Celebrating the Love Goostrey Volunteers

When it became apparent that COVID was going to force the country into lockdown, a chance comment on the Love Goostrey Facebook page created a team of amazing local volunteers who have now done over 300 acts of service for the people around the village. The work of the Love Goostrey volunteers has recently been […]

A Socially Distanced Gooseberry Gathering

Goostrey Gooseberry Society have announced that this year’s show will not go ahead as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. However, maintaining the tradition of over 100 years, the society will this year run a growers-only weighing meeting this Saturday (25th July), broadcasting live on their Facebook page from 1pm on the day, with prize giving […]

Scouts seek volunteers

Scouts seek volunteers

Looking for a new challenge in 2019? Adult Volunteers of any age – and – a new position for a Young Person 1st Goostrey Scouts are keen to welcome new volunteers to maintain the strength of the group. If you’d like to consider getting involved this year, then please contact Group Scout Leader, Neil Memmott at […]

Sand Quarry approved by Cheshire West

Sand Quarry approved by Cheshire West

Plans for the Sibelco sand quarry on land at Rudheath Lodge, New Platt Lane were approved today by Cheshire West & Chester. The proposal had previously been approved on April 4th by Cheshire East’s strategic planning board.   (new info from the Environment Agency wasn’t discussed at the meeting but if the EA change their […]

Nell’s Spring Ball 21st April

Nell’s Spring Ball 21st April

The Remembering Nell Foundation hopes to create a lasting memory to Nell Jones; a legacy in which her love, kindness and spirit can continue to help others.  The charity launches on Sat 21st April 2018 with a Black Tie event at The Mere Hotel, Knutsford. Tickets go on sale on 12 February 2018.  [*Follow The Remembering […]

Nell’s Spring Ball 21st April

Nell’s Spring Ball 21st April

The Remembering Nell Foundation hopes to create a lasting memory to Nell Jones; a legacy in which her love, kindness and spirit can continue to help others.  The charity launches on Sat 21st April 2018 with a Black Tie event at The Mere Hotel, Knutsford. Tickets go on sale on 12 February 2018.  [*Follow The Remembering […]

Bluedot18 initial line up announced

Bluedot18 Thursday 19th July added to 20-21-22 July 2018 Link to Bluedot website for tickets and information: Bluedot Festival 2018 (in the past local residents have been granted a discount, available from the Discovery Centre)

Would you like to become a HCCS Community Governor?

Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School are advertising for a community governor to join their Board of Governors as soon as possible.  If you have an interest in education and can commit to about 6 afternoons/evenings per term, and occasional events, they would like to hear from you.  See below for details:

Goosfest 17 events: advance tickets now on sale

Goosfest 17 events: advance tickets now on sale

Goosfest 17 Friday 6th October to Saturday 21st October 2017. The following list gives dates and ticket prices for the Goosfest 17 Programme. To book advance tickets or more detailed information please click to the Goosfest Website. Friday 6th October   “Steve Ashley in Concert” – £8.00 Saturday 7th October Art weekend – Weekend Entry Ticket […]

Gooseberries; from wooden spoon to Premier Berry

Gooseberries; from wooden spoon to Premier Berry

A look behind the scenes of producing a winning gooseberry. Goostrey’s Martin de Kretser tells of his journey from receiving the wooden spoon to winning this year’s cup for the heaviest gooseberry. “After moving into the village in 1993 after Sue and I were married, we started growing fruit and vegetables in the garden.  We […]