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Christmas tree

Christmas arrangements at Wyre

Published on Tuesday 9th December 2014

Wyre Council will continue to provide essential services over the Christmas period.

Ray Quinn

A bumper line up for 2015 at Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 18th December 2014

It’s Marine Hall’s 80th birthday next year and to celebrate there’s a jam packed calendar of shows and events coming up in 2015.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood woman guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Thursday 18th December 2014

A Fleetwood woman who lied about child care payments has been convicted of benefit fraud and ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community.

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Tourism training now available in Wyre

Published on Wednesday 17th December 2014

A series of training courses are being offered to Wyre's tourism businesses to bring them up to speed with marketing, sales, social media and start-up basics.

Comic strip of a turkey asking to make room in the fridge

Make a date for National Defrost Your Turkey Day

Published on Wednesday 17th December 2014

To help people stay safe during this festive season Wyre Council will be supporting the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on National Defrost Your Turkey Day, Monday 22 December.

Garry Payne Chief Executive Wyre Council

Customers at centre of online service improvements

Published on Monday 15th December 2014

Wyre Council's Chief Executive blogs about how the council is putting customers first through innovative use of technology.

Free running

Community sports scheme set to expand

Published on Thursday 11th December 2014

A new and improved community sports scheme is coming to Wyre in the new year.

Loo of the year awards 2014

Wyre’s award winning toilets

Published on Monday 8th December 2014

Wyre's public toilets have received national acclaim after securing top ratings at the Loo of the Year Awards.

Christmas tree

Memorial Christmas trees in place at local cemeteries

Published on Monday 8th December 2014

Wyre Council is working with Blackpool NHS, and Blackpool and Fylde Councils to help bereaved parents cope with baby death and feel they are not alone in their grief.

Fleetwood boating lake showing banking and island

Work starts at Fleetwood lakes

Published on Monday 8th December 2014

Phase one of Fleetwood's £1.5m seafront facelift gets under way today with improvements to the marine lakes.

Kenyon Gardens

New signage at community garden

Published on Monday 8th December 2014

A new noticeboard at Kenyon Gardens in Thornton has been installed for community use.

Cllr Andrea Kay hosting Christmas Day lunch

Home alone this Christmas or know someone who will be?

Published on Friday 5th December 2014

Cleveleys Park Methodist Church is hosting a fun-filled Christmas Day for anyone who would otherwise be home alone.

Rossall Tower

Light up the tower at Rossall

Published on Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Rossall Point Observation Tower is hosting a light-themed creative workshop for families this Saturday 6 December, 1pm – 4pm.

Bowland Champions

Wyre volunteers recognised as Bowland Champions

Published on Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Two Wyre volunteers are among seven award winners recognised for their outstanding work in the Forest of Bowland.

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Support Small Business Saturday 6 December - Shop Local

Published on Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Support Small Business Saturday by shopping locally with the smaller independant retailers. Over 35 Special Offers in Wyre on the day and FREE PARKING.

Garstang sculpture

Floral tribute marks special anniversaries

Published on Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Garstang is commemorating the First World War and celebrating 50 years of blooming with a floral sculpture.

Teanlowe car park

Teanlowe car park fully open

Published on Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Teanlowe car park in Poulton is now fully open following a major upgrade.

Bins

Wyre services shortlisted for national awards

Published on Monday 1st December 2014

Wyre Council’s refuse collection and bereavement services have been shortlisted for national performance awards.

Wyre

New Register of Electors available

Published on Monday 1st December 2014

A revised version of the Register of Electors for the borough of Wyre, detailing everyone who is eligible to vote, is now available.

Grant Shepps

Major new road in Wyre announced

Published on Monday 1st December 2014

A new bypass of the A585 from Windy Harbour to Skippool has been announced by the Government.

Community shredding vehicle

Community shredding event comes to Poulton

Published on Monday 1st December 2014

Identity theft is on the rise. Help protect yourself and shred all your old paper documents at a special event on Friday 12 December at the Wyre Civic Centre, Poulton from 9am - 1pm.

Millennium Way

Riverside path improvements take shape

Published on Thursday 27th November 2014

Work is well underway to improve a footpath alongside the River Wyre in Garstang thanks to Wyre’s Shaping Your Neighbourhood initiative.

Christmas Cake

Rise to the challenge - it's Christmas Bake Off time at Fleetwood Market

Published on Wednesday 26th November 2014

Dust off your aprons, dig out the mixing bowl and get practising – the Fleetwood Market Christmas Bake Off is back and is set to take place on Saturday 13 December.

George Osborne

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits Wyre

Published on Tuesday 25th November 2014

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has met business leaders in Wyre to discuss infrastructure requirements in the North of England.

Multistars

Chance to join disability sports club

Published on Monday 24th November 2014

Fleetwood Multi-Stars Sports Club is holding an open evening on Thursday 27 November at Fleetwood High School from 6pm until 8pm.

Poulton bowling club

New look for community bowling club

Published on Monday 24th November 2014

New sheltered seating arrived at Poulton Bowling Club in time for the autumn rain thanks to Wyre’s Shaping Your Neighbourhood initiative.

Star trophy and event programme from the Walk oif Fame event 2014

Wyre success stories take the Walk of Fame

Published on Friday 21st November 2014

Business success was celebrated in grand style last night under the dome of Marine Hall in Fleetwood.

Willow Garden

Community garden grows from strength to strength

Published on Friday 21st November 2014

A blossoming community garden in Fleetwood is hoping to expand further as people are asked to vote it the winner of a £50,000 cash prize.

Clock shelter

Community celebrates restored seaside clock shelter

Published on Thursday 20th November 2014

A newly restored seaside clock shelter in Cleveleys has been officially opened to the delight of local residents.

Christmas truce 1914

Centenary war play at Fleetwood Library

Published on Thursday 20th November 2014

The moving story of the Christmas Eve truce of 1914 will be told at a special performance at Fleetwood Library on Sunday 23 November at 2.30pm.

A red carpet underneath a canopy

Top achievers invited to take the Wyre Walk of Fame

Published on Friday 14th November 2014

The cream of Wyre businesses are set to step into the spotlight this week at a glittering event in Fleetwood.

Vicarage Park Poulton

Poulton park shortlisted for design award

Published on Thursday 13th November 2014

Vicarage Park has been shortlisted for a landscaping design award in the 12th annual Northern Design Awards.

Christopher Maloney

X Factor star is a popular panto choice!

Published on Thursday 13th November 2014

X factor finalist Christopher Maloney is proving to be a family favourite as thousands of parents, children, grandparents and schools are choosing Marine Hall’s Cinderella as their panto this year.

Christmas Market

Christmas Market returns to Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 13th November 2014

It’s not long until thousands of food lovers and Christmas shoppers return to Marine Hall, Fleetwood for the much loved annual Christmas Market.

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Community parade commemorates First World War Centenary

Published on Tuesday 11th November 2014

Thousands of people supported a community parade in Fleetwood today to commemorate the First World War Centenary and celebrate the restoration of Memorial Park.

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Wyre holiday cottages win tourism award

Published on Monday 10th November 2014

A new tourism business in Hambleton has become a winner at the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2014.

Memorial Park Everyone

Sailor completes first chapter in Memorial Park restoration

Published on Friday 7th November 2014

Fleetwood’s Memorial Park is celebrating the completion of the first chapter in its £2.4m restoration journey.

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Food Standards Christmas Campaign

Published on Thursday 6th November 2014

Wyre Council and the Food Standards Agency urge you to 'look before you book' for Christmas.

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Over Wyre in the spotlight for council leaders

Published on Thursday 6th November 2014

Over Wyre is the latest destination in a series of visits by council leaders looking at how the council’s Shaping Your Neighbourhood scheme is benefiting communities.

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Have your say on life and health in Wyre

Published on Monday 3rd November 2014

There's still time for Wyre residents to share their views on the borough and help shape services in their neighbourhoods.

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Wyre pays tribute with remembrance events

Published on Monday 3rd November 2014

Wyre will commemorate the brave men and women who have fallen while serving their country, with a programme of remembrance events across the borough.

Councillor Ron Shewan opens the new Fleetwood branch

Wyre Citizen's Advice Bureau is officially opened

Published on Friday 31st October 2014

The Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre, Councillor Ron Shewan and his wife Brenda, have cut the ribbon on new Fleetwood premises for the CAB.

Poulton SYN visit

Poulton in the spotlight for council leaders

Published on Wednesday 29th October 2014

Poulton is the latest destination in a series of visits by council leaders looking at how Wyre’s Shaping Your Neighbourhood scheme is benefiting communities.

Hackensall Lane in Knott End with flood water

New Flooding website launched

Published on Wednesday 29th October 2014

A new website has been launched to raise awareness of flood risk in the North West.

Benefit fraud

Poulton woman guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Tuesday 28th October 2014

A Poulton woman has been convicted of benefit fraud after failing to declare a rental property.

Floral Display in Euston Gardens, Fleetwood

Wyre Success at North West in Bloom

Published on Tuesday 28th October 2014

Congratulations to all the Wyre towns and villages who participated in this years North West In Bloom. All of the entrants did really well, take a look at the results

Rossall Tower

Get creative and celebrate the environment in The Big Draw

Published on Monday 27th October 2014

The Big Draw is a free event taking place at Rossall Point Observation Tower this Saturday 1 November, 11am – 2pm.

New Poulton centre pilates class

Poulton's newest gym is open for business

Published on Monday 27th October 2014

The wraps have come off the new state-of-the-art gym at Poulton health and fitness centre.

ASB

New rights around anti-social behaviour

Published on Thursday 23rd October 2014

Residents now have a new right to request a review of how anti-social behaviour (ASB) has been dealt with.

TrySport Friday night football at Fleetwood

Friday night football proves a hit in Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A new football partnership is proving a huge success with young people in Fleetwood.

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Wyre wins technology innovation award

Published on Tuesday 21st October 2014

Wyre Council has fought off international competition to win Technology Innovator of the Year in the KANA Customer Awards 2014.

Fleetwood SYN

Fleetwood in focus for council leaders

Published on Tuesday 21st October 2014

Fleetwood is the latest destination in a series of visits by council leaders looking at how Wyre’s Shaping Your Neighbourhood scheme has benefited communities.

Wyre estuary country park

Mobile catering required at Wyre Estuary Country Park

Published on Monday 20th October 2014

The council is seeking a mobile caterer to service visitors to the Thornton park while the on-site café is refurbished.

Marsh Mill 220th birthday Thornton

Marsh Mill celebrates 220th birthday

Published on Friday 17th October 2014

Thornton’s iconic tower mill will celebrate 220 years with an open weekend on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October.

Chief Executive Garry Payne signs up online

Wyre Council signs up to the Digital Charter

Published on Friday 17th October 2014

It's Get Online Week and what better way to round it off than for the council to sign a Digital Charter pledging to help more people make the internet work for them.

The Mount

Autumn creative workshops at The Mount

Published on Friday 17th October 2014

Over the coming months there will be a variety of artists and designers at The Mount Pavilion in Fleetwood offering free family workshops.

Benefit fraud

Stalmine resident guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Thursday 16th October 2014

A Stalmine woman has been convicted of benefit fraud after taking on a second job and failing to tell the council.

Christmas Party Night

It's Christmas party time at Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 16th October 2014

You may have heard a careless whisper that Marine Hall in Fleetwood is hosting an awesome 80s v 90s party night on Friday 19 December.

Thornton

Thornton in the spotlight for council leaders

Published on Monday 13th October 2014

Thornton is the latest destination in a series of visits by council leaders looking at how Wyre’s Shaping Your Neighbourhood scheme has benefited communities.

Memorial Park restoration Fleetwood

Fleetwood's Memorial Park has a fresh but familiar look

Published on Thursday 9th October 2014

An exciting milestone in Memorial Park’s restoration journey approaches as the main entrance is transformed back to its original splendour.

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.

Free running

Help review TrySport and you could win Fleetwood Town tickets!

Published on Wednesday 8th October 2014

We’re reviewing our TrySport programme and want to know what activities you would like to see included.

Peter Gibson

Speak live to Wyre council chief

Published on Wednesday 8th October 2014

Do you have a question for the Leader of Wyre Council? There are chances to do just that during Local Democracy Week (13-17 October).

Cleveleys

Communities set the agenda for council leaders

Published on Tuesday 7th October 2014

A series of visits in Wyre has begun as council leaders look at how Wyre’s Shaping Your Neighbourhood scheme has benefited communities and set new priorities for the future.

Wyre

Views sought on life in Wyre

Published on Monday 6th October 2014

Wyre residents are being urged to share their views on the borough and help shape services in their neighbourhoods.

Wyre walking

Enjoy autumn in Wyre with health walks

Published on Monday 6th October 2014

Join our Walking Wyre scheme to enjoy your local area and improve your health.

Teanlowe Car Park closed Queensway

Update to Teanlowe car park works

Published on Monday 6th October 2014

The Queensway entrance to Teanlowe car park in Poulton has closed as redevelopment works progress.

Wyred Up

Wyre’s business network to meet at Rossall School

Published on Friday 3rd October 2014

We’ll be planning ahead at the next Wyred Up event on Wednesday 8 October, as the business networking group meets at Rossall School in Fleetwood and focuses on plans for next year.

Rossall Tower

Rossall Point honoured with engineering award

Published on Thursday 2nd October 2014

Rossall Point Observation Tower has won another top award to add to a growing collection.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Have you used the Citizens Advice Bureau?

Published on Thursday 2nd October 2014

Our agreement to provide funding to the Citizens Advice Bureau runs out in May 2015 and councillors are looking at whether this funding should continue.

Arboretum Visit

Pharos Project unites youngsters and veterans

Published on Monday 29th September 2014

A mentoring programme run by veterans for young people in Fleetwood is set to relaunch.

Terry Christian

TV’s Terry Christian brings laughter to Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Thursday 25th September 2014

He’s not the first person you might think of when it comes to stand up, but reviews of Terry Christian’s debut show tell another story.

Homecoming

Community parade to commemorate First World War

Published on Monday 22nd September 2014

Residents of Fleetwood and the surrounding area are invited to take part in a community parade in the town to commemorate the First World War Centenary.

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Important update re Teanlowe car park works

Published on Friday 19th September 2014

On-going work to improve the Teanlowe Centre car park in Poulton will result in the unavoidable and temporary loss of some disabled spaces next week.

Louie Brooks with his winning display

Louie lights up clean coast message

Published on Friday 19th September 2014

A Fylde Coast schoolboy has got his name up in lights promoting an important environmental message.

Cinderella

Win Christmas panto tickets!

Published on Friday 19th September 2014

Marine Hall in Fleetwood is staging classic pantomime Cinderella this Christmas and we’re giving away four tickets.

Ha Ha Hood

Ha Ha Hood gallops into Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 18th September 2014

The Ha Ha! Team are back with the funniest farce in the forest as Ha Ha Hood! comes to Marine Hall, Fleetwood next month starring Su Pollard and Cannon and Ball.

Billy the Monster and Me!

Award-winning children’s theatre coming to Thornton-Cleveleys

Published on Wednesday 17th September 2014

A rip-ROAR-ing adventure for children is coming to Thornton Little Theatre for one day only, on Friday 10 October.

Bird box

Think outside the bird box at Memorial Park

Published on Monday 15th September 2014

Wyre Council and LeftCoast are inviting members of the public to design a bird or bat box to encourage more wildlife at Fleetwood's Memorial Park.

Cinderella

‘Tis the Season to be jolly at Marine Hall

Published on Wednesday 10th September 2014

It’s coming up to that time of year again and this Christmas there’s a lot to enjoy at Wyre’s top theatre - Marine Hall in Fleetwood.

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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.

Councillor Terry Rogers and Councillor Peter Gibson with the Fve For Fleetwood investment sign

Extra money for new skate park

Published on Monday 8th September 2014

Fleetwood's seafront skate park has received a timely boost - a donation of £20,000 from Fleetwood Town Council.

Poulton

Jiggle Your Journey plea

Published on Monday 8th September 2014

Poulton commuters are being asked to leave their car at home on 17 September and pledge their support to improving the air quality.

A close-up of Marsh Mill

Marsh Mill Windmill gets a facelift

Published on Monday 8th September 2014

Exciting restoration work starts at Marsh Mill in Thornton today (Monday).

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Make sure you’re registered to vote

Published on Friday 5th September 2014

Over the summer, all Wyre residents received a letter through the post telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years.

Will Burrell with Deputy Mayor of Wyre Councillor Terry Rogers

New Youth Mayor for Wyre

Published on Friday 5th September 2014

Congratulations to 16-year-old Will Burrell from Poulton who has been named Wyre's Youth Mayor for 2014/15.

Poulton swimming pool following a refurb

Praise for Poulton's newest pool

Published on Thursday 4th September 2014

Poulton YMCA's swimming pool re-opened this week with a fresh new look - and staff have been inundated with positive feedback ever since.

Marsh Mill

Celebrate Wyre's heritage during Open Days

Published on Thursday 4th September 2014

Wyre is hosting a series of special activities to celebrate Heritage Open Days 2014 (11-14 September).

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The Mount to host creative community gathering

Published on Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The Mount Pavilion in Fleetwood is hosting an evening of creative discussion and networking with LeftCoast’s Golden Section on Tuesday 23 September.

Dog chipping

Free dog microchipping event in Pilling

Published on Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Wyre Council is working with The Dogs Trust and Pilling Pet Shop to offer a free microchipping event on Saturday 20 September.

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Council insists on minimal disruption during car park works

Published on Monday 1st September 2014

Work starts today on a total refurbishment of the Teanlowe car park in Poulton to prepare for the building of a new Booths store.

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Rossall promenade closes as sea defences progress

Published on Monday 1st September 2014

Rossall promenade has closed to the public between West Way and Rossall Point to allow the building of new sea defences to progress.

Cigarette litter

Poulton resident fined for littering

Published on Monday 1st September 2014

A Poulton resident has been found guilty of littering and fined after throwing a cigarette out of a car window.

Dave Carter from YMCA and Kevin Repton from ISG with the skip waiting to be filled with metal

Charity boost from leisure works

Published on Tuesday 26th August 2014

Scrap metal from two Wyre building projects is being recycled into precious pounds for a local charity.

Waste Less Live More 2014

Are you up for our bin challenge?

Published on Thursday 21st August 2014

We are looking for households to look at being more resourceful with their waste as part of “Waste Less, Live More Week (22-28 September), a national campaign from Keep Britain Tidy.

Beach groynes

Groyne repairs underway from Cleveleys to Fleetwood

Published on Monday 18th August 2014

A programme of work along the coast to repair groynes damaged during the winter storms is underway.

Fleetwood Market events

All the fun of the fair at Fleetwood Market

Published on Thursday 14th August 2014

Summer funfair, dance shows, halloween and even Christmas. It's all covered with some great events taking place at Fleetwood Market.

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Light up your bike and your dog at Fleetwood's Memorial Park

Published on Wednesday 13th August 2014

Fleetwood's Memorial Park is hosting a LightCycles and LumiDogs creative workshop on Saturday 23 August.

Wyre written in the sand

Closing date looming for photography competition

Published on Tuesday 12th August 2014

Time is running out for keen photographers who'd like to see their unpublished images in print.

