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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

Additional support for those businesses hit hardest this Christmas Fylde Council is providing additional financial support this Christmas to businesses hit hardest by the latest round of COVID restrictions by exercising local discretion through the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG).  The grant has been funded through Central Government with local authorities encouraged to target priority businesses in…

Read more Fylde targets grant support to local businesses

Lancashire will be placed into the most stringent restrictions when the national lockdown ends next week, the government has announced.   Lancashire's political leaders had requested a more targeted approach, with areas with lower infection rates going into Tier 2 and those with higher rates into Tier 3.   Instead, the entire Lancashire area will be in the "very…

Read more Top tier of restrictions for Lancashire including Fylde

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