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  https://www.cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries/  . 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  https://www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage/ 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 […]

The Woodland Trust featured Goostrey hedge planting

The Woodland Trust featured Goostrey hedge planting

Goostrey featured in The Woodland Trust’s newsletter this month: “I’ve been a Woodland Trust member for 20 years and a cub scout leader for five, so as there hasn’t really been any woodland conservation or planting for years here in Goostrey, Cheshire, I decided to combine the two. With some help from a local landowner, […]

1934 Rose Queen Elsie Maddock sadly dies

1934 Rose Queen Elsie Maddock sadly dies

Sad news of the death of Mrs Elsie Maddock, Goostrey Rose Queen of 1934. Elsie Maddock (nee Capper) became a much loved stalwart of the town carnival movement, both as an adjudicator (notably for the Lancashire Carnival Organization for 25 years) and as trainer of Goostrey Morris Dancers. Fifty years after she was Goostrey’s Rose […]

Goostrey’s Laura needs your vote

Goostrey’s Laura needs your vote

Laura Harvey, from Goostrey, is among eight volunteers from around the world (she is the only one from the UK) to be selected out of nearly 2000 as finalists for the 2019 IVHQ Alternative Break Scholarship. However the ultimate winner will be determined by public vote so Laura would be grateful for our support…… voting […]