Celebrating the Love Goostrey Volunteers

When it became apparent that COVID was going to force the country into lockdown, a chance comment on the Love Goostrey Facebook page created a team of amazing local volunteers who have now done over 300 acts of service for the people around the village. The work of the Love Goostrey volunteers has recently been […]

97.2% in favour of Neighbourhood Plan

97.2% in favour of Neighbourhood Plan

There was a resounding success for the Neighbourhood Plan at the count tonight with 97.2% of voters in favour. 858 residents voted in all, at the polling booth or by post, which is 46.38% of residents on Goostrey’s electoral register. (834 voted “YES”, 21 voted No and 3 papers were deemed invalid)   Click photos […]

Voting today till 10pm

Voting today till 10pm

Please use your vote.  The parish council took a proactive approach for the future of Goostrey in drawing up a Neighbourhood Plan. Designed to reflect the wishes of residents in the parish it will sit alongside the Local Plan and be used in all planning decisions. A “YES” vote by residents today will be the […]

Top reasons to vote "YES" on Thursday

Top reasons to vote "YES" on Thursday

Detailed policies of the Neighbourhood Plan for Goostrey can be read here but below are the top seven reasons to vote “YES” if you live in Goostrey Parish: 7.00 am to 10.00 pm Thursday 17th Aug at the Scout Hut & Youth Facility. “Do you want Cheshire East Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Goostrey […]

SAY "YES" Poster

SAY "YES" Poster

The Neighbourhood Plan referendum is on August 17th – would you display a SAY “YES” mini-poster in your window to encourage residents to vote? Reply in the comment box below (your comment/name&address wont show on the website) or email lovegoostrey@gmail.com and we’ll drop one off for you.

Away on 17th Aug: need a postal vote?

Away on 17th Aug: need a postal vote?

Apply by 31st July.  Three weeks until Goostrey parish residents vote in the Goostrey Neighbourhood Plan Referendum on Thursday 17th August   If you will be away and can’t vote in person you can easily apply through the following links for a Postal Vote or a Proxy Vote  but must do so by Monday 31st July.  

Neighbourhood Plan referendum 17th August 2017

Neighbourhood Plan referendum 17th August 2017

The Parish Council’s Neighbourhood Plan for Goostrey is now finished, approved by the Examiner, and will go to a public vote in a referendum on Thursday 17th August when Goostrey residents will be able to vote for it to be adopted.  If you will be away and can’t vote in person you can easily apply […]

Cheshire East 'no longer supportive' of applications

Cheshire East 'no longer supportive' of applications

Cheshire East Council specify that Goostrey parish is part of a Local Service Centre with a requirement to provide around 27* new homes. But since the appeal for a development of 119 houses (and presumably all the evidence that JBO put forward in regard to the cumulative impact from housing) CEC are now giving signifiant […]