A TASTE OF MADRID, SPAIN

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to the stunning capital city of Madrid! With dazzling light and bright blue skies for much of the year, Madrid would be an energising city even without the world-class museums and the buzzing nightlife. The centre is smartening itself up, too, with new boutiques, delis, cafés and gastrobars […]

PHOTO COMPETITION TIME!

Now that we see the light at the end of the tunnel, we invite you to snap away with your cameras this Easter and capture a moment of Spring. We would like to know why your picture inspires you, so please send in a brief message along with your photo to: lovegoostrey@gmail.com The winner will […]

WE WISH YOU A HAPPY EASTER!

Easter is a time for new beginnings, new hopes and new joys. We wish all our readers a Happy Easter and may you feel the hope and happiness during this joyful Easter holiday! We will leave you with this quote; ‘Easter comes lifting our hearts with its promise of new beginnings.’     Sarah McNaught […]

HOLY WEEK PRAYER FROM St.Luke’s Parish church.

We continue through Holy Week with a repost of prayer based on scripture for the Tuesday before Easter: God of the fallen grain, God of the children of light: It was in your being broken down that you were lifted up. It is in releasing our lives to others that we bear your lasting truth. […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK- EASTER LEMON TART

This weeks Easter recipe is one of Matthew’s Spring favourites! Matthew lets us in to his secrets for a classic lemon tart.     Ingredients (serves 8) 175g/6 oz plain flour 100g/3.5 oz cold butter (cut into small cubes) 25g/1 oz icing sugar 1 free-range egg yolk 1 tbsp cold water   For the filling  […]

A TASTE OF PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Prague, Czech Republic. Prague, lying at the heart of Europe, it is one of the continent’s finest cities and the major Czech economic and cultural centre. The city has a rich architectural heritage that reflects both the uncertain currents of history in Bohemia and an urban life […]

GOOSTREY ROSE QUEEN WILL BE CROWNED THIS YEAR

13-year-old Cate Clayton who should have been the 2020 Goostrey Rose Queen will definitely be crowned this year. The Committee was forced to cancel most of 2020 Rose Day due to the Covid-19 pandemic but is determined to do as much as possible in 2021. However there remains considerable uncertainty surrounding the exit from lockdown […]

GOOSTREY METHODIST CHURCH

  The Methodist church in Goostrey,  has not been able to perform a “Churches Together” presence with their friends at St Luke’s church Goostrey, at events such as those in the pervious years. The  Palm Sunday Walk, Rose Day Stall, Covenant Service, Plough Service, and Education Sunday, this past year, have not  been possible. Due […]

A TASTE OF STOCKHOLM-SWEDEN

“Why not go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” Mark Twain Stockholm is known as one of the most inclusive and welcoming cities in the world. Its contemporary, urban appeal is balanced with centuries-old history and closeness to nature. As for the things to do in Stockholm, the list is endless. Stockholm […]