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October Magazine Deadline 12th September 2013

Contents 4 8 10 13 18 19 22 23 23 25 30 30 31 33-35 35 36-38 39 40 41 42 43 47

St Aidan’s Open Evening Slater’s MOT Offer Debt Management Advice Win Back the Cost of your MOT Where am I? Fleetwood Special Window Repair and Restoration Cooking for the Family: Italian Fleetwood Beach Kiosk Discount Half Price at Bistro Italia Shakie’s Discount Voucher Deans Interiors Fleetwood Museum Fleetwood Heritage Trail What’s On in FY7 LINK Cash Ads FY7 Youth Puzzle Page Mount Racing Club News Business Index Fleetwood Churches FY7 Community Beat Classified

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LINK-MAG DELIVERS OVER 150,000 MAGAZINES INTO WYRE, BLACKPOOL FYLDE, PRESTON & LANCASTER Whilst every care has been taken to ensure that the data in this publication is accurate, neither the publisher nor its editorial contributors can accept, and hereby disclaim, any liability to any party to loss or damage caused by errors or omissions resulting from negligence, accident or any other cause. MSG Media Ltd does not officially endorse any advertising material included within this publication. Copyright - All rights reserved. MSG Media Ltd has compiled and published this publication and owns copyright and database rights in it. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means. Including photocopying or scanning or by using any information storage or retrieval system without prior written consent of MSG Media Ltd Advertisers within this publication are not allowed to be contacted as a database / sales for other media under the express wish of the publisher and the advertisers, either through print or online.

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R. Greenwood (Appliance Services) Mobile Appliance Repair Service

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Unmanageable debt problems can happen quickly. Financial and personal circumstances change unexpectedly: unemployment, divorce or unexpected bills arrive, and before you realise, you are deeper and deeper in debt. You start missing minimum monthly payments, you are charged for late payments and everything can seem out of control. Afraid to open the mail and answer the telephone, your money problems escalate and stress becomes unbearable. Aspire has helped individuals for ten years. We do not lend money and are not driven by commission earned from arranging loans. We realise individual’s problems are unique: 10

our counsellers deal with the problems one to one, and give the best advice to suit your circumstances. We liaise with creditors to arrange a monthly repayment and aim to freeze interest/charges on your unsecured debt thereby reducing your monthly payments and your financial stress. Our counsellors are happy to discuss your worries in complete confidence. You inform Aspire who your unsecured debts are with, we then prepare a statement of income and expenditure, calculate your monthly surplus income to share between your unsecured creditors and negotiate an affordable monthly repayment programme with them. We make payments on your behalf, acting as a buffer between you and your creditors. We reduce the financial burden and put you back in control of your finances.

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Last month’s Winner Mrs Burley from Thornton Cleveleys

FREE Fully Comprised Wheel Alignment Checks

Air Conditioning SERVICE & REPAIR

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Where life begins

Willowgrove Lancashire

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Visit our Display Showroom Fully installed from design to completion including tiles Over 20 years experience • Local family run business

Large selection of Kitchen & Bathroom, Wall & Floor Tiles Including Adhesives, Grout, Trims & Accessories

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WIN £50.00 WHERE AM I? COMPETITION

Where am I Fleetwood? Expanded to all areas including greater PRIZE! Can you guess where I am this month LINK-Spotters?

Congratulations!

PICTURES ARE FROM FLEETWOOD ONLY - COURTESY OF MAUREEN

on its way to you well done.

See if you can spot where we are this month, answer below or enter online at www.link-mag.co.uk

Mrs J. Andrews, £50

Last Month Answers Marina, Fleetwood Jetty, Lytham St Annes Shipwreck Memorial, Cleveleys

If you have any local images email them through to us info@link-mag.co.uk

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Answer 1 ...................................................................................................... Answer 2 ...................................................................................................... Answer 3 ...................................................................................................... Name ..................................................Street Address ................................. Email ...................................................Tel .................................................... SEND TO - LINK Magazine, 32 Rowntree Ave, Fleetwood FY7 7HE Closing date of this competition 12th of each month

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Skyways window repair and restoration When we experience problems with our windows or conservatories, often we bury our heads in the sand to avoid the vast expense of replacing them. Few people know that there is no need to replace old windows. Double glazed windows, whether they are uPVC, aluminium or hardwood can all be restored to ‘good as new’ if not ‘better than new’ condition. As our Lancaster customer base continues to grow through word of mouth, due to popular demand we are delighted to have expanded our team in order to provide a dedicated call-out service (no charge) for this area. Restoring your windows is not only a minor expense compared to replacement but it is also really easy. There is no mess or hassle, no need to redecorate and our teams pride themselves on leaving your home in immaculate condition. You wouldn’t spend thousands of pounds on a car and not have it serviced – windows are exactly the same. Well maintained windows will last you and give you value for money whereas ignoring problems inevitably make them worse. As part of our full service, our technicians refurbish or replace the drainage channels, weather

