Goostrey is an attractive rural village which lies in the south of the county of Cheshire in England, close to the world famous Jodrell Bank Observatory and the Lovell Radio Telescope.  Originally a dispersed farming community, Goostrey is now a mixture of both traditional and newer developments.  It has a limited number of amenities and residents rely on nearby towns and villages for many essential services. There is however a strong sense of community which ensures that village life is far from dead.

This website captures the village’s history and its current activities.

Goostrey News

“Wild about Goostrey” – make a pledge today!

Only officially launched at Rose Day, the Wild About Goostrey project is proving even more popular than hoped with pledges to transform the village into a wildlife haven. With attractive plaques to display in gardens and meadows up for grabs by anyone taking part in the project, the pledges are “coming in thick and fast,” […]

Jodrell Bank Observatory awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status

Goostrey Parish Council sends their warmest congratulations to the Jodrell Bank Observatory for achieving the award of UNESCO World Heritage Status.   The Lovell Telescope and the control building as well as the SKA global HQ are all in Goostrey Parish and we are very proud to have such a prestigious site so close to our […]

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