GOOSTREY ROSE DAY

The Rose Day committee is determined to celebrate Rose Day on Saturday 26 June, although at the present time because of the Covid 19 restrictions it is unlikely to include all the traditional elements. Last year at very short notice, the committee organised Rose Day at Home, which proved a great success and so if […]

GOOSTREY STATION IS ON THE RIGHT TRACK!

Congratulations to Friends of Goostrey Station! Goostrey has won a Cheshire Best Kept Stations 2020 Special Award.  The announcement was made by Chair of CBKS, Mark Barker, during the Virtual Awards ceremony on Youtube.  The Award will be presented at Goostrey Station when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. Members of FOGS were asked to identify the […]

GOOSTREY SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER TIM WILLIAMS LRPS

Tim is a Sports Photographer who lives on Brooklands Drive, Goostrey, was earlier in 2020 a finalist World Sport Photographer of the Year Award for 2020, is now also a finalist in the 2021 British Photography Awards in the sports category with the same image.  The image that he is being judged upon is pictured […]

THE GOOSTREY CHRISTINGLE TRADITION

Every year at Christmas time many British children stick sweets on cocktail sticks, stick them in an orange, put a candle on top and gather together. Christingle is a joyful celebration that brings families and communities together which derived from John de Watteville in Germany in his attempt to get children to think about Jesus. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Announcing The 2020 Goostrey Scarecrow Competition

It’s fair to say that we’ve all been disappointed with the fun events that have had to be cancelled this year, perhaps most notably our annual Goostrey Rose Day festival. However, one of the keys to getting through this situation with our sanity intact, is to focus on what we can do and that is […]