Diary Dates


June. Goostrey Flower Club meets on Thursday 13th June at the Village Hall, starting at 2:30pm. Visitors welcome.

10th Nov 2018 Saturday: British Legion unveil plaque on The Bogbean for WW1.

2nd Dec Sunday: Christmas Lights switch-on on The Bogbean.

Click to Goosfest.com for all the details of this year’s programme of events and to buy, pay for and print off your tickets.  [n.b. Online only; the box office for tickets in person or by phone opens in September.]

Goosfest18 :  Friday 5th to Monday 22nd Oct 2018


13th May 12.00noon Charity Football Booth Bed Playing Fields.

23rd May 10.30-4.30 Stars and Stones – A Jodrell Bank and Blackden Trust Event (also run on other dates through the year:  21st June, 11th July, 22nd Aug, 26th Sept. )

10th March 3-4pm Britain’s World Heritage: What’s it all about?  Talk at Terra Nova School. Blackden Trust.

The Crown Inn : Closed 5th March – 28th March 2018

Sand Quarry, Cranage 17/3605W   :**Approved on 4th April 2018 at the Strategic Planning Board (SPB) 10.30 start, Capesthorne Room at Macclesfield Town Hall.

3rd Dec 2017: Scouts’ CHRISTMAS LIGHTS & CAROLS from 5pm on the Bogbean. [Santa, Brass Band, Carols, BBQ, mulled wine, hot drinks and christmas stalls.]

28th Nov:  51/61 Main Road. Henderson Homes appeal recommences for Closing Statements re 6 houses at Congleton Town Hall from 10am.  Appeal dismissed Jan 2018.

13th Nov remembrance service St Luke’s Goostrey 10.15

5th Nov:  Sunday. Scouts’ bonfire & BBQ. Fire lit 5.30 onwards. Fireworks 6.30. Tickets £5 in advance [Trading Post, Newsagent’s, The Crown] £6.50 on the night.

21st/22nd Oct Goostrey 1st Scouts sponsored walk. Donations can be made direct online follow the link   https://mydonate.bt.com/events/sandstone17

August 2017, Thursday:  Referendum on Neighbourhood Plan, voting at the Scout Hut/Youth Centre.

6th May 2017:  Scout Hut/Youth Centre opening ceremony 2pm

23rd March 2017:  Sand Quarry proposal, public exhibition Goostrey village hall 4:30-8:30 16/4724W

Saturday 15th July at Hollins Farm. Goostrey Scouts/Goostrey School PTA Ball

24th Nov 2016: Shear Brook appeal dismissed by Sec of State.  Click the link to read full Secretary of State’s Decision.   119 houses refused.

Sunday 4th December 2016: Christmas Tree lights switch-on on the Bogbean, from 5:00pm.

from Sun 4 Dec Cheshire East garden waste to go into hibernation until Sun 12 Feb.

30th July 2016: Goostrey Gooseberry Show. Judging open to the public . The Crown 1.00pm

17th May 2016:  ShearBrook appeal. 10am Stanneylands Hotel, Wilmslow SK9 4EY: 17th-20th, 24 & 25th May.  Public are welcome and may speak if wished.

21st May 2016: Lr Withington WI 20th Anniversary Cream Tea Chapel Cottage, Dicklow Cob, Salters Lane, Lower Withington SK11 9EA from 2:00pm – 4:30pm. Entrance £3:00 (including refreshments) Stalls 2:00pm – 4:30pm

22nd May 2016: 11.00 kick-off Goostrey Friendly Football east v west.  Spectators free but donations to new Scout hut welcome.  £1 penalty shoot-out at half-time for children under 11. Booth Bed Lane playing fields.

25th June 2016: Goostrey Rose Day

15th July 2016: Puppet adaptation “The Man who planted trees”  Cheshire Rural Touring Arts. Age 7+ [Tickets tel; 01477 544467]

22-24 July 2016: JBO’s Bluedot festival. An intergalactic festival of music, science and the exploration of space. Residents 30% discount tickets from Discovery Centre.

3rd May 2016:  The Annual Parish Meeting. Village Hall at 7.30pm.

14th May 2016: Goostrey Scouts Big Bike Ride & celebration of Queen’s 90th birthday (The competition to Name the Mascot winner will now run til Rose Day)

*withdrawn.  15/5871C  4 detached and 2 semis at Swallowdale, off the bridlepath Station Rd.

23rd April 2016:  Scout Car Wash 10-3 at The Crown.

23rd April 2016: N’hood Plan – Draft Site assessment and selection Methodology consultation. Village Hall 10-12.30

20th March 2016 (postponed): Quiz night [for Scouts] Village Hall – new date asap.

18th March 2016:  Jazz evening [for Scouts] Village Hall. Tickets from Mrs Kettle’s.

2nd March 2016: Last date for comments.. Scout hut 16/0503C: adding a mezzanine floor with storage. (Support letter 16 0503C).13-23 Feb 2016:  Rail-line closed between Wilmslow and Crewe.

24th Feb 2016: Scout hut 16/0436C: extra parking and play area to the side and rear  (Support letter 16 0436C).

8th Feb 2016: 15/5517C  2 houses by 51 Main Road [approved, with building materials to minimise electromagnetic interference re JBO]

6th Dec 2015: Carols/Christmas lights switch-on, on the Bog Bean. 5.30 start. Lights at 6pm.

