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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!
Seaton Christmas Lights
Monday, 25 November 2013 14:37
Seaton's Christmas Tree lights were switched on on 1 December by Adelaide Fee, widow of former Chairman Trevor Fee. The tree has kindly been supplied by Iggesund & the switch-on event was attended by members of the community of all ages. The event was marked by carol singing & complemented by mince pies & mulled wine for all. The Council wishes all parishioners a Happy Christmas & hopes that the tree is enjoyed by all. Council Chairman Kate Birkett introduced the event & Mrs Fee spoke warmly of her families' honour at being asked to officially switch on the lights, recognising Trevor Fee's love of Christmas & his desire to involve the community through the provision of a Christmas Tree on the Village Green.
Seaton Parish Rooms
Monday, 11 November 2013 14:28
The Parish Rooms on Causeway Road were extensively renovated between 2012 & 2013, resulting in a modern facility for the village. The main room can cater for about twenty people, with optional table arrangements available to suit different requirements. The building features disabled facilities, including access ramp & toilet, together with a small kitchen.The Rooms are available for hire to small groups & organisations. Please contact Caretaker Mike Thompson on 01900 602220.
Seaton Best Kept Garden Competition 2013
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 16:07
Seaton Best Kept Garden Competition 2013 Seaton's Best Kept Garden competition was held during the second week of July.The lovely weather in the summer led to the production of an abundance of flowers, which led to the judges selecting Mrs & Mrs Watson of Barncroft Avenue as the winners. The winner of the Best Containers was Mrs Jean Thompson of Causeway Road.
Seaton Scarecrow Festival 2013
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 16:07
The 2013 Festival was held from 1 July to 13 July, with 6 July being Scarecrow Trail day Seaton Scarecrow Festival will be held between 30 June & 11 July in 2014. Scarecrows should be displayed throughout that period. The Scarecrow Trail Day will be held on 5 July. Unlike the last two years, entrants are invited this year to demonstrate their innovation & ingenuity in devising original Scarecrow designs, so we are hoping that people will put their thinking caps on now & come up with some great ideas ! We have noted that many designs in the past have encompassed more than one scarecrow in their presentation, so are proposing to have prizes for the Best Scaregrow group, as well as the Best Scarecrow, which will be selected by the panel of judges. In addition, people attending the Trail Day event will be invited to select their own preferences, for a People's Choice. So plenty of time to get thinking & gathering up some interesting scarecrow building materials over the coming weeks !'
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