Mayor’s Blog

27 Dec 2018

Lancashire Day

We all gathered around the Market Cross this morning to hear a Lancashire town cry by our very own Town Crier Hillary McGrath, we all then went to the library were another cry was performed inside the library – we did give all the visitors inside the library the heads up first!


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10 Dec 2018

Garstang’s Victorian Evening

I look forward to this exciting and spectacular evening every year. The town was buzzing with people, stalls, lights, singing, rides, entertainment. My children Angel and Max enjoyed having a go on the coconut stand and won so we were carrying 4 coconuts round all night-eeekk! The highlight of my children’s night was meeting the real […]


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07 Dec 2018

United reformed Church Christmas celebration

My mum and I were invited to the United Reformed Church Christmas celebration. We were welcomed by the most beautiful voices from the June Baker choir, and lovely words from speakers throughout the evening, some were extremely funny tales and gave us all a giggle. We were then welcomed into the hall for a hot […]


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07 Dec 2018

Scouts Carol Service

What a wonderful event tonight at the yearly scouts Christmas carol service at the scout hut on Kepple Lane. The room was packed out with all the proud family and friends of the young lads, the show got started with us, the audience having a sing-along and then the scouts got up on the stage and […]


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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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