GARDENERS OF GOOSTREY PLEASE INSPIRE ME

  I gleaned beautiful insight into creating ideas for my cards. The most beautiful was a red poppy and I painted her in a yellow skirt, wearing wellies in a rainy puddle. Gardens are full of beauty and top-up our Mindfulness. Painting, drawing, writing and creating harmony. Has anyone a photo of a Clematis that […]

OPEN GARDENS 2022

Clare Downing, a resident of Goostrey who previously organised Open Gardens in Lymm, Cheshire for over 10 years,  would like to propose the following idea for Goostrey Village: “I would love to know if people are interested in opening their gardens one afternoon in Summer 2022 for a charitable cause. Spare time over lockdown has […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – MINI SUMMER PUDDINGS

      Ingredients 1kg mixed berries , such as raspberries, blueberries, redcurrants, blackberries and strawberries, plus a few extra to serve 50g caster sugar 4 tbsp crème de cassis (or water) large (approx 800g) loaf white bread , sliced          Method STEP 1 Strip berries from their stalks and hull strawberries. Discard any that are squashy or […]

ONE-WAY STYSTEM AT MOUNT PLEASANT

The work on developing nine more park homes at Mount Pleasant Residential Park is steadily coming together. The former Bates family home was demolished in Spring, along with residents garages to make space for more homes of varying sizes, by Tingdene. It is thought that a one-way-system will be included to control the entrance and […]

LUNCH AND LITERATURE

LoveGoostrey.com will be proposing a new society for August in the form of a blend of an informal lunch or scones, cream with jam and a book club. Lunch or snack payable to the venue upon attendance. Pictured Sarah McNaught’s Fandanzel the 1st. Her sequel Fandanzel-Quest for the Mystical Meadow is shown after Fandanzel-Haunting Tale […]

A TASTE OF BRUGES-BELGIUM

With beautiful squares surrounded by gingerbread houses and cobbled alleys running alongside pretty canals, Bruges is a city adored by lovebirds. They flock to the Belgian town for its picturesque parks, old world hotels and sentimental legends. The Minnemeer (Lake of Love), for instance, was named for the romance between Mina and her warrior sweetheart, […]

MEMOIRS FROM MOUNT PLEASANT

Mr and Mrs Bates, Catering and Petrol Station.   According to Catherine Kemery, Mount Pleasant Residential Park once was developed by Mr and Mrs Bates and set up for Catering and serving Petrol. Before the days of disel and electric hybrid cars, and ordering cake and sandwiches on-line. Mr Bates met Mrs Bates nee Ruth […]

TRAVEL IN STYLE

Inspired by a priest in her native Denmark selling roses to raise money for those in need, Queen Alexandra brought the idea back to the UK. Real roses were substituted for silk ones, and Rose Day was created. The funds raised from the sale of these roses was distributed to help Londoners in poverty access healthcare. The day is all about celebration, of […]

A LOVELY MESSAGE FROM REVEREND HEATHER BUCKLEY

Last weekend saw the village of Goostrey, bedecked with bunting, and on Saturday morning, there was an air of anticipation and tremor of excitement, for the new Rose Queen, and Rose Bud Queen due to be crowned after a year of waiting! It was slightly chilly that morning, but the clouds soon parted, and the […]

GOOSTREY METHODIST CHURCH NEWSNOTES

SERVICES 4th July  9.30 am 11th July Preacher Revd.Y Pearson Julia Tomes Steward Pauline Brian Organist Kathy Kathy Door Steward David Ann Prayer Kathy Pauline Flowers Coffee Church Cleaning Pauline & David Mike & Linda   The Fellowship – It is with sadness that we bring the news of Mike’s passing on Tuesday midnight in […]