Important updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Wyre’s Civic Centre reception in Poulton is closed to visitors. You can still 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 now closed to visitors, however Lockwood surgery can still be accessed by patients with an appointment. You can still contact us:

By email:

On social media: WyreCouncil on Facebook and on Twitter

By phone: 01253 891000 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm. Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm)

Please note all our events have been cancelled up to 5 June 2020. 

Latest news

Read the latest news stories from Wyre Council

Community support

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

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

Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed work safely during the coronavirus pandemic - updated 11 May 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

Food safety for businesses


Support for frontline charities

Changes to Wyre Council services

Council meetings and decisions

Bins and recycling

Green waste collection service


Fleetwood market

Play areas, multi use games areas and outdoor activity equipment

Using our parks and open spaces responsibly

Bulky matters collections

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.

School closures

Critical (key) workers and vulnerable children

Leisure centres

Fylde Coast YMCA

Latest health advice and guidance

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

Government advice

NHS guidance

Coronavirus updates