Mayor’s Blog

19 Mar 2020

Garstang Volunteer Force Initiative

I attended the first Garstang Volunteer Initiative public meeting 16/3/20 along with Cllr Allan, Leech and Pearson. The organizers of this initiative are looking for volunteers so they can help isolated, vulnerable and elderly people during the coronavirus crisis. The main priorities are to make sure these people are safe, fed and warm and they […]


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03 Mar 2020

Garstang Community Primary School visit – January 2020

I visited Garstang Community Primary school along with the Deputy Mayor and Youth Mayor back in January. We met the Year 6’s to talk about democracy, Garstang Town Council and Youth Council. The children were an absolute delight and asked some very interesting questions. They particularly liked trying on the mayoral chains! Thank you for […]


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03 Mar 2020

Garstang Tractor Run – 29th December 2019

We were proud to support the Children’s Festival Tractor Run at the end of December. Again apologies for the lateness in this blog! A big well done to John Tyson and his team for organizing this superb event raising £2300 towards the Children’s Festival.


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03 Mar 2020

Garstang Victorian Festival 9th December 2019

Apologies for the lateness in this blog! We’ve had a a particularly hectic time. We had a wonderful evening at the Victorian Festival back in December despite the less than ideal weather which doesn’t seem to have stopped since! Here we are dressed up in our Victorian costumes along with Mary Poppins and Bert.


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09 Dec 2019

Garstang’s first every charity SANTA DASH

Wow what a day! I decided earlier on in the year that my big fundraiser as Mayor would be a Santa Dash and boy what a day it was. Thank you to everyone who entered and took part. You all looked absolutely spectacular in your red Santa suits. The High Street was just a sea […]


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09 Dec 2019

Garstang Theatre Group pantomime

We attended Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs pantomime at Garstang Community Academy Thursday 5th December. What a wonderful production! We were impressed with the standard of action and singing by Garstang Theatre Group. Thank you so much for inviting us, we really did have fun.


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09 Dec 2019

Garstang Community Primary School Christmas Nativity

We were lucky enough to be invited the reception class Christmas nativity play last week which really did make us feel very festive. The children’s nativity also reminded us what the true meaning of Christmas is all about. We thoroughly enjoyed the play and the children were delightful. We loved the donkeys reaction when his […]


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26 Nov 2019

Garstang Christmas Lights Switch On!

Last night we enjoyed a superb evening singing Christmas carols around the Market Cross and the lighting of the Christmas lights. It was lovely to see the community come together again for this wonderful event. The lights look absolutely superb and make the town sparkle. We enjoyed a delicious mince pie in the Royal Oak […]


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26 Nov 2019

Garstang Community Academy Achievement Evening

We were thrilled to be invited to the fabulous achievement evening at Garstang Community Academy on Wednesday 13th November. We enjoyed being part of the celebrations to mark the record breaking results and outstanding personal achievements by the former pupils of the school. We wish the class of 2019 every success for the future.


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04 Nov 2019

Garstang Community Bonfire & Fireworks Display 2nd November

Wow Garstang & District Lions! What a fantastic display of fireworks you provided for the community on Saturday night. It was a real honour and treat to be invited to light the bonfire this year. Thank you so very much for inviting myself and the Deputy Youth Mayor. Thank you also to all the Lions […]


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