following areas: A membership secretary to manage our waiting list and the progression between sections A young adult aged 18 to 24 to lead greater youth involvement in the running of our group Digital media skills to improve our online communication  An event organiser as well as a team of […]

Maintenance on the Lovell

Maintenance on the Lovell

The Lovell telescope will be ‘parked’ for the next few months for maintenance; replacing the original, now corroding, surface which can be seen underneath. (Continuing work carried out last summer.) Always a spectacular sight from around the village, our iconic neighbour is currently looking stunning at night thanks to the safety lights while work continues. […]

Unique new sign at a Goostrey Station

Unique new sign at a Goostrey Station

Have you noticed? There’s a new banner mounted beside the platform at Goostrey Railway Station.   The wonderful artwork is by Eamonn Murphy and the banner was commissioned by Friends of Goostrey Station (FOGS).  Chair of FOGS, Mike Jarvis said ‘The digitally produced images are part of a Community Rail project featuring iconic buildings close […]

Graveyard path renovation

Graveyard path renovation

Thanks to the parish council, the path from the village hall to the graveyard is getting a much needed facelift…but best avoid it for a couple of days while the work is carried out.  

Free historic herb garden workshop

Free historic herb garden workshop

A free afternoon learning herb gardening skills with Barbara Depledge and Griselda Garner   Saturday 30th March 2019  The Blackden Trust, CW4 8BY 2.00 – 4.00 pm Barbara and Griselda have been maintaining the herb garden at The Blackden Trust together over the last three years. They are planning to replant it with the herbs that are […]

Please support the Campaign for Fairer Funding for Cheshire East Schools

Please support the Campaign for Fairer Funding for Cheshire East Schools

A letter from Headmaster D. Oliver re support for our schools. Do take a moment to sign the petition at the bottom: “You have possibly seen previous information about the unfair funding schools in Cheshire East receive.  Cheshire East remains one of the lowest funded authorities nationally and the current national fairer funding proposals do […]