- 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 now closed to visitors, however Lockwood surgery can still be accessed by patients with an appointment. You can still contact us:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On social media: WyreCouncil on Facebook and on Twitter
By phone: 01253 891000 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm)
Please note all our events have been cancelled until further notice.
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
Advice for re-opening workplaces and food businesses
Council tax, rental costs and sick pay
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
Boost Lancashire - support for businesses impacted by Coronavirus
Changes to Wyre Council 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.