INTERVIEW WITH NIGEL FALLON AT GOOSTREY NEWS

Known as ‘Nigels’ by the children that over the years, have called into the shop for a comic magazine, the owner  of Goostrey News once carried Sean Connery’s golf clubs. “I had a trip out to meet the friendly face of Nigel Fallon behind the counter of Goostrey News”. Goostrey News, which was previously a […]

PASTIMES OF GOOSTREY

Known for it’s flapjacks and sultana and ginger scones, Pastimes of Goostrey is a beautiful village cafe set in the heart of Goostrey village, which has become very popular with cyclists, who stop off en route for a bite to eat or a fresh English brew. I had a chat with owner Wendy, who said […]

A TASTE OF YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE

This week’s travel journey takes us to the lovely the city of York. Like stepping back into the middle ages, the overhanging timber-framed houses and traditional shopfronts of The Shambles makes it one of the UK’s most historic and picturesque streets. A place of extraordinary cultural wealth, visit York and you’ll discover a beautifully preserved […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK -PEA, MINT & SPRING ONION SOUP

Ingredients  tbsp of olive oil knob of butter 1/2 bunch of spring onion , sliced, plus a few extra to serve 1 potato , cut into small dice 1l hot vegetable stock 900g frozen petits pois 1/2 small bunch mint , leaves picked, plus a few extra to serve 85g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), very finely grated   Method  […]

FORMER CHAIR TO BE PRESIDENT OF GOOSTREY ROSE DAY

Julia Sewell, who is a former Chair of the Rose Day Committee, will be the President of this year’s festival on Saturday 26 June. Julia, who was a member of the committee for many years and Chair for five years from 2006, says she is looking forward to the event even though its exact format […]

GOOSTREY FLOWER CLUB

We meet in the afternoon of the second Thursday of each month (except August and December) in the Village Hall and are entertained with demonstrations given by qualified NAFAS Demonstrators. It all began in 1977 when those who had been involved with staging a Church Flower Festival got together at the home of Mrs Betty […]

A TASTE OF SNOWDONIA, WALES

This week’s travel journey takes us to Snowdonia, Wales. Snowdonia National Park was established in 1951 as the third National park in Britain, following the Peak District and the Lake District. It covers 827 square miles and has 37 miles of coastline. The Snowdonia National Park covers parts of the counties of Gwynedd and Conwy. […]

Goostrey Annual Parish Meeting

Goostrey Annual Parish Meeting

Please note that Goostrey Parish Council has the Annual Parish Meeting on Thursday 29th April at 7.30pm. This will be conducted on ‘Zoom’ video conferencing due to Government  Protocol. Ken Morris, Chairman, Goostrey Parish Council has contacted local residents of Goostrey, by supplying a notice to us within our letterboxes, with the Agenda.

NEWS FROM FRIENDS OF GOOSTREY STATION

This spring, daffodils and tulips have been in flower along the road near Goostrey station and beside the path down to the Crewe platform. It’s a reminder that, even though Friends of Goostrey Station are still unable to hold their monthly working parties, much has been done by this small group of volunteers over the […]