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GOOD News: 6th November

As we enter a new period of lockdown, keeping body and mind active will be very important over the next 4 weeks ...

The Fleetwood Wellbeing Way has updated their challenges for November.

Look out for the signage along the Esplanade based on the Five Ways of Wellbeing plus we have the beach and plenty of open spaces around the Town to enjoy safely, including meeting others, within the COVID guidelines

Fleetwood Library is still open although on reduced hours. There's access to computers and the ‘six of the best’ book service - this allows you to pre-order a selection of books to be collected at a designated time. To find out more see the information on the Libraries page of the Lancashire County Council website or call 0300 123 6703.

Lancashire County Council has a number of temporary paid roles within the social care sector.

These include positions supporting older people at care homes, day centres or in their own home, and adults with disabilities in day services, short break services or supported living schemes.

We would like to thank Affinity Outlet for their support to the community.

This time last year they sponsored the hugely successful Love Fleetwood 'Christmas Singalong' at Highbury Stadium and in the last few weeks they have been working with a number of local partners on a new initiative.

Two vacant units have been offered for community engagement and although the plans have to be put on hold for now, they will be up and running when appropriate. One unit will be for arts projects led by Left Coast and their Fleetwood-based creative Gillian Wood. A second unit will be for health & wellbeing activity and Healthier Fleetwood is coordinating the programme. Any organisations or voluntary groups who’d like to get involved, please contact us for a chat while we use this time to make the preparations.

Sadly, the demand on foodbanks is rising in these difficult times.

From The Pantry and other bases across the Town, Fleetwood Together has continued the great work started earlier in the year. They are coordinating the distribution of food and essential items to those in need, supported by Wyre Council and other local partners.

If you, somebody you know does need help please email or telephone 07903 177240. The same contact details can be used if you'd like to donate food, goods and services or to volunteer.

Remembrance Sunday will be very different this year.

Without the usual services, residents are encouraged to show their respects by observing the 2 minute silence on their doorsteps at 11am on Sunday 8th November and placing wreaths at memorial sites over the next few days.

To make a donation to the Poppy Appeal 2020 and find out more about ways to support the Armed Forces Community visit Until the next time ... Take Care and Stay Safe.



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