Mayor’s Blog

18 Jul 2017

New Lions President

At our last lions meting I was happy to welcome our new President Dave Lewis who took over from outgoing President Dave Lee. Photo to follow when i have time to download from my fairly ancient camera.


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13 Jul 2017

Pirates of the Curry Bean – Garstang Community Primary

I have never have I heard so many puns in a school play. Both Lyn and I were in hysterics.  But what really impressed was the confidence shown by all the children taking part. A real credit to the school and the hard working teachers. p.s. the seats are still as hard as i remember […]


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13 Jul 2017

Garstang Academy Visit

I recently met Mr. Ashcroft principal of Garstang Academy and he invited me to take a visit round the school with him. I have to say I was mighty impressed with the standard of work throughout. I loved the art department – some of the pieces on display were absolutely brilliant. I was also taken […]


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09 Jul 2017

Porsche Rally

What a great event – around 50 or so Porsche of varying ages and models assembled at the golf club for their annual rally which takes them through the trough of Bowland. My role is to welcome them all to Garstang and wave the starting flag. I am now trying to persuade them next year […]


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07 Jul 2017

St. Mary and Michael Art Week and Assembley

What a great afternoon spent looking round the classrooms at all the work that the children had put in over the week – some really wonderful art and dressing up (Disney was the theme). We then attended the art assembly when the whole school joined together with songs and readings. Great local school great atmosphere […]


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01 Jul 2017

Flower Judging

So the rain actually stopped and the sun came out – ideal for Lyn, Young Mayor Lucas and myself to wander around Garstang looking at the wonderful flowering tubs, troughs and baskets as part of the judging team. I never thought it could be so difficult awarding points in the various categories and using the […]


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01 Jul 2017

Fairtrade Renewal

I was delighted that Garstang has renewed its Fairtrade town status. Garstang should be proud to be the worlds first trade town and it was an honour to accept this certificate.


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28 Jun 2017

Rotary 200 Club Draw & Dinner

Lyn and myself were very kindly invited for dinner and to perform the Rotary 200 club draw at the golf club. What a great evening with such a friendly group (nearly as laid back as my lions meetings) – we were made most welcome and they presented Lyn with a wonderful bouquet of flowers.  


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22 Jun 2017

Armed Forces Day

For the first time this ceremony (raising the flag) was carried out at Kepple Lane. What a great venue  flowers,  trees, open space and silence. It was really so peaceful.


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12 Jun 2017

Anne Norma Humphreys

Honoured to represent the Town Council at the funeral of the former Mayor of Garstang.


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