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Master of Spooky Magic Abbie Normal

Fiendish Family Fun at Fleetwood Market this Halloween

Published on Wednesday 8th October 2014

From arts and crafts activities to magic and balloon modelling, there are some ghostly goings on planned this Halloween at Fleetwood Market.

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Don't bottle out of recycling, Pledge4Plastics instead

Published on Wednesday 10th September 2014

This September, Wyre Council is proudly supporting the #Pledge4Plastics campaign, which aims to get recycling back on the household agenda.

The Witches Roald Dahl

The Witches fly into Fleetwood

Published on Monday 28th April 2014

Roald Dahl’s classic tale The Witches will be brought to life in Fleetwood’s Memorial Park this weekend.

Wizard of Oz Film Club

Two classic films come to Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Thursday 27th February 2014

Don’t miss your chance to see two classics on the big screen at your local theatre.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood woman guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 26th February 2014

A Fleetwood woman has been convicted of benefit fraud after failing to tell the authorities about a change in her circumstances.

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The Marine Hall Comedy Club is back

Published on Wednesday 26th February 2014

Returning in its most popular Friday night slot, the Marine Hall Comedy Club is back, starting on 14 March with a great line up to tickle your funny bones.

Demolition site

Call for development sites in Wyre

Published on Monday 24th February 2014

Communities in Wyre are being asked to suggest potential development sites across the borough.

Rossall Point beach

Half term family fun at Rossall Point

Published on Friday 14th February 2014

A wrecked driftwood sea creature, washed up on the shore needs to be rebuilt and returned to his sea forest dwelling! Can you help?

Marine Hall night Fleetwood

First ever Wedding Open Day at Marine Hall

Published on Tuesday 11th February 2014

To celebrate the growing popularity of Fleetwood’s Marine Hall as a wedding venue the theatre is hosting a wedding open day on Sunday 23 February.

Bridget Jones Diary Thornton Little Theatre film club

Enjoy classic cinema at Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Thursday 6th February 2014

Thornton Little Theatre’s new film club continues this month with two romantic classics for Valentine's Day.

Gimme 5 Preesall

Preesall youngsters are Gimme 5 stars

Published on Thursday 6th February 2014

Brandon and Casey Evans are the latest recipients of Gimme 5 badges for their hard work helping to clean up Preesall.

People Power landscape

Time is running out to join People Power and save money

Published on Thursday 6th February 2014

Residents across Wyre are being urged to act fast as time is running out to join the People Power scheme which could help them save money off their energy bills.

Handball

Garstang scores first with community handball club

Published on Thursday 6th February 2014

Wyre Council has secured funding from Sport England to establish a new community handball club in Garstang, the first of its kind in Lancashire.

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Wyre set to reinvent leisure

Published on Wednesday 5th February 2014

Wyre Council is all set to reinvent leisure after receiving planning permission for new health, fitness, sports and leisure facilities in Poulton and Thornton.

Fleetwood Market

Your chance to win £50 shopping vouchers

Published on Wednesday 5th February 2014

We are currently seeking views on Fleetwood Market. Your opinions can help influence the proposals made about improvements to the council asset.

Storm clear up

Clearing up after the storm

Published on Tuesday 4th February 2014

We've been working flat out to get things back to normal on the coastline following weekend's storm.

Wyre Estuary Country Park Thornton

New play area under way at Thornton park

Published on Monday 3rd February 2014

Work has started on a new play area for young children at Wyre Estuary Country Park.

Toploader Marine Hall Fleetwood

Toploader live at Marine Hall

Published on Thursday 30th January 2014

Taking the charts by storm once again, Toploader have kicked off their UK tour and are set to perform at Marine Hall, Fleetwood on 1 March.

Marine Hall Gardens Fleetwood

Marine Hall Gardens to receive Civic Trust accolade

Published on Thursday 30th January 2014

Marine Hall Gardens in Fleetwood have been selected to receive a national or international Civic Trust Award, Commendation or Community Recognition.

Left Coast

Wyre residents invited to kick-start new programme of arts and culture

Published on Thursday 23rd January 2014

Residents of Wyre and Blackpool are being invited to get involved in LeftCoast, a new and ambitious three-year project.

