Mayor’s Blog

02 Oct 2017


It was the “love your Garstang loyalty card” first prize draw and the winner won £50 to spend in participating shops. The loyalty card is a great scheme so get down to your local shop and give yourself a chance to win next time. It was also the prize draw for the recent Garstang traders […]

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30 Sep 2017

Garstang Theatre Group

Lyn an I would like to thank GTC for inviting us to their annual dinner dance at the Wyrebank. A really enjoyable time was had by all and as you might expect the Karaoke was excellent – I cannot sing so was excused. We must have enjoyed ourselves as we did not leave until midnight.

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28 Sep 2017

Lancashire WI County Show

Lyn and myself spent several hours at the Garstang Hotel & Golf Club. The show was like a tardis stretching over the whole hotel. What a lot of clever people there are – some of the exhibits were really outstanding – as was the cup of tea and cake. As you would guess we came […]

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24 Sep 2017

Garstang Free Methodist Church

Commissioning Service for new Associate Pastor Andy Woof Just a big thank you from Lyn and myself for your hospitality and friendliness. It was a really wonderful morning and we both were really taken with the enthusiasm of everyone. It was refreshing to see young couples, families, children and may i say the more traditional […]

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17 Sep 2017

Kepple Lane Park Funday

What a great day absolutely delighted to open this event. We had intended to open at 11.00 go home for a while at lunchtime and come back for closing BUT we stayed all day. By the time we visited all the stalls and attractions, chatted to everyone, got our raffle tickets, had a go at archery […]

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12 Aug 2017

Garstang Treasure Trail

Garstang was “buzzin” today with families taking part in the Independent Traders treasure trail. Even a lunchtime shower  could not dampen spirits. Chase from Paw Patrol was on hand to welcome everyone and ensure they had a great day wondering up and down the high street looking for clues. A great thank you to the Independent […]

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09 Aug 2017

Awards Ceremony for Hanging Baskets/Troughs etc.

Having been involved in the judging in July it was now time to celebrate the wonderful entries and have the privilege of presenting the awards at a ceremony held at the Royal Oak. What a incredibly difficult job the judging was. It is one thing walking down the high street and noticing the amazing displays […]

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05 Aug 2017

Garstang Show

So the weather turned out fine at last and the sun shone. This brought out the crowds and the show was buzzing. It was great as mayor to attend my home show and what a marvellous time i had. I met and talked so so many people some i knew others i did not. It […]

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25 Jul 2017

Lions Handover Photo

As promised

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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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