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 […]

Get Your Free Copy of More Goostrey Walks And Strolls

As we all search for peaceful and beautiful places to walk and exercise our friends at Goostrey Footpaths Group have very kindly allowed Love Goostrey to distribute their 2000 book More Goostrey Walks and Strolls as a PDF for free. This fabulous little illustrated guide outlines nine fantastic walks around the village and introduces you to […]

Love Goostrey Volunteers Project – UPDATE

With all the uncertainty in the world at the moment with turbulent financial markets and the concerns around COVID-19, it’s doubly important to make sure that we’re continuing to do positive things and come together as a community. Goostrey has a tremendous village spirit and Love Goostrey decided to do something to show that to […]

The Red Lion Community Group – Let Us Know If You’re Interested

As has been reported, The Red Lion has been put up for sale by the current owners. Over on the Love Goostrey Facebook page there was a very strong response to the idea that the pub might make an ideal community facility. Because they are part and parcel of village life, there are certain protections […]

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 […]