A TASTE OF CORNWALL

Cornwall is a peninsular to the extreme southwest of England. The county has the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain and it is one of the sunniest areas in the UK. With picturesque villages, Celtic ruins, light blue waters, gardens and parks with unique architecture, it certainly is among the most scenic areas of […]

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 […]

2021 GOOSTREY OPEN TENNIS COMPETITIONS

Tennis players in Goostrey are invited to sign up for this year’s Goostrey Open Tennis competitions. Competitions will be organised for: Ladies Singles Mens Singles Ladies Doubles Mens Doubles Mixed Doubles The competitions will run from the 10th May 2021 to the end of June 2021 with a Finals Day planned for Sunday 27th June […]

A TASTE OF THE LAKE DISTRICT, CUMBRIA

This week’s travel journey takes us to the stunning National Park of the Lake District. The Lake District is located in the North West of England in the county of Cumbria. At 2,292 square kilometres the Lake District National Park is one of the largest of 12 National Parks located in the UK. It is […]

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 […]

A TASTE OF YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE

This week’s travel journey takes us to the lovely the city of York. Like stepping back into the middle ages, the overhanging timber-framed houses and traditional shopfronts of The Shambles makes it one of the UK’s most historic and picturesque streets. A place of extraordinary cultural wealth, visit York and you’ll discover a beautifully preserved […]

FORMER CHAIR TO BE PRESIDENT OF GOOSTREY ROSE DAY

Julia Sewell, who is a former Chair of the Rose Day Committee, will be the President of this year’s festival on Saturday 26 June. Julia, who was a member of the committee for many years and Chair for five years from 2006, says she is looking forward to the event even though its exact format […]

A TASTE OF SNOWDONIA, WALES

This week’s travel journey takes us to Snowdonia, Wales. Snowdonia National Park was established in 1951 as the third National park in Britain, following the Peak District and the Lake District. It covers 827 square miles and has 37 miles of coastline. The Snowdonia National Park covers parts of the counties of Gwynedd and Conwy. […]

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! […]