Mayor’s Blog

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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04 Nov 2019

United Reformed Church Christmas cards sale 2nd November

I was officially invited to open the annual charity cards sale at the United Reformed Church Hall, along with our lovely Town Crier, Hilary. It was super to see the 3 charities I am supporting in my year of office along with 9 other charities. I came away with a bag full of goodies! I […]


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04 Nov 2019

Britain in Bloom Awards Friday 1st November

Congratulations to our Garstang in Bloom team who walked away with 3 trophies! Garstang was awarded with Best Small Town and Gold in the Small Town category. Kepple Lane Park also won Gold in the Small Parks category. I was lucky enough to be invited by the ‘Bloomers’ to the Britain in Bloom awards ceremony […]


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04 Nov 2019

Goodness Baked site visit 20th October

I am raising funds for Cardiac Risk in the Young, North West Air Ambulance and Rosemere Cancer Foundation. My next fundraising event is Garstang Santa Dash which will be held on Sunday 8th December at 11am. Local artisan baker Goodness Baked have been kind enough to donate gingerbread Christmas trees to everyone who enters the […]


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04 Nov 2019

Democratic week – school visits 18th October

What a wonderful day the Deputy Mayor, our Clerk, Youth Mayor & I had visiting St Thomas’and St Mary and Michael primary schools on Friday 18th October for Democratic week. The children were absolutely delightful and a real credit to the schools and parents. We discussed all the different layers of councils, Councillors and what […]


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