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…

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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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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 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…

Read more Publication Version of the Fylde Local Plan to 2032

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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Since the country went into lockdown Fylde councillors have quickly adapted to hold their committee meetings virtually to make sure business continues.  The round of committee meetings scheduled to take place in June have gone ahead successfully and extra meetings have been called as needed.  The Annual General Meeting of the full council which should…

Read more Fylde Council meets on Zoom and pays tribute to keyworkers

At a meeting of the Full Council on Monday 20th July, Members agreed to explore the option of a combined authority and local government re-organisation following on from a meeting of all 15 leaders of Lancashire’s Districts, Unitaries and County Council on 10th June. The Government set out in the Queen’s Speech an ambition to spread…

Read more Councillors agree to explore a Combined Authority for Lancashire

Following a successful application for funding to the Lancashire Community Foundation’s COVID-19 community support fund, The Well Church has been able to introduce a pop-up version of the much-needed Well Café in the Fylde borough. The Well Church is a registered charity founded in Ansdell in 1904 and is always extremely active in community support and…

Read more COVID-19 Community Fund supports the Pop-up Well Café in Fylde

Local councils, Lancashire Police, support agencies, the NHS and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner have come together to create the #noexcuseforabuse campaign. The campaign aims to raise awareness and understanding of domestic abuse, the help and support available to victims and perpetrators and how and where people can report their concerns. There is no…

Read more There’s no excuse for abuse in Lancashire