Bill Macdonald is 79

Bill won’t be 79 for much longer. A certain someone told me that on Mid-Summer Day the grand chap will be turning 80. Bill has lived at Mount Pleasant Residential Park several years and is a very active member of its community. Always out and about helping others with a cheery smile. He is also […]

FRIENDS OF GOOSTREY STATION HIGHLIGHT PLASTIC POLLUTION – FOGS GOES GLOBAL!

Friends of Goostrey Station are keen to improve the environment around Goostrey railway station. This includes creating bug hotels and mounting boxes for birds and bats. Members have identified Pipistrelles using a bat detector and they have spotted nesting blue-tits.  Now there are plans to introduce plant species that encourage wildlife.  Since June 2019, vice […]

SOUPA SOUPS

Soupa Soups is an idea conceived by Rev Heather, of St.Luke’s  Parish Church in Goostrey, to provide a means of reaching out to those residents who are most isolated in the community and before Christmas, more than 400 cups of soup were distributed by Rev Heather and Alison Wright siding from the Co-operative chain. The  […]

GOOSTREY PRIMARY SCHOOL KEY WORKERS CLUB STAFF

St.Luke’s Parish Church in Goostrey, co-ordinated with Holmes Chapel Co-Op store, to  run a delivery service for the elderly and infirm. They also, dropped off items to the Club at Goostrey Junior School last week. Alison Wright who contributed to this service gives her thoughts below: “Today I was able to deliver bags of healthy […]

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 […]