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Fylde Council has increased its lateral flow testing capacity with the addition of a new mobile testing unit. The van, which will come into service on Tuesday 27th April 2021, will be placed in strategic locations across Fylde to carry out regular asymptomatic testing within the community. Its first confirmed location will be in the car park…

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Following the award of National Lottery Heritage Funding in December 2018, Fylde Council is delighted to announce the opening of the new RSPB Fairhaven Lake Visitor Centre.  Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the new visitor hub run in partnership by the RSPB and Fylde Council will open on Friday 29th April. The new…

Read more New RSPB Fairhaven Lake Visitor Centre set to soar!

Fylde Council is urging residents to shop local and support retail on its high streets. Non-essential retail reopened on Monday 12th April as part of Stage 2 of the national roadmap out of lockdown. Shops across the borough have implemented a wide range of measures to ensure a Covid-secure, enjoyable experience and have been supported by the…

Read more Supporting local shops in Fylde

Hundreds of Fylde businesses have reopened as part of Stage Two of the national roadmap. Outdoor leisure, non-essential retail, personal care, libraries, community centres, gyms, swimming pools, self-contained holiday accommodation and outdoor hospitality are all now able to operate under Covid-secure guidelines. Fylde Council continues to work closely with businesses to ensure they can safely welcome customers…

Read more Fylde tills start to ring

An award-winning international design consultancy has been appointed to develop plans for the multi-million pound regeneration of an historic Lancashire town. Urban design and regeneration specialists The Paul Hogarth Company – whose work includes the transformation of Belfast’s famed waterfront and Titanic Quarter into a world-renowned tourist destination – will play a key role in reshaping…

Read more Leading Designers Appointed To Develop Historic Kirkham’s Regeneration Masterplan

At a recent meeting of the Tourism and Leisure Committee, Members agreed to take on the management and maintenance of the Spitfire Memorial at Fairhaven Lake. In 2011 the former Leader of the Council John Coombes approached the Council with a proposal to create and install a permanent memorial in recognition of the local efforts made…

Read more Fylde Council to take on ownership of Fairhaven Lake Spitfire Memorial

From Roman centurions, war heroes to textile mills, matchstick men and even a much-loved cobbler’s shop – Kirkham’s Heritage Treasure Trail certainly had it all! Throughout Easter residents and local businesses were encouraged to celebrate the Fylde coast town’s proud history by creating pieces of heritage-inspired window art. And Kirkham folk of all ages proved what an…

Read more Family History Stars In Artistic Celebration Of Kirkham’s Proud Past

It’s all hands to the pump at Fylde Council as the rollout of the national roadmap continues. Teams from every department are working together to ensure Fylde is a safe and tidy place to live, work in and visit. The commercial department is working tirelessly with local businesses that are preparing to reopen with activities including help…

Read more Ensuring Fylde is a safe and tidy place to live, work in and visit

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