Ballot box at an election

Labour win seats in Fleetwood Town Council by election

Published on Thursday 7th August 2014

Brian Stephenson and William Glasgow have taken seats in tonight's by election in Park and Rossall wards.

Cooking demonstration by Twelve

The Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival is bigger and better than ever

Published on Thursday 7th August 2014

The Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival is back at Marine Hall, Fleetwood on Sunday 17 August. Come along between 10am and 4pm for a delicious day out for all the family. Entry is free.

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100 Years: 100 Hopes to commemorate First World War

Published on Friday 1st August 2014

4 August marks one hundred years since Britain declared war on Germany and to mark the centenary, Wyre Council wants people to declare their reflections on war and hopes for the future.

Civic Centre

Community projects set to benefit residents in Wyre

Published on Thursday 31st July 2014

Wyre's Cabinet has given the go ahead for community projects worth around £60,000 that will enrich the lives of people in towns and villages across the borough.

Councillor Vivien Taylor with volunteers and Friends group members from Wyre's award-wining parks gathered round the flag

Flying the flag for parks in Wyre

Published on Monday 28th July 2014

Green Flags are flapping proudly at four of Wyre's parks, as an honour roll of open spaces that meet Keep Britain Tidy's high standards has been unveiled.

Esther McVey

Esther McVey MP visits Rossall sea defences

Published on Thursday 24th July 2014

The Fylde Peninsula Coastal Partnership has welcomed the Government’s flood envoy for the North of England, the Rt Hon Esther McVey MP, to Rossall and Anchorsholme.

Waste Collection in Wyre

All's well with Wyre's waste

Published on Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Wyre Council has welcomed another productive year of waste and recycling following publication of the latest performance figures.

The-Mount

Pop-up arts centre reopens the Mount Pavilion for the public

Published on Tuesday 22nd July 2014

One of Fleetwood’s most iconic buildings has reopened to the public through a creative and artist led programme of activities and workshops brought to you by Wyre Council and LeftCoast.

Civic Centre

Councillors to consider community projects

Published on Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Wyre's Cabinet is due to consider community projects worth £60,000 for towns and villages across the borough.

Fleetwood taken from the air

Revised plans for Fleetwood get the green light

Published on Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Plans to create an exciting new leisure hub on Fleetwood's seafront have been given the green light.

Flying Buttresses

Fleetwood's Memorial Park set for family fun extravaganza

Published on Monday 21st July 2014

Memorial Park is staging its grandest Family Fun Day yet to celebrate the park's restoration and Love Parks Week.

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Empty homes targeted in new electoral registration campaign

Published on Thursday 17th July 2014

The way we all register to vote is changing as a new, more secure system of Individual Electoral Registration is being introduced across the UK.

Marty MacDonald's Farm

Farmyard fun for kids at Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Wednesday 9th July 2014

A brand new show, featuring the voice of CBeebies’ Justin Fletcher is coming to Thornton Little Theatre on 31 July – it’s the perfect way to round up your summer holidays!

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Temporary footpath closure at Rossall

Published on Tuesday 8th July 2014

As part of the project to build new sea defences, temporary work is currently under way to upgrade the footpath between Princes Way and the promenade, close to Rossall Point car park and picnic site.

IER

The way we all register to vote is changing

Published on Monday 7th July 2014

Over the summer, all Wyre residents will receive a letter through the post telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years.

Vicarage Park

Our Big Gig comes to Poulton park

Published on Friday 4th July 2014

Try choir singing and samba drumming at Our Big Gig in Jean Stansfield Park on Sunday 13 July.

Punch and Judy

Summer of fun on the promenade

Published on Friday 4th July 2014

Punch and Judy's traditional seaside puppet show is entertaining children on promenades in Wyre this summer.

Tram Sunday

Arts festival to feature alongside Tram Sunday

Published on Friday 4th July 2014

SpareParts is a new transport inspired arts festival created in conjunction with the Fleetwood Festival of Transport (Tram Sunday).

Cleveleys water feature

Cleveleys water feature back for summer

Published on Thursday 3rd July 2014

A popular promenade water feature is back up and running after suffering storm damage earlier this year.

Elections

The way we all register to vote is changing

Published on Thursday 3rd July 2014

The way residents register to vote in elections is changing with Individual Electoral Registration.

Preesall Park

Plans to transform Preesall Park take shape

Published on Thursday 3rd July 2014

Preesall Park now boasts a new multi-use games area and youth shelter and a second phase of development is in the pipeline.

Garstang bins

Volunteers install riverside rubbish bins

Published on Thursday 3rd July 2014

Wyre’s volunteer rangers have helped to install four new high capacity rubbish bins along the riverside in Garstang.

Ha Ha Hood!

Ha Ha Hood gallops into Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 3rd July 2014

The Ha Ha! Team are back with the funniest farce in the forest as Ha Ha Hood! comes to Marine Hall, Fleetwood this autumn starring Su Pollard and Cannon and Ball.

Barnacre Hall

Village hall celebrates 50th birthday with renovation

Published on Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Barnacre Hall has reopened its doors following an extensive renovation.

Indian declarations

Children from Fleetwood and India unite at Memorial Park

Published on Thursday 19th June 2014

Fleetwood's Memorial Park has welcomed some special visitors from Birla High School in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Lynne Bowen

The search is on for Wyre's community sports stars

Published on Thursday 19th June 2014

Wyre Council is looking for the borough's most talented sports stars and those who work tirelessly behind the scenes to support individuals and clubs.

Steve Hall

Rising stars headline Marine Hall’s Comedy Club

Published on Wednesday 18th June 2014

Marine Hall’s favourite Friday night Comedy Club is back on Friday 11 July with another hilarious line up to tickle your funny bones!

Logo for Food Safety Week with advice not to wash raw chicken

Don't play chicken during Food Safety Week

Published on Tuesday 17th June 2014

Wyre Council is supporting Food Safety Week by helping to raise awareness of a food bug which is the most common cause of food posioning in the UK.

Alan Vincent

Wyre is the healthiest local authority in Lancashire

Published on Monday 16th June 2014

Wyre Council's employee sickness levels are the lowest of any local authority in Lancashire and the best in the council's history.

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A tasty line up for the Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival

Published on Thursday 12th June 2014

Plans for the Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival at Marine Hall this summer are hotting up as exhibitors from across the region are signing up to be a part of the day.

Sooty

A summer of family fun at Wyre’s theatres

Published on Thursday 12th June 2014

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this summer be sure to check out the great line up of family friendly shows coming to Wyre’s two theatres - Marine Hall and Thornton Little Theatre.

Local employees from the seawall scheme

Local labour employed on sea defence projects

Published on Tuesday 10th June 2014

Twenty three local people have been hired to help build the new sea defences at Rossall and Anchorsholme.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood man guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Friday 6th June 2014

A Fleetwood man has been convicted of benefit fraud after lying about his ability to work.

2013 First Pitch Traders

Fleetwood Market celebrates success during Love Your Local Market fortnight

Published on Thursday 5th June 2014

Love Your Local Market (LYLM) is a celebration of our market culture here in the UK that happens over a fortnight in May.

Site plan Five For Fleetwood

Have your say on plans for Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 4th June 2014

We want to hear your views on the Five For Fleetwood seafront improvement plans.

Planning Enforcement

Landowner fined after building without planning permission

Published on Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A landowner has been ordered to pay over £15,000 after building without planning permission and failing to take remedial action.

I-bus

Get involved in your community during Volunteers’ Week

Published on Tuesday 3rd June 2014

1-7 June is Volunteers’ Week and there have never been more ways for you to volunteer in Wyre.

Knott End beach clean

Knott End beach care group helps to improve the River Wyre

Published on Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A new beach care group has been set up at Knott End in conjunction with the Love My Beach campaign and supported by Wyre Council.

Cycle Wyre

People aged 50 and above invited to Cycle Wyre this summer

Published on Monday 2nd June 2014

Get back on your bike and Cycle Wyre this summer with free guided rides for people aged 50 and above.

Rock Pool

Award winning children’s theatre is coming to Fleetwood

Published on Monday 2nd June 2014

Award winning theatre company Inspector Sands is bringing a delightful show ’Rock Pool’ to Marine Hall, Fleetwood on Friday 6 June as part of their nationwide tour – perfect for kids over age three.

FTFC

Civic reception celebrates Fleetwood Town promotion success

Published on Wednesday 28th May 2014

Fleetwood Town Football Club's fantastic promotion success will be celebrated on Saturday 31 May with a community fun day taking the place of a traditional victory parade.

EU Elections 2014

How Wyre voted in European Elections

Published on Sunday 25th May 2014

Wyre's electorate gave most votes to UKIP in the European Elections. A full list of how all parties did has now been published - more...

Councillor Colette Birch

New Poulton Councillor

Published on Friday 23rd May 2014

Conservative Colette Birch is the new councillor for Hardhorn ward in Poulton.

Memorial Park entrance

Community spirited citizens sought to support Memorial Park

Published on Tuesday 20th May 2014

Fleetwood's Memorial Park is hosting a community event for all the family on Wednesday 28 May, 10am until 2pm.

Wyre written in the sand

Seasonal boost for Wyre beaches

Published on Tuesday 20th May 2014

Wyre's beaches are among the best in the country - so let's all help to keep them that way.

Dignataries put a spade in the ground to mark the start of work at Poulton leisure centre

New era marked at Poulton leisure centre

Published on Monday 19th May 2014

Deputy Mayor of Wyre Councillor Terry Rogers broke ground as building work got under way at Poulton's new health and fitness centre.

Visit Garstang staff

Visit Garstang is Highly Commended in VisitEngland Awards

Published on Wednesday 14th May 2014

Visit Garstang has won a Highly Commended Award in the Visitor Information Provider of the Year category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014 Ceremony.

Abi Clarke

TOWIE star Abi Clarke signs up for Marine Hall panto

Published on Wednesday 14th May 2014

The only way is panto at Marine Hall, Fleetwood this Christmas as TOWIE’s very own Abi Clarke has signed up to play The Good Fairy in this year’s production of Cinderella.

First Pitch Trader Shelley

Fleetwood Market celebrates Love Your Local Market fortnight

Published on Wednesday 14th May 2014

Love Your Local Market (LYLM) is a celebration of our market culture here in the UK that happens over a fortnight in May.

Kate Baird

Restoration journey begins at Memorial Park

Published on Wednesday 14th May 2014

Restoration work to transform Fleetwood's Memorial Park is set to begin following the appointment of P Casey (Land Reclamation) Ltd as main contractor.

Rossall seawall artists impression 5

Information cabins to find out about sea defences open

Published on Tuesday 13th May 2014

Residents interested in the £86m sea defence constructions at Rossall and Anchorsholme will soon be able to find out more about both projects.

Shaping your neighbourhood funding

Last chance to bid for community funding in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 13th May 2014

There are just over two weeks left to bid for a share of council cash available to fund projects that will make a difference to local communities.

Peter Waterfield with the La Quebrada diving team

Sporting star unveiled as Dizzy Heights headliner

Published on Tuesday 13th May 2014

British Olympian Peter Waterfield is set to make a splash at Fleetwood's Dizzy Heights festival.

Councillor Ron and Mrs Brenda Shewan in their ceremonial robes

New Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre

Published on Friday 9th May 2014

Councillor Ron Shewan has been officially installed as the new Mayor of Wyre for 2014/15.

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Explore Bowland to Bay with Garstang Walking Festival

Published on Friday 9th May 2014

Celebrate springtime in Garstang and rural Wyre with the 11th Garstang Walking Festival from 10-18 May.

Terry Christian

Terry Christian’s debut stand up show is coming to Thornton

Published on Wednesday 7th May 2014

Tickets have just been released for Terry Christian’s new stand up show at Thornton Little Theatre on Saturday 11 October.

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

Programme of events confirmed for Dizzy Heights

Published on Wednesday 7th May 2014

The countdown has begun to the free Dizzy Heights festival in Fleetwood on 24 May, with confirmation of events to take your breath away.

Cotton Club

The Cotton Club swings into Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 7th May 2014

Take a step back into 1920s New York City and through the doors of Harlem's hottest nightclub as The Cotton Club comes to Marine Hall for one night only on Saturday 17 May.

Cook and Eat

Learn to cook healthy and delicious family meals

Published on Friday 2nd May 2014

A new food initiative has been launched in Fleetwood to help families learn to cook nutritious meals.

Towers history board

New history board tells the tale of Towers Wood

Published on Thursday 1st May 2014

A history board has been installed at Towers Wood in Thornton Cleveleys to tell the story of its past.

Marsh Mill Thornton

Free tours of Marsh Mill for National Mills Weekend

Published on Thursday 1st May 2014

Marsh Mill has opened its doors for the summer season and is offering free tours to celebrate National Mills Weekend.

Ballot box at an election

Are you registered to vote?

Published on Thursday 1st May 2014

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

Food Festival

The Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival is back

Published on Thursday 1st May 2014

Following the phenomenal success of last year’s event, Marine Hall, Fleetwood is once again hosting the Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival on Sunday 17 August.

Wyre Lane footpath

Riverside path improvements in Garstang

Published on Thursday 1st May 2014

Garstang Millennium Green Trust is working with Proffitts Investing In Communities CIC to improve a footpath alongside the River Wyre at Wyre Lane in Garstang.

Iain Stirling

Another great line up for Marine Hall’s Comedy Club

Published on Wednesday 30th April 2014

Marine Hall’s favourite Friday night Comedy Club is back on 9 May with another hilarious line up to tickle your funny bones!

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.

An impression of the outside of Thornton Leisure Centre

Work starts on leisure redevelopments

Published on Wednesday 16th April 2014

Construction work has started 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

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

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

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Egg-stra recycling effort called for

Published on Monday 14th April 2014

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.

Rossall launch event

Rossall sea defences officially under way

Published on Thursday 10th April 2014

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

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

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.

Garstang Gymnastics

Garstang gymnasts set their sights on Rio

Published on Friday 4th April 2014

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

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

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

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

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.

Visit Garstang staff

Visit Garstang is a finalist in the VisitEngland Awards

Published on Wednesday 2nd April 2014

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

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

Sign showing Garstang as the first Fairtrade town

New Facebook Group page for Garstang

Published on Monday 31st March 2014

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

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

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

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

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

A site plan of where the leisure hub will be

Five For Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 27th March 2014

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

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

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

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

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.

Sheraton web

Chance to honour Wyre's young stars

Published on Monday 24th March 2014

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

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

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood man guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 19th March 2014

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

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.

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A business bonanza heads Wyre's way

Published on Friday 14th March 2014

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

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

Marine Hall exterior

Civic Award for Marine Gardens

Published on Thursday 13th March 2014

Fleetwood's new-look Marine Gardens has picked up a prestigious award for involving the community in its design and creation.

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Free compost event in Thornton

Published on Friday 7th March 2014

Wyre Estuary Country Park at Stanah is hosting The Big Heap on Saturday 15 March.

Fleetwood seafront as taken from the Mount Pavilion

Coastal cash boost for Fleetwood

Published on Friday 7th March 2014

More improvements to Fleetwood's coastline are on their way. A welcome £1.5m of funding has been granted to Wyre Council from the Coastal Communities Fund (CCF).

Councillor Peter Gibson

Wyre freezes council tax and invests across the borough

Published on Friday 7th March 2014

Wyre residents are set to benefit from a fourth successive council tax freeze and investment of millions across the borough.

Garstang leisure centre

More money for Garstang Leisure Centre

Published on Friday 7th March 2014

Garstang Leisure Centre will receive an extra financial boost with an increase in the capital budget to £300,000 in the coming year.

Nicky Nook

Footpath improvements for Nicky Nook

Published on Friday 7th March 2014

Work has started on major improvements to the footpath up Nicky Nook in Scorton.

Cleveleys Promenade

Footpath resurfacing work in Cleveleys

Published on Friday 7th March 2014

Footpath resurfacing work on Victoria Road West has started.

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Would you like to join our website focus group?

Published on Thursday 6th March 2014

Would you like to have your say about our online forms?

Dog chipping

Responsible dog ownership event in Poulton

Published on Thursday 6th March 2014

Come along to a free microchipping event on Saturday 15 March at Poulton Civic Centre.

Knott End ferry slip

Knott End sea defences to be strengthened

Published on Thursday 6th March 2014

Knott End sea defences are set to be reinforced this year with £719,000 funding from the Environment Agency.

Building Excellence 2014 winners

Building Excellence Award winners announced

Published on Friday 28th February 2014

Wyre's best builders have once again been honoured in an annual award ceremony.

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.

Councillor Graeme Cocker

Tribute to Poulton councillor

Published on Tuesday 25th February 2014

It is with much sadness that Wyre Council reports the death of Councillor Graeme Cocker.

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.

Are you registered to vote

Register of Electors now available

Published on Wednesday 19th February 2014

The revised Register of Electors for the borough of Wyre, detailing everyone who is eligible to vote, is now available for inspection.

Jobs and Careers in Wyre

Current vacancies at Wyre Council

Published on Wednesday 19th February 2014

Sports coach or caretaker? Visitor assistant or caseworker? If any of these sound like the job for you, Wyre Council has a number of job vacancies.

Fleetwood Market Bake Off competition

Fleetwood Market Bake Off hailed a success

Published on Tuesday 18th February 2014

Bakers rose to the challenge on Saturday 15 February at Fleetwood Market's first Valentines themed Bake Off competition.

My Home Choice Fylde Coast

Important changes to My Home Choice Fylde Coast

Published on Monday 17th February 2014

Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre residents on the social housing register have been urged to act following key changes in housing policy.

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?

Storm clear up

Severe weather eases as clear up continues

Published on Thursday 13th February 2014

Clearing up continues after the latest severe weather to hit Wyre.

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.

Events in Wyre

Are you passionate about the arts?

Published on Monday 10th February 2014

Are you free on 26 February to help choose exceptional projects showcasing the cultural side of Blackpool and Wyre?

Richard Robisnon and Simon Bowen with their new Subaru

Wyre drivers geared up for car rally

Published on Friday 7th February 2014

Good luck to three Wyre pairings who are competing in the North West Stages Legends car rally this weekend.

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.

A biker on a skate ramp

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.

Bloom

Growing for Gold

Published on Wednesday 5th February 2014

This year, Wyre will find a sea of golden blooms swathing the landscape as Britain in Bloom and North West in Bloom celebrate both their golden anniversaries.

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.

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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.

Flooding

Have your say on flood plans

Published on Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Wyre residents are being urged to have their say on a new plan aimed at reducing the risk of floods causing damage to property or threat to life in the future.

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People Power is back to help Wyre residents save money

Published on Monday 20th January 2014

Wyre Council is supporting the return of People Power, a collective energy scheme which could save residents money on their fuel bills.

Children playing in the sand with Fleetwood spelled out in pebbles

Love Your Beach? Here's how to prove it

Published on Friday 17th January 2014

Wyre Council is encouraging amateur snappers to capture images of Wyre beaches for a chance to win a pretty impressive prize.

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.

