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Garstang in Bloom
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Beautiful flowers in every shade of the rainbow have brightened up this dreary summer.

Despite the persistent rain Garstang is still picture perfect as chairman Alan Pearson’s new plans for Garstang in Bloom blossom.

Garstang in Bloom

Garstang in Bloom

And Alan thanked all of the volunteers who have helped nurture the bedding plants and joined in the big spring clean in the town.

He said: “The town has now been planted up and we would like to thank all our sponsors who have stayed with us during the changes.

“We must thank all the businesses who have made great efforts to improve the appearance of their premises and the Town.

“I travel throughout the North West and when I tell people where I am from many of them know the town and say what a nice place it is, so thanks to everyone.”

I travel throughout the North West and when I tell people where I am from many of them know the town and say what a nice place it is

Alan Pearson

Alan said the winners of the competition for the best floral decoration outside a business will be unveiled soon. He said: “We had a plant sale outside the Market Hall and raised over £230 to help with our funds. All the plants we grown by our members or their friends and were kindly donated.

“The ‘Bloomers’ worked tirelessly all day on the Saturday and the purchasers not only got reasonably priced plants but also free help and advice.

“We have run a competition for the business’s in the Town, judging took place last Tuesday the judges were the Mayor Lynn Harter and her husband and consort Gordon along with the Junior mayor and his deputy.

“The results will be announced shortly and a presentation evening will be held in August.”

If you are interested in looking after a bed or a particular area next year please contact: 07850699492’