HMRC is introducing a simple tax check from 4 April 2022 that will take place when people renew their licences to drive taxis, drive and operate private hire vehicles, or deal in scrap metal. It will be supported by a new digital service that HMRC is developing. This service has been created so that everyone pays…

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In March 2022 Housing Enforcement launched a programme to inspect all HMOs within Fylde to improve conditions and maintain standards. HMOs are at a higher risk of fire and overcrowding HMOs house some of the districts most vulnerable tenants. It is estimated there are around 530 HMOs in Fylde with around 800 units in the…

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The Government announced a new COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) of £1.5 billion. The fund will be available to support those businesses affected by the pandemic but that are ineligible for existing support linked to business rates. Fylde’s allocation is £1.2m.

The aim of this scheme is to provide Business Rates Relief for the financial year…

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Fylde Council is working in partnership with Furniture Matters, to offer residents a convenient way to dispose of unwanted household items. Furniture Matters (as part of the Calico Group) are committed to reducing environmental impact when collecting unwanted household furniture and appliances by refurbishing, repairing, or recycling items (where possible). Supporting those most in need by…

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