Mayor’s Blog

05 Dec 2018

Garstang Community primary Reception Nativity Play

My mum and I attended a magical Christmas play this evening. The reception children from Garstang Community Primary performed on stage their nativity play, and wow their little singing voices made your heart melt. They all remembered their lines and had amazing costumes. Fantastic show, making the audience giggle and coo, well done!

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30 Nov 2018

Garstang Theatre Group Pinocchio Performance

I was invited along this evening to watch the performance of Pinocchio, what a fantastic show. The children were outstanding, the costumes, the singing it was all absolutely incredible. A totally enjoyable show, with lots of very talented cast members and the song choices were awesome.

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26 Nov 2018

Garstang Christmas Light Switch on

Tonight was the big switch on, we all put our singing voices on and sung our hearts out, especially the children from Garstang Community Academy who sung their Christmas carols beautifully. We did the official switch on and wow how stunning did our town look!

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14 Nov 2018

Garstang Community Academy Achievement Evening

Tonight I was invited to Garstang Community Academy School achievement evening, what a spectacular night, lots of talented young people. Our youth Cllr Oliver Atkinson was also presented with an award – very proud of you Oliver.  

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11 Nov 2018

Carrs Billington Fundraising event

A huge thank you to Carrs Billington for supporting The Mayors charity “Garstang Memory Cafe” and raising an overwhelming £414.00 today. Lucy Speak & her team organised an equine tack sale & raffle which was a huge success with a great turn out. Thank you for all your hard work & support & thank you […]

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11 Nov 2018

Remembrance Sunday

It is 100 years since the end of the Great War. Over the past week Garstang has been covered in poppies and a beautiful knitted flow of poppies coming down from the Market Cross outside The Royal Oak. This morning we all met on the High Street car park and walked down the High Street […]

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10 Nov 2018

United Reformed Church Opening of the charity card sales

My son and I officially opened the URC Charity card sale this morning we were joined by Hillary our Town Crier. I was very happy to be organised and bought all my Christmas cards with monies going to many great causes.

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09 Nov 2018

Rufford’s Country Store Opening Evening

Tonight I was invited to the Official opening of Rufford’s Country Store, what a spectacular evening! The store looks amazing-what a transformation, the staff were all super friendly and ooohhh lots of nibbles-chocolate colin caterpillars were my favourite! hee hee

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08 Nov 2018

Raising the nations flag

This afternoon I had the honourable duty of raising the nation’s flag as our town prepares for the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War.

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03 Nov 2018

Garstang Bonfire & Firework night

What a spectacular evening! I had the honour in lighting the bonfire this year! Myself, my mum & children, along with everyone else enjoyed an amazing firework display. A huge thank you to everyone for organising this incredible display.

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