Slug pellets banned from today

Slug pellets containing Metaldehyde are banned from sale from today. (If you see them on sale point out it is their legal obligation to remove them from sale). Metaldehyde is toxic to wildlife – hedgehogs, amphibians and wild birds are poisoned by eating contaminated slugs or pellets. If we no longer poison hedgehogs, frogs and […]

Goosfest tickets selling fast!

Goosfest 2019 tickets went on sale on Saturday morning and we hear that they’ve never had them sell so fast! Great news. If you are planning to go to some of the events – and there seems to be something for everyone in the 2019 brochure – better get booking quickly to reserve your tickets before […]

Wild About Goostrey grows

It is great to hear that residents are signing up to “Wild About Goostrey” – pledging to improve habitats to make Goostrey a fabulous place for wildlife. This wonderful lawn turned meadow, for instance, is proving very popular with pollinators and butterflies.  But even just a few improvements can make a huge difference; put up […]

Jodrell Bank Observatory added to World Heritage List

Congratulations to Professors Teresa Anderson and Tim O’Brien! They are currently in Baku and will now no doubt be celebrating with their team as JBO has just been inscribed as a World Heritage Site! The chairperson thanked for the “massive expression of support”, comments made included “impressive nomination”, “inspiration”, “protecting scientific knowledge”. Full details on […]

Scouts’ camp

Night falls on 1st Goostrey Group Camp in Milldale near Nantwich this evening for 60 beavers, cubs, Scouts and young leaders

Goostrey Gooseberry Show 27th July 2019

Goostrey Gooseberry Show 27th July 2019

Goostrey Gooseberry Show Saturday 27th July from 1pm at The Crown (til 6ish). The first Goostrey Gooseberry Show was in 1863 with the first one held in the Red Lion, Goostrey. The current Society has been going since 1897. It’s all about who can grow the heaviest Gooseberry, some of which can grow to the […]

Are you Wild About Goostrey?

Are you Wild About Goostrey?

Goostrey resident Sandra recently took out some conifers and replaced them with a wildflower garden – thank you to Erica for sending in the gorgeous photos below. You may have noticed them already on Buckbean Way. Are you Wild About Goostrey too? It would only take a little effort but the results would reap huge […]

Auction for bluedot tickets!

Auction for bluedot tickets!

Do you fancy getting your hands on 2 weekend tickets for bluedot Festival? Goostrey Rose Festival are running a silent auction to win two tickets for this hugely popular event! You have until 15th July to put in your bid…click the link below: https://www.32auctions.com/rosedaybluedot

Bluedot info for residents 18-21st July

Bluedot info for residents 18-21st July

Obviously we hope the bluedot Festival will be a huge success again – however if you do have noise, anti-social or Highways concerns please contact CEC to log the issue as well as the bluedot Helpline below. And if you are going to bluedot this year..have a great time! Cheshire East; Brenda Lomas 07753 583514, […]

Bees swarm on Rose Day field

Bees swarm on Rose Day field

There was a buzz of excitement on the school field on Sunday evening – with bees swarming around a tree on the field, spotted by Megan Hughes. How lucky though that the bees decided to swarm on Sunday rather than disrupt Rose Day 🐝 🐝 🐝 and before a school day! Luckily Goostrey has a […]