seals, gaskets, silicone sealants, hinges, locking mechanisms, handles and frames. When cleaning and restoring uPVC, we use our own solution designed by chemical engineers exclusively for Skyways. It’s also completely unique, aswell as restoring your uPVC back to its former glory, most importantly, it protects and preserves too. After our service, your home will look better, be more safe and secure AND it will be warmer - so you needn’t spend as much on energy bills! For your peace of mind, all our work is fully guaranteed. We can also advise you about options for Thermal Glass to give your home extra protection from the elements and to save you even more on your energy bills. If traffic noise (or your neighbours!) are a concern, we also supply and install Acoustic Glass which significantly reduces sound pollution. So if you’re thinking about having your windows replaced or you are experiencing any problems with them, please give us a call and speak to one of our team. Alternatively, visit our website for more information, our gallery and testimonials. We’re a small family run business – the majority of our work comes from word of mouth. You won’t get a better or more personal service than the one we provide. Skyways are the trusted experts; here to help with all your window concerns. So, don’t replace your old windows, repair and restore them for a fraction of the cost.

DON’T REPLACE YOUR OLD WINDOWS... Repair & Restore them for a fraction of the cost! Failed units/Leaks/Drafts Discoloured uPVC Energy efficient glass Acoustic glass Faulty window & door mechanisms Before Gutters, Soffits & Fascias Conservatory repair & restoration General property repairs & maintenance

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Electronics Workshop We Service, Repair & Install Consumer Electronics for Domestic & Commercial • TV’s (Plasma, LED & LCD) • DVD’S • Freeview 10% O all repaFF • Audio Equipment ir with this s • Sky • Computers advert • Monitors • Printers

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COMPUTER TRAINING IN YOUR OWN HOME

Need help setting up your computer/laptop? Or advise about what to buy?

INTRODUCTORY OFFER 1hr training just £12.00 Telephone Stephen on

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John Leadley

Plumbing & Heating

General Plumbing • All Domestic Gas Work • Boiler Installations Landlord Safety Certificates • Bathroom Upgrades

New Combi Boilers Supplied & Fitted from

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Natural Gas Appliances Serviced from £55

FREE Expert Advice • FREE Quotations

Boiler Breakdowns & Repairs from £50

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Landlord’s Gas Safety Certificates from £50

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A taste ofIt

Cooking for the family

Try these recipes from Antonio Carluccio and Genarro Contaldo's book, Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy...

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Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy by Antonio Carluccio & Gennaro Contaldo is published by Quadrille.

(Pasta with a Chilli, Bacon and Tomato Sauce) (Serves 4) ingredients 400g bucatini 80g pecorino, freshly grated For the sauce: 130g pancetta, cut into small cubes 1 small onion, finely chopped 3-4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 hot dried red chilli, finely chopped 2 tbsp dry white wine 500g San Marzano tomatoes, cut into quarters For the sauce, put the pancetta and onion in a pan with the oil and chilli, and fry gently for about 4-5 minutes. Add the white wine and tomatoes and cook for a further 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil, and cook the pasta until al dente. Strain the bucatini and mix with the sauce. Serve sprinkled generously with the freshly grated pecorino.

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Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the king prawns and cook for 2 minutes, turning once. Add the garlic, chilli and crab meat, season with salt, then reduce the heat and cook for a couple of minutes with the lid on. Add the parsley, increase the heat and add the wine and reserved juices from the crab meat if you have any. Bubble until evaporated, then serve immediately with lemon wedges and lots of good country bread to mop up the juices.

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• Ice Cream 99 • Cappuccino • Fleetwood Tide Tables 2013 • Fleetwood Rock • Kendal Mint Cake

Suda Thai Cuisine - Restaurant, takeaway & delivery service. Available 7 nights a week

• Fisherman’s Friend - 7 Flavours

5 Castle Gardens Crescent, Poulton le Fylde, FY6 7NJ 01253 894274/5 • www.sudathai.co.uk

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TRADITIONAL HOMEMADE SUNDAY LUNCH Served 12  8pm FRIDAY NIGHT SPECIAL 2 STEAKS plus bottle of house wine

£19.95

Please state offer when booking your table.

1 course £8.95, 2 course £10.95 3 Course £12.95 FREE Glass of House Wine with every Sunday Lunch on production of this advert.

Maximum of 2 people per advert Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

Early bird available 5pm-7pm Tuesday - Friday 5pm-6pm Saturday

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Menus available to view online at www.thenewvillagesteakhouse.com

12 WYRE VIEW • KNOTT END ON SEA

TELEPHONE 01253 811855

BISPHAM DRY CLEANERS LTD PROFESSIONAL CURTAIN CLEANING

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CALL: 01253 35 30 10

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shakies

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Fleetwood Museum will again be hosting events during the Fylde Folk Festival Weekend. The Museum Book sale will be open during the weekend and on every Tuesday till the end of October- from 11.00 to 13.30. We have thousands of titles all at the incredibly low price of 50p. Each.

same title, has been a popular read. The museum’s exhibition Unsinkable – The Titanic’s links to Lancashire will remain on show until November 2nd. The monthly Friends Coffee Morning will take place on Wednesday 25th September from 10.30 to 11.30 –all are welcome.

