More Mount Pleasant homes allowed

More Mount Pleasant homes allowed

An additional 9 homes have been approved on the Mount Pleasant Park. An earlier application 18/4510 for the “Demolition of 60 & 60a Main Road & garage blocks & the redevelopment of the site with 9 no. park homes & ancillary works” – which Jodrell Bank were opposed to – had been previously refused. But […]

Scouts’ lunch for Goostrey Seniors

Scouts’ lunch for Goostrey Seniors

Goostrey’s Scouts serve up a treat for Seniors  A tasty three course “Community Lunch” was prepared and served by Goostrey scouts for Seniors at the Scout Hut and Youth Centre on Saturday 18 May, as part of 1st Goostrey Scouts’ community engagement programme. More than 10 local Seniors accepted the Scouts’ invitation to join them for lunch, so that Scouts and Seniors could share experiences, get a better understanding and talk to each other. […]

Application for wedding venue at Blackden Manor

Application for wedding venue at Blackden Manor

Updated* The current version of the application now only includes the main Manor house and large glass extension with 3-bay garage. Mr & Mrs Kershaw’s new application for their Grade ll listed Blackden Manor seeks to create a separate wedding venue with 10 bedrooms as well as a large extension to the main house.  (For […]

Today’s Car Wash cancelled

Today’s Car Wash cancelled

Just a note to say the Car Wash in aid of Goostrey Juniors FC at The Crown is not taking place today – but will be held on a later date instead.

Speedwatch

Speedwatch

The Goostrey SpeedWatch team will be reporting 10 drivers who registered speeds over 35mph between 8:15 and 9:15 along Station Road this morning. Four cars were recorded over 40mph – with one at 49mph! The 30mph limit is clearly marked before the railway bridge (and, as per the Highway Code, street lighting indicates a 30 […]

A second unique banner at Goostrey Station – and a request

A second unique banner at Goostrey Station – and a request

There’s a second new banner mounted beside the platform at Goostrey Railway Station.   The wonderful artwork is by Eamonn Murphy and both banners were commissioned by Friends of Goostrey Station (FOGS).  Chair of FOGS, Craig Sidebotham said ‘The digitally produced images are part of a Community Rail project featuring iconic buildings close to local […]

Simon Weston Trophy raises £1130

Simon Weston Trophy raises £1130

There was a great occasion at the weekend on the Booth Bed Lane Playing Field. The 6th annual Simon Weston Trophy Match resulted in a hard-fought 2-1 victory for the West of the village. I’m not sure it matters who won as, most importantly, £1130 was raised for the Remembering Nell Foundation from a wonderful […]

Quarry won’t be ‘called in’

Quarry won’t be ‘called in’

Following requests from the Parish Council and residents for the quarry at Rudheath Lodge, New Platt Lane, to be determined by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government the decision has now been taken that the application should be decided by the local councils. Therefore the decisions to approve the proposal by […]