Healthier Fleetwood is providing this information as a signposting service.

Responsibility for the events and activities listed lies with the organiser and

they will also advise you on their procedures relating to you volunteering.

If you run a Fleetwood based project or event and would like to be included on this listing,

please Contact us.​


There are a number of agencies providing advice, support, training and opportunities for

volunteers across the Fylde and Lancashire, these include:

 


To express your interest, please complete the appropriate form and a member of that
organisation will be in touch.

Fleetwood Parkrun

parkrun is a nationally coordinated programme with more than a million registered competitors taking part at one of over 400 locations across the UK.

These are not races, the aim is for the individual to improve their times and therefore their health and fitness by regular attendance at one of the venues. The organising team has been making great progress in setting up the Fleetwood parkrun. To continue the momentum, the team needs to expand and new volunteers are invited for a number of roles behind the scenes and on the day of the events.

parkrun is a nationally coordinated programme with more than a million registered competitors taking part at one of over 400 locations across the UK. These are not races, the aim is for the individual to improve their times and therefore their health and fitness by regular attendance at one of the venues. 

Autumn 2018 Update
The Fleetwood Promenade new parkrun is now on every Saturday from 9am, starting at the rear of Marine Hall and going along the prom to beyond Rossall Tower then back again. Over 150 people turned up for the first one which is now a popular addition to the local parkrun events elsewhere on the Fylde Coast.

To take part, you will need to register in advance for your unique ID and barcode. Visit the official parkrun website here to register, it only take a few minutes and you will receive your details immediately.

Wyre Council, Fleetwood Town Community Trust and Healthier Fleetwood are among the partners supporting the Fleetwood Promenade parkrun.

Can you help?

As well as taking part, volunteers are needed every week to act as marshalls and timekeepers. To contact the organisers about volunteering or to join the volunteer team for Fleetwood parkrun, please complete this form:

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Reminiscence Roadshow

Wyre Council has launched a new reminiscence programme in 2018. The touring events will use artefacts and replicas to trigger memories and conversation at various events in Fleetwood and around the region. These will include a session every Friday afternoon in Fleetwood market.

Volunteers are invited to be part of the team delivering the programme, training will be provided. If you are interested in being part of the Reminiscence Roadshow team, please complete this form: 

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Fleetwood in Bloom

Fleetwood enters this competition annually under the ‘Large Town’ Category and a working group made up of Town Council Officers; Elected Members and Volunteers meet to plan, organise and deliver a spectacular floral display for residents and visitors to the town to enjoy.

The competition stimulates volunteer work with residents, community groups and schools willing to get involved. Participation promotes a tremendous sense of community and pride in our town, but above all, it is lots of fun! As in previous years, schools and community groups will be invited to help out with some of the planting between the end of May, and throughout June – Watch out for information of our community planting sessions if you want to get involved.

If you are interested in helping Fleetwood in Bloom, please complete this form:

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Healthier Fleetwood

We want to represent the residents of Fleetwood as much as possible and have a small panel of local people who meet once a month to plan our activity and make decisions. The meetings are usually for about an hour and just before our public meetings. The panel contribute towards our events programme, allocate funds for grass-roots projects and also act a voice for residents in discussions with partners from organisations such as the local authorities, NHS, businesses and other voluntary groups.

Help is also need in practical ways like distributing leaflets and posters and being part of the team on the day of an event. If you have even just an hour a month free and would like to get involved, please contact us. Thank you.

If you are interested in playing an active role in Healthier Fleetwood, please complete this form:

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