Well done to the Cubs and Brownies!

What a shame Goostrey’s young (and older volunteers) had to battle the elements this afternoon on the Bongs; and well done, another planting towards the climate fightback campaign: “A wet one but a good one! Watering cans were not required when the Cubs and Brownies got to work this afternoon at Shearbrook Bongs! They planted […]

Monthly cinema comes to Goostrey

Goostrey’s Tony Taylor is starting a Film Club at the Scout Hut & Youth Centre – with free tickets to the first showing this Saturday 7th September!* *first come basis – up to 80 seats available (take a cushion for extra comfort!) 7th Sept: What We Did on Our Holiday with Billy Connolly, David Tennant, […]

Scouts’ camp

Night falls on 1st Goostrey Group Camp in Milldale near Nantwich this evening for 60 beavers, cubs, Scouts and young leaders

Scouts’ AGM

Scouts’ AGM

The annual general meeting of the 1st Goostrey scout group held on Friday 14 June at the scout hut attracted a strong turnout of scout members and their families.  Neil Memmott, Group scout leader, and Colin Mottershead, Group chairman, and the executive members were elected unanimously to serve for the next year.  After the close […]

Scouts seek volunteers

Scouts seek volunteers

Looking for a new challenge in 2019? Adult Volunteers of any age – and – a new position for a Young Person 1st Goostrey Scouts are keen to welcome new volunteers to maintain the strength of the group. If you’d like to consider getting involved this year, then please contact Group Scout Leader, Neil Memmott at […]

Help the scouts plant a hedge 3rd March

Help the scouts plant a hedge 3rd March

Join in with Goostrey Scouts to finish the ‘turf fields’ hedge on the 3rd March from 1.00pm. They have 30metres of hedging to plant; some kindly donated by Chester Zoo and 10 Cheshire Damson Trees kindly donated by Goostrey Parish Council ( think of all the jam! and the biodiversity such a hedge will bring […]

Tea tops up funds for Scouts

Tea tops up funds for Scouts

Saturday’s charming 75min interview with Mrs Kettle raised over £500, but weren’t  the only funds raised last week. The unique community event took place at 1st Goostrey Scouts’ new Scout Hut on Saturday 9 June – the Queen’s official birthday – when Group Scout Leader, David Giles, interviewed Goostrey’s most famous former Rose Queen and […]

Tea and chat with Mrs Kettle

What a treat! About a hundred people enjoyed a lovely hour or more hearing from Goostrey’s Mrs Kettle about her life and times.  Here is a snapshot: Born Margaret Foden in 1922, she has always lived in the village and chatted with David Giles about growing up in Goostrey, “I wouldn’t want to live anywhere […]

Mrs Kettle’s tea talk: reminder

Mrs Kettle’s tea talk: reminder

(Previous post said July – oops, it’s on JUNE 9th) Don’t leave it too late to buy tickets! It will be a fascinating afternoon but tickets are only available in advance, as catering numbers will need to be confirmed beforehand. Mrs Kettle is to recount stories of her life and times in Goostrey in a “Michael […]

Mrs Kettle’s tea talk: reminder

Mrs Kettle’s tea talk: reminder

Don’t leave it too late to buy tickets! It will be a fascinating afternoon but tickets are only available in advance, as catering numbers will need to be confirmed beforehand. Mrs Kettle is to recount stories of her life and times in Goostrey in a “Michael Parkinson style” interview by Group Scout Leader, David Giles on Saturday […]