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 was NOT required to close then you are not eligible for this grant.  You will also need your business rates account number to be eligible for the scheme.  Please read the full eligibility criteria on the web page to determine whether your business can apply for this grant.

If your business was not required to close on November 5th, or you do not have a business rates account, a local discretionary fund will be made available called the Additional Restrictions Grant, details of this scheme and the application process can also be found on our website here.

Businesses that were required to close from October 17th under the Tier 3 regulations will already have received a notification to apply for support and do not need to complete the national lockdown application form.

Cllr Karen Buckley, Leader of Fylde Council said: “This is the latest scheme of grant funding made available to businesses who had no choice but to close when we went into National lockdown on 5th November.  Our finance team, supplemented by staff from across the council, is geared up to process the applications as quickly as possible.  We want this money out of the door to help our local businesses who have suffered such an economic blow during the pandemic.”

Regular updates on business support are published on our website.