Wall-mounted and free standing hydration points have been installed across Fylde Coast public conveniences for the public to refill water bottles free of charge.  Originally proposed as part of the Council’s plastic-conscious approach to reduce the prevalence of single-use bottles and the corresponding disposal or littering across Fylde, these plans were put on…

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Following the introduction of the Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Act 2022 the Licensing Authority must maintain and publish a list of all licensed taxis and private hire vehicles which they designate as being wheelchair accessible.  The 2022 Act aims to ensure that disabled people can use taxi and PHV services with confidence…

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Housing Benefit Payments over the Christmas Period

If your normal payment is due on Friday 23rd December 2022 payments will be released as follows: Bacs Payments – This will credit your bank account as normal on Friday 23rd December 2022 If your normal payment is due on Friday 30th December 2022 payments will be released as follows: Bacs Payments…

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What is a local authority search?

A local search is carried out when buying land or property and forms part of the conveyancing process. The standard questions give the potential buyer details of any restrictions or legal obligations, enforceable against successive owners by the local authority or other government departments. A search is normally submitted in two…

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