Toploader Marine Hall Fleetwood

Coming up at Wyre’s theatres

Published on Wednesday 22nd January 2014

If you’re looking for great entertainment and things to do this year, check out what’s on at Wyre’s two great theatres, Marine Hall in Fleetwood and Thornton Little Theatre.

Valentine's cake

Ready, Steady, Bake!

Published on Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Fleetwood Market are hosting a Valentine’s themed bake off competition on Saturday 15 February.

Memorial Park entrance Fleetwood

Work starts towards the restoration of Memorial Park

Published on Wednesday 15th January 2014

In preparation for the restoration of Fleetwood's Memorial Park, work starts today on a tree management plan to restore the park's original landscape.

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After the storm comes the clear up!

Published on Friday 10th January 2014

Wyre’s volunteers have helped to clear up Fleetwood’s coastline following the recent severe weather experienced along the Fylde Coast.

Wyre Estuary Country Park

Positive feedback on plans for park’s new play area

Published on Friday 10th January 2014

Proposals for a new play area for young children at Wyre Estuary Country Park have received firm support in a public consultation.

Fleetwood Market

Fleetwood Market grows local businesses

Published on Thursday 9th January 2014

Three local entrepreneurs have established new businesses in Fleetwood Market with support from Wyre Council and a national market trading association.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood woman guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 8th January 2014

A Fleetwood woman has been convicted of benefit fraud after lying about her job.

Benefit fraud

Thornton woman guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Tuesday 7th January 2014

A Thornton woman has been convicted of benefit fraud following a joint investigation by Wyre Council and the Department for Work and Pensions.

Visit Garstang

Visit Garstang hosts arts and crafts fair

Published on Monday 25th November 2013

The Visitor Information Centre in Cherestanc Square, Garstang, is hosting a festive arts and crafts fair on Thursday 28 November, 1.30pm-7pm.

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Rossall sea defences go on display

Published on Thursday 14th November 2013

Plans for new sea defences at Rossall will go on display at a number of public events this month.

Poulton War Memorial

Poulton soldier commemorated on War Memorial

Published on Thursday 7th November 2013

Fusilier Samuel Flint-Broughton has been commemorated on Poulton War Memorial.

Representatives from Blafour Beatty, Wyre and Blackpool Councils sign the sea defence project contracts

Contractor appointed for Fylde Coast flood defences

Published on Monday 28th October 2013

Balfour Beatty has been appointed to construct major new sea defences at Rossall and Anchorsholme.

Marine Hall Fleetwood

Fireworks Extravaganza bigger and better than ever

Published on Thursday 24th October 2013

Bonfire Night will be bigger and better than ever in Fleetwood this year with a fireworks extravaganza in the sky and top notch entertainment on the ground.

Christmas Market Marine Hall Fleetwood

Introducing the new Christmas Market at Marine Hall

Published on Friday 11th October 2013

Save the date - come along to Marine Hall, Fleetwood on Sunday 24 November to celebrate the festive season and discover a world of flavour at the brand new Christmas Market.

Poulton

Taking Pride campaign targets Poulton

Published on Monday 7th October 2013

Poulton will be the focus of the next Taking Pride event aimed at tackling crime and neighbourhood issues in Wyre.

Inskip play area

Children's play area transformed at Inskip

Published on Tuesday 1st October 2013

We’ve just put the finishing touches to Inskip play area, which has been completely transformed thanks to a £64,000 investment.

Fleetwood Market

Visitor information available at Fleetwood Market

Published on Tuesday 1st October 2013

A new Tourist Information Point has been installed at Fleetwood Market.

Poulton Market

National praise for Poulton Market

Published on Tuesday 1st October 2013

Poulton market has received a commendation in the 2013 Towns Alive Awards.

Friends of Thornton Little Theatre

Dressing rooms fit for a star at Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Thursday 26th September 2013

Thornton Little Theatre has enjoyed its very own makeover thanks to a kind donation by the Friends of the theatre and now boasts three fabulous dressing rooms perfect for any budding actor.

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