Important updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Wyre’s Civic Centre reception in Poulton is now open from 10am - 3pm Monday to Friday. You can also contact us on 01253 891000 or email:

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, our priority is to support residents, businesses, staff and councillors and we will continue to follow advice from the Government and Public Health England. We would urge our residents and businesses to do the same. On this page you will find links to advice and guidance issued by us and our partners. 

Wyre’s Civic Centre reception in Poulton is open to visitors from 13 July 2020:

Monday - Friday 10am-3pm. 

Please follow signage and social distancing advice when visiting. If you can, please contact us via social media on Facebook or Twitter, through our website on the report it page, email us at or call us on 01253 891000 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm) as an alternative to visiting.

If you are coming to the civic centre to make a payment, please avoid paying in cash.

Please note some officers are working on an appointment basis and it is best to call ahead before coming into the civic centre to check their availability.

Lockwood surgery can still be accessed by patients with an appointment. 

**COUNCIL EVENTS** We are currently reviewing our events and activities and will be running a revised calendar of events. 

Latest news

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Community support

Social and Community Capital Coronavirus response fund from Nat West. Applications open from 22.06.20

Bereavement and wellbeing support  - contact numbers for community support organisations and faith groups

Wyre Together - support for those in our community who need it

Local contacts for food deliveries and other support which may be helpful

Lancashire COVID-19 Community Support Fund

Government advice on looking after others safely

Advice for re-opening workplaces and food businesses

Updated 13.07.20: Important guidance for people and businesses who provide close contact services - including tattoos, skin piercing and accupuncture

Requirements for maintaining staff and customer records to support NHS track and trace

Protecting customer and staff information - guidance from the Information Commissioners Office

The Night Time Industry Association handbook to assist premises who wish to re-open 

Advice for food businesses on re-opening

Re-opening workplaces after the closure period

Council tax, rental costs and sick pay

Help with council tax

Help with rental costs

Check if you are eligible for statutory sick pay

Business support

The Recovery Advice for Business scheme, supported by the government and hosted on the Enterprise Nation website is now live. It will give small firms access to free, one-to-one advice with an expert adviser to help you through the coronavirus pandemic and prepare for long-term recovery. Updated 13 July 2020

Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed work safely during the coronavirus pandemic - updated 14 June 2020

Grant funding for businesses 

Business support finder - see what support is available

Targeted support for the most R&D intensive small and medium size firms - launched April 20

Future Fund - for high-growth firms. Launched 20 April

Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS). Launched 20 April

Job retention scheme - for employers. Launched 20 April

Bounce back loan scheme - launched 27 April 

Guidance for businesses and venues on social distancing measures

Further information on Government support for businesses

Information and guidance for taxi operators and drivers

Boost Lancashire - support for businesses impacted by Coronavirus


Support for frontline charities

Changes to Wyre Council services

Council meetings and decisions

Bins and recycling


Fleetwood market

Play areas, multi use games areas and outdoor activity equipment

Using our parks and open spaces responsibly

Funeral services

MOT services

Schools and online learning support

The government funded Oak National Academy launched on 20 April. Created by teachers from leading schools across England, it will provide 180 video lessons each week, across a broad range of subjects for every year group.

BBC education package across TV and online.

Lancashire County Council advice on school closures and re-opening

Critical (key) workers and vulnerable children

Leisure centres

Fylde Coast YMCA

Latest health advice and guidance

 From 24 July, it will be mandatory to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets, as well as on public transport. The Government has put together some clear instructions on how you can make your own face covering.

Water supply - advice to people and businesses returning to closed and un-used premises

Government advice

NHS guidance

Coronavirus updates