Trading Standards – Consumer Alerts October 2021

Cold Callers Selling Housewares Cold callers offering household wares have been reported cold calling in the Ribble Valley area of Lancashire. The sellers claim they have recently been released from prison and are on probation. Please remember the Probation Service do not instruct people to carry out door to door selling for them or on their behalf. Never feel pressured […]

Bus Service Improvement Plans 2021

Lancashire County Council is working closely with bus operators to prepare for a major change in the way buses are funded and organised following the government’s launch of The National Bus Strategy, Bus Back Better in March 2021. The strategy sets out an ambitious vision to improve bus services in England, with a focus on councils and bus operators working […]

Vaccinations

Get your vaccination next week 27th August in Kirkham! Middle Car Park on Mill Street Kirkham starting at 10am until 4pm. No appointment is required and whilst it is aimed at the younger cohort of below 30, anyone can turn up for the jab. No Astra Zenica will be available so someone who has had jab 1 of AZ already […]

Free weight management programme

The new free Weight Management programme is for residents of Fylde who are over the age of 18. This is called CHANGE (Creating Healthy Activities and Nutritious Gains to Empower change). To be eligible for the programme clients should have a GP in Fylde or live in the Fylde area with a BMI between 30 and 39.9. The programme consists of 8 group sessions covering […]

Kirkham & Wesham Club Day Committee

Annual Club Day – 12th June 2021 Along with our colleagues from the other Fylde area local town Club Day Committees, we have listened to the government briefings and like everyone are pleased that the measures adopted by our country’s leaders, along with the vaccination programme, is making progress in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic. However the Government’s proposed date for […]

SMART Testing to be rolled out in Fylde

Fylde Council is urging all key workers to get a regular, free Covid-19 test at one of its four new SMART testing centres. From Monday 8th February, people that aren’t showing any symptoms of Covid-19 that work as part of an essential service, vital infrastructure or community group can be tested weekly at one of four strategically placed hubs. This […]