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Seaton Best Kept Garden & Container Competition 2016
Tuesday, 12 July 2016 10:09
The Parish Council will be holding its 5th Best Kept Garden & Container Competition in the second half of July. Nominations of entrants are welcome and should be made to the clerk via email, address on the site, or by post.
The Queen’s 90th Birthday Commemoration
Thursday, 16 June 2016 10:02
In commemoration of the Queen’s 90th Official Birthday in June 2016, the Parish Council awarded each Seaton Schools’ Pupil with a specially designed mug to record the occasion.
Seaton Scarecrow Festival 2016
Thursday, 02 June 2016 09:02
Seaton Scarecrow Festival 2016 will run from Saturday 2 July to Saturday 16 July, with Trail Day being held on Saturday 9 July. It will be an open theme enabling people to use their initiative to the full to produce their scarecrows. There will be prizes for the top three Scarecrows plus a 'People's Choice', to be determined by participants in Trail Day. The Festival Entry Fee will be £2, with Entry forms will be made available from 1 June from local outlets, with a closing date for entries of 18 June.
Seaton Community Champions
Friday, 22 January 2016 13:36
Seaton made its inaugural Community Champion Awards in January 2016. There are two categories of winner, the first is an individual contribution to the community & the second is a contribution as a part of a group. The individual winner was Alec Hall, the former Lollipop Man at Seaton Infants School. It was considered that Alec deserved the award in recognition of his service to the village over many years, so many that no one was sure how many! He is recognisable to & known by so many people in the village in his role of lollipop man, he welcomed children & parents of the Infant School with a smile & a cheery disposition, irrespective of the weather, & always had a friendly word for parents of former pupils.
Seaton Children's Carnival 2015
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 11:04
Seaton Carnival Committee has announced that, following an overwhelming response, it was thrilled to be able to confirm that Seaton Children's Carnival 2015 would be sporting a full complement of Carnival Queens. It will be the first time for many years that seven Queen's Floats would form part of the carnival procession, making for a very colourful event. Carnival Day 2015 will be Saturday 13 June, with the procession commencing at 1.30 pm, a date for people's diaries! Here's looking forward to a warm, sunny day!
Christmas Lights 2014
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00
  Seaton's Christmas Lights were switched on, on Monday 1 December. The village green was lit by Christmas lights & a Christmas tree, provided by Iggesund. Around three hundred members of the public attended the switch-on event, with entertainment organised by Mr Michael Milner, including Christmas Carols sung by Seaton Choir & School Children, & mince pies & mulled wine provided by the Parish Council. The lights were switched on by Parish Councillor Cyril Woodman, ably assisted by four Seaton children selected by Mr Milner. Despite a wet forecast, the rain kindly held off until the lights were twinkling brightly!
Bench in Memory of Trevor Fee
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:11
A bench was officially unveiled in memory of respected village councillor Trevor Fee on 27 October 2014. Trevor, who served on Seaton Parish Council, as well as Allerdale Borough Council & Cumbria County Council, died suddenly in September 2013 at the age of 57. The commemoration event was attended by Trevor's wife Adelaide, children Matthew & Charlotte, & colleagues from Seaton Parish Council. A ribbon was cut by Adelaide to mark the event & she was presented with a bunch of flowers by Councillor Jim Musgrave. The mahogany & steel bench is positioned on Main Road, Seaton, between Coronation Avenue & Derwent Avenue, overlooking the Solway Firth & the view across to Scotland, a beautiful vista when the sun is setting, & one which Trevor & Adelaide held in special memory. The bench is inlaid with a plaque, reading 'Do you know how many lives you have changed & how many you have completely rearranged ? People's Champion'. A fitting tribute to Trevor.
Seaton Best Kept Garden Competition 2014
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 00:00
Seaton's Best Kept Garden competition was held during the third week of July. With glorious summer weather prevalent in West Cumbria from early June, gardens were overflowing with flowers. The winner of the Best Kept Garden was David Richardson of Meadow Vale, with runner-up David Cooper of Whitestiles. The winner of the best-kept containers, with an abundance of flowers & containers, was Eileen Bewsher of Fernleigh House, Main Road. Runner-up was again David Cooper of Whitestiles.
Seaton Scarecrow Festival 2014
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 00:00
The 2014 Scarecrow Festival was held between 30 June & 11 July. The lovely weather encouraged the display of over 40 scarecrows around the village, with around 400 people taking part in the Trail Day on 5th July, with the sun shining strongly on Seaton. Agnes, aka Mrs Brown, was selected as the winner of the best single scarecrow; well done to Jackie Nicholson of Low Seaton. Best scarecrow group was Jack & the Beanstalk, by Olivier & Odette Brown of Brigbourne Drive. Winner of the People's Choice, selected by people attending Trail Day, was Pauline Heron of Ling Beck Park with Farmer Ed & Pals. We had some great entries in 2014, with people really using their ingenuity to come up with some fantastic ideas; we look forward to 2015 with excitement!
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