Mayor’s Blog

05 Jan 2018

Memory Cafe Xmas Lunch

Delighted to be invited to the memory cafe Xmas lunch at the Royal Oak. Lyn and I had a brilliant time and the meal was excellent. It is just so great to see everyone enjoy them selves so much. Sandra(P) and her helpers do a wonderful job and Garstang is so proud of what has […]


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20 Dec 2017

Joining Joseph – Christmas production

So our last nativity for the year and out with a bang. This was the first time i had seen this particular nativity play and Mary & Michaels put on a great performance from the blues brothers characters to the dancing sheep. AND the solo song from Joseph was – well – fantastic. Great performance such […]


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19 Dec 2017

Shine Star Shine

Community Primary nativity – another brilliant performance by our local children. What an absolute credit to the school and such an enjoyable hour.


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15 Dec 2017

Band of Kings Division Concert at Fleetwood

This is one of those occasions that as Mayor you are representing your Town at a more formal event. I have never seen so many Mayors/Mayoresses and chains of office gathered together in one place at the same time. BUT what a brilliant concert and it was going out live on BBC Radio Lancashire. The band […]


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14 Dec 2017

RVS Lunch Club Christmas Dinner

Held at St. Thomas Church Hall. A lovely Xmas lunch, turkey and all the trimmings followed by trifle, all prepared by volunteers on site. My congratulations to the cook(s) – the meal was absolutely excellent and the company first rate. To see so many of the club tucking in and chatting was a what friendship […]


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12 Dec 2017

Victorian Evening (evening 2)

So it rained and it was cool and windy BUT another great evening. What a credit to out town that again the people turned out in force to make it another memorable event. Some different entertainment – following the drummers down the high street is really something – but our magicians were out again pulling […]


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11 Dec 2017

Victorian Evening

What a brilliant evening  – cool, crisp and absolutely heaving with people. The stalls were really good and this year had been extended to include the weinds and Nicksons. There were crafts, artisan foods, a Gin Bar and two breweries. The entertainment surpassed itself. We particularly loved the two magicians with the fez’s – they […]


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08 Dec 2017

Scout Christmas Concert

Well how can you top the scouts performing Snow White – an absolute hoot. Well perhaps you can by 5 the scouts performing a routine which entailed a large sheet, heads and arms poking through and false legs protruding (which were attached the the real arms) SO when the arms moved to the beat of […]


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07 Dec 2017

Community Primary Reception Nativity

Going back to see this nativity play took me back 30 years when my daughters who both went to the school performed here. The magic is still there the children are wonderful and we both had a great evening – Christmas is not Christmas with out a nativity play. p.s. the chairs are are as […]


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02 Dec 2017

Beauty and the Beast

Who would have wanted to stay in and watch strictly come dancing when you could have gone out to watch the Garstang Theatre Group Xmas ‘panto’ Beauty and the Beast. Great costumes, excellent singing all supported by a wonderful cast (including lots of children). Lyn and I had a brilliant evening – well done everyone […]


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