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The Local Government Boundary Commission is the independent body that draws these boundaries. It has reviewed Fylde to make sure councillors will represent about the same number of electors, and that ward arrangements will help the council work effectively. The Commission has published final recommendations for changes in Fylde. It says residents should be represented by…

Read more New political map for Fylde Borough Council

Newly opened Dawson’s Arts & Crafts Emporium and The Hop Shoppe, a craft beer bar and bottle shop, are among the latest businesses to have received funding from Fylde Council’s ARG Vacant Premises Grant. Both are welcome additions to the high street ahead of the busy Christmas shopping period. Michelle and Lee Dawson have revived empty shop…

Read more Fylde Council is delighted to be supporting two new business ventures on the high street

A report commissioned to look at options to improve train services on the South Fylde railway line has been presented to the Department for Transport. Fylde Council has submitted detailed findings which explore steps to improve local transport including the possibility of delivering half-hourly services between Blackpool South and Preston along with measures that improve the…

Read more South Fylde railway line improvement report submitted to Department for Transport

A case of Avian Influenza (otherwise known as Bird Flu) has been confirmed at a premises in Salwick, near Preston. Avian Influenza is a disease which mainly affects birds, but on rare occasions, it can affect mammals including humans. Consequently, a number of precautionary measures are being put in place. The response is being led locally by…

Read more Precautionary measures in place following confirmed Bird Flu case

Remembrance Sunday, which this year falls on 14 November, is a national opportunity to remember the service and sacrifice of all those that have defended our freedoms and protected our way of life. In 2020, Covid restrictions resulted in the cancellation of the traditional parades and services. Alternatively, residents were encouraged to pay their respects by…

Read more Remembrance Day 2021

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