Your Summer 2020 in Goostrey

2020 has certainly been a strange and difficult year, and it hasn’t even finished yet! COVID-19 has brought a whole host of challenges which nobody was prepared for, but the saving grace for many has been our wonderful village, with its beautiful surroundings which make those lockdown days that bit more bearable, and its fantastic […]

Love Goostrey Asks: Sam Baguley

Continuing our Love Goostrey Asks series, celebrating local people doing fantastic things, this week we spoke to Sam Baguley, a local artist, who told us all about the inspirations for her art and what she loves about living in Goostrey. How long have you lived in Goostrey? I’ve been here since 2007. My mum was […]

A Socially Distanced Gooseberry Gathering

Goostrey Gooseberry Society have announced that this year’s show will not go ahead as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. However, maintaining the tradition of over 100 years, the society will this year run a growers-only weighing meeting this Saturday (25th July), broadcasting live on their Facebook page from 1pm on the day, with prize giving […]

Love Goostrey Volunteers Project – UPDATE

With all the uncertainty in the world at the moment with turbulent financial markets and the concerns around COVID-19, it’s doubly important to make sure that we’re continuing to do positive things and come together as a community. Goostrey has a tremendous village spirit and Love Goostrey decided to do something to show that to […]

View the Goostrey Parish Archives

The Goostrey Parish Archive group welcome material of local interest and already have a mass of photographs etc to examine and catalogue in the growing collection. The archive is open to the public on Tuesdays 2pm – 4pm and on Thursdays 10am – 12.00 in the Village Hall. Archive chairman Roger Burgess, “The archive is […]

P.O. robbery. Who to contact if you have any info

P.O. robbery. Who to contact if you have any info

Anyone with information should contact the police via 101 or  . Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.  If you have dashcam footage you can submit it by going to If you have information on the Rode Heath robbery please reference IML 452991. If you have information on the Goostrey […]

Police appeal for witnesses

Detectives believe the same man may have robbed Goostrey Post Office and a Rode Heath off-licence with the space of 90 minutes. Officers are appealing for witnesses to the raids, which happened yesterday afternoon (Thursday). The first robbery was reported at 2.58pm at Bargain Booze in Sandbach Road, Rode Heath. A man entered the shop […]

Goostrey Post Office robbed

Sadly Goostrey post office was robbed this afternoon, between 4 and 4:30pm shortly before closing. Apparently it was a youth with something resembling a crowbar who took a small amount of cash. We hear that everyone is ok, thank goodness, though no doubt Steve and Gill will be shaken. (Mrs Kettle was in the back […]

Simon Weston Trophy raises £1130

Simon Weston Trophy raises £1130

There was a great occasion at the weekend on the Booth Bed Lane Playing Field. The 6th annual Simon Weston Trophy Match resulted in a hard-fought 2-1 victory for the West of the village. I’m not sure it matters who won as, most importantly, £1130 was raised for the Remembering Nell Foundation from a wonderful […]

New signs for Booth Bed Lane junction

New signs for Booth Bed Lane junction

Residents may have noticed that all the warning signs are being replaced/upgraded at the junction of Booth Bed Lane/Hermitage Lane with Main Road.  Goostrey Parish Council received representations about the dangers there and analysis showed that all the accidents that have occurred there had been due to drivers coming from Booth Bed Lane or Hermitage […]