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12 Nov 2020

Annual Youth Council meeting, 4 November 2020

On Wednesday, 4th November 2020,  Garstang Youth Council was delighted to re-elect Youth Councillor Declan Stephen as Youth Mayor of Garstang for a further year until October 2021. Declan first joined the Youth Council in January 2016 and has already served as Youth Mayor for 2019-20. Sadly due to the coronavirus pandemic Youth Mayor Declan’s […]


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10 Nov 2020

New funding available for COVID-19 support projects

A new grant scheme for COVID-19 support projects across Wyre and Fylde is now open thanks to a partnership between Wyre Council, Fylde Council and Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde CVS. The COVID-19 Response Fund will help to support the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Sector (VCFSE) and is now open for applications. The maximum […]


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10 Nov 2020

Wyre Council’s successful partnership provides support to NHS Test and Trace

Wyre Council is working in partnership with NHS Test and Trace to provide local contact tracing. Combining national scale and data with local knowledge in this way is now helping more people to self-isolate and stop the spread of coronavirus in Wyre. Councillor David Henderson, Leader of Wyre Council explains: “Defeating COVID-19 involves everyone working […]


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09 Nov 2020

Have your say on Wyre Council’s proposal to create three new urban woodlands in Wyre

Wyre Council has committed to planting 25,000 trees as part of their pledge to tackle climate change. To achieve this, the council is working with the Woodland Trust through its ‘MOREwoods’ and ‘MOREhedges’ schemes to create 10 hectares of new native woodland and hedgerows across its open spaces by 2025. This climate focused tree planting […]


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06 Nov 2020

New drive-through coronavirus testing unit coming to Wyre

A drive-through mobile coronavirus testing unit is to open at Albert Street car park in Fleetwood as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to increase testing. The mobile testing unit will be in place from Monday 9 November – Thursday 12 November and Tuesday 17 November – Friday 20. November and will be open from […]


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05 Nov 2020

LCC Trading Standards – Consumer Alerts – November 2020

Click here to see the latest Consumer Alerts for November 2020    


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05 Nov 2020

Changes to Wyre Council’s services during national lockdown – 5 November 2020

New national coronavirus restrictions will apply for four weeks up to Wednesday 2 December from today.  These will replace the Tier 3 restrictions in place for Lancashire. During this time, you must stay at home except for specific reasons including: Education Work where working from home is not possible Exercise or recreation outdoors on your […]


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02 Nov 2020

LCC – We all have a role to play this winter – are you prepared?

With the colder months now upon us, Lancashire’s gritting crews are on standby to treat the roads whenever a freeze is forecast. The county’s 45-strong fleet is ready to be called into action at any time to grit the roads ahead of a cold snap. We’re as ready as we can be for the coming […]


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02 Nov 2020

Lancashire Resilience Forum 30 October 2020 – Edition 19

Click here for Lancashire Resilience Issue 19


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22 Oct 2020

Remembrance Sunday in Wyre

Wyre Council is encouraging residents to observe a doorstep two minute silence on Remembrance Sunday (8 November) to remember those that fought for our country. In line with national restrictions on numbers at events and restrictions on households mixing, the decision has been taken to prohibit large-scale events to mark these occasions in Lancashire. Despite […]


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