Scout Bonfire, Hiking and Washing up – the fundraising continues!

Not only was The Goostrey Bonfire and Firework Night a lot of fun but it also raised nearly £5000 towards repaying the outstanding loan of £50,000 towards the new Scout Hut and youth centre. For the first time on Bonfire Night, the car park of the new Scout Hut was the venue for hospitality – […]

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 […]

New councillor: note new date 27 May

New councillor: note new date 27 May

We see there is a vacancy for a new councillor on Goostrey Parish Council. If you feel that you would be interested click the link below to read the info on the parish council website below and contact the clerk if you wish to apply: Parish councillor vacancy. [GPC website] Applications must reach the clerk […]

Parish Council donate to Scout Hut

Parish Council donate to Scout Hut

Goostrey Parish Council have voted to donate a further £50,000 towards the cost of building the new Scout Hut/Youth Centre. “The Parish Council appreciates the extraordinary efforts that the scouts have put into raising funds for this community project and is delighted with the success they have had so far. We also appreciate that Goostrey […]

Would you like to be a parish councillor?

Would you like to be a parish councillor?

We see there is a vacancy for a new councillor on Goostrey Parish Council. If you feel that you would be interested read the info on the parish council website below and contact the clerk if you wish to apply: Parish councillor vacancy. Applications must reach the clerk by 5pm on Friday 27th May 2016. […]

Annual Parish Meeting Tues 3rd May

Annual Parish Meeting Tues 3rd May

The Agenda for the Annual Parish Meeting 7.30pm Goostrey Village Hall: 1.  Welcome & Introduction 2.  Apologies. 3.  Minutes of Annual Parish Meeting 2015. 4.  Chairman’s Report. 5.  Statement of Accounts 6. Goostrey Village Archive Group 7. Neighbourhood Plan 8.  Public Forum. Tea/coffee and biscuits follow the meeting.

Donation boosts new hut fund

Donation boosts new hut fund

After the scouts organised for J K Ashbrooks Plant Hire and Groundworks contractors to demolish the old youth centre last month, James Ashbrook and family have donated £1225 towards the fundraising for the new building.  The new Scout Hut and Youth Centre will be built on half of the site with the other half up for sale by the Parish […]

PC extraordinary meeting 12th Aug Weds 7pm

PC extraordinary meeting 12th Aug Weds 7pm

The Parish Council are meeting to discuss planning matters including the 14/1964C [Hermitage Lane/NetherLea] appeal Wednesday 7.00pm in the Village Hall Lounge 12th Aug 2015. “To discuss the Parish Council’s response for the appeal and possible use of Rule 6, for the Parish Council to attend the Public Enquiry and to decide if representation by an […]

Neighbourhood Plan: Drop-in session on Saturday 25th

Neighbourhood Plan: Drop-in session on Saturday 25th

Goostrey Parish Council plan to include interested residents on the Neighbourhood Plan Committee but firstly have produced a “Future direction of Goostrey” leaflet with a questionnaire (see links below) for residents to express the needs and issues that are important to them. An informal ‘drop in’ morning on Saturday 25th July will be your opportunity to get involved in shaping the […]

Neighbourhood Plan update

Neighbourhood Plan update

In January GPC appointed a Neighbourhood Plan committee within the Parish Council which would set up a Steering Group to include interested residents in the parish. Since then a mission statement has been approved: “To maintain Goostrey as a desirable and attractive rural village in which to live, supporting a high quality of life for all residents and […]