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Fylde councillors will discuss the appointment of a Town Centres Manager and Economic Development Officer as part of a funding boost for the borough’s town centres. Councillors on the Finance and Democracy committee will meet on Monday (November 23) to look at a range of measures to boost the economy – most notably the borough’s town…

Read more Councillors to consider approving further funding to boost Fylde’s Town Centres

At a meeting of the Finance and Democracy Committee to be held on Monday 23rd November, Members will consider proposals to reduce the number of Elected Members in the Fylde Borough from 51 to 37. The proposal forms part of a Local Government Boundary Review which was triggered in Fylde because of electoral inequality resulting from…

Read more Fylde Councillors to discuss proposals to reduce from 51 Elected Members to 37

Fylde Council has had confirmation from a government inspector that it has enough land for housing over the next five years. The Inspector’s Report regarding the Council’s Five-Year Housing Land Supply Annual Position Statement confirms the position for a further year, until October 2021. This follows recent challenges from developers who stated that the Council had a…

Read more Fylde Council’s Housing Supply Confirmed by the Government

Small businesses across the Fylde can now apply for the Additional Restrictions Grant, a discretionary scheme aimed at small local businesses.  Grants will be awarded to businesses that are not eligible for other support, are a priority in the Fylde economy, and have been most adversely impacted by the COVID restrictions and measures.  Full details…

Read more Grants for Small Local Businesses Launched

This year an army of experts awarded a record breaking 2061 Green Flag Awards to the UK’s very best parks and green spaces with Fylde receiving 6 of them. The winners for the Borough were:
  • Fairhaven Lake
  • Promenade Gardens
  • Ashton Gardens
  • Lowther Gardens
  • Lytham War Memorial Garden
  • Elswick Village Hall & Gardens (managed by Elswick Parish Council)
The…

Read more Vote for your favourite Fylde park in the People’s Choice Awards

Applications for the National Lockdown LRSG (Closed) business support grant can now be submitted online for those businesses required to close on November 5th. Full details and a link to the online application form are available on our website here. The scheme is funded by national government and administered by the local authority. if your business…

Read more Calling all business in Fylde required to close on November 5th

At a recent meeting of the Environment Health and Housing Committee, councillors agreed a member working group be established to review flood risk and surface water management across the Borough. Concerns have been growing over the years with incidents of flooding increasing significantly across Fylde affecting both property and land. Significant flooding events were experienced at Park…

Read more Councillors move forward with a flooding and surface water management plan in Fylde

Getting a test for COVID-19 is being made easier for many Fylde residents with the opening of new local test centre. The testing centre is being implemented and commissioned by the NHS Test & Trace. The site will begin installation on Monday 9th November at Fairhaven Road car park, South Promenade, Lytham St Annes, FY8 1NW.…

Read more COVID-19 testing site sets up on Fairhaven Road car park

The ‘Local Restrictions Support Grant  (Closed)’ has been created by central government to help businesses that have been required to close due to the ‘Tier 3 COVID Alert Level: Very high’ local lockdown restrictions. To qualify for this grant, a business must be in the Fylde Council area and have been:
Fylde Council have been progressing a Partial Review of the Fylde Local Plan to 2032 (PRFLP32). The Partial Review will address two objectives; revising plans to reflect policy changes that the National Planning Policy Framework 2019 has made and examining the issue of Wyre’s unmet housing need, which was a commitment in the FLP32 and…

Read more Submission of the Partial Review of the Fylde Local Plan to 2032

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