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Wyre Voice - Be prepared for flooding

Wyre Council wants everyone in the borough to check their flood risk and if you are at risk, take some simple steps to protect yourselves should the worst happen. We've made it really easy - you'll find all the information you need on our website including the following series of actions you can take now that could make all the difference in a flood:   Know your flood risk. 1 in 6 properties is at risk of flooding. Are you? A quick post code check will tell you. Checking your flood risk could save your life.  Sign up for free flood warning messages from the Environment Agency's Floodline on 0345 988 1188. Ma

Wyre Voice - Be prepared for flooding
 

Growth Lancashire November Newsletter

November 2016 - Issue 155     November 2016 - Issue 155 In this month's newsletter find out about the trade mission to India, the upcoming Festival of Making and the Lean Launchpad programme as well as our usual round up of hints, tips and news for businesses in Lancashire.     Join trade mission to India       Lancashire businesses are being invited by the Department for International Trade (DIT) to join a five-day UK

Growth Lancashire November Newsletter
 

Launch of a new economic Narrative for Lancashire

Hear from Northern Powerhouse Minister Andrew Percy Wed 9 November 2016 Free attendance James Hargreaves Suite, Burnley Football Club, Burnley Football Club   The launch of the LEP’s Lancashire narrative and the Northern Powerhouse Minister will be speaking about Lancashire’s role in the Northern Powerhouse. It is a great opportunity for businesses to hear more about the work of the Lancashire LEP, the progress and plans from the NPH Minister and to hear from Cllr Simon Blackburn Chair of the shadow Combined Authority for Lancashire.   Wed 9 November 2016 08:30 – 10:30 GMT James Hargreaves Suite, Burnley Football Clu

Launch of a new economic Narrative for Lancashire
 

Domestic Violence - Is It Any of My Business?

As a local business and an employer we would like you to visit the ’16 Days of Action’ website at www.16daysofaction.co.uk/the-campaign and sign up to the pledge:   Domestic Violence - Is It Any of My Business?   As an employer and a business you might well ask…. what has domestic violence got to do with me?   The answer is very simple. We all need to raise awareness about the issue and ensure we are not inadvertently providing the means for a colleague or employee to be an abuser. A simple example of how you might be inadvertently allowing abuse to be taking place would be where an employee or colleague is using a work phone or

Domestic Violence - Is It Any of My Business?
 

Regenda Homes Consultation Event

Regenda Homes is currently documenting a 10 year Vision for the transformation of Fleetwood’s neighbourhoods.   The Vision for Fleetwood’s neighbourhoods aims to transform people and place by unlocking development potential, and creating opportunities for growth and transformational change       Open access partner’s consultation event:       Wednesday 6th July 2016   The Burton Room – North Euston Hotel   Open access: 12 – 5pm   Light refreshments will be provided       Come along and chat wi

Regenda Homes Consultation Event
 

The North West Universities invite you to register for this free business event

Date: 4th November 2015, Time: 10:00am - 13:30pm, Location: Brockholes Conference Centre, Junction 31, M6 Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UJ The North West Universities in collaboration with Innovate UK are hosting a Business Showcase to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs).  Launched in 1975, it is one of the UK’s longest standing government supported alliances between commerce and academia. It aims to help businesses improve their competitiveness, productivity and performance by accessing the knowledge, technology and skills available within UK universities.  The event will prov

The North West Universities invite you to register for this free business event
 

CLASP - Environment, Resiliance, Resources and Support.

Supporting Local Authorities and the Public Sector. Get upto date the the lastest information and checklists from CLASP CLASP is the local area sustainability support service. A not-for-profit service, providing free support for public sector organisations and their partners, on dealing with the challenges of environmental resilience, reducing energy use, and renewable energy planning issues.   CLASP provides support and training on carbon reduction, renewable energy and environmental resilience. This is freely available to local authorities, their communities, and the wider public sector in the NW of Engl

CLASP - Environment, Resiliance, Resources and Support.
 

Calling All Local Suppliers!

Wyre Council are putting out a call for local suppliers and you can find out more at the next Wyred Up Event  Are you a glazier, joiner, decorator, builder, gardener or do you work in demolition or waste removal? Then get to the next Wyred Up event where WBC will be putting out a call for local suppliers and taking your details. The next event is Wednesday 9th September at Fleetwood Town FC and you can register here.  Also up for grabs are two contracts: provision of services of stray dogs and kennelling supply and delivery of protective work wear, and clea

Calling All Local Suppliers!
 

Carr Head Pupils Launch Poulton’s New Summer Maths Maze

Children from Carr Head Primary, in Poulton-le-Fylde, had fun with numbers, when some of the pupils explored a brand new Maths Maze around the town. The Maze, devised by the Maths Monster and his friends at Appletree Financial Solutions Limited, in Breck Road, Poulton, encourages kids to have fun with numbers, whilst using their eyes to explore the town in a whole new way. Children are asked to follow the Maths Maze, spotting numbers on signs, buildings, shop windows, retail displays and public monuments and commemorations and then write these down.  Back in the classroom, or at home, they are then asked to use those numbers to answer

Carr Head Pupils Launch Poulton’s New Summer Maths Maze
 

Funding Opportunities for Wyre Businesses

Are you eligible for either of these? Take a look!   ROSEBUD FINANCE ENTERPRISE VENTURES Local firms can get funding from Lancashire County Council’s Rosebud Finance to help them grow. Ambitious businesses in Wyre can access funds from£10,000 to more than £1 million, at competitive rates, to fuel their expansion -for example to develop new technology, acquire plant and equipment, or through mergers and acquisitions. For more details email rose...@lancashire.gov.uk or call 01772 536 651.   THE NORTH WEST FUND L

Funding Opportunities for Wyre Businesses
 
 
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