Mayor’s Blog

16 Jul 2018

Garstang War Memorial

Ths evening at Garstang War Memorial we placed the first plaque for Garstang and District Heritage Society’s WW1 Commemorative Poppy Trail.


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15 Jul 2018

The 1st Ice Cream Festival in Garstang

Today I was invited to Garstang’s 1st ever Ice Cream Festival. What an absolutely wonderful day, the people flocked into Garstang by the thousands, we had ice cream, bands, kite displays, made in Lancashire mini market,Garstang-on-sea, Ukulele groups, community groups, vehicle displays, fun zones, crazy golf, colouring competition display. Today was such a fantastic day, […]


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13 Jul 2018

St Mary & Michael Primary School Arts Week Open Day & Assembly

This year’s theme of SSMM was “The Greatest Show”, myself & consort were invited to look around the school on the open day, were the children and staff were dressed in circus costumes-they all looked amazing. This ended in an assembly where all the children showcased what they had done that week in Arts week. […]


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10 Jul 2018

Garstang Community Primary School Year 6 Leavers Performance

Absolutely brilliant performance tonight from Garstang Community Primary School Year 6 Leavers. What a brilliant performance, the acting and singing was amazing, all the children looked like they were having an ace time-especially when they got to throw foam pies in each others faces-eeekkk!    


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09 Jul 2018

Garstang St Thomas School Year 6 Leavers Production

Tonight I was invited to Garstang St Thomas School Year 6 Leavers Production, this year was an outdoor performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream, different scenes were set up around the grounds of the school. The children were amazing, the confidence they displayed was outstanding. The singing, the costumes, the quirky lines, every detail had been […]


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08 Jul 2018

Preesall Town Council Civic Sunday

Beautiful Civic Sunday service today to celebrate the new Town Mayor and Mayoress, Councillor Lynda Woodhouse and Ms Evelyn Woodhouse. The service was held at the parish church of St Oswald, Preesall, the sun was shining -perfect day.  


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08 Jul 2018

Porsche Club GB – Red Rose Run 2018

It was a great honour to be invited this morning by the Porsche Club to “flag off”  the start of their Red Rose run 2018. The cars started off from the Golf club and then for the first time travelled down the High Street for everyone to be able to view before heading off on […]


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08 Jul 2018

Garstang Theatre Group 40th year Anniversary

I was invited to the Garstang Theatre group 40th year anniversary. What a fabulous night! A tremendous bunch of great people, who after the meal danced the night away and had a sing song-such amazing voices!


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06 Jul 2018

John Cross Primary School 300th year Anniversary

What a great afternoon spent looking around the classrooms, it was like stepping back in time, the children and teachers were dressed in period clothing. Ben Wallace MP and I unveiled a beautiful mosaic that the children had worked hard on creating that commemorates 300th years anniversary! The children were participating in 18th-century lessons and then […]


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26 May 2018

Welcome to our new Mayor

So my year has come to an end and so must this blog. Thank you for logging in and following my year as Mayor. I will sign out with a few photos from mayor making on Wednesday. The first two are the handing over of the cheques for my chosen charities £750 each. (Garstang Memory […]


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