The app, which went live in England and Wales on September 24, will enable businesses to download dedicated QR codes to print and display within their premises. It allows users to 'check-in' to venues such as restaurants, pubs, cinemas, and hairdressers by scanning the QR code on entry. The time and date of their check-in, as well…

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Almost immediately following the establishment of a Town Centre working group at Fylde Council the country went into lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, the focus of the group moved to providing safe spaces as shops began to re-opened, quickly turning their attention to tackling economic recovery in our town centres. In June, the…

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Over the last three years conservationists have been giving the UK's rarest lizard a helping hand. Captive bred sand lizards have been released on to the Fylde Sand Dunes as part of a long-term conservation project to restore the species’ status and historic range within the UK. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation (ARC), Fylde and Blackpool Councils,…

Read more Rare sand lizards released back to Fylde sand dunes

The new enforcement measures introduced on 1st July to tackle environmental crimes has been a huge success in its first month, with 465 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN’s) issued across the Borough. Authorised officers from District Enforcement (private environmental crime specialists), have been working under the direction of Fylde Council, patrolling any area of land that is…

Read more First month of new enforcement resources proves a success

Fylde Council has put the procedure in place to introduce fast track pavement licences approved by government as another way to help local businesses get back to work. The Business and Planning Act was introduced to parliament on 29th June this year and it contains measures intended by the Government to assist businesses and communities to…

Read more Fast track pavement licences to support businesses to reopen

We are delighted to announce the final section of the Sea Defence Project at Fairhaven Lake has completed and is now open to the public. The project, to protect over 2,400 properties from coastal erosion began work on site in 2018 after some years of project development and stretches from Fairhaven Lake to Church Scar promenade…

Read more Final section of the Sea Defence Project at Fairhaven completed

Fylde councillors agreed to a £100,000 funding package to ensure the reopening of the area’s biggest leisure provider.  Councillors on the Finance and Democracy Committee agreed the funding to make sure Fylde Coast YMCA swimming facilities in St Annes and Kirkham survive the Covid-19 lockdown which forced the business to close its doors. The YMCA, which…

Read more Fylde Coast YMCA to receive funding to reopen leisure facilities

Visitors’ first impressions approaching Lytham Hall are set to see a dramatic improvement by way of resurfacing works of the main driveway. On Monday 22 June, the Finance and Democracy committee approved a request for financial assistance from Lytham Hall, which will see a £51,500 funding addition to the Capital Programme to improve the driveway from…

Read more Lytham Hall Driveway Set for Dramatic Improvement

Lytham, St Annes and Kirkham will receive grants from Fylde Council to help businesses in the Covid-19 recovery period.  Councillors voted to give £5,000 to each of the town’s business groups - Lytham Business Partnership, Kirkham Business Group and St Annes Enterprise Partnership. The three centres will receive the funding in response to the significant challenges…

Read more Fylde Council approves COVID 19 Local Authority Grants to Town Centres