An Update on Rose Day 2021

Rose Day is the absolute joy of our village and we are really happy here at Love Goostrey to hear an update on the plans for Rose Day 2021: Following the Rose Day AGM, which was held via Zoom because of social distancing, the committee has agreed to work towards Rose Day 2021 going ahead […]

Your Summer 2020 in Goostrey

2020 has certainly been a strange and difficult year, and it hasn’t even finished yet! COVID-19 has brought a whole host of challenges which nobody was prepared for, but the saving grace for many has been our wonderful village, with its beautiful surroundings which make those lockdown days that bit more bearable, and its fantastic […]

Goostrey Resident Rob Jones Canoes Great Glen Trail for BHF

Local resident Rob Jones has canoed 60 miles from Inverness to Fort William with his friend Piers Martin, raising over £3500 for the British Heart Foundation. We spoke to Rob to hear more about his challenge. Have you canoed before or was this a totally new challenge for you? I’ve done a fair amount of canoeing […]

Friends of Goostrey Station Shortlisted for Two Awards

Friends of Goostrey Station recently have heard that their group of volunteers has been shortlisted for two Community Rail Awards. Earlier in the year, entries were submitted to a national competition. Each of these consisted of a 200 word summary, 600 words of detailed explanation and 6 photos. The full shortlist for each category will […]

Love Goostrey Asks: Sam Baguley

Continuing our Love Goostrey Asks series, celebrating local people doing fantastic things, this week we spoke to Sam Baguley, a local artist, who told us all about the inspirations for her art and what she loves about living in Goostrey. How long have you lived in Goostrey? I’ve been here since 2007. My mum was […]

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 […]