Mayor’s Blog

01 Jul 2017

Flower Judging

So the rain actually stopped and the sun came out – ideal for Lyn, Young Mayor Lucas and myself to wander around Garstang looking at the wonderful flowering tubs, troughs and baskets as part of the judging team. I never thought it could be so difficult awarding points in the various categories and using the […]


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01 Jul 2017

Fairtrade Renewal

I was delighted that Garstang has renewed its Fairtrade town status. Garstang should be proud to be the worlds first trade town and it was an honour to accept this certificate.


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28 Jun 2017

Rotary 200 Club Draw & Dinner

Lyn and myself were very kindly invited for dinner and to perform the Rotary 200 club draw at the golf club. What a great evening with such a friendly group (nearly as laid back as my lions meetings) – we were made most welcome and they presented Lyn with a wonderful bouquet of flowers.  


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22 Jun 2017

Armed Forces Day

For the first time this ceremony (raising the flag) was carried out at Kepple Lane. What a great venue  flowers,  trees, open space and silence. It was really so peaceful.


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12 Jun 2017

Anne Norma Humphreys

Honoured to represent the Town Council at the funeral of the former Mayor of Garstang.


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11 Jun 2017

Civic Sunday

We would like to thank everyone for making it a very special day


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10 Jun 2017

Civic Sunday

Looking forward to Civic Sunday tomorrow (3.00 at the United Reformed Church) – just sorted  out the refreshments for afterwards in the church hall.


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06 Jun 2017

Councillor Vacancy

There is currently a vacancy for a Town Councillor. If you are interested in applying or require further information please contact : Town Clerk: Mrs Edwina Parry – Garstang Police Station, Moss Lane, Garstang, PR3 1HB or phone 07592 792801 or email info@garstangtowncouncil.org


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03 Jun 2017

Catterall Gala

So the weather brightened up and it was a pretty glorious day at Catterall absolutely ideal for this very traditional and friendly gala. Again Lyn and I had a great day out and were able to chat to many friends and acquaintances we know both on route and on the field. My thanks to all […]


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29 May 2017

Garstang Childrens Festival

A wet bank holiday at my home festival of Garstang could not put off the crowds who still came out to cheer the procession along. The floats and walking floats were brilliant along with the bands and other attractions. However I must make special mention of all the Rose Queens and their retinues – they […]


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