Love Goostrey For Sale

Since Love Goostrey began in 2012 it has become a centrepoint of the local media; bringing news, gossip, fun and events to the area. The site was launched by Janet Lardner-Burke nearly a decade ago and was taken over by me, Andrew Shanahan, when Janet moved out of the area. Having launched a new business […]

Brand New Display at Goostrey Station!

This week’s post comes courtesy of Chris Burgess.   Journeys – a new display at Goostrey Station The current restrictions mean that people are making fewer journeys by train.  To make sure that we don’t forget the excitement of travelling, Becky Cowell, deputy headteacher at Goostrey Community Primary School, has produced a new display at […]

Training for the Paralympics, in Goostrey!

Sarah Storey is Great Britain’s most successful female Paralympian in history having won 14 Gold, 8 Silver and 3 Bronze medals across an impressive 7 Paralympic Games. She is also one of the World’s most versatile athletes having won World and Paralympic Gold medals for her country across two sports (swimming and cycling) and across […]

Why are trees important?

Google the term ‘Biodiversity’ and you will be hit with several worthy articles talking about opportunities, networking, delivering tangible outputs etc. What does this all mean? And how does this show that trees are important? And what has this to do with Goostrey? At school you are taught that biodiversity is important for the planet […]

Apple Trees and Wildlife Hedges at Bidlea Dairy

This week’s post comes courtesy of Paul Kemsley who has organised a fantastic event to get involved in planting some hedges and trees at Bidlea Dairy! Make sure to book your slot soon to avoid missing out! Come to Bidlea Dairy plant either an apple tree or hedgerow in your 15 minute slot. 1/ A […]

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 […]

Register your interest for full fibre broadband

This week’s post has been sent in my Love Goostrey reader, Robert Bradley. Thanks Robert! Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) – Register your interest In order to not to get left behind or be last in line as BT rolls out fibre to the premises (FTTP) in the UK – it’s important that we register […]

Biodiversity at Goostrey Station

This week’s post comes courtesy of Chris Burgess who has shared a story with us about biodiversity at Goostrey Rail Station. Thanks Chris! Many people would not include the words biodiversity and railway in the same sentence. But Network Rail states that they take seriously the responsibility to maintain and improve the railway, while being […]

An Update on Rose Day 2021

Rose Day is the absolute joy of our village and we are really happy here at Love Goostrey to hear an update on the plans for Rose Day 2021: Following the Rose Day AGM, which was held via Zoom because of social distancing, the committee has agreed to work towards Rose Day 2021 going ahead […]

Young People’s Wildlife Project: A Wild Success

Sunday (11th October) saw the first in this year’s two part Young People’s Wildlife Project, where people of all ages headed down to local areas of wildlife around the village and planted all sorts of plants and trees to help the local wildlife flourish, with the added extra of making the areas even more beautiful […]