Wyre Council

Picture This

Published on Friday 21st January 2011

A mix of photo opportunities that the media are welcome to attend and pictures from events that have recently taken place.

Wednesday 26 January, 9.30am to 11.30am

Fleetwood beach between former pier and lifeboat station Pupils from St Mary's School carrying out a beach clean with support from Len Blacow, Wyre Borough Council's Countryside Ranger.

Part of the wider Cleansweep of Pharos ward (separate press release already issued)

Wednesday 26 January, 10am to 2.30pm approx Marine Hall, Fleetwood Dog microchipping exercise hosted by Wyre Borough Council's Animal Welfare Officer. Part of the wider Cleansweep of Pharos ward

Wednesday 26 January, 10.30am to 2.30pm

Lord Street close to St Peter's Church and London Street, Fleetwood Community reassurance mobile roadshow with police, fire and council officers providing crime prevention and fire safety advice. Part of the wider Cleansweep of Pharos ward

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Young Wyre In Bloom

Wyre youngsters who added some greenery to their neighbourhoods have been rewarded for their efforts.

Every year Wyre Borough Council runs the Young Wyre In Bloom scheme, giving special awards to schools, nurseries and groups of under 18s whose environmentally friendly projects formed part of their area's wider entry into North West In Bloom.

This can be anything from creating an outdoor classroom or planting by planting bulbs and vegetables through to waste reduction schemes.

Projects are awarded either a bronze, silver or gold certificate, presented this year at a Civic Centre reception by the Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre Councillor Russell and Mrs Christine Forsyth.

Councillor Forsyth said: "This was a wonderful event, celebrating the level of community involvement that makes Wyre such a special place.

"I never cease to be impressed by the enthusiasm of our young bloomers, especially for recycling. and how Young Wyre In Bloom continues to flourish.

"We had a record 23 entries this year and all the children should be very proud of what they have achieved."

Caption: Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre Councillor Russell and Mrs Christine Forsyth, celebrate with young Wyre bloomers.

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