The sea ogre in place on Cleveleys beach

Cleveleys welcomes an imposing new resident

Published on Monday 13th January 2014

If you go down to the beach today, you're sure of a big surprise. For deep in the stones where no-one dare goes, lies a beast with angry red eyes.

Dan Whiston on Cleveleys promenade with a copy of the Visit Wyre holiday guide

A little light reading for skating star

Published on Friday 10th January 2014

Ever wondered how Dancing on Ice stalwart Dan Whiston relaxes when he's not setting the ice on fire? Find out in the new edition of the Visit Wyre holiday guide.

Rossall tent

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.

Fleetwood prom

Place your bids for Fleetwood beach huts

Published on Wednesday 8th January 2014

A slice of beachside life is on offer as bids are invited for ten new beach huts set to be built on Fleetwood's seafront.

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.

Flooding

Flood warnings in Wyre

Published on Friday 3rd January 2014

Three flood warnings are in place this lunchtime for Thornton, Skippool and Hambleton.

Volunteers get ready to plant trees

New trees for Thornton park

Published on Monday 23rd December 2013

Oak trees are among the new species which have been planted in Kenyon Gardens thanks to a local resident.

Dignataries and local children celebrate the installation of the new cabinet

Poulton Switches On Superfast Broadband

Published on Friday 20th December 2013

The Blackpool Old Road area has become the latest to benefit from superfast broadband, thanks to the Superfast Lancashire project.

Breaking News written in chalk on a blackboard

Notice regarding Mount Methodist Church

Published on Friday 20th December 2013

The council has received notification from the management trustees of Mount Methodist Church of their intention to dispose of the land which is included on our List of Assets of Community Value.

Benefit fraud

Poulton man guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 18th December 2013

A Poulton man has been convicted of benefit fraud after keeping quiet about money in the bank and a private pension.

Breakfast at Tiffanys

Classic cinema comes to Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Friday 13th December 2013

Thornton Little Theatre is delighted to announce plans for its brand new film club giving you the chance to watch the best of world cinema at your local theatre.

Marine Hall

Join Wyre's Theatres team

Published on Wednesday 11th December 2013

We currently have vacancies for an Events Co-ordinator and Box Office and Sales Team Member to work in our theatres.

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Wyre’s award winning toilets

Published on Tuesday 10th December 2013

Wyre's public toilets have received national acclaim after securing top ratings at the Loo of the Year Awards.

Campaign logo- Bah Humbug written inside a Christmas bauble

Bah Humbug - Spoiling Christmas for Criminals

Published on Tuesday 10th December 2013

We're backing Lancashire Police's crime prevention campaign to spoil Christmas for criminals, with a series of warning messages.

A reveller looking over a food hygiene rating sticker

Make a top hygiene rating part of your festivities in Wyre this Christmas

Published on Monday 9th December 2013

Good company, great food, Christmas crackers and all the trimmings are usually the ingredients for a great meal out during the festive season. But what about the food hygiene rating?

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Recycled wine glasses and lunch bag up for grabs

Published on Monday 9th December 2013

We're encouraging people to get creative with their food waste and join in the Great Xmas Leftovers Recipe Swap.

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Storm passes and clean up continues in Wyre

Published on Friday 6th December 2013

Following some of the strongest winds and highest tides experienced in Wyre for several years, a clean up operation is underway.

Introducing MyHomeChoiceFyldeCoast –  a new way to find a home to rent in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre

Important changes to housing allocation scheme

Published on Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre residents on the social housing register have been urged to familiarise themselves with important new policy changes.

A logo for Smnall Business Saturday with Twitter and Facebook accounts

Wyre Backs Small Business Saturday

Published on Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Please support local shops and services on 7 December. That’s the message ahead of Small Business Saturday, a national initiative asking people to take a fresh look at small independent businesses.

North Drive MUGA

New games unit for young people in Cleveleys

Published on Monday 2nd December 2013

A brand new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) has been installed at North Drive Park.

Bilsborrow towpath

Canal towpath improvements under way at Bilsborrow

Published on Monday 2nd December 2013

Work is under way to upgrade a section of the Lancaster Canal towpath at Bilsborrow.

Poulton Gala

Event organisers' network to meet in Stalmine

Published on Monday 2nd December 2013

The Local Event Organisers' Network (LEON) will meet on Tuesday 10th December, 7pm at the Seven Stars Hotel in Stalmine.

Christmas tree Fleetwood cemetary

Memorial Christmas trees in place at local cemeteries

Published on Thursday 28th November 2013

Wyre Council is working with Blackpool NHS, and Blackpool and Fylde Councils to help bereaved parents cope with baby death and feel they are not alone in their grief.

Scooby drugs dog police

Wyre Council and Police join forces with Fleetwood landlords

Published on Wednesday 27th November 2013

Wyre Council and Fleetwood Police have joined forces with landlords to tackle drug related anti social behaviour in the town's pubs.

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.

Welcome to Wyre road sign

Wyre's reaction to ward boundary changes

Published on Tuesday 19th November 2013

Wyre Council has reacted with mixed feelings to the findings of a review into ward boundary changes.

Rossall seawall artists impression 3

Wyre's coastal defence scheme is best option for Rossall

Published on Tuesday 19th November 2013

Rossall Coastal Defence Scheme provides the best option for sea defences on this challenging area of coastline.

Wyre Winners

Wyre's top town centre businesses revealed

Published on Thursday 14th November 2013

Wyre's most successful and forward-thinking town centre businesses have been revealed.

Rossall seawall artists impression 2

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.

Marine Hall exterior

Exhibitors flock to Fleetwood for Christmas Market

Published on Thursday 14th November 2013

Next weekend will see thousands of food lovers and Christmas shoppers descend on Marine Hall, Fleetwood as exhibitors from all over the North West pitch up for the venue's first Christmas Market.

Taylor family Regenda Empty Homes

Empty house fulfils family dream

Published on Wednesday 13th November 2013

One of Wyre’s problem empty homes is now occupied once again – much to the delight of the Taylor family.

An impression of the outside of Thornton Leisure Centre

First peek at new leisure centres

Published on Friday 8th November 2013

Final plans for the £5m upgrade of Poulton and Thornton Leisure Centres are now on public display.

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.

Memorial Park Fleetwood

Memorial Park architect wins national design competition

Published on Thursday 7th November 2013

A lead architect in the restoration of Fleetwood's Memorial Park has designed a winning paving stone to commemorate recipients of the Victoria Cross during the First World War.

Cast of Snow White Marine Hall Fleetwood

Marine Hall lends a helping hand to children across Lancashire

Published on Thursday 7th November 2013

Marine Hall in Fleetwood has joined forces with Rock FM’s official charity, Cash for Kids, to give a hundred children the chance to come to the theatre and enjoy a fun filled Christmas pantomime.

A single poppy

Lest we forget - Wyre pays tribute with Remembrance events

Published on Thursday 7th November 2013

Wyre will commemorate the brave men and women who have fallen while serving their country, with a programme of remembrance events across the borough.

Graham Lawton Lancashire Sports Awards

Wyre champions honoured in Lancashire Sports Awards

Published on Tuesday 5th November 2013

Two Wyre Sports Awards winners have been honoured in this year’s Lancashire Sports Awards.

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Taking Pride campaign gets results in Poulton

Published on Tuesday 5th November 2013

Poulton was recently the focus of the latest Taking Pride event aimed at tackling crime and neighbourhood issues in Wyre.

Recycling competition winner's poster

Thornton schoolchildren are recycling champions

Published on Tuesday 5th November 2013

A Thornton schoolgirl has won a competition to design a poster to promote recycling.

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Garstang Skate Park set for repairs

Published on Monday 4th November 2013

Work is due to start this week, weather permitting, to repair the skate park at Windsor Road in Garstang.

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Free parking in Wyre on 7 December

Published on Monday 4th November 2013

Motorists are being given an early Christmas present - free parking on all Wyre Council car parks.

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.

Bright pink flowers on  a bush

Blooming Success

Published on Thursday 24th October 2013

There were a clutch of awards for Wyre towns and businesses at today's North West in Bloom Awards.

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.

Councillor Patsy Ormrod

Community Foundation for Lancashire leads bid for older people cash

Published on Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Wyre Council has appointed the Community Foundation for Lancashire to lead a Lottery bid for funding to improve the lives of older people in the borough.

Rossall seawall

Fylde Coast flood defences get the green light

Published on Friday 18th October 2013

New flood defences on the Fylde Coast have received the final seal of approval from the government.

Helios theater Thornton Little Theatre

Big splash fun this half term at Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Wednesday 16th October 2013

Grab the kid's wellies - there's a great interactive show this half term at Thornton Little Theatre.

Elections vote

Make sure you can vote in next year’s elections

Published on Tuesday 15th October 2013

Wyre residents are being urged to ensure they can vote in next year's elections.

Meeting in Wyre's council chamber

Wyre all set for Local Democracy Week

Published on Friday 11th October 2013

Wyre residents are being encouraged to find out more about local government and how they can help shape services during Local Democracy Week (14-20 October).

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.

Gimme 5 campaign

What could you do in 5 minutes?

Published on Tuesday 1st October 2013

Wyre Council has launched a new initiative, Gimme 5, aimed at making Wyre an even better place to live, work and visit.

Benefit fraud

Poulton woman guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Tuesday 1st October 2013

A Poulton woman who failed to declare her employment has been convicted of benefit fraud.

Great Eccleston

Canvassers sought in rural Wyre

Published on Tuesday 1st October 2013

We're looking for people who want to earn some money by helping with our annual electoral canvass.

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.

Fleetwood Knott End Ferry

Life-saving equipment on board Fleetwood ferry

Published on Tuesday 1st October 2013

The Fleetwood to Knott End ferry now carries a defibrillator in case of emergencies.

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.

The Seashell artwork now in position on Cleveleys beach

The Seashell has arrived

Published on Wednesday 25th September 2013

It's here - the striking four-metre seashell, part of our Mythic Coast Artwork Trail, was installed today on Cleveleys beach.

iPad competition

Your chance to talk rubbish and win an iPad mini

Published on Monday 23rd September 2013

We want to know what the people of Wyre think of our waste and recycling service, how you use it and how we can make it easier to recycle more.

Cllr Gordon McCann

Town centre retailers invited to compete for cash

Published on Thursday 19th September 2013

Retailers in Wyre could win a share of £10,000 with the launch of a town centre business competition.

Glitter ball Marine Hall Fleetwood

Be inspired by Strictly Come Dancing at Marine Hall

Published on Thursday 19th September 2013

If you're enjoying the hit TV programme Strictly Come Dancing, why not get up and join in the dancing at Marine Hall in Fleetwood?

Wyred Up

Tourism Time for Wyred Up

Published on Thursday 19th September 2013

It’s a tourism theme for the next Wyred Up event on 25 September, as the business networking group heads to Farmer Parr’s at Fleetwood - and businesses of all kinds which are based in Wyre are invited

Wyre Estuary Country Park Thornton

Have your say on park’s new play area

Published on Tuesday 17th September 2013

Wyre Estuary Country Park in Thornton is set to become home to a brand new playground for young children.

Councillor Alan Vincent

Community solution sought for Garstang Business Centre

Published on Tuesday 17th September 2013

A community solution is being sought for the future of Garstang Business Centre.

Councillor Patsy Ormrod

Wyre lead sought for older people Big Lottery bid

Published on Monday 16th September 2013

Wyre Council is seeking a community or voluntary organisation to lead a Lottery bid for funding to improve the lives of older people in the borough.

Gary Delaney

TV comedian announced for Christmas party night at Marine Hall

Published on Monday 16th September 2013

TV’s Mock the Week star Gary Delaney is set to headline a cracking night of comedy at Marine Hall, Fleetwood later this year at a Christmas Party Night on 7 December.

ISG and Wyre

Contractor appointed for leisure centre redevelopments

Published on Friday 13th September 2013

Construction firm ISG Limited has been appointed to deliver major improvements at Poulton and Thornton Leisure Centres.

Rossall sea defences

Exploratory work begins for new sea defences

Published on Thursday 12th September 2013

Site investigation work has begun on Rossall beach and will soon start at Anchorsholme, in preparation for the planned new sea defence schemes.

Marine Hall Fleetwood

Celebrate Wyre's heritage during Open Days

Published on Tuesday 10th September 2013

Wyre is hosting a series of special events to celebrate Heritage Open Days 2013 from 12-15 September.

Cherestanc Square Garstang

Free parking agreement comes into effect in Garstang

Published on Monday 9th September 2013

Short stay free parking comes into effect at Windsor Road car park in the town.

Jean Stansfield Memorial Park Poulton

Playground in Poulton park set for improvements

Published on Friday 6th September 2013

Work is due to begin to extend the playground and install new equipment at Jean Stansfield Memorial Park in Poulton.

Wyred Up

Free Wyred Up business networking event

Published on Wednesday 4th September 2013

Wyre Council is holding a free tourism-themed business networking event on Wednesday 25th September at Farmer Parrs in Fleetwood.

Vicarage Park Poulton

Vote for Wyre parks in national award

Published on Wednesday 4th September 2013

Vote for Wyre Estuary Country Park, Hawthorne Park and Vicarage Park in Keep Britain Tidy's People's Choice Award.

Marine Hall dome Fleetwood

Dancing under the dome at Marine Hall

Published on Tuesday 3rd September 2013

Enjoy dancing and dining under the dome of Marine Hall's stunning 1930s art deco style ballroom.

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Sherlock Holmes
Thornton Little Theatre

Last chance to catch the hilarious untold story of Sherlock Holmes

Published on Tuesday 3rd September 2013

For one last time the Angus and Ross Theatre Company is touring with its side splitting play, Holmes and Watson, and will be performing at Thornton Little Theatre on Wednesday 25 September.

Fleetwood community beach clean

Community comes together for Fleetwood beach clean

Published on Tuesday 3rd September 2013

Wyre Council has joined forces with Fleetwood Town Council, Asda and local volunteers to carry out a community beach clean in Fleetwood.

Memorial Park Fleetwood

Young people of Fleetwood, we need your views!

Published on Monday 2nd September 2013

We want young people to tell us what type of sport and play facilities they’d like to see at Memorial Park in Fleetwood.

Wyre Together logo

Communities invited to Wyre Together event

Published on Monday 2nd September 2013

Wyre Together is holding its third information event on Wednesday 25 September, 10am – 12pm at Thornton Methodist Church.

Mayor of Wyre Councillor John Hodgkinson

Join the Mayor for a charity banquet

Published on Monday 2nd September 2013

The Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre, Councillor John and Mrs Linda Hodgkinson, are hosting an Indian banquet to raise money for charity.

Garstang Walking Festival

New autumn walks series

Published on Monday 2nd September 2013

Following the success of this year’s river-themed Garstang Walking Festival back in May, there’s a new opportunity to get involved in a series of walks in the area this autumn.

The garden before any weeding has begun

Volunteers needed for community garden

Published on Friday 30th August 2013

Dig down, dig up and eventually you'll be able to dig in. That's the message going out to Poulton people this week as Wyre Council seeks volunteers for a Big Weed on 3 September.

Pound sign

Sound finances at Wyre

Published on Friday 30th August 2013

Wyre Council's finances have been given a clean bill of health.

Rossall

Rossall sea defences adapted for angling

Published on Thursday 29th August 2013

Wyre Council has worked with the angling community to adapt proposals for new sea defences at Rossall to accommodate the sport.

Paul Daniels magic Marine Hall

Magic superstar Paul Daniels comes to Marine Hall

Published on Thursday 22nd August 2013

One of the UK’s favourite entertainers, Paul Daniels, is set to dazzle audiences at Marine Hall in Fleetwood this autumn.

Mike Dignam

Mike Dignam set to support Toploader at Marine Hall

Published on Tuesday 20th August 2013

Wyre Council is excited to announce Mike Dignam as supporting act for the upcoming Toploader gig at Marine Hall in Fleetwood.

Elections - voting figures

Canvassers wanted

Published on Wednesday 7th August 2013

We're looking for people who want to earn some money by helping with our annual electoral canvass.

PopUp Poulton

Visit PopUp Poulton this summer

Published on Thursday 1st August 2013

PopUp Poulton continues to attract shoppers as the initiative continues throughout August.

Toploader

Toploader live at Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 1st August 2013

Taking the charts by storm once again, Toploader are touring the UK and set to perform at Marine Hall, Fleetwood on 1 March 2014.

Garstang Bloom

Garstang competes in UK finals of Britain in Bloom

Published on Thursday 1st August 2013

Garstang has reached the UK finals of the Royal Horticultural Society's Britain in Bloom competition, Europe’s biggest community gardening campaign.

Visit Garstang

Visit Garstang holds book signing

Published on Thursday 1st August 2013

Meet naturalist and local historian David John Hindle MA, at an open evening on Tuesday 13 August.

Julia Anderson

Support No Cold Calling Area in Staina

Published on Thursday 1st August 2013

Councillors in Staina are seeking support to set up a No Cold Calling Area.

Inskip play area

Work set to begin at Inskip playground

Published on Thursday 1st August 2013

The play area will undergo major improvements when work starts mid-August.

Punch and Judy

Summer of fun in Wyre

Published on Wednesday 31st July 2013

Punch and Judy's traditional seaside puppet show is set to entertain a new generation of children on promenades in Wyre this summer.

Benefit fraud

Wyre resident jailed for benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 31st July 2013

A Wyre resident who fraudulently claimed over £50,000 in benefits has been jailed.

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Fleetwood Boating Lake ready for summer

Published on Wednesday 31st July 2013

How we combine high tides and low demand to empty, clean and refill Fleetwood's boating lakes.

Bowling winners Royles Brook Primary School

Thornton school wins bowling tournament

Published on Wednesday 31st July 2013

Royles Brook Primary School has won a Wyre schools bowling tournament.

Vicarage Park Poulton

Green Flag awards for three Wyre parks

Published on Monday 29th July 2013

Wyre has started off Love Parks Week (27 July to 4 August) with some great news - a hat trick of parks named among the best in the country.

Volunteer

Volunteer drivers needed

Published on Friday 26th July 2013

We’re looking for volunteer drivers to help get our new volunteering service on the road.

Older couple sat on a bench talking and laughing

Older people cash a step nearer

Published on Thursday 25th July 2013

Wyre has moved a step closer to a multi-million pound grant to improve quality of life for vulnerable older people.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood resident guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Friday 19th July 2013

A woman who fraudulently claimed over £30,000 in benefits has received a suspended prison sentence and been ordered to carry out community work.

Thornton Little Theatre

BBC Introducing Lancashire – live at Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Friday 19th July 2013

A night of brilliant acoustic music awaits on Saturday 10 August as BBC Introducing comes to Thornton Little Theatre to present the best of Lancashire’s new music.

Councillor Roger Berry

Housing policy strengthens local connection

Published on Friday 19th July 2013

Proposed changes to strengthen the local connection required for priority on Wyre's housing register have been approved.

Councillor Peter Gibson

New £5m programme to create 100s of jobs in Lancashire

Published on Tuesday 16th July 2013

Regenerate Pennine Lancashire has been successful in a bid for £5m from the latest round of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF), to run a programme which will create hundreds of new jobs across the county.