22nd Nov 2015: Station road closed for water supply

22nd Nov 2015: Quiz night for Scout Hut/Youth Centre fundraising

15th Nov 2015: Lunch for 50th anniv “Holly from the Bongs” The Crown.[booking req’d]

5th Nov 2015:  Scouts bonfire 7.00/fireworks 7.30. Field opp the Crown

4th Nov 2015:  last date for comments; 15/4576C self build house off BoothBed Lane

4th Nov 2015:  Holmes Chapel health centre meetings HC Methodist Church, Knutsford Rd 4pm & 6:30pm

28th Oct 2015:  Neighbourhood Plan ctte meet Weds Booth Bed Pavilion 7pm [public forum at start]

7th Oct 2015: Cranage quarry pre-planning exhibition Allostock village hall 4-8 pm

15th Oct 2015: Comments need to be in to Inquiry re ShearBrook 119 houses.

25th Sept 2015: Public village meetings by N’hood Plan. Village Hall  2:45 and/or 7:30pm. Q and A’s and volunteers assigned.

12th Sept 2015: Scout Car Wash, Crown Inn.  10am – 3pm

19th Sept 2015: 100 yrs of W.I. – Jodrell Side WI [tea and cakes/tombola] Methodist Schoolroom 2-4pm

26th Aug 2015: SPB committee Twemlow AD & waste Plant 12/0705W [refused]

12th Aug 2015: Parish Council meet to discuss Hermitage Lane/NetherLea appeal.[withdrawn]

Committee re 10 Houses Hiverley, Twemlow. planning ref 15/1126C. [approved]

13th Aug 2015: Last date for comments on 7 houses tween 51/61 Main Rd, ref 15/3131C [no decision yet]

3rd Aug 2015: Last date to hand in Village Questionnaire for Neighbourhood Plan.

25th July 2015: Neighbourhood Plan ‘drop in’ 9.30 – 11.30am, Village Hall

25th July 2015: Gooseberry Show, The Crown from 1pm

14th July 2015:  Quarry exhibition, Allostock Village Hall 4pm to 8pm

1st July 2015:  SPB Committee for 119 houses on Shear Brook.  14/5579C. [refused]

11th July 2015: Scouts’ Summer Ball, tickets £65.

27th June 2015:  Goostrey Rose Festival  see website

9th May 2015: Scout car wash The Crown 10-3.

23rd April 2015: Last day for comments on 10 Houses Hiverley, Twemlow. planning ref 15/1126C.

9th January 2015: Public Meeting re Gladman Planning Application 14/5579C at 7.30pm in the Village Hall


17th Dec 2014   14/1147C  Mt Pleasant/Dromedary proposed 25 houses: Refusal recommendation,   Additional document. Venue: Council Chamber, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2BJ. View directions [refused]

30th Nov.  Carols and Lights 5.00pm The Bogbean

20th Nov.    Extraordinary GPC meeting re Gladman/Shear Brook 132 proposed houses 8.00pm; all welcome.

11th Nov.    GPC Planning Ctte 7.oopm re Chicken Farm access appeal & Gladman proposal. Public welcome. Followed by GPC meeting. Village Hall. see Agenda

29th Oct. 14/1964C Hermitage lane/Netherlea 26 houses.. After first refusal March 2014. [refused]

29-31 Oct.   Macc hearings; proposed 138 houses off Main Road under the ‘Omission sites’

2nd Oct.  10am Macc. Sustainable Environment Policy SE14:  Jodrell Bank Observatory consultation/protection.

24th Sept. 14/3948C  last date for comments, Scout Hut and house.

30th July14/2840C   Refused access off New Platt Lane to Bloor Homes development

17th July.  Closing date for comments Bloor Homes ex chicken farm access [n.b. original comments under previous application will not count]

26th June. 14/1964C extended date for comments, Hermitage lane/Netherlea for 26 houses

28th June. Goostrey Rose Day🌹

28th May.  14/0132C  SPB Committee Saltersford Corner, refused.

16th May.   14/1400C  No decision yet Grain Store, Bridge Lane 4 houses on brownfield, demolishing existing asbestos building.

30th April. 14/1300C last date for comments Grain Store, Bridge Lane for 4 houses on brownfield.

30th April

29th April. Goostrey Parish Council AGM 7.30 Village Hall

29th April. Crowthorne committee date Cheshire West, deferred.

25th April.  Representations last day to Cheshire East on its Submission Version of the Local Plan Strategy.

20th March. 13/02468/FUL ex-Chicken Farm Cheshire West Committee, approved

19th March.  14/0081C Hermitage Lane. Northern Planning Committee, refused

12th March. 13/3294C Sainsbury’s Holmes Chapel. Southern Planning Committee, approved

20th Feb.  Public consultation for proposal of 60 houses on The Grange Livery fields.

14th Feb.  Last day for comments re Netherlea/Hermitage Lane.

29th Jan.  Public consultation for proposal of 25 houses by Mount Pleasant Residential Park.

28th Jan.  Goostrey Parish Council public consultation regarding Goostrey Site Allocations for the Local Plan.

25th Jan.   Goostrey Parish Council Planning meeting to review Netherlea/Hermitage Lane development.

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