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,…

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Lancashire County Council and Fylde Borough Council have welcomed the announcement of government funding to kickstart construction of a new road which will bring jobs, housing, and investment to the Fylde coast. £5.8m has been allocated to deliver the M55 Heyhouses Link Road, which will improve access between Lytham St Annes and the M55, relieve congestion…

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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…

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On Tuesday night at a special Finance and Democracy meeting held using online technology members at Fylde approved the 2019/20 financial out turn.  Services at the council were delivered within budget with additional income and efficiency savings resulting in over £900,000 surplus being added to the capital reserve for future investment in the borough. Since 2008…

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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…

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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…

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Fylde Council has commenced a Partial Review of the Fylde Local Plan to 2032 (FLP32). 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 precondition…

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At a meeting of the Full Council on Monday 20th July Fylde Councillors appointed a new Leader of the Council, Councillor Karen Buckley, and new Deputy Leader, Councillor Roger Small. After becoming leader in 2014, Councillor Sue Fazackerley stood down from the leadership of Fylde Council in April this year. Councillor Karen Buckley, as Deputy Leader,…

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