September is always one of our busiest months. From Thursday 12th September until Sunday 15th September, the museum will be participating in the national Heritage Days programme. A number of Fleetwood’s prominent historic buildings will be open and a programme is available free from the Museum. As part of that major event we will be organising a heritage walk – on the afternoon of Friday September 13th, leaving the museum at 13.30. The theme of the walk will be Fleetwood Railway History 1840 -1970 and examining the effects of the railway in the growth of Fleetwood as a port and resort – please pay on the day -£2 per person.

The annual Decimus Burton Commemoration Day will take place on Tuesday 1st October. There will be a short talk on the architects work, a walk around several of the buildings he designed, near the museum and the popular afternoon tea in the Victorian Dining Room at the museum. Tickets are £5 each (inc. tea) and are now on sale from museum reception.

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Looking ahead to the end of October, the children’s Halloween Spooky Rave will take place on Thursday October 31st from 18.00 till 20.00. Last year the party proved to be enormously popular and tickets are sure to be in great demand. Tickets are £5 each – please contact the museum (01253 876621) for further details. Dick Gillingham (Museum Trustee)

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Thursday 12th September to Sunday 15th September, selected highlights... • The Mount Pavilion

A chance to admire fantastic views of Morecambe Bay and the Pennine Hills from the balcony, even the Isle of Man on a clear day. See what you can pick out from the direction finder. The clock on top of the building was presented to Fleetwood in memory of those who lost their lives in the First World War. The internal workings of the clock are on view upstairs and the mechanism can be seen as it strikes every quarter of the hour. Visitors at 1pm on Sunday will have a chance to see the clock being wound up and maybe become involved. Open Saturday and Sunday 10.00am - 4.30pm

• Guided Tours and Tea Dance at Marine Hall

Come along and enjoy free guided tours of the wonderful art deco venue including the main ballroom with its magnificent domed ceiling. Tours are taking place on Thursday 12 – Sunday 15 September, please call for times. On Saturday 14 September you can enjoy a delicious afternoon tea and dancing in the ballroom from 2pm – 4pm for just £7.50. For more information call 01253 887693 or visit www.marinehall.co.uk. Marine Hall, The Esplanade, Fleetwood, FY7 6HF

• Site of Historic Fleetwood Rifle Range (Golf Links)

A chance to walk over the land developed 150 years ago as a rifle range to enable training of the rifle volunteers of the time to protect our land against a perceived and feared French invasion. See remnants of butts, target positions, range boundaries, and a 140 year old protection mantlet whilst learning of moving and vanishing targets provided on the range. Four guided tours offered between 6.30pm and 7.30pm on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th Sept at

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15 minute intervals. Limited to 15 persons per tour each led by course marshals. Booking is necessary to enable provision of sufficient marshals. For further information ring 01253 873207 Car parking is available, however walking over the golf course land involves around a mile of walking over uneven and tufted grass areas and is unsuitable for prams or wheelchairs. Sturdy shoes recommended.

• Beach Chalets and Fleetwood Children’s Paddling Pool

New to Heritage Open Days for 2013 are two popular holiday attractions experiencing a revival, Fleetwood’s beach chalets and Fleetwood children’s paddling pool. Both are traditional features of Fleetwood’s heritage dating from Victorian times. The paddling pool has recently been under threat of closure. Fleetwood Community Trust was formed by local people who have campaigned to save it. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10.00am – 4.00pm. Fleetwood Promenade near the Leisure Centre,Fleetwood FY7 76H.

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Local Community • Fleetwood Town Council Meetings Meeings last Tuesday of each month, North Euston Hotel 7pm. Next 2 meetings are on 24th September and 29th October. Members of the public are welcome at all meetings. Enquiries: 01253 872444 • Visit Fleetwood Tourist Information Centre We have now moved and are relocated at Marine Hall, The Esplanade, Fleetwood FY7 6HF. Tel: 01253 887693 Opens (7 days a week) - 10.30am - 4.30pm. The centre offers an extensive range of services and information: - Southport Flower Tickets £16 each - Tickets for local, and regional events/ attractions - Theatre bookings - A wide range of souvenirs, books and maps - Unusual gift ideas - Seasonal events - Information on all Wyre’s attractions, events, days out and activities • Fleetwood Local Recycling Centre Jameson Road, Fleetwood Serving Wyre Recycling needs. Open 8am-7pm everyday 362 days a year, excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day www.lancswasteinfo.com • Fleetwood Market 9.00 am - 4.30pm Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat. plus every Bank Holiday • Fleetwood Tide Times (Daily updates) www.tidetimes.org.uk/Fleetwood.html • Activities Fylde Coast YMCA The Lofthouse Building, London Street, Fleetwood FY7 6JL. Monday: Pilates: 6.00-7.00pm. Tuesday: Belly Dancing: 6.307.30pm. Wednesday: Yoga: 10.00-11.30am. Thursday: After School Drama Club: 4.004.45pm (4-7 yrs). 4.45-5.30pm (8-11 yrs). For more information contact Hannah Lofthouse Manager on 01253 872 320 • Larkholme Community Centre Monday Bingo 2.00-4.00 pm. Tai Chi every 3rd week, 5.30-6.30pm. Tuesday, Line Dancing 1.30-3.30pm. Thursday, Coffee Morning 10.30-12.00noon. Patchwork class 2.00-4.00pm. Friday, Sequence Dancing 2.00-4.00pm, Qui Gong 5.00-6.30pm, Ladies Circle 7.30-9.30pm. Also Hall for Hire Tel 686814, 870268, 772477. • Events at Fleetwood Library Special Events September 9th 3.45pm-4.45pm: The 12 UP reading group will be meeting, bring your friends for snacks and chats and more. September 10th 11.30- 1.30: Worried about

