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On Tuesday night at a special Finance and Democracy meeting held using online technology members at Fylde approved the 2019/20 financial out turn.  Services at the council were delivered within budget with additional income and efficiency savings resulting in over £900,000 surplus being added to the capital reserve for future investment in the borough. Since 2008…

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Fylde Council has put the procedure in place to introduce fast track pavement licences approved by government as another way to help local businesses get back to work. The Business and Planning Act was introduced to parliament on 29th June this year and it contains measures intended by the Government to assist businesses and communities to…

Read more Fast track pavement licences to support businesses to reopen

We are delighted to announce the final section of the Sea Defence Project at Fairhaven Lake has completed and is now open to the public. The project, to protect over 2,400 properties from coastal erosion began work on site in 2018 after some years of project development and stretches from Fairhaven Lake to Church Scar promenade…

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Fylde Council has commenced a Partial Review of the Fylde Local Plan to 2032 (FLP32). The Partial Review will address two objectives; revising plans to reflect policy changes that the National Planning Policy Framework 2019 has made and examining the issue of Wyre’s unmet housing need, which was a commitment in the FLP32 and precondition…

Read more Publication Version of the Fylde Local Plan to 2032

At a meeting of the Full Council on Monday 20th July Fylde Councillors appointed a new Leader of the Council, Councillor Karen Buckley, and new Deputy Leader, Councillor Roger Small. After becoming leader in 2014, Councillor Sue Fazackerley stood down from the leadership of Fylde Council in April this year. Councillor Karen Buckley, as Deputy Leader,…

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Since the country went into lockdown Fylde councillors have quickly adapted to hold their committee meetings virtually to make sure business continues.  The round of committee meetings scheduled to take place in June have gone ahead successfully and extra meetings have been called as needed.  The Annual General Meeting of the full council which should…

Read more Fylde Council meets on Zoom and pays tribute to keyworkers

At a meeting of the Full Council on Monday 20th July, Members agreed to explore the option of a combined authority and local government re-organisation following on from a meeting of all 15 leaders of Lancashire’s Districts, Unitaries and County Council on 10th June. The Government set out in the Queen’s Speech an ambition to spread…

Read more Councillors agree to explore a Combined Authority for Lancashire

Following a successful application for funding to the Lancashire Community Foundation’s COVID-19 community support fund, The Well Church has been able to introduce a pop-up version of the much-needed Well Café in the Fylde borough. The Well Church is a registered charity founded in Ansdell in 1904 and is always extremely active in community support and…

Read more COVID-19 Community Fund supports the Pop-up Well Café in Fylde

Local councils, Lancashire Police, support agencies, the NHS and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner have come together to create the #noexcuseforabuse campaign. The campaign aims to raise awareness and understanding of domestic abuse, the help and support available to victims and perpetrators and how and where people can report their concerns. There is no…

Read more There’s no excuse for abuse in Lancashire

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