Crock of gold

Crock of gold

Jodrell Bank’s Tim O’Brien is planning on taking a spade to work #crock of gold ! Stunning photo of rainbow radiating from JBO….

Plans on show for The Grange today

Plans on show for The Grange today

Thursday 20th February 3.45 to 8.00pm The plans of the proposal for 60 houses on The Grange Livery fields, Station Road will be on show at the Village Hall later today, Thursday 20th February from 3.45 to 8.oopm. No notification flyers were delivered to Station Road but they state “Representatives from Nutwell Land will be available in order to answer any questions you may […]

Draft Local Plan released

Draft Local Plan released

Good news. The draft Local Plan was released yesterday and states that, although Goostrey will remain a Local Service Centre, housing provision will be provided mainly by Holmes Chapel. “…. in order to reduce unsustainable sporadic development, new housing will be strictly controlled.  In the case of Goostrey which adjoins Holmes Chapel, a larger Local […]

Jodrell Bank object to Hermitage Lane houses

Jodrell Bank object to Hermitage Lane houses

​Jodrell Bank Observatory has commented on the current housing application for 26 houses off Hermitage Lane in Goostrey, 2 miles away from the Lovell telescope: Prof Simon Garrington states that the aggregate effect of several devices per house in a development of 26 houses is likely to exceed their threshold. “This quantitative argument supports our general […]

The Knutsfordian comments on The Grange

The Knutsfordian comments on The Grange

Approach of local councils to consulting electorate is pathetic “THIS week The Knutsfordian would like to share with his readers two paragraphs which perfectly sum up his feelings on our local councils and their pathetic approach to consulting the electorate on a range of issues which will impinge on our future. How often do you […]

Plans on show for The Grange

Thursday 20th February 3.45 to 8.00pm The plans of the proposed houses at The Grange, Station Road will be on show at the Village Hall on this Thursday 20th February from 3.45 to 8.oopm.

LoveGoostrey makes the front page

LoveGoostrey makes the front page

The proposal for 60 homes at the Grange Livery made the front page of the Sandbach Chronicle this week.  LoveGoostrey points out that this would be the largest development ever proposed so close to the Jodrell Bank Observatory and could well interfere with their work.  Goostrey should be proud of our local ‘national icon’ and […]

Large development in Goostrey inappropriate says MP

Large development in Goostrey inappropriate says MP

Local MP Fiona Bruce echoes Goostrey residents’ concerns for a proposal of 60 houses at The Grange, saying “A large development anywhere in or near Goostrey is wholly inappropriate”.  Sadly the parish council has a different view, declining to put forward smaller clusters to Cheshire East’s Site Allocations despite residents comments to the Local Plan. LoveGoostrey‘s […]

Parish council point to the Grange

Parish council point to the Grange

​​At the start of last night’s meeting, Goostrey residents expressed their concern that Goostrey PC seemed to have already decided on the Grange site as their only preferred option with the way the Agenda had been written and without any public debate of the other sites put forward. GPC denied this was the case and […]

Housing at The Grange could affect Jodrell Bank Observatory

Housing at The Grange could affect Jodrell Bank Observatory

Plans on view: Thursday pm 20th Feb, Goostrey Village Hall.​ LoveGoostrey are concerned that housing, just 1 mile SW of the Jodrell Bank Observatory, could create unwanted electrical interference and set a precedent for future housing even closer to the Observatory which could potentially damage their research. Last year the Jodrell Bank Observatory vigorously objected […]