what you eat and if you are healthy enough? Come down to the Library and talk with Health Trainers from NCompass. Their Health and Wellbeing services support individuals to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing by offering information, guidance and practical 1-1 support. September 10th 2.15pm-3.15pm: The Adult Reading Group are meeting to discuss Lionel Shriver’s We Need To Talk About Kevin. All are welcome to join the group for an informal chat about this prize winning, million copy bestseller, over coffee and biscuits. September 12th 7-9pm: Speaker David Dredge and Lancashire County Council’s Community Heritage invite you to a talk at Fleetwood Library about the decline of and closure of the railway in Fleetwood. The talk is a part of the Lancashire’s Railway’s Changing Tracks celebrations. The main question posed by the talk is: Was it all Beeching’s fault? September 16th: 3.45pm-4.45pm: Lancashire Trailblazers reading group for 8 to 11 year olds who will be chattering about all things books.September 24th 10am-11am: Free Fitness Test with YMCA Fleetwood at Fleetwood Library. Do a mini fitness test; have your blood pressure; BMI and weight checked and receive a free 1 day YMCA pass worth £15. September 24th 11.30- 1.30: Worried about what you eat and if you are healthy enough? Come down to the Library and talk with Health Trainers from NCompass. Their Health and Wellbeing services support individuals to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing by offering information, guidance and practical 1-1 support. Regular Events: Mondays: Learn My Way beginners IT classes (by appointment only) 10am-12pm. These free sessions aim to teach learners the very basics, including using a Mouse and Keyboard and sending emails. Classes are by appointment only. Please contact the Library or ask a member of staff to sign up. Also on Mondays is the Craft and Chat session in the Library which runs from 1.30pm until 3.30pm. All Welcome. Tuesdays: The Job Club. From 9.30am – 12noon. The Wyre Work Club will be providing help with applications, CV’s and interview techniques and the opportunity to use the computer facilities to search for employment. A drop in session, no appointment necessary. Thursdays: Story Time. 2.15pm – 2.45pm. Story times for toddlers and pre-school children. Enjoy stories and lots of fun activities. Fridays: Baby Bounce and Rhyme. 11.30am – 12.00pm. Songs, actions, rhymes

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and a lot of knee-bouncing! Saturdays: Board Games Club. 11 – 12pm. Come and play all your favourite games with the whole family. Also on Saturdays: 2pm-3pm. Learn My Way beginners IT classes. These free sessions aim to teach learners the very basics, including using a Mouse and Keyboard and sending emails. Classes are by appointment only. Please contact the Library or ask a member of staff to sign up. For further information about any of these events, or if you would like to arrange an event with us; or if you would be interested in a library staff member coming to speak to your organisation or school about the Library and its services, please contact Fleetwood Library on 0845 053 005.

• Macmillan Support Macmillan help people affected by cancer every day – we bake cakes, we run marathons, we listen, we advise, & we nurse. But most importantly, we make a difference. If you would like a speaker for your school, social group, friends or indeed any situation, or if you would like to get involved - give us a call or email us, we would love to hear from you. Angie Hesketh MBE 878272/07792 737957 angiehesketh@tiscali.co.uk Anna Morgan – 07961 284079

