Sarah McNaught Takes Over Love Goostrey

After our recent news that Love Goostrey was for sale there was a flurry of interest in taking on the site. Love Goostrey is pleased to announce that from today local publisher, journalist, illustrator and author Sarah McNaught has taken on the site and will be bringing her wealth of experience to developing the site […]

What’s Happening at Goostrey Station?

A summary of recent activities by FoGS Have you thought about becoming a Friend of Goostrey Station?   New members are always welcome to join us.  This article shows what we are doing currently to improve our railway station but for more information, please look at our website  Alternatively you can contact Dave Roberts […]

Don’t Just Read Love Goostrey – Write It!

As Love Goostrey grows we are seeking someone to help with writing and researching posts and doing some work on the social media accounts.   Ideally, we’re looking for someone with a journalism background, but writing/social media experience would also count. The work would be paid (above minimum wage, but rate will depend on experience). […]

Have Fun In Goostrey With A Family Walking Treasure Hunt!

Have some family fun between 18th and 28thJune 2020 by having a family walk between The Red Lion Goostrey and The Trading Post. There are 20 things to find out, with something for all ages. Along the way, the Q&A sheets will also show and tell you a bit of history about our amazing village. […]


Although Goostrey Rose Day has been cancelled because of the Coronavirus, villagers will still celebrate on the big day – Saturday 27 June. The organising committee, who have arranged Rose Day at Home, are encouraging villagers to put up  flags and bunting in the usual way and to mark the occasion with afternoon tea in […]

Rose Day @ Home – Competitions To Enter!

As posted before Rose Day has this year transmogrified into Rose Day @ Home, with the committee working overtime to try and bring you some of the usual splendour of the annual Rose Day right to your very own home. Foremost among these is the Rose Day @ Home competitions. This year there is an […]

2020 Love Goostrey Scarecrow Competition Winners

The 2020 Love Goostrey Scarecrow Competition is over and the results have been counted and verified (actually they haven’t been verified, but if anyone wants to then you’d be very welcome!) and we can now announce the winners. Drumroll please… If you are listed as one of the winners please email and we’ll arrange […]

Goosfest 2020 has been cancelled but Goosfest 2021 is all systems go!

Goosfest 2020 has been cancelled but Goosfest 2021 is all systems go!

Goosfest 2020 – the two-week October festival of music and arts in Goostrey – has been cancelled due to uncertainties from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, much of the schedule planned for 2020 has been lifted and re-booked for October 2021, when Goosfest organisers hope to run a packed programme. Goosfest Chairman Bill Ollier said: “Unfortunately, […]

Love Goostrey Scarecrow Competition Map

We’ve been blown away by all of the amazing scarecrows that people have created and the extremely kind Peter Jerman has done some sterling work creating a Google Map which will allow you to find all of the scarecrows. You can see it below, or you can click on this link. He’s also created a […]

Announcing The 2020 Goostrey Scarecrow Competition

It’s fair to say that we’ve all been disappointed with the fun events that have had to be cancelled this year, perhaps most notably our annual Goostrey Rose Day festival. However, one of the keys to getting through this situation with our sanity intact, is to focus on what we can do and that is […]