Mayor’s Blog

19 Sep 2018

Chief Scouts Awards at The Crofters

Tonight myself and my friend Cida attended the chief scouts awards! what a wonderful evening, with such lovely people. It was an honour to be invited to hand out the certificates and medals to all the young proud boys.  


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16 Sep 2018

Kepple Lane Fun Day

What a great day we had at Kepple Lane Fun Day, lots of entertainment, great band, music!  Myself, mum, Angel & Max had a stall to help raise money for our charity of the year “Garstang Memory Cafe”. We had collected teddies from all around Garstang, which we then put on our stall for children […]


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14 Sep 2018

Guiding Celebrations

I was invited to the Guiding celebrations which was held at Daisy Clough Nurseries…ooohhh such tasty cakes and tea. What a wonderful evening, listening to the stories, achievements, travelling and fun things that girl guides get up to. The room was electric, the energy that was coming from the girls and the leaders was magical!  


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08 Sep 2018

Official Opening of the All Weather Pitch at Garstang High School

Today was the grand opening of the all-weather pitch at Garstang High School, it has took 5 years to get to this stage and wow…. oh wow how amazing it looks! I arrived early and got to watch an England Hockey Olympic Medallist giving a group of students a superb training session. The weather was very […]


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04 Sep 2018

Garstang Ladies Speakers Club -opening meeting of the new season

I was invited to attend and open the first meeting of the season tonight at Garstang  Ladies speakers club. This is such a wonderful group with the most amazing ladies. As this was the beginning of a new season, the topic was beginnings! The speakers did an incredible job of entertaining us, we learnt new things and we laughed […]


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18 Aug 2018

Town Crier Competition 2018

What a fantastic event! Town Crier’s came from all over to attend & enter this magnificent competition. Myself and my mum Carol were part of the judging panel.  In the morning we all had a brew and some biscuits at Booths and then Hillary (our very own wonderful Town Crier) showcased the Towncriers around the […]


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08 Aug 2018

Cornmill’s 30 years celebration

Today marked 30 years since the Cornmill nursing and residential care home first opened here in Garstang and they very kindly invited myself and family to come and join in the celebrations. What a wonderful time we had meeting the residents, staff, family and watching a magic show and listening to the music. Such a […]


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07 Aug 2018

Elsie Hartley’s 100th Birthday

Today was a very special day in Garstang, one of our residents turned 100! Her name is Elsie Hartley, her family and friends celebrated at the Wyrebank and kindly invited myself to join them for cake & tea! What a pleasure meeting such a wonderful lady, happy birthday Elsie 🙂


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04 Aug 2018

Garstang Show Day

Today is a special day in our town, its Garstang Show Day. It’s a great event showcasing the very best in farming, horticulture and rural life, to date there have been 202 successful shows! Myself and guest were invited to the Presidents lunch at midday and wow what an absolute treat, we had great company, […]


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20 Jul 2018

Scarecrow Festival

Garstang Town Council held the town’s very first Scarecrow Festival from Friday 20th July until Sunday 22nd July 2018.  What an absolutely great weekend, on the Friday myself, mum, Angel and Max had some categories to judge so we had the great pleasure of walking around the town taking in the great sights of our new scarecrow […]


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