Monthly Archives: June 2019

Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival 2019

Matilda Cowgill-Smith was crowned as this year’s festival queen at the Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival (GWWF) last Saturday 1st June 2019. The procession started off at 2pm from the Grapes Inn after dancing by the village maypolers and the Carol May Academy of Dance and performing Arts, these together with the floats, fancy dress […]


Are your feet ready for the beach?

Summer is here! It’s time for sandals but are your feet fit to be seen in public? It might be time for some professional assistance… A traditional Chiropody / Podiatry treatment will improve your nails and tackle any hard skin, corns or dry cracked heels. A ‘medical’ pedicure or Medi-Pedi takes this basic treatment to […]


Garden View – This Month – Black-Eyed Susan

You might not know its name, but you are probably familiar with the Rudbeckia. A late summer perennial daisy. It’s sometimes called Coneflower or Black-eyed Susan. It flowers from early August to late September and I find it a valuable addition to the late summer garden. It does particularly well in full sun in rich, […]


HIGH SCHOOLS SPORTS EVENT in JUNE

HIGH SCHOOLS SPORTS EVENT in JUNE Supporting our local HEARTBEAT Charity I recently met Steve Haycocks the Headteacher at Balshaws C of E High School in Leyland. Why?  To ascertain his views regards a High Schools Sports Event during the month of June supporting our local charity HEARTBEAT who are based at Preston North End […]


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