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General Notices • Wyre Women’s Centre Based at the Beehive Centre, 85 Manor Road, Fleetwood. We are open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am until 4pm and we provide a safe environment for women to access practical and emotional support. We offer support with a broad range of issues including; domestic violence, housing support and advice, support with offending issues, substance misuse advice, health and well being, debt budgeting advice and family/parenting support. We offer one to one support, training/learning and volunteering opportunities. Tel: 07525 124119. • Wyre Citizens Advice Bureau Monday: Surestart Childrens Centre, Kemp Street, Fleetwood, FY7 6JX. Tuesday: West View Community Centre, 2 Eden Avenue, Fleetwood, FY7 8DH. Clients can make an appointment by calling Lancashire West Citizens Advice Bureaux telephone gateway on 01772 424282, also by visiting any one of the above venues who can book an appointment on behalf of clients with the telephone gateway. • Refurb (Wyre & Fylde Ltd) We refurb and recycle items for individuals, families, charities, community groups and schools to improve their surroundings. We will collect and deliver free as far away as Garstang and Freckleton. If you would like to help or give a donation Tel 873371 www.refurbproject.org • FREE computer help at home to disabled people. Simply phone 0800 269 545 • The Zone – Wyre Info Centre @The Zone We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 12:30 noon and 4:30pm. Activity info: We will still be offering information, support and advice on things that are important to you. We offer support on topics including education, jobs and training opportunities, housing, health, relationships and benefits. Most importantly there will be non-judgement

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• Bingo Senior Citizens Club, Warrenhurst Road, Fleetwood. Every Monday, Wednesday (not 1st Weds of the month) and Saturdays eyes down 7.30pm open from 6.45pm. Refreshments available. Everybody welcome. Tel: 873480 • Mustard Seed Group St. Peter’s Church, Lord Street, each Mon evening, from 6pm to 9pm. If you are lonely, need guidance about any issues, do come along. You will be offered a hot meal, and the chance to talk with professional volunteers who are available for discussion and private conversation. • Fleetwood Spiritualist Church Fleetwood Spiritualist Church, 5, Oak St. Sundays 6.30pm: Divine Service Mondays 7.30pm: Spiritual Healing Tuesdays 7.30pm: Open Circle Fridays 1.30 Afternoon meditation/circle SPECIAL Tuesday 13 August at 7.30pm • Zumba Fitness Tuesday 8-9pm Fleetwood High School (Broadway). £4.00 per session, wear comfy clothes and bring water. Everyone is welcome, just turn up or contact Barry on 07922 688009 • Fleetwood Womens Institute Meets every third Tuesday of the month at 2.00pm. Doors open at 1.30pm. August meeting will be at a different venue and starts at 1pm. Please call Anne on 07774 542402 or Angela on 01253 878747 for further details. • Fleetwood Museum Trust will be holding a Book Sale in the Dolls House attached to the Museum on Queens terrace, every Tuesday morning 11am - 1.30pm. A wide selection of paper-back, hard-back, biographies, craft and cookery books available at only 50p. each.

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• New Venture Club 88 Warren Street, Fleetwood FY7 6EA. Bingo: Tuesday and Thursday 7pm Dominoes. Weds 2pm and Saturday 7pm Whist: Wednesday 7pm and Friday 2pm Any further enquiries please phone 822842 • Simply Meditate Classes Tuesdays 7:30 - 9:00pm, Fee £5 Fleetwood Library, North Albert Street FY7 6AJ Tel: 352721 www.meditationinblackpool.org.uk Registered Charity no. 1080291 • Norcross Cricket Club We will be starting outdoor nets at the beginning of April at the HASSRA Sports ground off Fleetwood Road South, Thornton. Senior Nets are held on Tuesday nights, junior nets are held on Thursday nights. 6.30pm If you feel your playing days are over, but would still like to help the club in an admin role or help in any way, you would be made very welcome. Further details from: Ian Davies 07846 853690 Roger Garlick (Coach) 07545 891925 Steve Moss (secretary) smoss92@hotmail.co.uk Or look on the website norcrosscc.co.uk • Westview Community Centre Citizen’s Advice Bureau - Drop in the first Tuesday of the month and by appointment ( 01772 424282) the last Thursday of the month. Credit Union - Every Wednesday & Friday 1-4pm Appointments only - 01253 478827 Women’s Skills Course - Every Wednesday 10am - 12 noon (contact the Centre on 01253 870133 Adult Education - English as a second language (contact the centre 01253 870133) • Fleetwood Cancer Support Group This meeting is for anyone affected by any type of cancer. The group meets on the first Weds of each month at the Euston Hotel Fleetwood FY7 6BN, 6.30 - 8pm. All welcome. For further details contact Rita Hewitt on Mobile: 07749 631661. • Fleetwood & Cleveleys Lions Club Our meetings are on the 4th Weds of every month and are held in a light-hearted manner, we also try to hold a social each month with varied content “Come and have a look at the Lions, we roar not bite” Contact Lion President Stuart Gratrix on 875548 • Wyre Quad St John Ambulance We meet every Wednesday evening at Farmer Parrs in Fleetwood. Adults (18+ years) 8.30pm9.30pm Youth Division also meets on a Wednesday evening at Farmer Parrs Badgers (5-10 years old) 6pm-7pm Cadets (10-18 years old) 7pm-8.15pm We believe that every young person should have the opportunity to learn basic life saving skills. As well as first aid we also cover lots of other fun activities and earn various badges and certificates.

