The coronavirus pandemic has been a challenging time for everyone, but in times of adversity there are many heroes in our community. The Mayor of Fylde Councillor Angela Jacques, who will be continuing as Mayor until 2021 would like to recognise those heroes in a special event that will take place later this year. We are looking…

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Fylde Council has established a discretionary hardship scheme in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme can reduce the Council Tax liability for anyone who has started self-employment after April 5th 2019 and is NOT already in receipt of the Council Tax Reduction benefit or other Government assistance schemes in response to Coronavirus. If you fall…

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Fylde Council is resolute in continuing to deliver essential services to our residents and offer vital support to the most vulnerable in our community; thanks to a wealth of volunteers across all sectors of the Council, together we have redeployed staff and resources to meet our changing demands. Our staff are going above and beyond to…

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The Government has passed regulations allowing local authorities to conduct their meetings with greater flexibility, providing the option to cancel Annual General Meetings. The regulations came into force on 4th April 2020, and apply to local authority meetings, required to be held on, or before, 7th May 2021. In line with the regulations passed, it…

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Last week, thanks to the wonderful people at Mars the Fylde Community Hub received a donation of Easter eggs. Prior to this generous donation, any Easter eggs have been added to food parcels for the vulnerable and given to volunteers as a thank you for their support, and receiving this donation of eggs has meant they…

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The Lancashire Resilience Forum has recently given the thumbs up to the Fylde Community Hub following a visit last week. The council set up the community hub to support the isolated and lonely residents of the Borough who do not have friends, family or neighbours to assist during the period of isolation required as a result…

Read more Fylde Community Hub gets a thumbs up from the Lancashire Resilience Forum