PopUp Poulton

PopUp shop opens in Poulton

Published on Monday 8th July 2013

An empty retail unit in Poulton has been transformed into a PopUp shop, the first of its kind in the north of England.

Sid Sloane CBeebies

Live from CBeebies – Sid Sloane is coming to Marine Hall

Published on Thursday 4th July 2013

Sid Sloane, the hugely popular original star of CBeebies, is bringing his action packed live show to Marine Hall in Fleetwood on Friday 9 August.

Memorial Park Fleetwood

Fleetwood's Memorial Park secures £2.4m Lottery investment

Published on Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Fleetwood's Memorial Park secures £2.4m Lottery investment.

Computers in training room

Help to get online

Published on Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Wyre residents are being encouraged to make more use of technology as a convenient alternative to telephoning Wyre Council during office hours or making a trip to the Civic Centre in Poulton.

Dog

Free dog microchipping in Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Have your dog microchipped free of charge on Thursday 4 July.

Chapel St

Fourth school joins Poulton's sustainable travel project

Published on Wednesday 3rd July 2013

A fourth primary school has joined Wyre Council’s initiative aimed at tackling traffic congestion and air quality in Poulton.

Garstang gym

Garstang Leisure Centre unveils brand new look

Published on Monday 1st July 2013

Garstang Leisure Centre has a brand new look and state-of-the-art equipment on offer following a complete overhaul.

A pirate aloft a giant parrot. One of the street theatre acts at Tram Sunday

Something Different for Tram Sunday

Published on Friday 28th June 2013

A roaming seal, merry mermaid and metallic whale are just a few of the unexpected sights that will greet visitors at this year's Tram Sunday.

Happy Days Are Here Again

Happy Days Are Here Again at Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Thursday 27th June 2013

One of the country’s most popular matinee nostalgia shows makes its first appearance at Thornton Little Theatre on Thursday 25 July.

Benefit fraud

Wyre pensioner guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Tuesday 25th June 2013

A Wyre pensioner who fraudulently claimed almost £27,000 in benefits has received a suspended prison sentence and been ordered to carry out work in the community.

Park

Help shape Wyre's Great Outdoors

Published on Friday 21st June 2013

From coast to countryside, parks to playgrounds, now is the time to have a say in the future of Wyre's green spaces.

Wyre draft recommendations

Have your say on new ward boundaries

Published on Wednesday 19th June 2013

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across Wyre borough to comment on its draft proposals for new council ward boundaries.

Marine Hall exterior

Jongleurs comedy returns to Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 19th June 2013

Back by popular demand, Jongleurs comedy is returning to Marine Hall, Fleetwood.

Lottery visit

Memorial Park welcomes Lottery visitors

Published on Wednesday 19th June 2013

Lottery officials have visited Memorial Park in Fleetwood ahead of their decision over whether to approve a £2.4m funding bid.

Councillor Gordon McCann

PopUp Britain comes to Poulton

Published on Tuesday 18th June 2013

An empty shop in Poulton is to host a unique initiative aimed at creating the high street entrepreneurs of the future.

The Searchers

Back by popular demand - The Searchers return to Marine Hall

Published on Tuesday 18th June 2013

Following on from the success of last year's concert at Marine Hall, music icons The Searchers are back to relive the glory days with another show stopping performance on Friday 2 August.

Recycling

Wyre joins Recycle Week 10th anniversary celebrations

Published on Monday 17th June 2013

Over the past decade, the UK has recycled an astonishing 50 billion plastic drinks bottles, enough to stretch to the moon and back more than 10 times over.

House Martin

Wildlife tips and advice in Walk on the Wyreside

Published on Monday 17th June 2013

Spotted flycatchers arrive in Wyre along with butterflies and dragonflies.

The Fylde Coastal programme project team with Richard Benyon MP

Minister shows support for Fylde Coast sea defences

Published on Friday 14th June 2013

Plans to develop new sea defences at Rossall and Anchorsholme have been met with approval from Minister Richard Benyon, MP.

Mayor of Wyre

Mayor of Wyre hosts charity luncheon

Published on Thursday 13th June 2013

The Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre are hosting a charity luncheon in Cleveleys on 25 June.

Rossall Point

First award for Rossall Point

Published on Thursday 13th June 2013

The striking observation tower at Rossall Point has won a regional prize for architectural excellence at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) awards.l

A view of Cleveleys prom showing revetments

Important beach works at Cleveleys

Published on Wednesday 12th June 2013

Essential work to nourish the beach and improve the sea defences at Cleveleys is due to start on Monday 17 June.

Logo for Food Safety Week kitchen check

Food Safety Week

Published on Tuesday 11th June 2013

A chance to find out how clean your kitchen is during Food Safety Week.

Food Festival

Introducing the first ever Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival

Published on Monday 10th June 2013

Marine Hall, Fleetwood is proud to announce it will be hosting the first ever Fylde Coast Food and Drink Festival on Sunday 18 August - a must for all food lovers!

Flooding

Focus on flooding in Hambleton

Published on Thursday 6th June 2013

Wyre Council has joined forces with the local community to tackle flooding in the area.

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Thornton Little Theatre hosts older people's consultation

Published on Thursday 6th June 2013

Wyre Council is aiming to bid for Lottery funding to help improve the lives of older people.

Marine Hall Marquee

Roll up, roll up - theatre tickets now on sale in Poulton

Published on Thursday 6th June 2013

It's now even easier to find out what's on at your local theatres and reserve your seats.

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Walking festival anniversary success

Published on Thursday 6th June 2013

The 10th anniversary Garstang Walking Festival has been hailed a huge success.

Marine Hall

New home for Fleetwood Tourist Information Centre

Published on Thursday 6th June 2013

Visit Fleetwood Tourist Information Centre has moved to Marine Hall and is now open for business seven days a week.

Castle Lane

Volunteers transform country spot

Published on Thursday 6th June 2013

Wyre's volunteer rangers have transformed a country spot in Garstang.

Knott End TIP

Visitor information available in Knott End

Published on Thursday 6th June 2013

A new Tourist Information Point has been installed in Knott End.

Councillor Pete Murphy tries out the new beach raker

Clean beach awards for Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 22nd May 2013

The cleanliness of two Wyre beaches has been officially recognised with a Seaside Award from Keep Britain Tidy.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood pensioner guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Thursday 16th May 2013

A man who fraudulently claimed over £30,000 in benefits has received a suspended prison sentence and 16 week curfew.

Roger Berry

Fleetwood family home closed down after anti-social behaviour

Published on Thursday 16th May 2013

A house in Fleetwood that has been at the centre of anti-social behaviour has been closed by police.

Kirsty Leigh Porter

TV stars announced for Marine Hall’s pantomime

Published on Thursday 16th May 2013

Emmerdale actress Kirsty-Leigh Porter is set to star in this year's magical family pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Marine Hall, Fleetwood this December.

New Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre with their deputies

New Mayor of Wyre

Published on Friday 10th May 2013

The new Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre and their deputies were appointed last night during the council's annual meeting.

Sheraton web

Fleetwood schoolgirl wins Sheraton Trophy

Published on Friday 10th May 2013

15 year old schoolgirl Francesca Hearty, from Fleetwood, has won this year's Sheraton Trophy.

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Wyre walking festival gets underway

Published on Friday 10th May 2013

The 10th anniversary Garstang Walking Festival begins today.

Noise equipment

Noisy neighbour loses sound equipment

Published on Tuesday 7th May 2013

A Fleetwood resident who played loud music throughout the day and night has lost his sound equipment and been fined.

Alfie Boe

Alfie Boe revisits Marine Hall for The South Bank Show

Published on Tuesday 7th May 2013

Alfie Boe, one of the world’s most popular singers, revisited his roots in Fleetwood recently as part of an interview for Sky Arts’ South Bank Show, due to air on May 16.

Election count

Election results

Published on Friday 3rd May 2013

All the votes have been counted and the county council and Wyre by-election results are in.

Cleveleys town centre

Town centre retailers encouraged to apply for grant funding

Published on Thursday 2nd May 2013

Town centre retailers are being encouraged to apply for funding through Wyre Council's Get ReWyred business support scheme.

Swing dance school

Enthusiasts Jive into Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 2nd May 2013

A group of 1940s devotees are Lindy Hopping their way to Marine Hall in a few weeks’ time to enjoy a night of jitterbugging to tunes of the Memphis Belle Swing Orchestra on 17 May.

Kid on bike

Poulton schoolchildren champion sustainable travel

Published on Wednesday 1st May 2013

Wyre Council is working with schools to tackle traffic congestion and air quality in Poulton.

Shaping your neighbourhood 4

Fleetwood community centre set for renovations

Published on Wednesday 1st May 2013

Work is due to start on the first Shaping Your Neighbourhood community project in Fleetwood

Tithebarn Park

New pathways for Poulton Park

Published on Wednesday 1st May 2013

Improvements are underway at Tithebarn Park in Poulton.

Rossall

Community comes together for Big Beach Clean-up

Published on Wednesday 1st May 2013

Rossall Beach has been litter picked by volunteers as part of a national campaign.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood benefits cheat to carry out community work

Published on Wednesday 1st May 2013

A Fleetwood man who fraudulently claimed over £5,000 in benefits has been ordered to carry out community work.

Walking Wyre

Experience spring in Wyre with health walks

Published on Wednesday 1st May 2013

Join our Walking Wyre scheme to enjoy your local area and improve your health.

Choir

Sing for fun with community choir

Published on Wednesday 1st May 2013

Bowland Community Choir is offering local people the chance to sing for fun.

Tourism award winners 2013

Wyre's tourism stars honoured

Published on Thursday 25th April 2013

Stars of Wyre's tourism industry have been honoured at an awards ceremony in Thornton.

Marsh Mill

Invite to explore historic Thornton landmark

Published on Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Why not celebrate National Mills Weekend with a free tour to the top of one of the finest windmills in the North West?

Benefit fraud

Benefits cheat ordered to carry out community work

Published on Wednesday 17th April 2013

A woman who failed to tell the authorities that her partner had moved in and carried on claiming benefits has been ordered to do community work.

Dave Guest

Invitation to see Wyre's tourism stars honoured

Published on Wednesday 17th April 2013

Wyre's top tourism businesses will enjoy their 15 minutes of fame on Thursday 25 April.

Fleetwood Market stall

Free foot in the door for new Wyre businesses

Published on Monday 15th April 2013

Budding market traders are being offered free stalls in Fleetwood Market to help them get their business off the ground.

Meadow pipit credit fylde bird club

Wildlife tips and advice in Walk on the Wyreside

Published on Monday 15th April 2013

A few brave birds and flowers have arrived in Wyre despite the cold weather.

Trysport Garstang

Wyre teams up with football clubs to encourage youth sport

Published on Monday 15th April 2013

A new initiative is set to increase sports participation and reward youngsters with tickets to football matches.

Cars travelling along the A585 in Wyre

Key road improvements to be funded in Wyre and Fylde

Published on Thursday 11th April 2013

Improvements to the A585 to help traffic flow and assist with economic growth have been announced by the Highways Agency.

Garry Payne

Reaction to refusal of Halite gas storage proposal

Published on Tuesday 9th April 2013

Wyre Council has reacted to the Secretary of State's decision to refuse the proposal for gas storage underground in Preesall.

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Discover the best of Wyre

Published on Tuesday 9th April 2013

Discover the best things to see and do in Wyre with our collection of downloadable guides.

Jongleurs

Jongleurs comedy returns to Fleetwood

Published on Monday 8th April 2013

Jongleurs Comedy Club evenings are back at Marine Hall, Fleetwood.

Fitness

Garstang Leisure Centre set for refurbishment

Published on Thursday 28th March 2013

Work is due to start to upgrade fitness equipment at the Windsor Road site and improve gym facilities.

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Young nature enthusiasts sought

Published on Thursday 28th March 2013

Wyre Estuary Country Park in Thornton runs regular events for young people to explore and help manage the local countryside.

Marine Hall

Big names announced for Marine Hall line up

Published on Thursday 28th March 2013

There’s a great new line up coming to Marine Hall, Fleetwood this season.

Hambleton teenage play area

Teenage play area opens in Hambleton

Published on Wednesday 27th March 2013

Teenagers in Hambleton are the first to benefit from Shaping Your Neighbourhood funding with a new play area and meeting point.

Great Eccleston playground

Great Eccleston children celebrate new playground

Published on Wednesday 27th March 2013

Great Eccleston playground has received a complete overhaul to the delight of local children.

Strictly Come Dancing

Register online before the end of March and win!

Published on Tuesday 26th March 2013

Time is running out to win tickets to 'An evening with stars from Strictly Come Dancing'.

Cleveleys town centre

Wyre launches town centre business support scheme

Published on Tuesday 26th March 2013

A new initiative has been launched to support retail businesses and boost Wyre's town centres.

Mayor

Still time to nominate Wyre's young stars

Published on Monday 25th March 2013

Nominations are still being sought for Wyre's young unsung heroes.

Children gathering shells at Rossall Point

Easter fun for nature-loving youngsters

Published on Monday 25th March 2013

Easter holidays will take on a nature theme in Wyre with a number of activities designed to get families up close and personal with local wildlife.

Are you registered to vote

Still time to register to vote in Wyre

Published on Friday 22nd March 2013

Wyre residents who want to vote in the forthcoming elections have until 17 April to make sure they are on the electoral register.

Memphis Bell

Memphis Belle Swing Orchestra comes to Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 21st March 2013

The original orchestra from the blockbuster movie Memphis Belle is bringing the big band sounds of the 40s to Marine Hall, Fleetwood on 17 May.

The exterior of Rossall Point Tower

Rossall Point on the way to first award

Published on Thursday 21st March 2013

Less than a month after opening to the public, Rossall Point is in the running for a prestigious award.

Rossall seawall artists impression

Rossall sea defences go on show

Published on Wednesday 20th March 2013

A series of exhibitions will showcase plans for new sea defences at Rossall.

FSA logo

Advice from the Food Standards Agency about Birds Eye products

Published on Monday 18th March 2013

The Food Standards Agency has issued advice about withdrawn Birds Eye products that may still be on sale.

Pride in Pharos

Taking Pride campaign targets Thornton

Published on Monday 18th March 2013

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

Pink footed geese

Now is the time to go on a wild goose chase!

Published on Monday 18th March 2013

Find out what else to look our for as we head towards spring in our Walk on the Wyreside blog.

Crowds watching entertainment in Marine Gardens

Calling all event organisers

Published on Friday 15th March 2013

A really useful and free conference is being held in Fleetwood for anyone who wants to organise an event in Wyre, large or small.

Broadwater Wood

Boosting biodiversity at Broadwater Wood

Published on Wednesday 13th March 2013

Wyre Council has teamed up with a local ornithologist and community volunteers to bring birdlife back to Broadwater Wood in Fleetwood.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood resident convicted of benefit fraud

Published on Tuesday 12th March 2013

A Fleetwood woman who failed to declare that her boyfriend was living with her has been convicted of benefit fraud.

Peter Gibson

Wyre freezes council tax and 'invests to save'

Published on Friday 8th March 2013

Wyre residents are set to benefit from a third successive council tax freeze.

Website homepage

Wyre Council's website is best for customers

Published on Thursday 7th March 2013

Wyre Council’s website has been praised for customer engagement in a national review.

Lynne Bowen

New Paralympic Sports for Wyre

Published on Thursday 7th March 2013

Wyre Council and Fylde Coast YMCA are bringing Paralympic sports to the Fylde Coast through the launch of a new disability Multi-Sport programme.

National Arboretum visit

Memorial trip unites veterans and youngsters

Published on Wednesday 6th March 2013

A trip to the National Memorial Arboretum brought Wyre veterans and young people together in remembrance.

Fleetwood Market stall

Fleetwood Market inspires young artists in Easter competition

Published on Wednesday 6th March 2013

Wyre Council and Fleetwood Market traders are holding an Easter egg design and colouring competition.

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Rossall Point Observation Tower opens

Published on Tuesday 5th March 2013

Wyre's new observation tower at Rossall Point is now open to the public.

People Power - Collective Energy

Save money with People Power

Published on Tuesday 5th March 2013

A recently launched collective energy switching scheme, aimed at saving residents money on their energy bills, is off to a great start with the number of registrations so far exceeding expectations.

Wyre Tourism stars logo

Help find Wyre's shining stars

Published on Friday 1st March 2013

Nominations are now being sought for the best tourism businesses in Wyre.

Poppy wreath and crosses on war memorial

Tribute to Wyre's fallen

Published on Friday 1st March 2013

New streets in Wyre are set to be named after local servicemen and women who have died while serving their country.

Mayor's bike ride

Mayor gets on his bike for charity

Published on Monday 25th February 2013

The Mayor of Wyre, Councillor Don Lawrenson celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday with a tandem bike ride for charity!

Peter Gibson

Unfair PCSO agreement comes to an end in Wyre

Published on Thursday 21st February 2013

Wyre's Cabinet has reluctantly decided to cease funding for Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) due to inequitable funding arrangements across the county.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood benefits cheat caught out

Published on Wednesday 20th February 2013

A Fleetwood resident failed to declare that her husband was working and claimed over £7000 in benefits.

Memorial Park

Exhibition showcases Memorial Park restoration plans

Published on Tuesday 19th February 2013

Residents are invited to view proposals for the restoration of Memorial Park at an exhibition held at Fleetwood Library, North Albert Street from Wednesday 20 February - Saturday 2 March.

Wyred Up

Invitation to next Wyred Up business network event

Published on Thursday 14th February 2013

Wyred Up, the business networking group, returns to Rossall School, Fleetwood, for its next event on Wednesday 27 February, and all Wyre businesses are invited to come along and find customers.

Beach clean

New BeachCare group seeks volunteers who love their beach

Published on Tuesday 12th February 2013

Do you love your beach? Why not show you care by coming along to a local beach clean?

Roger Berry

Fylde Coast flood defences receive government backing

Published on Friday 8th February 2013

13,000 properties in Wyre and Blackpool are set to benefit from up to £100million investment, in one of the largest flood defence schemes in the UK.

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Report it online

Published on Friday 8th February 2013

Wyre Council is making it quicker and easier for you to contact us online.

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Council's new operational depot opens

Published on Thursday 7th February 2013

The Mayor of Wyre, Councillor Don Lawrenson, has officially opened Wyre Council's new operational depot in Fleetwood.

Fylde Farm

Problematic site cleared to make way for new development

Published on Thursday 7th February 2013

Work to demolish the former Fylde Farm College in Normoss, near Poulton, has begun.

Ferry

Ferry review to focus on improving service

Published on Friday 1st February 2013

Wyre's Leader speaks out to reassure residents that the Fleetwood to Knott-End ferry service is not at risk of being cut.

Wyre Estuary Country Park

Country park is top quality visitor attraction

Published on Thursday 31st January 2013

Wyre Estuary Country Park has retained its status as a nationally recognised top quality visitor attraction.

Terry Rogers

Wyre veterans reach out to youngsters

Published on Thursday 31st January 2013

Councillor Terry Rogers, Wyre's Armed Forces Champion, is leading a campaign to encourage integration between local veterans and young people.

