Trading Standards – Consumer Alerts July 2021

Cold Caller Scams  In Lancaster a householder hired cold callers offering to jet wash and seal the driveway. The job escalated to include guttering and roof repairs, the trader then left, having only completed part of the driveway work. The next day, the trader advised the job couldn’t proceed due to bad weather but was very persistent in requiring payment […]

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 […]