Mayor’s Blog

09 Jul 2017

Porsche Rally

What a great event – around 50 or so Porsche of varying ages and models assembled at the golf club for their annual rally which takes them through the trough of Bowland. My role is to welcome them all to Garstang and wave the starting flag. I am now trying to persuade them next year […]


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07 Jul 2017

St. Mary and Michael Art Week and Assembley

What a great afternoon spent looking round the classrooms at all the work that the children had put in over the week – some really wonderful art and dressing up (Disney was the theme). We then attended the art assembly when the whole school joined together with songs and readings. Great local school great atmosphere […]


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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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