Love Goostrey Asks: Alan Garner

At Love Goostrey we like to get to know the people of our local area. We were thrilled then that the globally-respected author Alan Garner, described by Philip Pullman as “the most important British writer of fantasy since Tolkien” very graciously agreed to answer our questions. You’ve lived in this area of Cheshire all your […]

Have A Laugh And Raise Funds For The PTA

There’s enough misery in the world, so why not help to raise funds for Goostrey PTA by getting a ticket to their comedy night on 26th March. It features stars from CBBC, nationwide comedy tours and BBC’s Mock the Week and if that wasn’t enough there’s a licensed cash bar! Get tickets here www.bit.ly/goostreylol but […]

Blackden Lane and Twemlow Lane Axed From Gritting Map

As we enjoy a spell of frosty but sunny weather, it’s perfect for a walk across the fields but for motorists it’s a nightmare – not just because you have to get out of bed 10 minutes earlier to defrost the windscreen. The other real danger is patches of ice on the roads making the […]

Goostrey sports facilities are chosen by Waitrose Knutsford for fund-raising in February

Waitrose Knutsford has nominated Goostrey’s Boothbed Lane playing fields and sports facilities as one of the store’s three chosen local charities to support during February. But how much money the facilities receive will depend on shoppers choosing the Goostrey cause by voting with their green tokens on completing their store visit. So Goostrey Village Hall […]

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 […]