THE BLACKDEN TRUST

  The Blackden Trust was founded to preserve, explore and share a very special piece of history unique to an acre of land in the Parish of Goostrey.  The soil there has yielded evidence of human activity dating back to the Stone Age, 10,000 years ago.  Flint tools, bronze objects, sherds of pottery and other […]

THE BLACKDEN TRUST IN THE TIME OF COVID

  The Blackden Trust is a small registered charitable trust founded to preserve, explore and share a very special piece of history unique to an acre of land in the Parish of Goostrey that has been occupied for 10,000 years.  The most recent buildings are the Mediaeval Toad Hall, home to Alan and Griselda Garner, […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK- HOT CROSS BUNS

This weeks Easter recipe is one of Sue’s Spring favourites! Homemade hot cross buns, yum!   Ingredients for the dough 1/2 tsp yeast 225g (8 0z) Strong White Flour 1 tsp sugar 25g (1 oz) butter 1tbsp milk powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg 110ml water Additional ingredients required 100g (4 oz) mixed dried fruit […]

WE WISH YOU A HAPPY EASTER!

Easter is a time for new beginnings, new hopes and new joys. We wish all our readers a Happy Easter and may you feel the hope and happiness during this joyful Easter holiday! We will leave you with this quote; ‘Easter comes lifting our hearts with its promise of new beginnings.’     Sarah McNaught […]

HOLY WEEK PRAYER FROM St.Luke’s Parish church.

We continue through Holy Week with a repost of prayer based on scripture for the Tuesday before Easter: God of the fallen grain, God of the children of light: It was in your being broken down that you were lifted up. It is in releasing our lives to others that we bear your lasting truth. […]

HOLY WEEK AT ST.LUKE’S

Holy Week started well with two services on Sunday celebrating Palm Sunday with Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem and the events taking place during the last week of his life on earth. A friend of mine sent me this link from friends in Birmingham if you would like to participate in some reflections this Holy Week. […]

SPECIAL OFFER ALERT!

Sawatdee Ka, This Wednesday night, enjoy one of our most popular dishes: Pad Kra Pao Moo (Holy Basil Pork Stir Fry) with Jasmine Rice for just £11.95 per head, delivered free between 7-8.30pm. Please place your orders no later than 7pm on Tuesday. Have a wonderful day! — Kritsana Hatsadee Owner Hatsadee Ltd t/a KHD […]

VILLAGE IMPROVEMENT PLAN

VILLAGE IMPROVEMENT PLAN One of the objectives of the Parish Council Annual Plan is to identify the potential for environmental improvements to various areas in the village. Such improvements are likely to include in the main, soft landscaping with the possibility of some hard landscaping changes.  As part of the project, we will be consulting with residents […]

AUTHOR OF THE MONTH

This month the author Tracy Chevalier has been nominated. Remarkable Creatures is the story of Mary Anning, who may be young and uneducated, but she has ‘the eye’. Scouring the windswept Jurassic coast near Lyme Regis on the English coast, she finds the fossils nobody else can; making discoveries that will shake the scientific world […]

A TASTE OF AMSTERDAM

This week’s travel journey takes us to Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam is the Netherlands’capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades. Canals lined by tilting gabled buildings are the backdrop for Amsterdam’s treasure-packed museums, vintage-filled shops and hyper-creative drinking, dining and design scenes. Visit the world-famous 17th century capital […]