Civic and political history

Look out on this page for articles on the ciivic and political history of Garstang, including features on how Garstang was governed in times past, the town trust, the Victorian Board of Guardians, Garstang Rural District Council, parliamentary representation, local MPs down the years, and etc..
Although a very contemporary election, the May 2013 election for the Garstang division of Lancashire County Council saw an historic vote - with  victory for independent candidate Sandra Perkins (right) over the sitting councillor Val Wilson (centre, in blue).
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