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Join a new community choir and sing for fun

Published on Thursday 31st January 2013

Bowland Community Choir is looking for new members.

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Have your say on new ward boundaries for Wyre

Published on Tuesday 29th January 2013

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of council wards for Wyre Council.

Councillors Peter Murphy and May Gandhi looking for clues

On the trail of a Wyre dog fouler

Published on Thursday 24th January 2013

Whodunnit? That's the question buzzing around Carleton as councillors turn detective to track down a serial dog fouler who is blighting their neighbourhood.

Cllr Ian Perkin

Tributes paid to caring community councillor

Published on Friday 18th January 2013

Tributes have been paid to Councillor Ian Perkin, Deputy Mayor of Wyre, who sadly passed away last week.

Shaping your neighbourhood

Community plan for Thornton given the go ahead

Published on Thursday 17th January 2013

Wyre's Cabinet has agreed a plan to address priorities in Thornton and awarded grant funding to create a children's play area.

Garstang Walking Festival

10th Garstang Walking Festival programme available

Published on Friday 11th January 2013

A programme of walks and activities for this year's 10th anniversary Garstang Walking Festival is now available.

Bogus callers

Scam warnings from Trading Standards

Published on Tuesday 8th January 2013

Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service has issued the following information about current scams.

Benefit fraud

Wyre benefits cheat jailed

Published on Tuesday 8th January 2013

A Wyre resident who fraudulently claimed over £60,000 in benefits has been jailed.

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Residents happy with life in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 8th January 2013

Street cleaning and waste collection services top residents' poll and an overwhelming majority of people think Wyre is a safe place to live.

Cllr Don Lawrenson - Mayor of Wyre 2012/13

Tickets on sale for Mayoral fundraiser

Published on Thursday 3rd January 2013

Tickets are now on sale for a civic dinner and dance in aid of Brian House and Help for Heroes.

Winmarleigh

Wyre's Big Jubilee Tree Plant comes to an end

Published on Friday 21st December 2012

The final plantings in our Big Jubilee Tree Plant have taken place.

Peter Gibson - Leader of the Council

Reaction to Local Government Settlement

Published on Thursday 20th December 2012

Wyre Council remains confident that frontline services won't suffer in 2013/14, despite a cut in Government funding announced yesterday.

Cheque received from Steve Newsham by Councillor Roger Berry

Regenda thanked for seawall contribution

Published on Wednesday 19th December 2012

Wyre Council is sending out a big thankyou to Regenda for donating to the Rossall Sea defence scheme.

Roger Berry

Public views sought on housing policies

Published on Wednesday 19th December 2012

Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Councils have begun consultation on proposed changes to their joint housing allocation policies.

Councillor Peter Gibson, Leader of Wyre Council

Wyre Council response to fracking announcement

Published on Thursday 13th December 2012

Reaction to the resuming of shale gas exploration on the Fylde Coast has come from Councillor Peter Gibson, Leader of Wyre Council.

Pete Murphy

Wyre's award winning toilets

Published on Wednesday 12th December 2012

Wyre's public toilets have received national acclaim after securing top ratings at the 25th Loo of the Year Awards.

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New car park opens in Cleveleys

Published on Tuesday 11th December 2012

A new car park has opened on North Promenade in Cleveleys.

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Wyre markets need your votes

Published on Monday 10th December 2012

Wyre Council is urging people to vote for Fleetwood and Poulton markets in the Market of the Year competition.

Cllr McCann

Have your say on Wyre's town centres

Published on Friday 7th December 2012

Public views are being sought on how to improve Wyre's town centres.

A special tree has been planted in Garstang to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Special tree marks the Jubilee in Garstang

Published on Thursday 6th December 2012

A special tree has been planted in Garstang to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Shaping your neighbourhood

Community projects given the go ahead

Published on Thursday 6th December 2012

Wyre's Cabinet last night gave the go ahead to fund several exciting community projects in Fleetwood, Cleveleys, Poulton and Rural East.

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Memorial trees at Wyre cemeteries

Published on Thursday 6th December 2012

Decorations in memory of a lost loved one can now be placed on special Christmas trees in Fleetwood and Poulton cemeteries.

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Christmas competition winner announced

Published on Wednesday 5th December 2012

We received some excellent entries in our Christmas competition, illustrating some beautiful winter scenes in Wyre.

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Christmas arrangements at Wyre Council

Published on Tuesday 4th December 2012

Wyre Council will continue to provide essential services over the Christmas period.

Cllr McCann

Cleveleys bus station set to reopen

Published on Tuesday 4th December 2012

Cleveleys bus station is set to reopen on Saturday 8 December following major improvements to the site and road network.

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood man guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Tuesday 4th December 2012

A Fleetwood resident was overpaid thousands after failing to declare his partner's earnings.

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Memorial bench for Poulton 'Queen'

Published on Tuesday 4th December 2012

A bench has been dedicated to the memory of a true Poulton character.

Peter Gibson

Wyre car park deals end

Published on Friday 30th November 2012

Free car parking for shoppers at two Wyre public houses ends.

PCSO

PCSO funding discussed at Wyre

Published on Thursday 29th November 2012

The Leader of Wyre Council has spoken positively about his first meeting with Lancashire's new Police & Crime Commissioner.

Shaping your neighbourhood

Councillors to consider community projects

Published on Tuesday 27th November 2012

Wyre's Cabinet is due to consider community plans created under Wyre Council's Shaping Your Neighbourhood scheme.

WECP tree planting

Special tree marks the Jubilee at country park

Published on Tuesday 27th November 2012

A special tree has been planted at Wyre Estuary Country Park in Thornton to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Roger Berry

Taking Pride campaign returns to Fleetwood

Published on Monday 26th November 2012

Pharos ward in Fleetwood is the focus of the latest Taking Pride event in Wyre this week.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Wheelie bin safety campaign launched in Wyre

Published on Friday 23rd November 2012

A campaign to reduce wheelie bin fires and thefts has been launched in Wyre.

Poulton Dog bite CCTV for web

Appeal for information about dog bite in Poulton

Published on Thursday 22nd November 2012

Police are appealing for information after a man suffered an injury to his hand after being bitten by a dog in Poulton.

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Strictly Come Dancing stars waltz into Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 21st November 2012

Marine Hall in Fleetwood is offering the ideal Christmas gift for Strictly Come Dancing fans in the region.

Garry Payne and Alan Marsh

We're all in this together

Published on Wednesday 14th November 2012

That's the message from Wyre Council and Fleetwood Town Council as the town council agrees to increase its annual precept to raise £100,000 towards the Rossall sea defences improvement scheme.

Christmas lights

Free parking for Christmas lights events

Published on Tuesday 13th November 2012

Car parks operated by Wyre Council will be free of charge in a number of towns for their Christmas lights switch on events.

Cleveleys Bus Station

One way system comes into effect in Cleveleys

Published on Tuesday 13th November 2012

A one way system has today come into effect on Rough Lea Road in Cleveleys.

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Work due to start at Fleetwood Boating Lake

Published on Tuesday 13th November 2012

Wyre Council will be undertaking cleaning and repair works to Fleetwood Boating Lake from Monday 3 December.

Memorial Park

Exhibition charts Memorial Park project

Published on Tuesday 13th November 2012

Fleetwood Library on North Albert St is hosting an exhibition on Wyre Council's Memorial Park restoration project from Monday 19 to Saturday 24 November.

Candlelight

Enjoy music by candlelight for charity

Published on Tuesday 13th November 2012

The Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre, Councillor Don and Mrs Vera Lawrenson are hosting a charity evening of music on Wednesday 12 December, 7.30pm at Rossall School in Fleetwood.

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Christmas competition launched in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 6th November 2012

Following last year's successful Christmas card competition, Wyre Council is once again inviting residents to submit their favourite winter photographs of Wyre.

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Cleveleys Bus Station set to open in December

Published on Thursday 1st November 2012

Work is progressing on Cleveleys Bus Station and it is on schedule to open in December.

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Electoral review underway

Published on Wednesday 31st October 2012

Wyre residents are being asked how many councillors they think should represent Wyre in the future.

Bulky Matters

Special Bulky Matters collection in Bilsborrow

Published on Wednesday 31st October 2012

Bulky Matters is holding a special collection at Guy's Thatched Hamlet car park in Bilsborrow on Tuesday 13 November, 1.30pm-4.30pm.

Memorial Park

Share your stories about Memorial Park

Published on Wednesday 31st October 2012

Residents of Fleetwood are being invited to share their stories about Memorial Park at a special event at the North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood on Saturday 10 November, 11am-4pm.

Rossall

Businesses asked to support seawall campaign

Published on Tuesday 30th October 2012

Wyre Council has received over 1500 pledges of support from members of the public for its campaign to improve sea defences at Rossall.

WECP toilets

New and improved public conveniences

Published on Monday 29th October 2012

New and improved public toilets in Wyre

Bloom

Wyre nets a mighty catch in this year’s North West in Bloom competition

Published on Friday 26th October 2012

North West in Bloom Neighbourhood and Regional Awards results 2012

Fly tipping

Wyre wins fight against fly tipping in Fleetwood neighbourhood

Published on Friday 26th October 2012

Wyre Council has brought to justice the owner of three tonnes of rubbish dumped in a Fleetwood neighbourhood.

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Rural Wyre set to benefit from community scheme

Published on Thursday 25th October 2012

Communities in rural Wyre are the first to set their local agenda in Wyre Council's Shaping Your Neighbourhood scheme.

Remembrance

Wyre pays tribute with remembrance events

Published on Thursday 25th October 2012

Wyre will commemorate the brave men and women who have fallen while serving their country, with a programme of remembrance events across the borough.

Leisure

Have your say on leisure centre plans

Published on Monday 22nd October 2012

Wyre residents are being invited to have their say on innovative plans to upgrade Poulton and Thornton Leisure Centres.

Have your say on life in Wyre

Have your say on life in Wyre

Published on Friday 19th October 2012

There's still time for Wyre residents to have their say on what's good about the area they live in and what can be improved.

Marine Hall

Release your inner artist at The Big Draw

Published on Friday 19th October 2012

Marine Hall in Fleetwood is hosting a family drawing event on Tuesday 30 October, 11am-3pm.

Elections

Wyre's Register of Electors available for inspection

Published on Tuesday 16th October 2012

The full Register of Electors for the Borough of Wyre, detailing everyone who is eligible to vote, can be viewed at the Civic Centre, Breck Road, Poulton from today.

Benefit fraud

Poulton student guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 10th October 2012

A Poulton woman claimed benefits in addition to receiving student grants and loan payments.

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Action to reduce surplus bins

Published on Wednesday 10th October 2012

Wyre Council is to start removing surplus grey bins from homes during routine bin collections following an amnesty last month.

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Ask us a question

Published on Monday 8th October 2012

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the Council? To mark Local Democracy Week (15-19 October) and to open up new ways of engaging with the public, we are hosting a series of live web chats.

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Fleetwood's support needed for seawall improvements

Published on Friday 5th October 2012

The people of Fleetwood are again being asked to pledge their support for a multi million pound sea defences improvement project.

Rossall Seawall

Fleetwood residents urged to pledge their support for seawall improvements

Published on Friday 5th October 2012

Fleetwood residents and business owners are being asked to pledge their support for a multi million pound sea defences improvement project.

Wyre written in the sand

Wyre residents asked to complete neighbourhood survey

Published on Friday 5th October 2012

A new survey is asking Wyre residents of all ages what's good about the area they live in and what can be improved.

Rossall Sea Wall

Fleetwood residents urged to support Rossall Seawall improvements

Published on Wednesday 3rd October 2012

Fleetwood residents and business owners are being asked to pledge their support for a multi million pound sea defences improvement project.

Volunteers who helped with a litter pick on Fleetwood Beach

Volunteers tidy up Fleetwood Beach

Published on Tuesday 2nd October 2012

A big thank you has gone out to all the volunteers who helped with a litter pick on Fleetwood Beach.

Garry Payne

Wyre's Chief Executive launches blog

Published on Thursday 20th September 2012

Wyre's Chief Executive, Garry Payne, has launched a new blog on the council's website.

Visit Garstang award

News in brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Wednesday 19th September 2012

Two awards for the council plus Family Sculpture Day and the chance to become a friend of Marsh Mill

Memorial Park

Get involved in the restoration of Memorial Park

Published on Wednesday 19th September 2012

Fleetwood residents are being asked to get involved in a project to restore Memorial Park.

Fitness

Leisure proposals backed by Wyre's Cabinet

Published on Friday 14th September 2012

Wyre's Cabinet has agreed a report detailing proposals to invest millions in the borough's leisure centres.

Wyred Up

Wyred Up goes up a League

Published on Thursday 13th September 2012

Wyred Up, the business networking group, is once again returning to Fleetwood Town Football Club for its next event on Wednesday 26 September, which is open to all businesses based in Wyre.

Marine Gardens in summer

New Marine Gardens to be officially declared open

Published on Thursday 13th September 2012

Bring a picnic along to Marine Gardens between noon and 3pm on Saturday 22 September to help Wyre Council and project partners celebrate the completion of £1m worth of improvements.

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Wyre welcomes the Tour of Britain

Published on Tuesday 11th September 2012

Wyre is gearing up to welcome a host of cycling greats tomorrow (Weds). The Tour of Britain passes through the borough in the afternoon as part of the Carlisle to Blackpool stage.

Benefit Fraud

Wyre woman guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Tuesday 4th September 2012

A Normoss woman failed to declare that she was working and continued claiming benefits.

Fitness

Councillors to consider £7.4m investment in leisure services

Published on Tuesday 4th September 2012

Wyre's Cabinet is due to consider proposals to invest £7.4m in improving the borough's leisure centres.

Bin

Liberate your bin

Published on Wednesday 29th August 2012

Too many waste bins cluttering up your back yard? Why not take advantage of a month-long waste amnesty in Wyre and free up some space outside your home?

Benefit fraud

Fleetwood man kept wife and job from authorities

Published on Wednesday 8th August 2012

A Fleetwood resident failed to declare that he had married and was working in order to continue claiming benefits.

The Searchers

The Searchers at Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Tuesday 7th August 2012

This remarkable group are still touring the world to the delight of their fans and as part of their 2012 tour they will be performing at Marine Hall, Fleetwood on 17 August.

The Soldiers

The Soldiers start their summer tour at Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Tuesday 7th August 2012

Britain’s first group of serving soldiers to enter the pop charts are once again hitting the road for a summer UK tour.

Dominic Kirwan

Live and Personal, Dominic Kirwan at Marine Hall

Published on Tuesday 7th August 2012

Dominic Kirwan will appear at Marine Hall in Fleetwood on 12 August.

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Views wanted on benefits scheme

Published on Thursday 2nd August 2012

Wyre residents are asked to shape a new scheme to help people on low incomes pay their Council Tax.

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Wyre residents reminded to register to vote

Published on Monday 30th July 2012

With more than 20,000 voter registration forms outstanding in Wyre, residents are being reminded to return them in order to have their say in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections in November.

Wyre written in the sand

Celebrate National Marine Week

Published on Friday 27th July 2012

Explore Wyre's coastline during National Marine Week, 28 July - 12 August.

Bowling

News In Brief

Published on Wednesday 18th July 2012

TrySport summer scheme starts and local schools compete in crown green bowling tournament

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Thornton playground wins police award

Published on Wednesday 18th July 2012

A children's playground designed to prevent crime and antisocial behaviour has received a police award.

Hawthorne Park

Green Flag Awards for Thornton parks

Published on Tuesday 17th July 2012

Two Thornton parks have been named among the best in the country.

Memorial Park

Memorial Park wins Lottery support

Published on Monday 2nd July 2012

Wyre Council has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) for the Restoration of Memorial Park project, it was announced today.

Lancashire Tourism Awards

Wyre businesses short listed for Lancashire Tourism Awards

Published on Thursday 28th June 2012

Marketing Lancashire today announced the shortlist of top tourism businesses going forward to the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2012/13.

Chance2Shine

Wyre employers invited to Chance2Shine launch event

Published on Thursday 28th June 2012

Chance2Shine is an exciting new partnership for the Fylde Coast that aims to give young people aged 16-24 the big break they have been looking for.

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Support for Wyre's armed forces communities

Published on Tuesday 26th June 2012

An Armed Forces Community Covenant for Wyre has been agreed.

Summer Stuff 2012

Celebrate summer in Wyre

Published on Thursday 21st June 2012

Celebrate the arrival of summer with lots of great events and activities geared up to keep young people entertained here in Wyre.

Bulky Matters

Bulky Matters collections in rural Wyre

Published on Thursday 21st June 2012

Bulky Matters is running a series of special collections across rural Wyre.

Elections

Canvassers needed in Wyre

Published on Thursday 21st June 2012

Your council needs you. That's the message from Wyre Council which is looking for people who would like to earn money carrying out a door-to-door canvass of local households.

Benefit fraud

Preesall resident guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 20th June 2012

A Preesall resident has been convicted of benefit fraud after dishonestly claiming almost £8000.

The Towers

Wyre woodland receives community and council backing

Published on Wednesday 20th June 2012

A group of Cleveleys residents has joined forces with Wyre Council in a pledge to conserve a public woodland in the town.

Shaping your neighbourhood

Funding available for Wyre neighbourhoods

Published on Wednesday 20th June 2012

Residents in Wyre are being given the chance to shape their neighbourhoods with the launch of a new scheme that provides funding for community projects.

Plastic fantastic – wash & squash this Recycle Week

Published on Wednesday 20th June 2012

We’ve been using it for 65 years and between water and soft drinks, shampoo and bleach, and olive oil to garden fertiliser, we get through a staggering 15 million of them every day in the UK alone.

Teaser banner for the arrival of the Olympic Torch Relay

Patience needed as Olympic Flame comes to Wyre

Published on Tuesday 19th June 2012

Motorists are asked to help the Olympic Flame's passage through Wyre by taking note of parking restrictions and being patient around the route.

The Soldiers

The Soldiers bring their summer tour to Fleetwood

Published on Tuesday 19th June 2012

Britain’s first group of serving soldiers to enter the pop charts are set to appear at Marine Hall, Fleetwood on 16 August.

Don’t bin the bottle or can the can this summer, urges Wyre Council

Published on Friday 15th June 2012

We get through a staggering 15 million plastic bottles and 13.5 million drinks cans every day in the UK.

Green houses

Councillors to consider plan for empty homes

Published on Friday 15th June 2012

Wyre's Cabinet is due to consider a plan to reduce the number of empty homes in the borough.

Great BIG Active Summer

Be part of the Great BIG Active Summer!

Published on Wednesday 13th June 2012

We’re on the starting blocks of possibly the UK’s greatest sporting summer ever.

DV

Wyre domestic abuse victims reassured they will be “handled with care”

Published on Monday 11th June 2012

Wyre Council has joined forces with Lancashire Police in a new campaign urging victims of domestic abuse not to suffer in silence.

Fitness

Leisure in Wyre set for investment

Published on Friday 8th June 2012

Leisure facilities in Wyre are set to receive investment following a review of leisure provision across the borough.

