Nativity

Rvrd. Heather Buckley sent Love Goostrey, this wholesome picture of the Nativity scene at St.Luke’s Parish Church. She added. “After a difficult year, prayers and best wishes are sent to all the Goostrey families, and she hopes that 2021 will be positive. God bless Rvrd Heather Buckley

GOOSTREY STATION IS ON THE RIGHT TRACK!

Congratulations to Friends of Goostrey Station! Goostrey has won a Cheshire Best Kept Stations 2020 Special Award.  The announcement was made by Chair of CBKS, Mark Barker, during the Virtual Awards ceremony on Youtube.  The Award will be presented at Goostrey Station when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. Members of FOGS were asked to identify the […]

Attention Dog Walkers

Andrew Lintell, politely asks that people walking their dogs on his footpath that is the private road leading to Dromedary Lodge, use the facility provided on Main Road that is at the start of his land, and adjacent to Mount Pleasant Residential Park.   Thank you for understanding.

Proposed 20mph Speed Limit

Proposed 20mph Speed Limit

Andrew Kolker, a Councillor at Cheshire East, is working to gauge public opinion on the proposed  reduction of the 30mph speed limit in Urban and Rural residential areas. Please find details on a post entered on December 15th 2020 on the Love Goostrey facebook page www.facebook.com/love.goostrey there you will see the  questionaire and further information […]

WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  To Everyone in Goostrey Village, On behalf of Sarah and I, we would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May your Christmas be blessed with lots of love, fun, peace, joy and happiness and ‘May you never be too grown up to search the skies on […]

GOOSTREY SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER TIM WILLIAMS LRPS

Tim is a Sports Photographer who lives on Brooklands Drive, Goostrey, was earlier in 2020 a finalist World Sport Photographer of the Year Award for 2020, is now also a finalist in the 2021 British Photography Awards in the sports category with the same image.  The image that he is being judged upon is pictured […]

BELINDA HELPS LOCAL GOOSTREY RESIDENTS

Belinda Fellows (pictured below) who lives in Sandbach, Cheshire has helped local Goostrey residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping with shopping, cleaning and being a general superhero to the elderly. Sometimes it’s the little things that matter and Belinda has offered support to those who need it in the village. So thank you Belinda for […]

THE GOOSTREY CHRISTINGLE TRADITION

Every year at Christmas time many British children stick sweets on cocktail sticks, stick them in an orange, put a candle on top and gather together. Christingle is a joyful celebration that brings families and communities together which derived from John de Watteville in Germany in his attempt to get children to think about Jesus. […]

WHEN THE ONE BELL DOTH TOLL

Did you know church bell ringing is a performing art? Church bell ringers practice and rehearse together for all church services, they even have competitions and sometimes will ring for the joy and love of ringing together as a team. Sadly the Covid-19 pandemic has negatively impacted bell ringing, with churches closed and ceremonies postponed. […]

Local History

Memories of Bates Bikes and Baking With courtesy of Bill and Mavis Macdonald,  and yes, I have spelled their name correctly, I spent yesterday morning  avidly reading an auto-biography by Catherine Kennerly, who was born at Mount Pleasant, Goostrey in June 1934 , to Mr John Lynes Bates and Mrs Ruth Bates. Catherine went on […]