Mayor’s Blog

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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02 Nov 2018

WW1 Street Party at Garstang Golf Club

Tonight I was invited to an Indoor street party, celebrating 100 years since the end of WW1, a way of saying ‘Thank you’ to all that have served in the last 100 years. We had live entertainment from The Jetsons, a magician, great party food and great company. A huge thank you to David Brewin […]


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02 Nov 2018

North West in Bloom Competition

Today I had the great pleasure in attending the North West in Bloom competition with our very own Garstang in Bloom team which was being held at Southport Convention centre. It was a huge event, we even got treated with a sit down meal-yum yum, they were catering for approx 550 people!  I had a […]


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30 Oct 2018

Garstang Golf Club fashion show fundraiser

Weeks of planning and putting together a fashion show fundraiser, the night finally arrived! What a spectacular evening, we had 2 fashion catwalks, stalls, singer, photographer and a raffle with some amazing prizes. The generosity of everyone that was involved and who came and supported us was heart touching – we raised a fantastic £1,301.25 […]


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26 Oct 2018

Garstang Musical Productions – The Addams Family

My mum and I were invited along this evening to watch the production of The Addams Family at Garstang High School. What an absolutely fantastic show, the scenes, the background, the singing, the acting were spectacular, I felt like I was sitting watching a West End Show. A huge well done to everyone involved, it […]


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23 Oct 2018

Heritage Society Poppy Trail launch

I was invited to the official launch tonight at St Thomas’s Church Hall. We watched a video presentation about the project, followed by a question and answer session and a prayer from Reverend John Griffiths of St. Thomas’s church. The Trail is now well on track for the 100 year anniversary of the Armistice on […]


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22 Oct 2018

Garstang in Bloom Awards & Fundraising evening

What a wonderful evening! Tonight was an award evening for local businesses who got involved in some wonderful creations of plants and flowers outside their business. The evening was filled with laughter, food & some great music by the Buddy Good Guys. I would personally like to thank everyone involved and especially our “Garstang Bloomers” […]


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