Mayor’s Blog

08 Jul 2018

Porsche Club GB – Red Rose Run 2018

It was a great honour to be invited this morning by the Porsche Club to “flag off”  the start of their Red Rose run 2018. The cars started off from the Golf club and then for the first time travelled down the High Street for everyone to be able to view before heading off on […]


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08 Jul 2018

Garstang Theatre Group 40th year Anniversary

I was invited to the Garstang Theatre group 40th year anniversary. What a fabulous night! A tremendous bunch of great people, who after the meal danced the night away and had a sing song-such amazing voices!


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06 Jul 2018

John Cross Primary School 300th year Anniversary

What a great afternoon spent looking around the classrooms, it was like stepping back in time, the children and teachers were dressed in period clothing. Ben Wallace MP and I unveiled a beautiful mosaic that the children had worked hard on creating that commemorates 300th years anniversary! The children were participating in 18th-century lessons and then […]


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26 May 2018

Welcome to our new Mayor

So my year has come to an end and so must this blog. Thank you for logging in and following my year as Mayor. I will sign out with a few photos from mayor making on Wednesday. The first two are the handing over of the cheques for my chosen charities £750 each. (Garstang Memory […]


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04 Apr 2018

Memory Cafe ‘Chippy Lunch’

We were invited ‘out to lunch’ in the library by the Memory Cafe. Before Jonny from Garstang Fish & Chips brought over the freshly cooked meal, which included peas, we all joined in with the quiz set by quiz master Chris (from the Lions) and reminisced  about places through old postcards. We can only admire […]


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01 Apr 2018

Bonnets & Bunnies

Fabulous Saturday in Garstang where the High Street and Bridge Street were full of well over 500 children (of all ages) who took part in the Bonnets & Bunnies trail. collecting treats from local traders. This was followed by a bonnet and decorated egg competition. It is great to see our Town “buzzin” and we […]


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01 Apr 2018

Visit to Bowland Mountain Rescue

What an experience – picked up in a Mountain Rescue Land rover (and dropped back home) and shown round their base just outside Garstang. Incredible team doing an incredible job. I watched as they stripped all the kit out of one of their vehicles and methodically checked and tested everything. They do on all 3 vehicles […]


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25 Mar 2018

Raising Money for the Mayors Charities

On Saturday we run a successful Bric-a-Brac stall in the high street to raise funds for the Memory Cafe and Bowland Mountain rescue. Many thanks to Sandra Perkins who helped throughout, the Market Hall traders who at a time of a mini crises put up the stall, Iced who supplied us with much needed hot […]


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22 Mar 2018

Garstang Musical productions – Only Remembered

Moving, funny, poignant, excellent vocals and poems – what a brilliant evening. If you have not got tickets then you should get some now before they are all sold.


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20 Mar 2018

Fairtrade Quiz Winners

My granddaughter, Martha,  helping me to present the prizes for the Fairtrade Easter Competition. Little did we know that the winners were Fairtrade supporters from Japan studying at UCLAN.


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