Musical evening at The Blackden Trust 6th May

Musical evening at The Blackden Trust 6th May

Chimney Music   Fireside Folk  An intimate evening of sublime singing and musicianship. James Patterson: guitar and vocal John Dipper: viola d’amore, violin and concertina   Monday 6thMay 2019 The Blackden Trust CW4 8BY Doors open 7.00 pm – Music starts 7.30 pm – Finish 10.00 pm   James Patterson’s voice is considered one of the best […]

New signs for Booth Bed Lane junction

New signs for Booth Bed Lane junction

Residents may have noticed that all the warning signs are being replaced/upgraded at the junction of Booth Bed Lane/Hermitage Lane with Main Road.  Goostrey Parish Council received representations about the dangers there and analysis showed that all the accidents that have occurred there had been due to drivers coming from Booth Bed Lane or Hermitage […]

Scaffolding coming down on station building

Scaffolding coming down on station building

The scaffolding is being taken down on the old Railway building as the work progresses. Here are some photographs from a walk around at the weekend, you can see shiny new green/red paint and where cladding has been replaced – and where work still needs to be carried out:  

Speeding into the village

Speeding into the village

Volunteers on Goostrey’s SpeedWatch team recorded 19 vehicles doing over 35 along Station Road between 8:15/9:15 this morning; almost all offenders were driving into the village, with one recorded at 48mph. Roads with street lights “are generally restricted to a speed limit of 30 mph ( 48 km/h) unless otherwise specified” (The Highway Code), so […]

Goostrey’s St Luke’s to toll for Notre Dame

Goostrey’s St Luke’s to toll for Notre Dame

Following the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are asking cathedrals and churches across England to toll their bells for 7 minutes at 7pm tonight, Thursday. St Luke’s will toll the tenor bell. The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are today encouraging, where possible, all cathedrals and churches across England to toll […]

Permitted development on Mount Pleasant?

Permitted development on Mount Pleasant?

Interestingly, Tingdene Parks Ltd are hoping to add nine additional homes at Mount Pleasant Park under ‘permitted development’ through planning permission granted in the 1990’s. This new proposal follows being refused permission for the demolition of 60 & 60a Main Road & garage blocks for 9 park homes in January 2019 (with objection from JBO). […]

Goostrey Flower Club April

Goostrey Flower Club April

Goostrey Flower Club is on Thursday 11th April, starting at 2.30 in the Village Hall. Heather Hayes will be the demonstrator her title “With Beauty in Mind”.  All are very welcome.

The Lovell in 1956

The Lovell in 1956

Further to the current maintenance on the Lovell; a marvellous photograph courtesy of Goostrey Archives of the original surface in 1956 before the Mark 1 radio telescope became operational.  Health & Safety today would have a few words!