6-a-side winners

Wyre youngsters celebrate Euro 2012

Published on Thursday 7th June 2012

Over 60 young people from Fleetwood, Thornton, Preesall and Garstang have taken part in a 6-a-side community football tournament to celebrate the Euro 2012 competition.

Rubbish

Fleetwood resident fined for leaving out rubbish bags

Published on Wednesday 6th June 2012

A Fleetwood resident has been successfully prosecuted for repeatedly leaving black bin bags in the street.

Diamond Jubilee flags

Jubilee events in Wyre

Published on Friday 1st June 2012

To mark 60 years of The Queen's reign the Diamond Jubilee will take place in 2012. The celebrations will centre around an extended weekend on 2, 3, 4 and 5 June.

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Free skating sessions in Wyre

Published on Thursday 31st May 2012

Wyre Council is offering free Sportivate skating sessions to 14-25 year olds.

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Trading offer at Fleetwood Market

Published on Thursday 31st May 2012

To celebrate National Market Day, Fleetwood Market is offering the opportunity to try out trading for just £5.

Demolition site

Suggestions sought for development sites in Wyre

Published on Wednesday 30th May 2012

Suggestions are being sought for potential development sites across Wyre in a 'Call For Sites' public consultation.

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Marine Hall celebrates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Published on Wednesday 30th May 2012

Folk music, family fun and fireworks at Marine Hall on Monday 4 June.

Sport

Search on for Wyre's sports stars

Published on Wednesday 30th May 2012

The search is on for Wyre's community sports stars.

Rib ticklers on the road

Published on Tuesday 29th May 2012

Top UK comics Rich Wilson, Andrew Watts and Tony Hendriks, along with MC Danny Ward, are in town for the much anticipated arrival of ‘Jongleurs Comedy on the Road’ at Marine Hall, Fleetwood.

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Work to improve Marine Hall car park underway

Published on Monday 28th May 2012

Work to resurface and re-mark the car park at Marine Hall, Fleetwood has begun.

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Live Chat on our Website

Published on Friday 25th May 2012

A new way to access help is now available through our website. Live Chat allows you to 'talk' with a representative in our contact centre.

Teaser banner for the arrival of the Olympic Torch Relay

Once-in-a-lifetime prize up for grabs in Wyre

Published on Friday 25th May 2012

Four lucky Wyre residents will be riding with the Olympic Torch when it arrives in Cleveleys. And the race is on to find the most deserving people to fill those seats.

Bottom of Sullom Hill

Garstang Walking Festival reaches new heights

Published on Friday 25th May 2012

This year's Garstang Walking Festival has proved to be the most successful event to-date.

Open Day

Celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at country park open day

Published on Thursday 24th May 2012

An open day of family fun is to be held at Wyre Estuary Country Park on Jubilee weekend.

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Two clean beach awards for Wyre

Published on Tuesday 15th May 2012

Two of Wyre's beaches have been named among the best in the country.

Introducing the new Mayor of Wyre

Introducing the new Mayor of Wyre

Published on Friday 11th May 2012

Councillor Don Lawrenson has been appointed the Mayor of Wyre for 2012/13.

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Fleetwood schoolgirl wins Sheraton Trophy

Published on Friday 11th May 2012

15 year old schoolgirl Molly Betmead, from Fleetwood, has won this year's Sheraton Trophy.

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Military bands perform at Marine Hall in fundraising concert

Published on Tuesday 8th May 2012

The Lancashire Artillery (V) Band and The Band of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment will perform at Marine Hall, Fleetwood this Friday (11 May) to raise money for injured soldiers and their families.

Rossall Point Observation Tower begins to take shape

Rossall Point Observation Tower begins to take shape

Published on Tuesday 8th May 2012

Work is well underway on Wyre's new iconic observation tower on the seafront at Rossall Point near Fleetwood in Lancashire.

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Introducing MyHomeChoiceFyldeCoast – a new way to find a home to rent in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre

Published on Tuesday 8th May 2012

A new partnership is streamlining the way people apply for social housing in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

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Chance in a lifetime for Year 11 students

Published on Friday 4th May 2012

A free chance for a summer of fun and challenging activities, away from home experiences and a self-designed social action project is being offered to all young people leaving Year 11.

Cyclists

Cycle Wyre for free this summer

Published on Thursday 3rd May 2012

Get on your bike and explore Wyre with free guided cycle rides this summer.

Tourism Awards

Wyre stars shine at tourism awards

Published on Wednesday 2nd May 2012

The cream of Wyre's tourism industry has been celebrated at an awards ceremony in Thornton.

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Mayor opens columbarium at Fleetwood Cemetery

Published on Tuesday 1st May 2012

Fleetwood Cemetery's new columbarium has been officially unveiled by the Mayor of Wyre.

Teaser banner for the arrival of the Olympic Torch Relay

Olympic Torch party promised in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 1st May 2012

Wyre will be able to create a real party atmosphere for the Olympic Torch Relay thanks to a rousing response from the community.

Fleetwood Town FC celebrate promotion to the Football League

Fleetwood Town celebrations take to the streets

Published on Tuesday 1st May 2012

Plans are being put in place to make sure Fleetwood Town FC's tour of the town will be an enjoyable and safe event for the thousands of people expected to attend.

Essence of Ireland

Local dance school pupils join cast of 'Essence of Ireland' at Marine Hall

Published on Monday 30th April 2012

This show has been rescheduled for 19 June 2012.

Thornton Little Theatre bigger and better than ever

Thornton Little Theatre bigger and better than ever

Published on Thursday 12th April 2012

The future of Thornton Little Theatre is extremely bright with a renewed focus on community and culture and the development of a programme encompassing diversity and all genres of art.

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The Circus of Horrors brings 'Freaks & Feathers' to Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 12th April 2012

The show that rocked Britain's Got Talent is bringing 'Freaks & Feathers' to Marine Hall, Fleetwood on 20 April 2012.

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Waste collections advice in Wyre

Published on Thursday 5th April 2012

Following changes to the domestic waste collection service in Wyre this week, normal rubbish and recycling collection days remain in place for all residents.

Bulky Matters

Start your spring clean with Bulky Matters ‘4 for 3’ offer

Published on Wednesday 4th April 2012

Spring is in the air and it’s time for a household clean out with a little help from Bulky Matters.

Pic of new council refuse wagon

Improved waste collections start in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 3rd April 2012

A new era in waste collection and recycling has dawned in Wyre, with an improved service and a saving of at least £1.3m a year.

Councillor Peter Murphy with two of the new street vehciles

New service set to clean up Wyre

Published on Friday 30th March 2012

Wyre residents are set to receive a new street cleaning service more tailored to their neighbourhoods from Monday 2 April.

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New water feature at Marine Hall

Published on Thursday 29th March 2012

A new public water feature at Marine Hall in Fleetwood will be unveiled in time for the summer season.

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Wyre prosecutions round up

Published on Thursday 29th March 2012

A Wyre driver who threw a cigarette butt out of his car window has been fined and a Fleetwood woman has appeared in court after falsely claiming over £8,000 in benefits.

Dave Spikey

Spikey humour at Marine Hall

Published on Wednesday 21st March 2012

Stuck for words but overflowing with laughs, top comic Dave Spikey is coming to Marine Hall, Fleetwood on 12 July with his critically acclaimed ‘Words Don’t Come Easy Tour’.

Jongleurs

Jongleurs comedy comes to Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 21st March 2012

Ample, regular doses of top comedy talent are coming to the Fylde Coast with the arrival of the famous ‘Jongleurs Comedy on the Road’ over four dates at Marine Hall, Fleetwood.

Children from Garstany Community Primary School getting ready to welcome the Olympic Flame

Where to watch the Olympic Flame

Published on Monday 19th March 2012

Where will you watch the Olympic Flame on its journey through Wyre?

Councillor Roger Berry

Taking Pride events come to rural Wyre

Published on Wednesday 14th March 2012

Rural Wyre will be the focus of a series of Taking Pride in Wyre events aimed at tackling crime and neighbourhood issues.

The new Bombardier tram being introduced to the Fylde Coast

Win a Golden Ticket to ride the first tram

Published on Tuesday 13th March 2012

After a £100 million investment the Fylde Coast tramway is weeks away from completion. On Tuesday April 3 the first passenger tram will travel from Blackpool to Fleetwood.

Exterior of Beech Close, Claughton-on-Brock, one of the winners of Building Excellence award 2012

Wyre names this year's best builders

Published on Wednesday 7th March 2012

The people behind Wyre's top building projects have been given their deserved moment in the spotlight.

Fleetwood seafront

Councillors to consider 15 year vision for Wyre

Published on Tuesday 6th March 2012

Wyre's Cabinet is due to consider a 15 year strategy for the future development of Wyre.

Members of the Wyred Up network at Fleetwood Town Football Club

Is your business Wyred-Up?

Published on Monday 5th March 2012

Wyred Up, the successful business networking group, is going back to school again with its annual visit to Rossall School on 14 March.

Garstang Walking Festival

Garstang Walking Festival programme announced

Published on Friday 2nd March 2012

A programme of walks and activities for this year's Garstang Walking Festival is now available.

Cllr Murphy on site at Copse Rd

Work starts on new Wyre depot

Published on Friday 2nd March 2012

Work has started on a modern new depot in Fleetwood for Wyre Council services.

Steve Moran and Steve Bather

Rossall Point project employs local labour

Published on Thursday 1st March 2012

A fleetwood resident is enjoying a new job working on a council development very close to home.

Rossall Point artists impression 1

Rossall Point open day held

Published on Thursday 1st March 2012

Residents have been given the chance to find out more about the observation tower currently under construction at Rossall Point.

Special Constables

Wyre Council hosts Special Constable recruitment event

Published on Tuesday 28th February 2012

People looking for an exciting challenge that will give them new skills while making good use of their spare time are being invited to become a Special Constable.

Parking

Free parking at Windsor Road Car Park

Published on Friday 17th February 2012

Wyre Council and Booths have reached an agreement over the future of Windsor Road Car Park in Garstang that will see the entire car park become free of charge.

Wyred Up

Wyred Up receives government praise

Published on Thursday 16th February 2012

Wyre Council has received praise from the government's Cabinet Office for Wyred Up, its highly successful collaboration with local businesses.

Dog

Residents asked to help tackle dog fouling

Published on Thursday 16th February 2012

Following an increase in the number of reports about dog fouling in Over Wyre, Great Eccleston and Garstang, Wyre Council is seeking the assistance of members of the public.

International darts

International darts returns to Marine Hall

Published on Tuesday 14th February 2012

International darts is set to return to Marine Hall in Fleetwood with the Six Nations International Championships.

Give way sign

Highways Agency due to begin work at Norcross roundabout

Published on Monday 13th February 2012

The Highways Agency is due to start work on a scheme to improve safety along the A585 at Thornton Cleveleys.

Marine Hall

New programme at Marine Hall

Published on Friday 10th February 2012

After entertaining audiences for over seven decades, Marine Hall, Fleetwood is undergoing a well-deserved transformation.

Bowen Robinson

Wyre councillors celebrate family rally driving success

Published on Friday 10th February 2012

Two Wyre councillors are celebrating after their family rally driving team finished sixth overall in the Legend Fires North West Stages Rally 2012.

Community Payback

Wyre Council teams up with Community Payback

Published on Friday 10th February 2012

Wyre Council has teamed up with Lancashire Probation Trust’s Community Payback team to clean up a problematic area in Thornton.

Pound sign

Wyre balances the budget

Published on Tuesday 7th February 2012

Wyre councillors are set to determine the council's budget and Council Tax for the coming year.

Theo the Mouse

Mouse on the loose in Fleetwood!

Published on Tuesday 7th February 2012

Marine Hall in Fleetwood has reported that the funniest mouse alive will be set free on stage this half term as That’s Entertainment presents ‘Theo the Mouse in Magical Mayhem!’.

Rossall Point artists impression

Work starts on new observation tower

Published on Friday 3rd February 2012

Work has started on the new iconic observation tower on the seafront at Rossall Point.

What's On in Wyre

News in brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Thursday 2nd February 2012

Councillors agree to freeze their allowances, a brand new What's On guide is available, extra funding for Disabled Facilities Grants and mussel beds reopen.

Rally drivers

Glory hopes for Wyre rally drivers

Published on Thursday 2nd February 2012

Competition is set to be fierce at this weekend's Legend Fires North West Stages Rally 2012 in Fleetwood.

Bulky Matters

Let Bulky Matters help make space in your home

Published on Wednesday 1st February 2012

Buying new furniture or electrical appliances for your home in the sales and eagerly awaiting the arrival of that delivery van?

Armed Forces Champion

Wyre Armed Forces Champion announced

Published on Wednesday 1st February 2012

Councillor Terry Rogers has been announced as Wyre's Armed Forces Champion.

Fitness

Have your say on leisure in Wyre

Published on Monday 30th January 2012

The leisure review consultation has now closed.

Park

Poulton parks set for improvements

Published on Tuesday 24th January 2012

A number of parks and open spaces in Poulton are set to be transformed.

Dog

Appeal for information in Garstang

Published on Monday 23rd January 2012

The identity of a dog owner believed to be responsible for repeated incidents of dog fouling in Garstang is being sought.

Wine

Cleveleys off licence suspended for underage sales

Published on Friday 20th January 2012

A Cleveleys off licence has been suspended from selling alcohol for one week after it sold wine and vodka to children.

Dog

Wyre microchipping events postponed

Published on Friday 20th January 2012

Due to unforeseen circumstances a number of dog microchipping events have been postponed.

Civic Centre

News in brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Thursday 19th January 2012

New domestic violence focus group, property DNA kits for victims of crime, old council uniforms recycled and invite the Mayor online!

Benefit fraud

Wyre prosecutions round up

Published on Wednesday 18th January 2012

Three cases that resulted in over £26,000 of benefit fraud.

Wyre homeowners in court over house of horrors

Wyre homeowners in court over house of horrors

Published on Wednesday 18th January 2012

Owners of a filthy and verminous house who have repeatedly refused to clean it up have admitted public health offences at Fleetwood Magistrates Court.

Darts

Darts Tournaments return to Fleetwood

Published on Friday 13th January 2012

The Lancashire Festival of Darts returns to Marine Hall, Fleetwood for the third consecutive year on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 January.

Benefit fraud

Wyre pensioner guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Thursday 12th January 2012

A Wyre pensioner has appeared at Fleetwood Magistrates Court after fraudulently claiming over £23,000 in benefits.

Garstang Walking Festival

Friends of Garstang Walking Festival sought

Published on Monday 9th January 2012

A Friends of Garstang Walking Festival group will be formed to steer the continuing success and development of this popular event.

Sea foam at Cleveleys. Image courtesy of www.visitCleveleys.info.

Sea foam at Cleveleys

Published on Wednesday 4th January 2012

Cleveleys has made news all over the world due to the creation of masses of sea foam.

Rossall

Sea defence news

Published on Tuesday 3rd January 2012

Wyre has moved a step closer to securing grant funding for a multi-million pound coastal defence and improvement scheme at Rossall.

Free insulation for Wyre homes

Free insulation for Wyre homes

Published on Tuesday 3rd January 2012

Wyre Council is delighted to be able to offer a timely present to all its residents - free home insulation.

Wyre champions diversity

Wyre champions diversity

Published on Friday 16th December 2011

Wyre Council's Hate Crime Officer, Lewis Turner, has been awarded the Diversity in Action Award 2011 from Lancashire Police.

Mayor's competition winners

Mayor's competition winners

Published on Friday 16th December 2011

Following a competition in schools across the borough to design a Christmas card for the Mayor of Wyre, the winners have been chosen.

Sarah Oxley

Wyre's sports stars

Published on Friday 16th December 2011

Two of Wyre's Sports Awards winners have claimed top titles at the Lancashire Sports Awards.

Windsor Terrace

Fleetwood landlord fined

Published on Thursday 15th December 2011

A landlord has been fined over £1,600 for failing to complete essential work to multiple occupancy flats in Fleetwood.

Dog in park

Fleetwood ASBO offender in court

Published on Tuesday 13th December 2011

A Fleetwood man has been convicted of breaching an anti social behaviour order (ASBO) after causing persistent problems in his neighbourhood.

Targeting Benefit Thieves

£5,000 benefit fraudster convicted

Published on Friday 9th December 2011

A Thornton mother lied about being a single parent so she could falsely claim more than £5,000 in benefits.

Winning photograph

Christmas competition winner announced

Published on Friday 9th December 2011

We received some excellent entries in our Christmas competition, illustrating some beautiful winter scenes in Wyre.

Fleetwood Market

Fleetwood Market needs your vote

Published on Wednesday 7th December 2011

Wyre Council is urging people to vote Fleetwood for Britain's Favourite Market.

Marsh Mill

Christmas Open Weekend at Marsh Mill

Published on Wednesday 7th December 2011

Marsh Mill in Thornton is holding a Christmas open weekend this coming weekend.

Loo of the Year Awards 2011

Wyre's award winning toilets

Published on Wednesday 7th December 2011

Wyre's public toilets have received national acclaim after securing 14 five star ratings at this year's Loo of the Year Awards.

Civic Centre

News in brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Thursday 1st December 2011

Electoral register available to view and successful prosecutions by the council

Refuse collection

Recycling collections advice

Published on Thursday 1st December 2011

During the national public sector strike on 30 November, Wyre Council prioritised grey bin rubbish collections and as a result some recycling collections were missed.

Wyre Council wins tree preservation order case

Wyre Council wins tree preservation order case

Published on Wednesday 30th November 2011

A Wyre contractor has been ordered to pay £1,570 after cutting down three trees protected by a tree preservation order in Preesall.

Front of the Civic Centre building

Strike information from Wyre Council

Published on Tuesday 29th November 2011

At this stage Wyre Council anticipates that approximately 50% of the workforce, union members and colleagues wishing to support them, will strike on Wednesday 30 November.

Councillor Gordon McCann

Wyre Council appoints new Cabinet member

Published on Tuesday 29th November 2011

Councillor Gordon McCann has been appointed Economy Portfolio holder on Wyre Council's Cabinet.

Final recommendations on dog control orders due

Final recommendations on dog control orders due

Published on Thursday 24th November 2011

Wyre Council is seeking approval of amendments to a series of dog control orders aimed at cleaning up the borough and encouraging responsible dog ownership.

Christmas Tree

Free parking for Christmas lights events

Published on Wednesday 23rd November 2011

Car parks operated by Wyre Council will be free of charge in a number of towns for their Christmas lights switch on events.

Thornton Little Theatre

Christmas is coming at Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Wednesday 23rd November 2011

If you’re looking for something to do over the festive period, Thornton Little Theatre has some of the finest shows, entertainment and performances for the whole family to enjoy.

Councillor Barry Birch

Wyre Council Cabinet member resigns

Published on Wednesday 16th November 2011

Wyre Council's Cabinet member, Councillor Barry Birch, has resigned from the cabinet with immediate effect. He will continue to be the elected representative for Highcross ward.

Fish performing

Bringing Fish to Fleetwood

Published on Tuesday 8th November 2011

There’s a new kind of ‘Fish’ coming to Fleetwood this month in the form of Marillion's former front man, who’s bringing his sell out tour to Marine Hall in Fleetwood on Sunday 27 November.

