Mayor’s Blog

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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11 Jun 2017

Civic Sunday

We would like to thank everyone for making it a very special day

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10 Jun 2017

Civic Sunday

Looking forward to Civic Sunday tomorrow (3.00 at the United Reformed Church) – just sorted  out the refreshments for afterwards in the church hall.

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06 Jun 2017

Councillor Vacancy

There is currently a vacancy for a Town Councillor. If you are interested in applying or require further information please contact : Town Clerk: Mrs Edwina Parry – Garstang Police Station, Moss Lane, Garstang, PR3 1HB or phone 07592 792801 or email

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03 Jun 2017

Catterall Gala

So the weather brightened up and it was a pretty glorious day at Catterall absolutely ideal for this very traditional and friendly gala. Again Lyn and I had a great day out and were able to chat to many friends and acquaintances we know both on route and on the field. My thanks to all […]

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29 May 2017

Garstang Childrens Festival

A wet bank holiday at my home festival of Garstang could not put off the crowds who still came out to cheer the procession along. The floats and walking floats were brilliant along with the bands and other attractions. However I must make special mention of all the Rose Queens and their retinues – they […]

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27 May 2017

Churchtown Gala

The first event for my mayoress wife Lyn and myself was parading at Churchtown Gala. This is a really great local day out and one that I have been attending for many years especially recently as one of my grandsons used to go to Kirkland, the other one currently does and my granddaughter is in […]

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25 May 2017

A short message from your new Mayor, Peter Ryder

I would like to thank everyone for coming along and supporting me when I was elected Mayor of Garstang. It is truly a great honor to represent our wonderful town. Please see my welcome on the information page of the council’s website.

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