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Further information Gemma Mellow 07969 441058 or email gemma.mellow@sja.org.uk • Zumba Fitness Thurs 8-9pm Fleetwood High School (Broadway) £4 per session, wear comfy clothes and bring water. Just turn up or call Barry on 07922 688009 • Alzheimers Society Dementia Cafés We meet at Cleveleys Park Methodist Church, West Dr, Cleveleys, FY5 2BQ. 10am -12:00 first Thurs of the month. For further info contact the Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Alzheimer’s Society Office on 696854 • Little Fishes Parent and Toddler Group at Emmanuel church, term time Fridays 9.30-11.30 £1.50 per family, refreshments included. Starting Friday 6th September • RNA We meet 1st Sunday every month at the conservative Club, Lowther Road, Fleetwood. We welcome ex navy, merchant navy, relatives or just become a social member - nominal cost. Tel: Angela Patchett on 878747 • Trace Your Ancestory If you need help tracing your ancestors come and join us. LFH&HS Fylde branch meet every 2nd Wednesday every month at 7.30 in the Church Hall of St Martin & St Hilda Fleetwood Road Carleton FY6 7NL. website www.lfhhs.co.uk for more info or call 01253 858058 • Deviant Folk A new group for women who love anything folk. A chance to come together and enjoy re-working, rewriting and re-enacting the stories and songs. All women welcome - a sense of humour and a love of good food, good grog and good stories is all you need to join. Please email deviant folk@gmail.com

Events this month • Pampered Chef evening Wednesday 4th September 7pm at Fleetwood Golf Club. Cookery demonstration of top quality cookware. Ticket price £4 including glass of fizz or OJ available from the golf club pro shop or Fleetwood Footcare. • Coffee Morning and Book Sale Friday 6th September 10am-12noon at St Paul’s Church Hall Warren Avenue South Fleetwood Admission Free. Many Thanks. • Blackpool and North Fylde Model Railway Club September show - 32nd Annual Model Railway Exhibition at Fleetwood High School, BroadwayFleetwood, Lancashirem, FY7 8HE Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 September 2013 Times: Sat 10am to 5pm / Sun 10am to 4pm Prices: Adults - £5 / Seniors - £4.50 / Juniors - £3 / Family (2+2) - £13.Refreshments, Disabled Access & Free Parking available. More information at www. blackpoolandnorthfyldemrc.co.uk

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• Fleetwood Flower Club presents a flower arranging demonstration by Susan Fairhurst, from Lawkland, entitled “Seasonal Tapestry” Wednesday 4th September - 7.30.p.m. at the Senior Citizens Hall, Warrenhurst Road, Fleetwood. Non Members entrance fee £5. • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group We are a newly formed group with the aim of supporting Parkinson’s Disease sufferers and their carers and families. We hold a drop-in centre every Wednesday,10.00 a.m. until 3.00 p.m. where you can have a cup of tea and a chat in a relaxed atmosphere. We also have gentle exercise classes and counselling sessions are available if required. At present we have a state of the art electrically operated exercise bike on loan. This allows people with neurological disabilities to exercise in comfort, which helps to keep joints free and muscles toned without undue effort. So do come along to have a try, for free, while you have the chance.

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• 1st Fleetwood Scouts Scout Hut, St. John’s Ave, Fleetwood www.1stfleetwoodscoutgroup.org.uk 1st Fleetwood Scout Group is open to both boys and girls and meets on Tues, Wed & Thurs nights. Tuesday is Beaver Scouts aged 6-8 Section Leader Belinda Armstrong. Scouts is Wednesday aged 10-14 years Section Leader is Clare May. Thursday is Cub Scouts aged 8-10 years Section Leader Tracy Douglas. Camping, Hiking, climbing, backwoods cooking, trips out, IT, DIY, to name just a few activities. There are loads of badges and awards the children can work towards gaining, to suit all ages, interests and capabilities. Contact: Belinda Armstrong Tel: 877818. Email: a.b.armstrong@btinternet.com • 1301 (FY7) Squadron, Air Training Corps NOW RECRUITING Grange Road, Fleetwood FY7 8BH. Tel: 01253 870493 (Tues & Thurs only) Time: 7 - 9.15pm Tues & Thurs. Age: 13-20. A variety of opportunities are on offer to the cadets including flying, gliding, Adventurous Training, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, sports, overseas camps plus many more.The organisation is staffed by Adult Volunteers and we are always looking for interested adults from the local community to join us. Contact: Flt Lt Kath Lane E-mail: oc.1301@aircadets.org www. aircadets.org • 15th Fleetwood St Edmunds Rainbows, Brownies and Guides St Wulstans Green Hut, Poulton Road. (term time) Rainbows age 5-7, Brownies age 7-10, Guides age 10+. Lots of activities, badges to earn, trips and holidays. Further info from Angela Cole Tel 07837 167747 e-mail strand62@sky.com www.girlguiding.org.uk/joinus • Army Cadets Preston Street, Fleetwood. Tel: 01772 717078 www.lancashirearmycadets.com Time: Mon & Weds 7-9pm (turn up on Night) Age: (Year 8) 12-18 yrs 9 months Cost: Free 4-6 trial period followed by £10 enrolment fee (to cover insurance) and you will receive a free uniform. Group run by Adult Volunteers • Cafe 3one6 (Youth Cafe Night) 208 Lord Street, Fleetwood. Tel: 873098 Time: 7-9pm Every other Fri. Aug 9 & 23. Sept 6 & 20. There is no closure over the school holidays. • Mount Methodist & Trinity Methodist Time: Twice each month, Sunday Evening. Please ring 01253 874404 for more info

