GOOSTREY METHODIST CHURCH SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS FOLLOWING JULY 19TH

Dear Friends The Church Stewards met last Friday (July 23rd) to consider how to respond to the relaxation of rules announced by the government on July 19th. The Stewards felt that it was not yet time to abandon all the Covid secure measures that have been in place so far, but to take a more […]

Wild Walking

As the vertical path crumbled under the sole of my water-filled cavern of a walking boot, due to falling into the local brook, and despite lingering exhaustion due to late July heat, there were elberberries and a few blackberries erupting as I descended the route back via  The Bongs of Goostrey. One wet boot, one […]

HOW TO DRESS AFTER 40 – WHAT ARE SOME OF THE THINGS YOU SHOULD AVOID

Below are a few general guidelines on what to avoid doing in terms of style after 40, style over 50 or any age above. 1. DON’T BUY CLOTHES THAT DO NOT FLATTER YOU, EVEN IF THEY ARE ON TREND THIS SEASON. You may be tempted by a new trend but, when thinking about how to […]

ANOTHER IMPROVEMENT AT GOOSTREY RAILWAY STATION

The latest improvement at Goostrey railway station is the installation of two display cabinets. Nature Sign Design placed them in the waiting area on the Manchester to Crewe platform because this is where artwork created by pupils at Goostrey Community Primary School is exhibited. The cabinets are sealed and lockable so they will protect the […]

Legislation and Hedge Cutting

Now is the time to consider tackling unruly hedges and shrubs as the bird nesting season begins to waiver. Some breeds build their nests in domestic hedges and countryside hedge rows, and are protected by law please visit http://hedgeline.org.uk The WCA (Wildlife and Countryside Act) of 1981 stipulates that certain hedges and shrubs may only […]

THE CENTURY OLD GOOSTREY GOOSEBERRY SOCIETY

Gooseberry growing is an older tradition than the traction engines seen in the village of Goostrey. Competitive Gooseberry growing started in the late 1700’s and reached its peak of popularity in the mid 1800’s. The first Gooseberry show in Goostrey was in 1863 but folded a few years later.  Once there were over 200 gooseberry […]

GOOSTREY METHODIST CHURCH NEWSNOTES

  Dear Friends  I was up early this morning and as I opened the front window blinds it was clear blue sky.  That was a lovely greeting to meet me. When I opened the back blinds it was cloudy. By the  time I’d had my first cup of tea, it was a mixture of both […]

GOOSTREY FOOTPATHS GROUP

Goostrey Footpaths Group We are an informal group of volunteers who work in co-operation with Goostrey Parish Council and Cheshire East Council Public Rights of Way Unit to maintain and improve rural footpaths around the village, making them more enjoyable and accessible to all, and to encourage the use of these footpaths.     Our principal […]

NEW EVENTS…ARE YOU OUT THERE?

The Rose Day 2021 was an imense emergence back to the love of Goostrey. We Love Goostrey! Pictured here, is a design that emiated the  feelings the young people of the village pored into ensuring that every home had a Post-Card to not only advertise the event, yet, ensure the isolated and vulnerable, were thought […]

GARDENERS OF GOOSTREY PLEASE INSPIRE ME

  I gleaned beautiful insight into creating ideas for my cards. The most beautiful was a red poppy and I painted her in a yellow skirt, wearing wellies in a rainy puddle. Gardens are full of beauty and top-up our Mindfulness. Painting, drawing, writing and creating harmony. Has anyone a photo of a Clematis that […]