Celebrating the Love Goostrey Volunteers

When it became apparent that COVID was going to force the country into lockdown, a chance comment on the Love Goostrey Facebook page created a team of amazing local volunteers who have now done over 300 acts of service for the people around the village. The work of the Love Goostrey volunteers has recently been […]

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 friendsofgoostreystation.org.  Alternatively you can contact Dave Roberts […]

A Socially Distanced Gooseberry Gathering

Goostrey Gooseberry Society have announced that this year’s show will not go ahead as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. However, maintaining the tradition of over 100 years, the society will this year run a growers-only weighing meeting this Saturday (25th July), broadcasting live on their Facebook page from 1pm on the day, with prize giving […]

Family Safari ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ in Holmes Chapel

Following the overwhelming success of our fantastic Scarecrow competition this year, Holmes Chapel have launched its 2020 Rumble in the Jungle, organised by Dane Sound Radio. The event, which has been running since 2006, is a great opportunity for fun with the family, with a COVID secure family safari, searching the village for all sorts […]

Love Goostrey Asks: David Hext

At Love Goostrey, we love to share and celebrate the achievements of our local community. This week, we are very excited to speak to Section Principal at the World Famous Hallé Orchestra, David Hext, who kindly agreed to answer a few questions. How long have you lived in Goostrey? What is it about Goostrey that […]

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. […]

GOOSTREY ROSE DAY IS CANCELLED BUT VILLAGERS WILL STILL CELEBRATE

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 lovegoostrey@gmail.com and we’ll arrange […]