Trains over Christmas & New Year

The Friends of Goostrey Station have produced this handy check for train times over the festive period! Well done FoGS, very useful, thank you:

Relevant points in changes to LP Strategy

The Strategic Planning Board met yesterday to review proposed changes to the Local Plan Strategy.  Just a couple of points are relevant to Goostrey: new additions in red, below…. firstly, strengthening the JBO consultation zone; Policy SE 14 Jodrell Bank: 1. Within the Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope Consultation Zone, as defined on the Proposals Map, development will […]

LoveGoostrey report on Leader’s comments

LoveGoostrey report on Leader’s comments

LoveGoostrey report on Goostrey AGM: Following the recent Consultation process there has been over 550 objections to Goostrey being designated as a Local Service Centre and not one in support. At the AGM this week Michael Jones, leader of Cheshire East agreed that Goostrey would be ‘treated’, according to the draft local plan, as a […]

Kent villagers reclaim their status in planning battle

Kent villagers reclaim their status in planning battle

The residents of a village that was reclassified as a town by the borough council so thousands more homes could be built in the area have forced the council to reverse its decision.  But Hawkhurst, Kent struck a deal in a 3 year battle allowing planners to build 240 homes on the condition that it is […]

What next?

What next?

The current consultation is now over.  LoveGoostrey would like to thank all who took the time to comment.  We have put a list of comments that were posted online below, which shows there was a unanimous rejection of being classed as a ‘Local Service Centre’.  We have had more comments about Goostrey than some of the […]

New House Bonus cash for councils

New House Bonus cash for councils

No wonder Cheshire East are having a big push for houses – in the news today, under the New House Bonus scheme to encourage house building, Cheshire East will receive a large pot of money from the government. They are currently one of the top 50 councils ( No. 34 out of a total of […]