GOOSTREY ROSE DAY

The Rose Day committee is determined to celebrate Rose Day on Saturday 26 June, although at the present time because of the Covid 19 restrictions it is unlikely to include all the traditional elements. Last year at very short notice, the committee organised Rose Day at Home, which proved a great success and so if […]

DOG WASTE – BAG IT AND BIN IT

  A note from Goostrey Parish Council, During the pandemic one of the great pleasures of living in Goostrey is being able to go for a walk  around the village or on one of the many public footpaths.  Families, individuals and dog walkers have been able to take advantage of the wonderful walks to exercise […]

AN INSIGHT INTO THE JODRELL SIDE WI

My interview with Pat Ingram who is part of the Jodrell WI Institute was very insightful. The institute was founded in 1970 by a group of ladies and I believe there is one lady left from the original group. There are 67 members of the WI and they meet on a monthly basis on a […]

GOOSTREY FOOTPATHS UPDATE

Goostrey Footpaths Group is an informal group of volunteers who work in co-operation with Goostrey Parish Council, and The Cheshire East Council Public Rights of Way Unit, to maintain and improve rural footpaths around the village, making them more enjoyable and accessible to all, to encourage the use of provided footpaths that safeguard Farm land […]

GOOSTREY STATION IS ON THE RIGHT TRACK!

Congratulations to Friends of Goostrey Station! Goostrey has won a Cheshire Best Kept Stations 2020 Special Award.  The announcement was made by Chair of CBKS, Mark Barker, during the Virtual Awards ceremony on Youtube.  The Award will be presented at Goostrey Station when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. Members of FOGS were asked to identify the […]

18 December 2020

GOOSTREY CAROL SINGING FREE EVENT

December 18, 2020 - December 22, 2020

THE GOOSTREY CHRISTINGLE TRADITION

Every year at Christmas time many British children stick sweets on cocktail sticks, stick them in an orange, put a candle on top and gather together. Christingle is a joyful celebration that brings families and communities together which derived from John de Watteville in Germany in his attempt to get children to think about Jesus. […]

Training for the Paralympics, in Goostrey!

Sarah Storey is Great Britain’s most successful female Paralympian in history having won 14 Gold, 8 Silver and 3 Bronze medals across an impressive 7 Paralympic Games. She is also one of the World’s most versatile athletes having won World and Paralympic Gold medals for her country across two sports (swimming and cycling) and across […]

Why are trees important?

Google the term ‘Biodiversity’ and you will be hit with several worthy articles talking about opportunities, networking, delivering tangible outputs etc. What does this all mean? And how does this show that trees are important? And what has this to do with Goostrey? At school you are taught that biodiversity is important for the planet […]

Apple Trees and Wildlife Hedges at Bidlea Dairy

This week’s post comes courtesy of Paul Kemsley who has organised a fantastic event to get involved in planting some hedges and trees at Bidlea Dairy! Make sure to book your slot soon to avoid missing out! Come to Bidlea Dairy plant either an apple tree or hedgerow in your 15 minute slot. 1/ A […]