Festival of Song

We are very pleased to be supporting the Festival of Song being held at Lancaster Priory. It is a week long event from 9 - 16th September, showcasing a wide range of music. In particularly, we have sponsored the “come and sing” event of Vivaldi’s Gloria on Saturday 15th September which should be very popular.  Vivaldi’s [...]

2018-08-16T10:35:19+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Garstang Show

Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand attended the Garstang Show this year. Our stand was prepped and ready in the early hours of Saturday morning awaiting the many visitors due through the gates. The main attraction at our stand was our cow, sheep and chicken shaped balloons designed by Farm Creative, which were a big hit with [...]

2018-08-16T10:56:19+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is STEP?

Use a STEP qualified practitioner for specialist trust, tax and estate planning work. STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. What do STEP members do? As specialists in inheritance and succession planning STEP members draft wills, administer estates, act [...]

2018-07-24T10:50:10+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Churches Conservation Trust

Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand are proud to support the Churches Conservation Trust at Lancaster Priory. Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand have recently supported a concert at Lancaster Priory to raise awareness of the plight of St John the Evangelist church in the Centre of Lancaster: a real gem of a building sadly and substantially damaged in [...]

2018-07-24T10:47:13+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you aware of the new Code?

The Electronic Communications Code gives licensed telecoms operators statutory rights to install and retain their equipment on land which is privately owned. The new Code commenced on 28 December 2017. The new Code includes reforms benefiting operators, and it is important that landowners with telecoms operators as tenants understand the changes. 1. New Rights The new [...]

2018-07-24T10:51:01+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chamber Chat with David Park

In the last few weeks many of us have been receiving emails and other communications from businesses asking for us to reply to say that we still want to hear from them. This is down to a new piece of European legislation known as the General Data Protection Regulation which is coming into force on [...]

2018-05-10T10:52:03+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney on the Farm

Whilst most Farmers know that they should have a Will, many have not thought about what would happen if they had an accident or developed a mental illness and could no longer manage their own affairs or run the farm business.  With farmers working daily with dangerous machinery and livestock, often near pits or silos, [...]

2018-04-13T15:35:19+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lancaster Beer Festival

We recently attended the annual Lancaster Charity Beer Festival. This year marked the 29th annual charity Beerfest which offered a range of Cask Ales, Lager, Cider, Wine, Gin, and other drinks for guests to sample and enjoy. The Lancaster Beer Festival was held at Lancaster Town Hall, and the Firm sponsored a barrel of real ale: [...]

2018-03-21T15:12:06+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments