The Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) has issued guidance on restrictions around upcoming faith and community events for the remainder of 2020 due to coronavirus. The restrictions relate to upcoming events including: Prophet Muhammad's birthdate (28/29 October), Halloween (31 October), Bonfire celebrations (5 - 7 November), Remembrance Sunday (8 November), Diwali (14 November), Hanukkah (10 – 18…

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In response to the introduction of Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions in Fylde, Cllr Karen Buckley Leader of Fylde Council, said:

Levels of infection rates have risen alarmingly right across the county and are especially high in East Lancashire, Preston and West Lancashire.  On the Fylde Coast the rates are lower but rising quickly,…

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***Issued on behalf of Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen Council, Blackpool Council and Lancashire's 12 district councils. • Bars and pubs to close tonight, other venues from Monday • No socialising with people unless you live with them or they’re in your support bubble • Government pledges additional support for businesses and residents Lancashire has been moved into…

Read more Lancashire moves to Tier 3 coronavirus alert level

Record-breaking year as more than 2,000 green spaces across the country get international quality mark Today, parks and green spaces across the country will be raising their Green Flag Award with pride in a year when millions of people have seen the value of having great quality green spaces on their doorstep. Amongst the winners were a…

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Fylde Council has received funding from government to support the recruitment of 5 marshals who will help support people in the town centres to continue to adhere to the social distancing rules in place. COVID marshals are being introduced by many councils across the country to ensure social distancing rules are followed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson…

Read more Fylde Council recruits COVID Support Marshals to help support the restrictions in the borough

Following the award of National Lottery Heritage Funding in December 2018, we can now confirm the commencement of works to deliver the Fairhaven Lake and Garden Restoration project.  Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the project can now fulfil its ambition to make Fairhaven Lake and Gardens one of the finest marine lakes…

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The Local Government Boundary Commission is conducting an electoral review of Fylde Council, the aim being to ensure fair representation of electors across the borough and equal access to councillors.  The last review of Fylde took place in 2000 and since then some areas of the borough have seen significant housing growth. This leads to…

Read more Democracy in Fylde Under Review

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…

Read more Fylde Council urges businesses to introduce the NHS’s new COVID-19 app

Leader of Fylde Council, Cllr Karen Buckley, said: “The level of Covid-19 infections in Fylde is now rising and there is a particular risk of community transmission in social settings.  Social distancing is our only means of combatting the spread of infection which is why the government have announced stricter measures across all Lancashire County Council…

Read more New COVID measures being introduced in Lancashire

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…

Read more Ambitious plans for Fylde’s town centres