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• Fleetwood Gym Football Team Training Times Under 6’s Saturdays 10am King Georges (Outside) and Mondays 5-6 Fleetwood High School (Inside) £3 a week Under 7’s Saturdays 10 am King Georges (Match or Training) and Mondays 6-7 Fleetwood High School (Inside) Under 8’s Saturdays 10 am Match or Training and Tuesday 5-6 and Thursday 6-7 at Fleetwood High School (Outside) Under 9’s League Games Sat 10am and Tues 6-8 at Fleetwood High School (Inside) Under 10’s League Game Sat and Mon 6-7 at Fleetwood High School (Outside) Under 11’s League Game Sunday and Training Tuesdays and Wednesdays 7-8pm at Fleetwood High School (Outside) Under 12’s League Games Sundays, Training Monday 6-7 and Wednesday 7-8 at Fleetwood High School (Outside) Under 13’S League Games Sunday and Training Thursdays 6-7 at Fleetwood High School (Outside) Under 14’s Yellows and Blues League Games Sundays and Training Wednesdays 8-9 at Fleetwood High (Outside) All Fleetwood Gym teams subs are only £4 a week and each player recieves a FREE Playing Kit, Training Kit and Tracksuit. To play in a Fleetwood Gym Team then contact Club Secretary Barry Whittaker on 07775928332 or see www.fleetwoodgym • Fleetwood Kite Club - Land & Sea Anything kites, beach and recreational related, action packed,fun and friendly atmosphere. During the winter months we meet every other Saturday between 1pm-3pm and during the summer months our club flyin’s run on every other Wednesday evening 6pm-8pm.0795 643 8805 Email Phil-fkc@hotmail.com http:// fleetwoodkiteclub.co.u • Fleetwood Multi Stars Sports Club Fleetwood High School, Broadway, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 8HE Tel Joanne: 01253 776093 / 07519 353131 Tel Ronan: 887369 E: ronan.mcmahon@wyre.gov.uk Tues, 5pm - 6pm Disability Football Session Weds, 6pm - 7pm Disability Multi-Sport Session Thurs, 6pm - 8pm Disability Trampolining and Alternative Sport Session All activities are for boys and girls aged 8 - 20 yrs.

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• Fleetwood Sea Cadets Princes Way, Fleetwood, Lancs, FY7 8PG Tel: 01253 771866 Email: fleetwoodseacadets@btinternet.com www.units.ms-sc.org/fleetwood Time: 7 - 9.15pm Tues & Fri. Age: 10-18 yrs. Fleetwood Sea Cadets is open to all young people aged 12 - 18. The Marine Cadets is for young people aged 13 - 18 and has a Junior Sections open to 10 - 12 years of age. It is Britain’s most successful nautical organisation for the development of young people. • FY7 and District Amateur Swimming Club www.fleetwoodswimclub.co.uk Keen young swimmers should come along to Fleetwood YMCA Swimming Pool, The Esplanade, Fleetwood on Monday or Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm. to 7.30pm for a free trial, speak to the coach on the pool. Or at Poulton YMCA Pool, Breck Road, Poulton on Tuesdays 6pm to 7pm. For info please see website. • Milton Youth & Community Centre Blakiston Street, Fleetwood, FY7 QW Youthy @ The Zone (Milton Youthy) Opening Hours, Tues 7:00 - 9:30 Thurs 7:00 - 9:30, Fri 6:00 – 8:30 Age: 13 - 19 years old Openings will change to a 3 hour session (TBC) Cost : 50p (all subs go back into provision) Activity Info: Available – Console Gaming, Arts & Crafts, Baking & Cooking, Dance Machine, table tennis, Pool & Snooker, table football. Alongside this we have a range of projects running, trips and residential experiences. Opportunities to gain AQA accreditation and non AQA accreditation – ASDAN, DofE,etc. Contact: Michelle Beavers 07815 945287, 01253 775100 A-Team @ The Zone (for Young People aged 11 – 25 reviewed at 19 Years old) with learning difficulties and additional needs) Openings: Monday 5:30 – 8:30 Cost: 50p (All subs go back into your provision) Activity Info: Available – Console Gaming, Arts & Crafts, Baking & Cooking, Dance Machine, table tennis, Pool & Snooker, table football. Alongside this we have a range of projects running. Contact: Michelle Beavers 07815 945287 01253 775100 Targeted NEET (Not In Education, Employment or Training) Drop in for Young People 16 – 18 who are case loaded to Targeted Youth Support workers. Openings: Tuesday 1:00 – 4:00 Cost – N/A Activity Info: Console Gaming, Arts & Crafts, Dance Machine, table tennis, Pool & Snooker, table football. Tea & Toast. Organised trip Contact: Louise Ashcroft – 01253 775100 Larks in the Park Music Festival Lancaster Sunday 4 August 10am to 6pm 36 places only