The Olympic Torch being held aloft

Wyre is picked for London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Route

Published on Monday 7th November 2011

We are proud to confirm that on Friday 22 June 2012, the Olympic Flame will reach Wyre.

Work under way on the beach

News in Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Wednesday 2nd November 2011

A round up of news from Wyre

Current Copse Road depot

New council premises coming to Fleetwood

Published on Monday 31st October 2011

A modern new depot for Wyre Council services is to be built in Fleetwood.

Fruit and veg stall

News in brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Thursday 27th October 2011

Poulton Market, Taking Pride in Poulton, North West in Bloom and a Naval Visit!

Money

Wyre tops North West jobs chart

Published on Monday 24th October 2011

Wyre has experienced the greatest increase in jobs in the North West, according to new figures by the Office for National Statistics.

Peppers on a market stall

Poulton Market getting ready for business

Published on Thursday 20th October 2011

Final arrangements are being made for Poulton's inaugural street market, which is all set to take place next Wednesday, 26 October.

Rubbish collection

Residents help make rubbish collection a success

Published on Thursday 20th October 2011

Wyre Council would like to thank Fleetwood residents for making the new rubbish collection system a success.

Youth sport being played

Winners of Wyre Sports Awards announced

Published on Wednesday 19th October 2011

Wyre's top sports coaches, volunteers and clubs have been recognised for their talent and dedication.

Taking Pride Campaign comes to Poulton

Taking Pride Campaign comes to Poulton

Published on Wednesday 12th October 2011

Poulton will be the focus of attention from Wyre Council, Police, Fire Service, Trading Standards, schools and community groups for a week of action called Taking Pride in Poulton.

Cash and pound notes

Wyre Council freezes council tax for second year running

Published on Tuesday 11th October 2011

Wyre Council will freeze council tax in 2012-13 following the government's announcement that they will provide financial support to local authorities who do not increase their rates.

Photo of Memorial Park

Fleetwood's Memorial Park receives Grade II listed status

Published on Friday 7th October 2011

Memorial Park in Fleetwood has been recognised for its historic importance and listed as Grade II by English Heritage.

Beach Clean Up/Hedge Laying Competition

Published on Wednesday 28th September 2011

Fleetwood youngsters clean up the beach

Opera at Marine Hall

Opera Aces come to Marine Hall, Fleetwood

Published on Monday 26th September 2011

As part of Wyre Council's exciting redevelopment of the coastline, Lancashire based company Opera Events is putting on a celebratory concert at Marine Hall, Fleetwood on Saturday 8 October.

Rossall Point

Work to start on Rossall Point

Published on Wednesday 21st September 2011

Work on a striking new observation tower at Rossall Point is set to start following the formal appointment of a contractor.

News in Brief

Published on Wednesday 21st September 2011

Timely Tales from around Wyre

Have your say on polling places in Wyre

Published on Monday 22nd August 2011

Residents of Wyre are being urged to give their views on where they turn out to vote in their part of the borough.

News In Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Friday 19th August 2011

Wyre Council's watchdog committee will meet on Monday (22 August) to discuss the authority's official response to a proposed tip closure.

News in Brief

Published on Friday 5th August 2011

Parents are being asked to encourage respect for cemeteries among their children and emphasise the dangers of playing there.

Two Wyre parks secure prestigious Green Flag Award

Published on Monday 25th July 2011

Two Thornton parks have been named among the best in the country.

News in Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Tuesday 19th July 2011

1. Extra time needed for Civic Centre visit

Household Bulky waste

Published on Tuesday 19th July 2011

A new service that reuses or recycles bulky household waste has been launched by Wyre Council.

Taking Pride campaign moves to Cleveleys

Published on Monday 11th July 2011

An intensive clean-up of grime and crime is coming to Cleveleys.

Picture This

Published on Friday 8th July 2011

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

News In Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Friday 1st July 2011

1. Battle of the Bands

Building Further Pride in Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 29th June 2011

Fleetwood is getting a facelift next week as Wyre Council and Fleetwood Town Council kick start a campaign to restore pride to the town.

New ways of getting things done at Wyre

Published on Monday 27th June 2011

Fresh and more effective ways of engaging with communities are being explored by Wyre Council.

Wyre shines a light on the search for Olympic torchbearers

Published on Thursday 23rd June 2011

Wyre Council is calling on people across the borough to nominate inspirational members of their community to carry the Olympic Flame.

Wyre flies the flag for our armed forces

Published on Friday 17th June 2011

Flags will be flying throughout next week in Wyre in recognition of the sterling work carried out by our armed forces.

News In Brief

Published on Monday 13th June 2011

Wyre residents are being asked to identify which council services they want to learn more about and how they prefer to receive that information.

MBE for Wyre councillor

Published on Monday 13th June 2011

A prominent Wyre councillor has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours list.

Citizen's Advice Bureau service returns to Wyre

Published on Monday 13th June 2011

A new Citizen's Advice Bureau (CAB) service is available in Wyre from today (Monday 13 June).

Recycle your leftovers

Published on Monday 6th June 2011

Wyre residents are being urged to take advantage of a new recycling service and dramatically cut the amount of rubbish going to landfill.

Safer eating scheme launched in Wyre

Published on Wednesday 1st June 2011

Customers in Wyre can eat safe thanks to a new scheme adopted by Wyre Council.

First sod cut at Marine Gardens, Fleetwood

Published on Wednesday 1st June 2011

A sod cutting ceremony at Marine Hall in Fleetwood has marked the start of a £1m project to transform the gardens and take the grounds back to the venue's heyday of the 1930s.

News in Brief Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Tuesday 31st May 2011

1. Unpaid work for benefits cheat A Fleetwood benefits cheat must carry out 60 hours of unpaid work in the community and pay costs of £250.

New top boss at Wyre named

Published on Wednesday 25th May 2011

Wyre Council has chosen its next Chief Executive.

Timely Tales

Published on Friday 20th May 2011

An 18-year-old athlete from Poulton is the winner of this year's Wyre Sheraton trophy for sporting excellence.

Picture This

Published on Friday 20th May 2011

A mixture of photo opportunities that members of the media are welcome to attend and picture captions from events that have already taken place

Plans revealed for Wyre's new top boss

Published on Monday 16th May 2011

Savings of more than £70,000 per year could be made at Wyre Council when the Chief Executive is replaced later this year.

Cleansweep heading for Rossall ward

Published on Monday 16th May 2011

Rossall ward in Fleetwood is to benefit from a Cleansweep, an intensive clean-up that restores pride to the neighbourhood and gets communities working together.

Wyre receives two clean beach awards

Published on Wednesday 11th May 2011

Two of Wyre's beaches have been named among the best in the country.

It's award number 25 for Cleveleys Seafront

Published on Thursday 21st April 2011

Cleveleys iconic promenade has clocked up its 25th award adding to its impressive list of regional and national honours.

Wyre is in the championship!

Published on Thursday 14th April 2011

Wyre Council has proven it's Premier League when it comes to improving business performance through its people.

News In Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Monday 11th April 2011

Wyre's Visit Centres open for business

News in Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Friday 8th April 2011

Register to vote now

Fleetwood artist takes up residency

Published on Monday 4th April 2011

Ceramic artist Louise Wood is starting her residency at The Mount, Fleetwood, with a series of activity days and drop-in workshops.

Busy Start to the Season for Wyre's Theatres

Published on Monday 4th April 2011

It promises to be a packed out season for Wyre's two theatre venues this year as Wyre Council announces the line up for spring/summer 2011.

Tourism oscars celebrate the best of Wyre

Published on Thursday 31st March 2011

The wonders of Wyre have been celebrated at a prestigious award ceremony in Thornton.

Picture This

Published on Monday 21st March 2011

Youngsters from Stanah School were among the first to try out the new natural playground at the Wyre Estuary Country Park in Thornton.

News in Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Monday 21st March 2011

Council tax bills for 2011/12 issued

Top darts tournament heading for Fleetwood

Published on Friday 18th March 2011

Fleetwood's Marine Hall has stepped up to the oche and scored a top darts tournament.

Wyre Council takes to the streets to sign up voters

Published on Wednesday 16th March 2011

Council staff will be out in force on local high streets, in shopping centres and at community venues at the end of the month to register would-be voters in Wyre.

Care & Repair - An 'A' class service for Wyre and Fylde

Published on Tuesday 15th March 2011

It's official. Care & Repair (Wyre and Fylde) are providing a highly valued service

News in Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Monday 14th March 2011

Benefit fraud prosecution A Cleveleys woman has been prosecuted for benefit fraud

More dog discussions wanted in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 8th March 2011

Further consultation is to take place around managing irresponsible dog owners in Wyre.

A new look saves money in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 8th March 2011

A new identity is the latest money-saving measure from Wyre Council.

Picture This

Published on Monday 7th March 2011

Youngsters from two Thornton schools rolled up their sleeves and helped the Mayor and Mayoress of Wyre plant trees in a new community woodland.

Wyre balances the budget to give residents more for less

Published on Friday 4th March 2011

Wyre councillors have given their blessing to a "more for less" budget that means a freeze in Council Tax and no cuts to frontline services.

Top honours for Wyre's best builders

Published on Thursday 3rd March 2011

The best of Wyre's builders have been recognised at the twelfth annual 'Building Excellence' Awards ceremony held at Wyre Civic Centre on Friday 25 February 2011.

Community agreement reached on dog control issues in Wyre

Published on Thursday 3rd March 2011

Wyre Borough Council and interested community representatives have agreed that a balanced approach to dog fouling and dog control is required across the borough.

News in Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Wednesday 2nd March 2011

Wyre's website retains its 3 star status

Creating Wyre's new urban woodlands - photo opportunity

Published on Thursday 24th February 2011

A number of small community woodlands are being created in urban Wyre and local schoolchildren are helping to officially launch the scheme.

News in Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Tuesday 22nd February 2011

Free theatre tickets available Thornton Little Theatre is giving away free tickets for a family show on Friday 25 February.

Fleetwood's maritime past celebrated in clay

Published on Thursday 17th February 2011

Fleetwood's maritime history is to be immortalised in a series of sculptures by Lancashire artist Louise Wood.

Major boost for Wyre sea defences

Published on Tuesday 15th February 2011

Rossall's sea defence scheme is back on track thanks to a £138,000 grant from the Environment Agency.

Improving air quality in Poulton - your views needed

Published on Tuesday 15th February 2011

Feedback on plans to reduce pollution in Poulton town centre is being sought by Wyre Borough Council.

Who will win Wyre's Sheraton Trophy?

Published on Thursday 10th February 2011

Wyre Borough Council is looking for this year's winner of a coveted sports trophy.

Picture This

Published on Thursday 10th February 2011

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

News in Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Thursday 10th February 2011

Poulton People can have their say at Forum

New management team for Wyre Borough Council

Published on Monday 7th February 2011

The scaled down management team chosen to steer Wyre Borough Council in a new direction has been unveiled.

Cleansweep of Fleetwood comes to an end

Published on Monday 7th February 2011

One of Wyre's busiest ever Cleansweeps has made a real difference to a corner of Fleetwood.

Wyre's Council tax frozen with frontline services protected

Published on Friday 4th February 2011

Wyre Borough Council is bringing some good news to residents feeling the pinch - a freeze in council tax for the coming year.

Cabinet reshuffle to save money in Wyre

Published on Friday 4th February 2011

A vacant Cabinet post will be left unfilled at Wyre Borough Council, putting thousands of pounds back into the public purse.

Wyre rally drivers gearing up for big competition

Published on Thursday 3rd February 2011

Rallying is a real family affair for two councillors from rural Wyre who will be cheering on their relatives at the forthcoming Legend Fires North West Stages Rally 2011.

News In Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Thursday 3rd February 2011

Market fares well

Cabinet member resigns

Published on Thursday 3rd February 2011

Councillor Peter Gibson, Leader of Wyre Borough Council, said: "It is with regret that we announce the resignation of Councillor Paul Moon from the position of Street Scene Portfolio Holder

News in Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Thursday 27th January 2011

Prosecution successes

Stunning coastline artworks unveiled

Published on Wednesday 26th January 2011

A giant seashell spurting water with the tide, a striking wall of words commemorating Wyre shipwrecks and two sea swallows adorning a 10m welcome beacon.

Five tonnes of rubbish removed from Fleetwood homes

Published on Wednesday 26th January 2011

A massive five tonnes of bulky waste has been removed from homes in Fleetwood today (Tuesday) as a Cleansweep of Pharos ward continued

Go ahead sought for Wyre dog control orders

Published on Tuesday 25th January 2011

Wyre's open spaces are set to become more enjoyable for all, with more action against irresponsible dog owners.

Wyre - a good place to live say residents

Published on Friday 21st January 2011

Wyre is a good place to live, as a recent poll of residents has shown.

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.

Health walk scheme renews national accolade

Published on Friday 21st January 2011

Congratulations to the Walkin' Wyre health walk scheme, which has renewed its accreditation through Walking for Health, a joint initiative between Natural England and the Department of Health.

Graffiti

Published on Friday 21st January 2011

Graffiti focus during Fleetwood clean-up

News in Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Tuesday 18th January 2011

Date set for Preesall Travellers inquiry

Cohesion award for Wyre community park

Published on Monday 17th January 2011

The way that a community pulled together to create Hawthorne Park in Thornton has been recognised with a regional award.

Action plan drawn up for Fleetwood clean-up

Published on Thursday 13th January 2011

Final preparations are being made for a Cleansweep of Pharos ward in Fleetwood.

Substantial costs recovered from Wyre benefits cheat

Published on Tuesday 11th January 2011

A benefits cheat has been ordered to pay out more than £23,000 that she had gained as a result of her crime.

Family fun coming to Wyre theatres

Published on Monday 10th January 2011

Low cost family entertainment is heading to Wyre in the next few months.

Funding to continue for Wyre PCSOs

Published on Thursday 6th January 2011

Wyre Borough Council has pledged to continue its funding for Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs).

News In Brief - Timely Tales From Around Wyre

Published on Thursday 30th December 2010

Wyre's duty officer kept busy

Picture This

Published on Wednesday 22nd December 2010

Combined effort to combat ice

Pupil Power

Published on Thursday 16th December 2010

Some tough decisions had to be made by youngsters from Fleetwood High School when they were put "in charge" of council coffers for an afternoon.

Help needed to catch Fleetwood fly-tippers

Published on Thursday 16th December 2010

Fleetwood folk are being asked to come forward with information following a spate of fly-tipping in the town.

Exciting new features at Thornton park

Published on Thursday 16th December 2010

Ground work has started on a new play area at the Wyre Estuary Country Park in Thornton.

Wyre supports Cameron's 'Stay Green' campaign

Published on Wednesday 15th December 2010

One boy's pledge to save the planet has been given a helping hand from Wyre Borough Council's new Chief Executive Donna Hall.

Hands-on appeal for Fleetwood clean up

Published on Tuesday 14th December 2010

A new start for the new year.

News In Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Tuesday 7th December 2010

Let there be lights

Get voting for Fleetwood Market

Published on Monday 6th December 2010

Forget X Factor, Strictly and the Jungle. The hottest vote in town right now is for Fleetwood Market.

Permission granted for new Rossall Point tower

Published on Thursday 2nd December 2010

Plans for a new observatory tower on the Rossall coastline have been given the go ahead.

News In Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Wednesday 1st December 2010

Thornton housing development named after former councillor (Photo opportunity)

Finance training pays off for Wyre councillors

Published on Wednesday 1st December 2010

A training programme that has helped councillors identify more than £1 million of potential savings, has secured a prestigious charter mark for Wyre Borough Council.

Award number 24 for Cleveleys Seafront

Published on Wednesday 1st December 2010

The awards just keep on coming for the Cleveleys seafront scheme.

All that glitters is gold for Wyre Borough Council

Published on Wednesday 1st December 2010

Wyre Borough Council has earned itself yet another national accolade.

Local businesses enhance the Normoss shopping experience

Published on Friday 19th November 2010

Shoppers in Normoss can now enjoy an even better experience on their local high street.

Wyre's volunteers in the spotlight

Published on Thursday 18th November 2010

The foundations for a Big Society in Wyre are being laid as the voluntary sector gathers to honour its best people.

Lifting the lid on regeneration

Published on Thursday 18th November 2010

Learning came out of the classroom as children from Rossall School took a closer look at Wyre Borough Council.

Feedback encouraged on Wyre's Urban Woodland Scheme

Published on Thursday 18th November 2010

Six new urban woodlands are set to be created in Wyre.

News In Brief - Timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Monday 15th November 2010

Public positive over Sea Change plans

Thumbs up for observatory plans

Published on Thursday 11th November 2010

Several pairs of eagle eyes are supporting plans by Wyre Borough Council to build a new observatory tower at Rossall Point.

Happy birthday to market stalwart

Published on Thursday 11th November 2010

There were plenty of surprises for long-standing Fleetwood Market trader Arthur Ellis when he celebrated his 90th birthday

News In Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Monday 8th November 2010

Change for bin collection times

Outdoor Action Group's Wet and Wild Adventures compete

Published on Thursday 4th November 2010

£50,000 could be up for grabs for a local kayaking and canoeing club to upgrade their boathouse facilities in a regional TV competition held later this month.

Fleetwood Pier rejected

Published on Thursday 4th November 2010

Wyre's Planning Committee has rejected plans to build a hotel on the site of the former Fleetwood Pier.

News in Brief - Timely Tales from around Wyre

Published on Monday 1st November 2010

It's official. The Borough of Wyre is bloomin' marvellous.

Lest We Forget - Remembrance events all over Wyre

Published on Friday 29th October 2010

Wyre is pulling out all the stops to pay tribute to the brave men and women who have fallen while serving their country, with a full programme leading up to Remembrance Sunday.

Wyre ready for rethink following failed economy bid

Published on Thursday 28th October 2010

It's back to the drawing board for Wyre following news today that the bid for a Fylde Coast economic partnership had been rejected.

Joint statement on behalf of the trustees of the Wyre District Citizens Advice Bureau and Wyre Borough Council

Published on Friday 22nd October 2010

We are thankful for the tremendous work of the trained volunteers who provide free advice through our local Citizens Advice Bureau

Hodgson Balancing the Budget

Published on Thursday 21st October 2010

They may have only been in charge of council coffers for an hour, but it still caused plenty of debate for Year 7 pupils from Hodgson High School in Poulton.

News in brief - timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Wednesday 20th October 2010

WYRE VILLAGES LOOKING GOOD

Winner of Mythic Coastline Illustrator Competition Revealed

Published on Monday 18th October 2010

A talented artist has been selected to illustrate an exciting new children's book celebrating the history, landscape and folklore of the Cleveleys coast.

Latest designs for Sea Change to be revealed

Published on Monday 18th October 2010

The latest designs for Fleetwood's waterfront are set to go on public display.

Jobs fair hailed a huge success

Published on Thursday 14th October 2010

A trip to Fleetwood's Marine Hall proved just the job for almost 500 people looking for work and training opportunities.

Sharing the Top Job in Wyre

Published on Wednesday 13th October 2010

Two local authorities in Lancashire have announced plans to share a chief executive.

