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GARSTANG YOUTH COUNCIL
On the 18th October 2012, history was made in Garstang.
The very first Youth Council was formally recognised in a “Mayor Making” ceremony at Garstang Community Centre.
Garstang Mayor Cllr Sandra Perkins invited nominations for the office of Young Mayor, and Youth Councillor Rory Mower was duly elected for the ensuing municipal year. Youth Cllr. Jonathan Bisby was elected Young Deputy Mayor. Youth Cllr. Holly Hands was appointed as secretary, and Youth Cllr. Gerard McCann will take up office of treasurer.
Youth Cllrs. were all in favour of adopting The Youth Council Constitution and it was duly approved. Other members of the council include Youth Cllrs George Dunn, Beth Hadley, Louise McCarthy & Christian Hancox.
The Youth Council will formally meet quarterly, but informal meetings will take place as and when needed in order to discuss or fulfil quarterly agenda items.
If you are interested in being involved with Garstang Youth Council, or you would like to bring something to the attention of our Youth Councillors – please contact the Town Clerk:
Mrs E. Parry, Room G17, Garstang Business & Community Centre, High Street, Garstang. PR3 1EB
Tel: 07592792801 Email: email@example.com
GARSTANG YOUNG CITIZEN’S OF THE YEAR AWARD
New annual awards
To recognise the outstanding achievement of 2 young people in the town. Trophies have been donated by Carr’s Jewellers and Lady Dulcie Atkins, and will be presented to the young person who has excelled in some way in their age group. This year the Carr’s junior “Citizen of the Year” was presented to Faye Mower, and the Atkins senior “Citizen of the Year” was deservedly won by Youth Cllr. Beth Hadley.
Both have shown amazing dedication to the community;
Beth was nominated by Fairtrade pioneer Bruce Crowther who praised her for her voluntary work on The Heritage Lottery Fund project, and for her role at the Fig Tree Visitors Centre.
Faye was nominated by Mrs Helen Ife, Head teacher at St Thomas, for her enthusiastic approach to recycling and gardening at the school.
(Pictures: Courtesy Garstang Courier)
News about this year’s competition will be seen in the Garstang Courier and online here during summer.
However, if you feel you already know of a special young person aged between 4 – 18 years old who may deserve some recognition this year, please email Cllr. Lynn Harter firstname.lastname@example.org stating your own name and contact details, your nominee’s name and age, and your reasons for nomination.
GARSTANG YOUTH PROVISION