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Morgan & Morecambe bay Farm Project

There will be petition signing sessions in the Village hall, Committee room, for anyone who wishes to object to this project on the following dates:
Monday 15/01/24– 9am-12 noon, Saturday 20/01/24-1-5pm, Friday 26/01/24-9am-8pm <Petition poster>

Great value bus fares

Avoid the hassle of driving and take advantage of great value bus fares, all day every day. It's just £2 maximum fare for a single trip and only £1 after 7pm, ideal for nights out. Plus, if you buy a bus ticket for Saturday you get Sunday free with the new weekender bus ticket. Find out more at www.lancashire.gov.uk/publictransport <Bus fares poster>

Have you used your Nowcard recently? #TakeTheBus and enjoy free travel with your concessionary pass.  From visiting cafes and garden centres to shopping trips and evenings out, the opportunities are endless your free bus pass. Find out more at www.lancashire.gov.uk/publictransport <Out & about Nowcard poster>

Any of us could foster

Lancashire County Council is asking people to consider what transferable skills they may have gained from careers or life experience to make a good foster carer. <Any of us could foster poster>

New Fire REGS 2023

Is your business premises safe? This change affects any business with customer facing premises – care homes, hotels, shops, opticians, cafes, restaurants, vets, florists, dentists, GP Surgeries etc., as well as Landlords with Multiple Occupancy premises (resident/business). A one-off free ticketed event for Fylde businesses <Fire Event Poster>

Fylde Council Chrismas Collections

<Christmas Refuse & Recycling Collection Date Changes Poster>

Love to Ride Winter Wheelers

Love to Ride is an online platform and app all about getting more people riding bikes, having a great time, and making the world better for biking. <Love To Ride poster>

Fylde Council launches CARBON REDUCTION BUSINESS SUPPORT PROGRAMME

Chamber Low Carbon is working in partnership with Fylde Council to deliver this business support programme: The event will provide advice on Energy Efficiency, Cost Reduction, Carbon Reduction Plans plus what Net Zero advice and bespoke support is available to the business community. <Carbon Reduction Poster>

Young Citizen Award 2024

Nominate your candidate before 31st January 2024. The winner will receive £500 witth two runner-up prizes of £100 <Young Citizen Award poster>

Lancashire County Council 'Love Clean App'

Report highway faults, streetlight faults, blocked drains, potholes and more using the Love Clean App <Love Clean App Poster>

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

The Wellbeing and Mental Health Helpline and Texting Service is a Freephone out of hours, person centred listening environment for people requiring emotional support in relation to their own mental health or that of someone they know. <Well being and Mental Health poster>

Beware of Doorstep Crime

Rogue traders are going online to target people with fraudulent quotes, demanding money and the not delivering the service! Criminals won't approach your home if you make it clear they are not welcome. <Doorstep Crime Posters>

Creating Healthy Activities and Nutritious Gains to Empower change

The new free Weight Management programme is for residents of Fylde who are over the age of 18. It is called CHANGE (Creating Healthy Activities and Nutritious Gains to Empower change). To be eligible for the programme clients should have a GP in Fylde or live in the Fylde area with a BMI between 30 and 39.9. <CHANGE poster>

Adopt with Us

<Adoption Lancashire & Blackpool poster>

Switch to Cycling

Time to get on yer bike!

'Switch to Cycling' is a new campaign from Lancashire County Council aiming to build on the momentum of those of you who have started cycling during lockdown and encourage more people to take up cycling for short journeys.<Switch to Cycling poster>

It promotes the benefits of cycling including fitness, saving money and beating the traffic as well as providing advice and information on starting cycling, cycling routes and free training sessions. This is part of the council's Active Travel work to encourage walking and cycling instead of using the car or public transport where possible, which is aligned with current government advice.

Now is an ideal time to start cycling with the school run starting up again and more cars on the road. The county council has put in a range of measures including temporary pop up cycle lanes throughout the county to help people get around by bike.

#SwitchToCycling on social media

Find out more by following us on social media, and you can also get involved by posting your own cycling selfies using the hashtag #SwitchToCycling

For more information and advice about making the switch to cycling, visit www.lancashire.gov.uk/cycling

Cosy Homes in Lancashire

The Lancashire Local Authorities are working together to make homes warmer and healthier through the Cosy Homes in Lancashire (CHiL) scheme delivered by Rhea Projects. CHiL currently has funding  available for qualifying residents for the following measures:

  •     First time gas central heating for properties that have never had central heating (to replace solid fuel fires, electric heaters, gas wall heaters)
  •     Boiler replacements for owner occupiers
  •     Loft insulation
  •     Cavity Wall Insulation

Residents qualify if they are on certain means tested benefits or on a low income with health vulnerabilities.  <Cosy Homes Poster>

Scam Awareness

You can be scammed in different ways — online, by phone, by post or in person. It’s easier to spot a scam if you know what to look for. <Citizens Advice Could It Be A Scam Poster>

SCAMS - Online dating

Every year thousands of hopefuls sign up to dating Apps and websites looking for that special someone. For many this will end in a meaningful relationship but for others it could mean the end of their dreams and their savings. When looking for love online, watch out for people trying to commit a crime <Be in the know like Jo Poster >

Public Spaces Protection Orders for Dog Control

Further to the Fylde Council Consultation on Public Spaces Protection Orders for Dog Control, a sealed order for dogs on leads by direction came into force with effect from 1st October 2017.  The order requires a person to put any dog in their charge on a lead if requested to do so by an authorised officer.  Failure to comply with the order will result in a Fixed Penalty Notice of £100.  This order applies to all public places except the places listed in the schedule at the end of the order. <Public Spaces Protection Order Notice>

We Love Running

The villages of Freckleton and Warton now have an official England Athletics affiliated running club. Mondays & Weds meet at 18:30 BAE lightning club, Mill Lane, Warton <We love running Poster>

Police Notices

Beware of Cold Callers/Salesmen knocking on your door
Criminal behaviour order issued for Daniel Stride
Useful contact details and information
Useful details for Police re suspicious people or vehicles

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