New Wyre Borough Councillor Announced for Tithebarn Ward

Published on Friday 8th October 2010

Lesley Ann McKay has been elected as the new Wyre Borough councillor for the Tithebarn Ward of Poulton-le-Fylde following yesterday's by-election (Thursday 7 October).

National award for Wyre benefits services

Published on Monday 4th October 2010

Wyre Borough Council's commitment to the customer has been underlined with a national award.

Fleetwood residents set to talk rubbish with council

Published on Monday 4th October 2010

It's time to start to talking rubbish!

Wyre Borough Council goes mobile for Local Democracy Week

Published on Friday 1st October 2010

Are you clued up about your council? Do you know what services it provides, how to influence decision making, who your ward councillor is?

Views encouraged on Wyre council leadership

Published on Friday 1st October 2010

Residents are being asked for their views on the future leadership of Wyre Borough Council.

Fylde Coast Fair is Just the Job

Published on Friday 1st October 2010

Local people on the lookout for the Fylde Coast's latest jobs and training opportunities are invited to a free event on Wednesday 13 October between 11am and 3pm at Fleetwood's Marine Hall.

News in brief - timely tales from around Wyre

Published on Monday 27th September 2010

Wyre's Ahead of the Game

Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Job and Skills Fair

Published on Wednesday 22nd September 2010

Look to the future with the latest in local jobs and training opportunities!

Wyre gears up for Fleetwood Triathlon

Published on Monday 20th September 2010

Fleetwood Triathlon is back for a second year.

Try dance influences from all over world

Published on Thursday 16th September 2010

Wy Stretch and Boogie classes are being introduced at the Marine Hall in Fleetwood on 28 September and will then be held every Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm

Family sculpture day at Wyre park

Published on Wednesday 15th September 2010

Fancy getting hands-on with a hammer or going potty with glazes? A family sculpture day at Wyre Estuary Country Park in Thornton could be just what you're looking for.

WOW - Wyre is so diverse

Published on Monday 6th September 2010

A visual celebration of Wyre's diversity is taking place on Saturday 11 September.

Sea Change design ideas go public

Published on Thursday 2nd September 2010

The Sea Change team working on redeveloping Fleetwood's waterfront are back in town to share their initial design ideas with the public.

Public display for revised Fleetwood Pier plans

Published on Wednesday 1st September 2010

Revised plans for the former Fleetwood Pier site are now on display for the public to comment on.

Competition seeks illustrator to bring Cleveleys Mythic Coastline to life

Published on Wednesday 1st September 2010

Ever fancied seeing your artwork in a published book, or brought to life by a sculptor?

Act now to secure your say in 2011

Published on Wednesday 1st September 2010

Voters across Wyre should now have received their annual voter registration forms that could be the difference between having a say and losing a voice on the issues that affect you.

Visit Garstang Centres booms

Published on Tuesday 31st August 2010

Tourism chiefs at Wyre are celebrating the success of their recently launched Visit Garstang Tourist Information centre.

Alternative music weekends heading for Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 26th August 2010

Don't miss out on two extraordinary weekends of alternative music, right here in Wyre this September.

Volunteers needed for Wyre sports events

Published on Monday 23rd August 2010

Would you like to get involved in two great sporting events in Fleetwood without breaking out a sweat?

Be part of something different this bank holiday

Published on Friday 20th August 2010

Are you struggling to think of new things to do now that it's coming towards the end of the summer holidays?

Quick ways to register to vote in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 10th August 2010

Wyre residents are being asked to make the most of modern technology as an electoral registration pack drops through their letterbox this month.

£100 reward for catching a Wyre fly tipper

Published on Tuesday 10th August 2010

Cash rewards are being offered to residents who help Wyre Borough Council catch fly tippers.

Canvassers needed in Wyre

Published on Friday 6th August 2010

Your council needs you.

Raising the standards in Wyre

Published on Thursday 5th August 2010

Wyre Borough Council is continuing to raise its standards - and has put this in writing to prove it.

Help shape Wyre's licensing policy

Published on Thursday 5th August 2010

Comments are now being sought on the licensing of alcohol, entertainment and late night refreshment in Wyre.

Reduced rates offered in Wyre as free swimming ends

Published on Thursday 22nd July 2010

Don't give up on a great way to stay healthy when free swimming comes to an end.

Free youth sport for all in Wyre following funding boost

Published on Thursday 22nd July 2010

Free summer sport is back for young people in Wyre, with some extra good news for those with disabilities.

Share your stories of Fleetwood for Sea Change

Published on Friday 16th July 2010

An appeal is going out for stories and memorabilia reflecting what people love about Fleetwood.

Wyre Leader welcomes regeneration change

Published on Thursday 8th July 2010

The move to dissolve regional development agencies should mean Lancashire getting a fairer share of Government cash, says the leader of Wyre Borough Council.

Council takes action at Wyre "eyesore"

Published on Thursday 8th July 2010

Direct action is being taken this morning to remove unauthorised development from greenfield land off the Norcross roundabout in Wyre.

Hosepipe Ban - 9 July 2010

Published on Wednesday 7th July 2010

With effect from 6am on Friday July 9 United Utilities will introduce a hosepipe ban across its supply area in the North West.

National recognition for Fleetwood Market

Published on Monday 28th June 2010

Good news keeps on coming for Fleetwood Market.

Free sports qualifications for Wyre's young adults

Published on Monday 28th June 2010

Qualifications and work experience on and off the sporting field are being offered free to young people in Wyre.

Businesses targeted in fly tipping clampdown

Published on Friday 18th June 2010

Wyre Borough Council is stepping up the fight against fly tipping by targeting traders who flout waste disposal laws.

England bike scores winner at Fleetwood Cycling Festival

Published on Tuesday 15th June 2010

Football's World Cup proved the inspiration for Matilda Poppet-Grundy who proudly showed off her England bike at this year's Fleetwood Cycling Festival.

Wyred Up goes rural

Published on Monday 14th June 2010

The seventh Wyred Up event was held on 8 June at Wyrebank Banqueting Suite in Garstang.

WOW - Wyre's a winner

Published on Wednesday 9th June 2010

A community celebration of Wyre's diverse people has been named as an award winning event.

Search for Wyre's sporting stars

Published on Wednesday 9th June 2010

The search is on for Wyre's community sports stars.

Family fun at Fleetwood Cycling Festival

Published on Monday 7th June 2010

The Rothery clan are gearing up for the Fleetwood Cycling Festival and they're encouraging more families to do the same.

Partners united for a safer World Cup

Published on Friday 4th June 2010

Members of the Wyre Community Safety Partnership (WCSP) are teaming up to tackle alcohol-related crime and anti-social behaviour during this year's World Cup.

Obese dog removed from owners

Published on Thursday 3rd June 2010

A morbidly obese dog with a chronic skin condition has been removed from the care of its Fleetwood owner.

Wyred Up goes rural

Published on Friday 28th May 2010

The next Wyred-Up event takes place on Tuesday 8 June at Wyrebank Banqueting Suite, Garstang, and it's an event that no progressive business in Wyre should miss.

Wyre celebrates International Biodiversity Day

Published on Wednesday 19th May 2010

Did you know that this coming Saturday (22 May) is International Biodiversity Day?

Thornton spring clean proves productive

Published on Tuesday 18th May 2010

Many hands have made light work of a spring clean in Thornton.

Sea Change design team announced

Published on Monday 17th May 2010

The team finally selected to transform Wyre's waterfront has pledged to start with a blank canvas.

Gearing up for Fleetwood Cycling Festival

Published on Monday 17th May 2010

Fleetwood is gearing up for its second annual cycling festival.

Wyre gets snap happy for Environment Day

Published on Monday 10th May 2010

Calling all amateur photographers.

Garstang Walking Festival is launched in Wyre

Published on Monday 10th May 2010

On Friday 7 May, the Mayor of Wyre and Mayor of Garstang teamed up with Lancashire Wildlife Trust Chief Executive Ann Selby and local walkers to launch the 2010 Garstang Walking Festival.

Sea Change competition down to final two

Published on Friday 7th May 2010

The search for a design team to transform Wyre's Waterfront is going right to the wire because the quality has been so high.

Wyre honours its tourism stars

Published on Tuesday 4th May 2010

The owner of a Fleetwood attraction has been honoured for an outstanding contribution to tourism.

Search on for next Wyre Young People's Mayor

Published on Friday 30th April 2010

The search is on for a figurehead to represent Wyre's younger generation.

Fairtrade on its way to Wyre

Published on Friday 30th April 2010

The first ever Fairtrade town was established in Garstang ten years ago - but Wyre borough as a whole has not yet achieved Fairtrade status.

Spring Cleansweep coming to Thornton

Published on Thursday 22nd April 2010

Thornton will be the next area of Wyre to benefit from a Cleansweep, an intensive clean-up that restores pride to the neighbourhood and gets communities working together.

Advice on dealing with herring gulls

Published on Thursday 22nd April 2010

With the annual invasion of breeding seagulls almost upon us, Wyre Borough Council is issuing some timely advice on how to reduce problems that the birds can cause.

Candidates confirmed for Wyre and Preston North

Published on Tuesday 20th April 2010

A total of four candidates are bidding to become the next MP for Wyre and Preston North.

Nominations sought for Wyre's shining stars

Published on Monday 19th April 2010

There's still time to nominate the people and places that make Wyre so special for both visitors and locals - but you need to be quick.

Sea Change prospects

Published on Tuesday 13th April 2010

Potential developers for the prestigious Sea Change project due to commence in Fleetwood and Cleveleys have been announced.

General Election announced

Published on Tuesday 6th April 2010

The Acting Returning Officer for Wyre and Preston North constituency, Jim Corry would like to offer an open invitation to all prospective candidates and agents at the Parliamentary Election on 6 May.

Landlord fined for Fleetwood danger flats

Published on Thursday 1st April 2010

A landlord who rented out dangerous and sub-standard flats has been fined £4000 after a successful prosecution by Wyre Borough Council.

Free sports for Wyre youngsters this Easter

Published on Wednesday 31st March 2010

Poulton YMCA, Moorland Tennis Club and Poulton Town FC are staging free sports sessions for children to try out what the clubs have to offer over the Easter holidays.

Wyre's award winning Tourist Centres to reopen

Published on Tuesday 30th March 2010

Following extensive refurbishment, Wyre Borough Council is reopening its award winning Visit Fleetwood and Visit Cleveleys centres in time for the Easter holidays.

Try out the Tramper in Wyre

Published on Monday 29th March 2010

Want to find out how to enjoy Wyre's stunning scenery if you have problems getting around.

New trading days for Fleetwood Market

Published on Thursday 25th March 2010

Seasonal variations to Fleetwood Market's opening hours will cease later this year, ending confusion for shoppers.

Garstang getting ready to Bloom for Britain

Published on Tuesday 23rd March 2010

Garstang will be celebrating the launch of its 2010 campaign for the national finals of Britain in Bloom by hosting a dual event at St Thomas' School on Kepple Lane on Sunday 28 March.

High quality interest in Wyre's waterfront transformation

Published on Monday 22nd March 2010

A staggering 53 design teams have applied to bring the Wyre Sea Change project to life.

A thank you to Wyre residents from your council

Published on Monday 22nd March 2010

Thank you - two little words that Wyre Borough Council would like to pass on to all its residents for making sure a recent recycling change took place without a hitch.

Wyre is better connected

Published on Friday 19th March 2010

Wyre Borough Council has proved it is better connected.

Wyre tops benefits satisfaction league

Published on Thursday 18th March 2010

Wyre Borough Council has topped a survey looking at customer satisfaction among North West benefit claimants.

Wyre Borough Council hits back at Shelter claims

Published on Thursday 18th March 2010

Wyre Borough Council has hit back at claims by Shelter that Wyre ranks among the worst in the country for delivering enough affordable homes to meet local need.

Cash boost for Wyre hate crime victims

Published on Thursday 18th March 2010

Wyre's pioneering Hate Crime project has been received a cash boost from the Big Lottery Fund.

All change for Wyre's Cabinet

Published on Wednesday 10th March 2010

A Cabinet reshuffle has taken place at Wyre Borough Council.

Wyred Up goes back to school

Published on Friday 5th March 2010

Wyre businessmen and women went back to school to learn how to work better together.

Council advised not to relocate Wyre's Civic Centre

Published on Thursday 4th March 2010

Regeneration officers from Wyre Borough Council are recommending that a relocation of the Civic Centre does not take place in the current economic climate.

Brown hare workshop to jump start biodiversity in Wyre

Published on Wednesday 3rd March 2010

Did you know that 2010 is International Year of Biodiversity? Organisations all around the world are celebrating the importance that biodiversity has on the health and well-being of our world.

Wyre's top builders named

Published on Monday 1st March 2010

This year's winners of Wyre Borough Council's Building Excellence awards have been announced.

Wyre's top builders to be revealed

Published on Monday 22nd February 2010

Wyre's best builders are to be honoured this Friday (26 February) by the people who see at first hand just how good a job they are doing.

Who will win Wyre's coveted sports award?

Published on Monday 22nd February 2010

Wyre Borough Council is looking for this year's winner of a coveted sports trophy.

Lancashire coastline trawling for world-class design team

Published on Wednesday 17th February 2010

Wyre Borough Council is looking for a multi-disciplinary design team to help realise an exciting vision for its coastline.

Housing needs study commences in Wyre

Published on Wednesday 17th February 2010

Residents in rural parts of Wyre are being asked for their valuable feedback on the need for affordable housing.

Fleetwood duo guilty of benefit fraud

Published on Wednesday 17th February 2010

Two Fleetwood residents have pleaded guilty to falsely claiming benefits totalling almost £4,000.

Major refurbishment for Thornton Little Theatre

Published on Tuesday 16th February 2010

Wyre Borough Council has announced a £220,000 refurbishment and expansion of Thornton Little Theatre in advance of a major new management partnership with the Paul Nicholas School of Acting.

Completed CCTV system officially launched in Fleetwood

Published on Thursday 11th February 2010

Phase 2 of Fleetwood's CCTV system will be officially launched on Tuesday 16 February.

Fleetwood Cleansweep hailed a success

Published on Monday 8th February 2010

An operation to clean up part of Fleetwood has been hailed a success.

Still time to register for a postal vote

Published on Friday 5th February 2010

There's still time to register if you want to vote by post in the forthcoming general election.

Fleetwood youngster wins design competition

Published on Friday 5th February 2010

Meet the creative youngster whose design has inspired a new community logo.

Wyre residents reminded out of the green and into the blue

Published on Wednesday 27th January 2010

With little more than a fortnight before an important change to Wyre's waste collection, residents are being reminded that cardboard needs to be moved from the green bin into the blue paper bin.

Wyre Borough Council leader to stand down

Published on Friday 22nd January 2010

Councillor Russell Forsyth is to stand down as leader of Wyre Borough Council.

Garstang's new visitor centre to open its doors

Published on Friday 22nd January 2010

OYEZ! OYEZ! The doors of Garstang's new and improved Tourist Information Centre will be flung open on 27 January.

Be a good neighbour in the wintry weather

Published on Friday 8th January 2010

Wyre Community Safety Partnership is urging people to be good neighbours during the big freeze and support more vulnerable members of their community.

Chance to coach next generation of bowlers

Published on Thursday 7th January 2010

The search is on for volunteers who can introduce Wyre youngsters to the sport of crown green bowling.

Wyre scores in the Champions League of toilets

Published on Thursday 31st December 2009

Wyre has scored a place in the Champions League.

Community urged to get involved in Fleetwood clean-up

Published on Wednesday 30th December 2009

Here's a new year's resolution for residents of Park ward in Fleetwood to stick to - get involved in the community cleansweep that's heading your way.

Doorstep advice for residents in Wyre

Published on Monday 21st December 2009

Wyre residents are being offered some timely advice following a spate of bogus callers and rogue traders operating in the borough.

Important changes to waste collections in Wyre

Published on Friday 18th December 2009

Get out your calendars and circle 15 February 2010. That's the message being spread repeatedly throughout Wyre during the next few months.

Wyre wishes you a safer Christmas

Published on Monday 14th December 2009

Wyre is all set for a safer Christmas after additional funding was made available to the police.

Have your say on Rossall sea defences

Published on Monday 14th December 2009

People throughout Wyre are being invited to give their views on the rebuilding of the sea defences between Rossall Hospital and Fleetwood golf course.

Wyre scores well in council assessment

Published on Wednesday 9th December 2009

Wyre Borough Council is performing well according to a report by the Audit Commission published today (Wednesday 9 December).

Fleetwood Market needs your vote

Published on Tuesday 8th December 2009

Forget the X Factor - the vote that really counts in Wyre this December is the one for Fleetwood Market.

There was a bumper turnout at Fleetwood's Marine Hall as the Wyred Up business network celebrated its first birthday.

Published on Monday 30th November 2009

There was a bumper turnout at Fleetwood's Marine Hall as the Wyred Up business network celebrated its first birthday.

Grab a spade and head to Bleasdale

Published on Friday 27th November 2009

Grab a spade and head to Bleasdale on Saturday 5 December to play your part in a world record attempt.

Cleveleys seafront is best in the country

Published on Wednesday 25th November 2009

Awards continue to roll in for Cleveleys seafront - and what better way to clinch your 21st than being named best in the country.

Wyre One World - a celebration of Wyre and its people

Published on Thursday 19th November 2009

A visual celebration of Wyre's diversity is taking place on Saturday (21 November).

Major makeover to Wyre's Tourist Information Centres

Published on Thursday 19th November 2009

Wyre's award winning Tourist Information Centres (TICs) are about to receive a makeover.

Wyre young people in charge of their own conference

Published on Wednesday 18th November 2009

Wyre Local Children's Trust Partnership (WLCTP) is hosting an innovative conference for children and young people in Wyre.

Bogus callers operating in Wyre

Published on Tuesday 17th November 2009

Wyre Borough Council is urging residents to be aware of bogus callers offering them a refund on their council tax bill.

Massive funding boost on its way to Wyre

Published on Monday 16th November 2009

A massive £835,000 is on its way to Cleveleys and Fleetwood to kick start the creation of Wyre's cultural coast.

ICI chimney demolition

Published on Monday 9th November 2009

In just four seconds the iconic ICI chimney in Thornton came thundering down on Saturday 7 November.

It'll be a Blast!

Published on Thursday 5th November 2009

This weekend will be a big blast for Phillip Wardle of Cleveleys, who has been drawn as the lucky winner of the Mayor of Wyre's Charity Raffle.

The Royal British Legion's Two-Minute Silence Campaign

Published on Monday 2nd November 2009

The Worshipful The Mayor of the Borough of Wyre - Councillor Alan Vincent will be supporting the Royal British Legion's Two-Minute Silence Campaign this year, by firing a rocket at 11.00am on Wednesda

More spaces available for Wyre's Resident Parking Permit Holders

Published on Monday 2nd November 2009

The removal of the 'R' (residents only) bays in Wyre Borough Council's car parks will have a positive effect for residents with parking permits.

Free Remembrance Sunday parking in Wyre

Published on Monday 2nd November 2009

There is good news for those wishing to mark their respects to the fallen on Remembrance Sunday this year.

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