Goostrey Resident Rob Jones Canoes Great Glen Trail for BHF

Local resident Rob Jones has canoed 60 miles from Inverness to Fort William with his friend Piers Martin, raising over £3500 for the British Heart Foundation. We spoke to Rob to hear more about his challenge. Have you canoed before or was this a totally new challenge for you? I’ve done a fair amount of canoeing […]

Friends of Goostrey Station Shortlisted for Two Awards

Friends of Goostrey Station recently have heard that their group of volunteers has been shortlisted for two Community Rail Awards. Earlier in the year, entries were submitted to a national competition. Each of these consisted of a 200 word summary, 600 words of detailed explanation and 6 photos. The full shortlist for each category will […]

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 […]

Celebrating the Love Goostrey Volunteers

Celebrating the Love Goostrey Volunteers

When it became apparent that COVID was going to force the country into lockdown, a chance comment on the Love Goostrey Facebook page created a team of amazing local volunteers who have now done over 300 acts of service for the people around the village. The work of the Love Goostrey volunteers has recently been […]

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 […]

Family Safari ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ in Holmes Chapel

Following the overwhelming success of our fantastic Scarecrow competition this year, Holmes Chapel have launched its 2020 Rumble in the Jungle, organised by Dane Sound Radio. The event, which has been running since 2006, is a great opportunity for fun with the family, with a COVID secure family safari, searching the village for all sorts […]

Love Goostrey Asks: David Hext

At Love Goostrey, we love to share and celebrate the achievements of our local community. This week, we are very excited to speak to Section Principal at the World Famous Hallé Orchestra, David Hext, who kindly agreed to answer a few questions. How long have you lived in Goostrey? What is it about Goostrey that […]

New application between 51/61 Main Road

New application between 51/61 Main Road

An application has been submitted to revise a previously approved ‘road’/shared drive layout along Main Road – tho the drawing strangely omits the 2 houses currently under construction. Three houses were originally approved for this site – but surely such a proposal would bring the total to 4 so shouldn’t that require a new application […]