Draft Local Plan released

Draft Local Plan released

Good news. The draft Local Plan was released yesterday and states that, although Goostrey will remain a Local Service Centre, housing provision will be provided mainly by Holmes Chapel. “…. in order to reduce unsustainable sporadic development, new housing will be strictly controlled.  In the case of Goostrey which adjoins Holmes Chapel, a larger Local […]

CEC wants to hear from villages

CEC wants to hear from villages

Press release from Cheshire East,February 3, 2014: Cheshire East to work with villages on details of Local Plan Cheshire East Council is set to engage with villages and rural areas over the detailed stages of the Local Plan. The Local Plan has focused, thus far, on larger towns and the main strategic development sites. As […]

Tues 28th housing site allocations Village Hall 6-8.30

Tues 28th housing site allocations Village Hall 6-8.30

Reminder: Goostrey Parish Council are holding a Public Consultation regarding Site Allocations for the Local Plan on Tuesday 28th January in the Village Hall 6.00pm – 8.30pm.  The Parish Council would like as many Goostrey residents as possible to attend and give their views. update:  This was the questionnaire the parish council wanted answers to: .

Inspector found under-supply of housing land concerning

Inspector found under-supply of housing land concerning

An interesting read, particularly following Andrew Kolker’s remarks at this months Parish Council regarding Cheshire East’s request to Planning Minister Nick Boles to accept that they can demonstrate a sufficient supply of housing land with a 5% buffer, using the ‘Liverpool’ method: The construction of 148 dwellings in Cheshire was approved due in part to the […]

Response from CEC Leader Cllr Jones

Response from CEC Leader Cllr Jones

LoveGoostrey received the following witty query: “Any news on the final response from “Goostrey” at the end of the 2nd Consultation?  E.g.  Numbers who contacted Cheshire East, Where we go from here etc.  Also, why hasn’t someone just approached the Head of Whatever and just simply asked them why Goostrey has been wrongly-classified?  I give […]

Comment letter for posting

Comment letter for posting

If you don’t like online commenting… Re Comments to Cheshire East on Local Plan [2nd Consultation] LoveGoostrey [in conjunction with Goostrey Parish Council] will be delivering to residents an ‘Objection/Comment Letter’ over the next few days.  Please use it, adding your own comment,  and simply post to the Spatial Planning Team at Cheshire East  if […]

Resident’s demands

Resident’s demands

Found on BBCRadioStoke’s twitter page: “Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan must take into account the demands of it’s residents, according to the Gov’t Minister for housing.” Goostrey residents should demand to be heard and send the council your comments – try LoveGoostrey’s guide to comments on our website – surely Cheshire East shouldn’t continue to […]

SPB vote to oppose development

SPB vote to oppose development

November 19, 2013 CEC Press Release Cheshire East Fights to Protect Countryside Cheshire East Council has vowed to fight two key planning applications in Congleton in order to protect the character of the Cheshire countryside The decision was made following Friday’s strategic planning board meeting in which members voted in favour of opposing development on […]

New Consultation on Core Strategy

New Consultation on Core Strategy

New consultation on Core Strategy for Local Plan Cheshire East are re-consulting on a new draft Core Strategy and responses have to be submitted by 16th December 2013.  We have once again produced a guide to assist you. Despite nearly 600 objections from Goostrey and despite the clear reasoned argument that Goostrey was incorrectly and unfairly assessed […]

New comments to Local Plan by 16 Dec

New comments to Local Plan by 16 Dec

The next stage of the Local Plan is currently open for Consultation with comments required by the 16th December 2013. Read the details here. As in the previous consultation earlier this year, we will be posting a guide to the plan with suggested comments for you to consider. Unfortunately, despite an overwhelming 500+ objections to […]