Mayor’s Blog

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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27 Nov 2017

Garstang Xmas Lights Switch On

A great honour for Lyn and I to be involved with the annual switch on. The rain did not dampen the spirits as the community Primary school led the carol singing and Sandra Perkins blessed the crib. Lyn, myself, The Mayor of Wyre and her consort, the Young Mayor of Garstang and the Garstang Festival […]


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27 Nov 2017

Lancashire Day

Celebrated Lancashire Day with our Town Crier who read out the Lancashire Cry from the Market Cross. Another brilliant performance from Hilary out Town Crier.


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20 Nov 2017

Garstang Cricket Club

Many congratulations to our cricket team on their brilliant double. I was only too pleased to leave the council meeting early to enable me, along with Mayor of Wyre Borough Alice, to cut the celebration cake.


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15 Nov 2017

Garstang Community Academy Achievement Evening

Garstang should be so proud of the achievements of class of 2017 who excelled in all areas from the academic through to the sporting and personal. On a night of celebration there was a catalogue of excellence and achievement. Many congratulations to all of the class of 2017 your future looks assured and congratulations to the […]


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12 Nov 2017

Remembrance Day

Many thanks to David Brewin for putting out all the poppies along the High Street and throughout Town and for organising the collections and sorting out the arrangements on the day. Also my sincere thanks to Rev. Evan Gray for a  poignant and very moving sermon. Lastly thanks to Garstang for turning out in force to line […]


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04 Nov 2017

Community Bonfire & Fireworks

Now being a Garstang Lion I have volunteered for many years helping to build the bonfire in the morning then collect money or help marshall on the evening. This year was a real treat as i actually got to light it. With some trepidation and health & safety warnings, accompanied by Lyn and Nathan (our young mayor) we […]


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