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An impression of the outside of Thornton Leisure Centre

Work due to start on leisure redevelopments

Published on Wednesday 16th April 2014 in Council news news

Construction work is due to start to redevelop two health and fitness centres in Wyre.

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Celebration marks 10th anniversary of Walking Wyre

Published on Wednesday 16th April 2014 in Council news news

A special walk from Wyre Estuary Country Park on Easter Sunday will mark the 10th anniversary of Walking Wyre.

La Quebrada diving team from above as they dive towards a pool

Artists invited to get involved in Dizzy Heights

Published on Tuesday 15th April 2014 in Council news news

A call is going out for artists who can lead workshops during Fleetwood's Dizzy Heights festival on 24 May.

recycling wagon

Egg-stra recycling effort called for

Published on Monday 14th April 2014 in Council news news

Wyre residents are being asked to work egg-stra hard on recycling their Easter waste as their refuse collections continue as normal throughout the bank holiday.

Ballot box at an election

Are you registered to vote?

Published on Monday 14th April 2014 in Council news news

The countdown has begun to European Parliamentary elections on Thursday 22 May.

Rossall launch event

Rossall sea defences officially under way

Published on Thursday 10th April 2014 in Council news news

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has officially launched the start of work to build new sea defences at Rossall.

Exterior of the Wyre i-bus

All aboard Wyre's new i-bus

Published on Tuesday 8th April 2014 in Council news news

An innovative one-stop shop for volunteering and tourist information in Wyre will be officially launched this week.

Hot air balloon in the sky

Festival marks the launch of Fleetwood's lofty ambitions

Published on Monday 7th April 2014 in Council news news

A world record diving attempt, a zip wire across the promenade and hot air balloon rides are just a taste of what’s on offer at a free festival on Fleetwood’s waterfront next month.

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Garstang gymnasts set their sights on Rio

Published on Friday 4th April 2014 in Council news news

Garstang gymnasts have more space to somersault thanks to Wyre's Shaping Your Neighbourhood initiative.

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Fresh call for green fingered volunteers

Published on Friday 4th April 2014 in Council news news

A fresh call is being made for volunteers to help with the community garden on Cottam Hall playing fields in Poulton.

Fleetwood Market winner

Fleetwood Market survey winner announced

Published on Friday 4th April 2014 in Council news news

One lucky resident has won £50 shopping vouchers after telling us her views about Fleetwood Market.

Rocks

First rocks arrive at Rossall

Published on Thursday 3rd April 2014 in Council news news

The first rocks that will be used to create new sea defences have arrived at Rossall.

WestEnders

A taste of the West End comes to Marine Hall

Published on Wednesday 2nd April 2014 in Council news news

If you're a big fan of musicals make sure you don't miss WestEnders as they bring their new hit show 'Hear the People Sing' to Marine Hall in Fleetwood on Friday 11 April.

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Visit Garstang is a finalist in the VisitEngland Awards

Published on Wednesday 2nd April 2014 in Council news news

Visit Garstang has been named as a finalist in the Visitor Information Provider of the Year category of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014.

Shaping your neighbourhood funding

Community funding up for grabs in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 1st April 2014 in Council news news

A pot of cash is now available to fund community projects that will make a difference to local people or their surroundings.

Children playing in the sand with Fleetwood spelled out in pebbles

Get snapping for a chance to dine out in style

Published on Thursday 27th March 2014 in Council news news

Calling all budding photographers. Can you capture Wyre at its very best ready to show the world?

Sign showing Garstang as the first Fairtrade town

New Facebook Group page for Garstang

Published on Monday 31st March 2014 in Council news news

Garstang has a new Facebook group for people to wax lyrical about what makes the town and surrounding villages so special.

Explore Fleetwood signs launch

Explore Fleetwood with launch of new signs

Published on Saturday 29th March 2014 in Council news news

A series of colourful new signs designed to link town and seaside in Fleetwood have been officially unveiled.

Museum of water

Share your stories with the Museum of Water

Published on Friday 28th March 2014 in Wyre News Centre news

Do you swim in pools? Do you splash in puddles? Do you drink from a tap?

A site plan of where the leisure hub will be

Five For Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 27th March 2014 in Council news news

A skate park, splash zone and inclusive play area are among the attractions that will feature in the further development of Fleetwood's waterfront.

The first three beach bungalows under construction

Beach bungalows start to take shape

Published on Thursday 27th March 2014 in Council news news

Curiosity is starting to pique as the first of Fleetwood's new beach bungalows take shape.

English Tourism Week rose logo

Challenge to rediscover Wyre

Published on Thursday 27th March 2014 in Council news news

Take a fresh look at what's on your doorstep, is the message from Wyre Council ahead of English Tourism Week (29 March to 6 April).

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Fleetwood beach ready for the season

Published on Thursday 27th March 2014 in Council news news

The council has been busy tidying up the beach and promenade ready for the forthcoming season.

Taking Pride in Poulton

Taking Pride campaign targets Fleetwood

Published on Tuesday 25th March 2014 in Council news news

Park and Mount wards in Fleetwood are the focus of a Taking Pride event aimed at tackling crime and neighbourhood issues in Wyre this week.

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Chance to honour Wyre's young stars

Published on Monday 24th March 2014 in Council news news

The deadline to nominate a young person for the Sheraton Trophy is approaching.

Councillors and child pull a ribbon at the official opening

Thornton toddlers get new playground

Published on Friday 21st March 2014 in Council news news

Thornton's newest children's playground has officially opened.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood man guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 19th March 2014 in Council news news

A Fleetwood man has been convicted of benefit fraud after lying about his household income.

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Wildlife tips and advice in Walk on the Wyreside

Published on Tuesday 18th March 2014 in Council news news

Spring birds and butterflies start to emerge as the recent weather raises hope that the long wet winter may at last be losing its grip.

Welcome to Wyre road sign

A business bonanza heads Wyre's way

Published on Friday 14th March 2014 in Council news news

Wyre has scooped a national jackpot - a massive £191,000 worth of business support to boost four of its town centres.

The Bohemians

Enjoy a night of Queen at Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 13th March 2014 in Council news news

Calling all Queen fans! Internationally renowned Queen tribute band The Bohemians are arriving in Fleetwood.

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