Goostrey Resident Rob Jones Canoes Great Glen Trail for BHF

Local resident Rob Jones has canoed 60 miles from Inverness to Fort William with his friend Piers Martin, raising over £3500 for the British Heart Foundation. We spoke to Rob to hear more about his challenge. Have you canoed before or was this a totally new challenge for you? I’ve done a fair amount of canoeing […]

Tell Us What You Want From Love Goostrey

Tell Us What You Want From Love Goostrey

I’m very keen to understand what readers would like from Love Goostrey and if you’ve got the time to answer 10 quick questions then I’d really appreciate you filling in this short survey. You can either click here to take it (full link here – https://forms.gle/o5o4hn1Y3xxTMCXz6) or fill out the form underneath. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeiBT63bvo3UJWudHE3LGZ4dHHub4zps-FD37pOZWgdyO9xrQ/viewform” query=”embedded=true” […]

Objections to 51/61 Main Road encouraged

Objections to 51/61 Main Road encouraged

If housing is allowed on this site, by JBO being over-ruled, it would not only lead to the possibility of more houses on the same site but also other applications popping up again around the village. So we would encourage you to object to the 1 & 3 homes by 51/61 Main Road (Fairway Drive) […]

Appeals for housing behind Fairway Drive

Appeals for housing behind Fairway Drive

Henderson Homes are appealing the refusals of two applications behind the two 2016 new-builds on Fairway Drive, Main Road (opp. Mount Pleasant).  Whilst the houses are for on the same site (Plots 3,4 & 8) there are two applications involved; 17/0680 for 1 house on plot 8 and 17/4451 for all three.  Originally refused due to […]

Appeal for 6 houses in the middle of Goostrey dismissed

Appeal for 6 houses in the middle of Goostrey dismissed

The Appeal by Henderson Homes for an additional 6 houses behind the two new-builds on Main Road, adjacent to 51 Main Road, has been dismissed by the Planning Inspector.  In short, the Inspector deemed the proposal for 6 houses acceptable in design and location but she gave more weight to the policies in the Local […]

Awaiting decision of public inquiry on 6 homes 51/61 Main Rd

Awaiting decision of public inquiry on 6 homes 51/61 Main Rd

The Henderson Homes public inquiry on the refusal of 6 further homes on the paddock between 51/61 Main Road ended yesterday with Closing Statements from the three parties. The hearing, held in Congleton Town Hall, had been adjourned since October having taken longer than anticipated, but it will still be some weeks yet until we […]

Public inquiry resumes today

Public inquiry resumes today

Henderson Homes’ public inquiry into the refusal of 6 homes next to 51 Main Road resumes at 10am this morning for Closing Statements.  The inquiry is being held in Congleton Town Hall and due to the length of time taken to present evidence etc it was adjourned until today. Cheshire East’s barrister Scott Lyness has stated,” […]

Henderson Appeal in Sandbach Chronicle "no cogent case"

Henderson Appeal in Sandbach Chronicle "no cogent case"

The following article appears in this weeks Sandbach Chronicle following the public inquiry into the refusal of 6 homes next to 51 Main Road.  The inquiry was held in Congleton Town Hall last week and due to the length of time taken to present evidence etc it has been adjourned until Nov 28th.   The […]

October Appeal for 6 houses by 51 Main Rd

October Appeal for 6 houses by 51 Main Rd

A year ago an application was refused for six houses in Goostrey on the land next to 51 Main Road, behind the two recently erected homes.  The developer is now appealing this decision at a Public Inquiry next month when Henderson Homes will be opposing the objections from Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire East and Goostrey […]

Further application for new houses behind Main Rd

Further application for new houses behind Main Rd

New planning application 17/4451C   The saga continues on the paddock behind the 2 new houses opposite the entrance to Mt Pleasant.  This time the application is for a detached house and 2 semis (now classed as “social rented”) – on the same footprint as houses in earlier applications where JBO have previously objected to several houses. […]