GOOSTREY ROSE QUEEN WILL BE CROWNED THIS YEAR

13-year-old Cate Clayton who should have been the 2020 Goostrey Rose Queen will definitely be crowned this year. The Committee was forced to cancel most of 2020 Rose Day due to the Covid-19 pandemic but is determined to do as much as possible in 2021. However there remains considerable uncertainty surrounding the exit from lockdown […]

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Bulbs Galore

Back in Autumn 2020, a small packet of bulbs arrived, at my home within a delivery time, that I was most thankful for, during Lockdown. I planted the tiny dried items, into a nutrient-rich-compost-filled trough. There they slept, often under a duvet of crystalised water. They, then sank into the safe-keeping of Mother Earth’s arms, […]

URGENT WARNING TO GOOSTREY RESIDENTS

Dear Sarah Mcnaught, Please would you put up a warning notice on Love Goostrey that anybody who uses the footpath that runs between the Red Lion and Blackden Firs, must NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE at the bottom of the valley. It is collapsing into the stream.   Thank you, Griselda Garner

GOOSTREY ROSE DAY

The Rose Day committee is determined to celebrate Rose Day on Saturday 26 June, although at the present time because of the Covid 19 restrictions it is unlikely to include all the traditional elements. Last year at very short notice, the committee organised Rose Day at Home, which proved a great success and so if […]

VILLAGE HALL PLANTING PROJECT

  The Goostrey Village Hall is getting a makeover! They would like to make this a community project so they are inviting individual residents, groups, clubs and societies to sponsor a plant. If you would like to sponsor a plant, please contact the Clerk between 11th January and 3rd February 2021 on 01477 535 825 anytime […]

AN INSIGHT INTO THE JODRELL SIDE WI

My interview with Pat Ingram who is part of the Jodrell WI Institute was very insightful. The institute was founded in 1970 by a group of ladies and I believe there is one lady left from the original group. There are 67 members of the WI and they meet on a monthly basis on a […]

GARDENING IN Covid Times for Biodiversity

Yet again our gardens are to be our haven for those fortunate enough to have access to them. There were reports during the first lockdown that biodiversity was increased in the general environment as verges etc had relief from traffic and the associated emissions and the urban wildlife benefited from a lack of human interference. […]

GOOSTREY FOOTPATHS UPDATE

Goostrey Footpaths Group is an informal group of volunteers who work in co-operation with Goostrey Parish Council, and The Cheshire East Council Public Rights of Way Unit, to maintain and improve rural footpaths around the village, making them more enjoyable and accessible to all, to encourage the use of provided footpaths that safeguard Farm land […]

VOLUNTEERING IN GOOSTREY; CORONA AND BEYOND

One thing for sure is that 2020 has brought communities closer together. When a crisis hits, it is remarkable how many people are willing to provide support. The success of the Corona Volunteers in Goostrey has shown how  committed we are to supporting one another.  As Boris Johnson was making his speech, to ‘Stay at […]