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Since its launch in March 2020, the Fylde Community Hub has seen Fylde's community unite to provide for those in need. The Community Hub has provided food parcels, shopping assistance, medication supplies, a befriending service and a dog walking service.  Residents are reminded that this ongoing support service is here to support them should they…

Read more Fylde’s Community Hub is here to help. Do you, or does someone you know need support…?

The COVID-19 Response Fund to help support the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Sector (VCFSE) is once again open for applications, thanks to a partnership between Fylde Council, Wyre Council and Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde CVS. The maximum award is £5,000 per organisation but a wide range of bids between £300 and £5,000 is encouraged The…

Read more Fylde Council working in partnership to support projects across Fylde and Wyre.

Following a recent meeting of the Tourism and Leisure Committee, Fylde Council has announced a series of necessary improvements to a number of its more frequently used parks and open spaces to improve safety and accessibility. Access Control Measures In Autumn of 2020, bollards were installed to prevent unauthorised access on Ramsgate Road Park and Blackpool Road…

Read more Park development and improvements

A new one-off top-up grant for businesses in the leisure, hospitality, and retail sectors was announced by the Chancellor on 5 January.  The scheme will award grants between £4,000 and £9,000 for eligible rate-paying businesses.  Local authorities are still awaiting details of eligibility for this scheme and its administration.  Recipients already in receipt of Current…

Read more Further Cash Grants Available to Businesses

A team of 67 volunteers spent the weekend collecting more than 1,800 trees in the biggest ever Christmas Tree Collection organised by Trinity Hospice. The event, which was sponsored by Easthams Solicitors, Ameon and Slater Gordon, raises money for the hospice, and this year raised a record £23,000. Corporate Partnerships Manager, Janet Atkins, said: “Once again we…

Read more Tree collection is Trinity Hospice’s best ever

The Tourism & Leisure Committee meeting on 7th January made a firm commitment to invest in this popular and well-used park and playing fields. The first stage is to replace the original collapsed drain that runs the entire length of the field; a significant investment of approximately £125,000 that should massively improve the drainage of the…

Read more Plans to improve the drainage at Blackpool Road North Playing Fields

“Ring out the old, bring in the new” This pandemic year has been a challenge like no other in my lifetime.  I’m full of nostalgia for past Christmases; the family gatherings, carol concerts and office parties and most of all the ability to hug my (grown up) children close.  Yet I have escaped the suffering of…

Read more Christmas Greetings from Cllr Karen Buckley, Fylde Council Leader

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