Should Goostrey Parish Council Buy The Railway Sidings?

All houses in the village should have received a letter from the Parish Council asking if residents would like the Council to make an offer for the railway sidings which are up for sale. Residents have until the 27th to respond. You can also click here to fill in this survey online to get your […]

Update on the traffic lights for Goostrey Station Bridge

A message from The FOGS Committee on the traffic lights which have been proposed on Goostrey Station Bridge… The matter was raised at a recent Goostrey Parish Council Meeting as the design for the improvements to the bridge were done in 2018 and the works were scheduled to be completed in March 2019 but as […]

Goostrey Pre-School Suffers “Significant Theft”, Suspect Arrested.

Goostrey Pre-School Suffers “Significant Theft”, Suspect Arrested.

Goostrey Pre-School sent a shocking email yesterday confirming that they have been the victim of a very significant theft. Here is the text of the statement: Dear Parents, It is with great sadness that the Trustees have to announce that Goostrey Pre-School has fallen victim to the theft of a significant amount of money. All […]

Bowled Over By Funding

More good news as at their meeting on Tuesday evening, Goostrey Parish Council voted to provide £10,000 towards the construction of a new pavilion, subject to conditions. This will match the funding to be provided by the Village Hall and Playing Fields Foundation (VHPFF) and means the fund raising is now officially up and running. […]

Goostrey’s Gotta Lotta Bottle

As regular readers of Love Goostrey will know we are big supporters of Bidlea Dairy. For full disclosure I should point out we’re not paid to say nice things by Bidlea (or anyone for that matter), although Adam did once ask if I wanted a beer when he was at the bar of The Crown, […]

Dates for your diary from 1st Goostrey Scouts

Dates for your diary from 1st Goostrey Scouts

SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM 1st Goostrey Scouts   Dates for the Diary 24th November – Woodland Trust Big Climate Fightback at the Scout Hut Our young people consistently tell us that protecting our environment is one of the most important things they care about. On Sunday 24th November Cub Leader, Paul Kemsley, is inviting all young […]

Friends of Goostrey Station Celebrated in Parliament!

This month there was another surprise for Friends of Goostrey Station!  Their work has been celebrated in parliament! Vice Chair of FoGS Mike Jarvis received a letter of congratulation from our MP Fiona Bruce which reads: I am writing to let you and all your fellow volunteers with Friends of Goostrey Station know that I […]

Fancy singing loud to spread Christmas cheer and help the homeless?

At Love Goostrey we’re firm believers in all the things that Buddy the Elf taught us: spaghetti and syrup is a fine recipe, alcohol in coffee makes Cossack dancing possible and, of course… So, when we received word from Angela Gilmore concerning Christmas caroling to raise money for the amazing homeless charity, Lifeshare, we knew […]

New Planning Application For Skip Hire Business

There’s a new planning application (click here if you would like to see the original on Cheshire East’s Planning Portal). The location of the business is detailed in the plans below. Residents have started to register their objections to the application with one telling Love Goostrey that on a previous occasion when skips were regularly […]

FOGS members celebrate success in national and local competitions!

FOGS members are delighted to announce that their entry won the ACoRP Photo and Video competition.  The result was announced at the National Awards Ceremony of the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) in Telford on Thursday 3rd October. Monica and Peter Robson, accompanied by Mike and Ayleen Jarvis, were there to receive the engraved […]