ROSE DAY PRIZE DRAW

My name is Jane and I am on the Goostrey Rose Festival Committee.  Along with Carol we have managed to put together a Prize Draw, which I am sure you all missed last year! This has only been possible due to the generosity of local businesses as listed below on our tickets, to which we […]

INTERVIEW WITH REBECCA FROM GOOSTREY HOME AND LEISURE

This week’s interview is with Rebecca, manager of Goostrey Home and Leisure. Nestled in a charming rural location just off the A50 between Knutsford and Holmes Chapel, Goostrey Home & Leisure offers the ultimate country shopping experience. There is a mixture of interesting and unusual shops, which offer a unique selection of gifts and inspiring […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – SCANDI BEETROOT AND SALMON PASTA

  Ingredients 50g wholemeal fusilli 1 cooked beetroot , cut into wedges ½ small ripe avocado, cubed 2 baby cucumbers , sliced 2 tbsp chopped dill 1 tbsp fat-free Greek yogurt mixed with 1 tbsp water 1 heaped tsp creamd horseradish 50g poached salmon , flaked 30g rocket Method STEP 1 Cook the fusilli following pack instructions, then drain and leave […]

INTERVIEW WITH NIGEL FALLON AT GOOSTREY NEWS

Known as ‘Nigels’ by the children that over the years, have called into the shop for a comic magazine, the owner  of Goostrey News once carried Sean Connery’s golf clubs. “I had a trip out to meet the friendly face of Nigel Fallon behind the counter of Goostrey News”. Goostrey News, which was previously a […]

PASTIMES OF GOOSTREY

Known for it’s flapjacks and sultana and ginger scones, Pastimes of Goostrey is a beautiful village cafe set in the heart of Goostrey village, which has become very popular with cyclists, who stop off en route for a bite to eat or a fresh English brew. I had a chat with owner Wendy, who said […]

NEWS FROM FRIENDS OF GOOSTREY STATION

This spring, daffodils and tulips have been in flower along the road near Goostrey station and beside the path down to the Crewe platform. It’s a reminder that, even though Friends of Goostrey Station are still unable to hold their monthly working parties, much has been done by this small group of volunteers over the […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK- PSEUDO TRIFLE

This week’s Spring favourite comes from Sue with her delicious Pseudo Trifle!   Break up 3 Amaretti biscuits into each glass or bowl Using soft fruit of your choice spoon onto top of biscuit Tablespoon creme de cassis or cointreau over fruit base Top with yoghurt, creme fraiche or whipped double cream- or a combination! […]

A TASTE OF ROME, ITALY

This week’s virtual travel takes us to the romantic city of Rome, here is why! With its unparalleled history, Rome is the third most visited city in Europe and the fourteenth worldwide. It attracts visitors from all over the world who are impatient to discover the city’s impressive monuments and sites; not to mention its […]