Could you make a difference by becoming a councillor?

Lancashire County Council is inviting anyone who may be thinking of standing in the council elections in May to find out more by attending an online event. Prospective candidates will have the chance to find out about the work of councillors, ask questions about the election process, and speak informally with council officers about the role and support available.  People […]

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 […]

Trading Standards – Consumer Alerts February 2021

Cold Callers in Rural Wyre  Reports have been received of cold callers offering tarmacking work, knocking on doors in rural areas surrounding Garstang.  On two occasions, a small amount of work and price was agreed but the traders continued to carry out further work that had not been agreed, asking for payment in the thousands of pounds.  Family members and the police […]

Survey of Flooding and surface water management

The linked survey is aimed at residents and business owners in Fylde Borough Council administrative area to establish the extent and impact on flooding in the borough. Councillors at Fylde have commenced a major review of flooding and surface water management to see if the existing arrangements are sufficient to deal with impacts now and in the future. Why we […]

Remembrance Sunday – Help Needed

This year the police are unable to provide support manning road closure barricades on Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 10th November). We are looking for volunteers to assist and help divert/hold traffic for the duration of the event. Without this support the event may not be able to go ahead as usual. Can volunteers please contact the Town clerk on clerk@wesham.org.uk Many […]

Community Speed Watch

Community Speedwatch (CSW) is a national initiative where active members of local communities join with the support of the Police to monitor speeds of vehicles using speed detection devices. Interested in finding more about Community Speed Watch ? Community Speed Watch link