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Barge Trip and Picnic for A Team Tuesday 6 August 9am to 6pm 15 places only Barge Trip and Picnic for Youth Club Thursday 8 August 9am to 6pm 20 places only Overnight camp at Waddecar Saturday/Sunday 16 & 17 August 11am to 11am 14 places only See www.lancashire.gov.uk/yps for details of what’s on. • The Mount Taekwondo Club Thursdays 17:25 to 19:00 Broadway Rooms, St Nicholas’ Church, Broadway, Fleetwood. Try Taekwondo, Challenge Yourself!! Keep Fit, Have Fun and Learn Self Defence. Mixed Class open to all ages from (6 and above), Free first session and £2.50 subsequently, with discounts for families. Chris Frost - 07562 179552 Paul Barton 07834 183746 E: mounttaekwondo@hotmail.com W: themounttkd.webs.com. • Multi Sports for Disabled People Fleetwood Leisure Centre, YMCA Wednesdays 10.15-11.15 £3 per person Want To Try Lots Of Fun Sports, Activities & Games, Meet New People And Stay Healthy While Having A Great Time? If The Answer Is Yes...Then Why Not Come Along To Our Weekly Multi-Sport Sessions. For more info contact Chris Debar Sports Officer for Wyre Council 01253 887209 • Royal Funk Dance Troupes: T: 07874922223 E:royalfunkdancing@yahoo.co.uk Royal Funk: Aged 11+ Classes Sundays 5-7pm and Mondays %.30-7.30pm. Classes £4.50 each. Royal Funk Miniatures: Age 5-10 years. Class Monday 4.30-5.30pm. Class £4. All troupe members get to perform in shows, competitions, charity events and cabarets. Royal Funk have reached the Finals of the International Choreographic Awards for the last 2 years. • St. Peters & St. Davids Youth Club St. Davids Hall, Fleetwood.Time: Every Thursday 7-9pm Age: 8 -13 yrs. Cost: £1 per child which includes a drink & packet of crisps. Pick up service available from Chaucer school at 6.50pm (must ring Father John to arrange pick up 876176). Activities include snooker, table tennis, football & more! • The Mickey Taylor Youth Group @ The Beehive Centre Manor Road Fleetwood Ages 8-17 year old Mon, Wed and Fri 5pm7pm. £2 one off membership fee first session free,50p per session all moneys are used to benifit the children of youth group free glow in the dark wristband for every member. Centre available for hire call 681586

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FY7 Youth Activities & Groups for Young People

• Trinity Baptist Church 206 Poulton Road, Fleetwood, FY7 7LB Time: Children’s Club every Thursday evening term time only, 5.30 - 7pm. Age: 5-14. We have lots of activities on the Thursday such as football, crafts & cooking. For further information please contact Audrey Doyle on 01253 875618.

Fridays 5pm-6.30pm Football @ Garstang YMCA Leisure Centre, (8-16 yrs) 5.30pm6.30pm Football @ Thornton YMCA Leisure Centre, (11-16 yrs) 7pm-9pm Football @ Martindale Peoples Park, Fleetwood (8-16 yrs) For further information contact Wyre Council Sports Development 01253 887209

• Tommy’s YMCA Lofthouse Building Lofthouse Building, London Street, Fleetwood www.fleetwoodcyp.org.uk. One year membership £2.00 then 50 pence per night. Monday & Wednesday: Seniors Year 7 and above 6:45pm - 9:30pm. Tuesday & Thursday: Juniors Year 5 and above 5:45pm -7:45pm. Boxing sessions: Monday to Thursday Juniors 5:30pm - 6:30pm Seniors 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Requires additional Membership). Please visit our website for full details of the many facilities we have on offer.

• Wyre Wheels Fleetwood Leisure Centre,YMCA Fridays 1.30pm – 3.30pm. £3.50 per person A NEW Cycling programme for people with disabilities. For more info contact Chris Debar Sports Officer for Wyre Council 01253 887209

• TrySport Summer Scheme Monday-Friday, 12noon-4pm at Cardinal Allen High School Sports Centre Ages 8-16 year olds, (to 20 for a young person with disabilities/special needs) Weeks beginning 5th, 12th and 19th August Plenty of activities on offer including football, dodgeball, handball, kwik cricket, athletics, skateboarding, hockey, rounders, competition days, theme days, arts and crafts and much much more! For more information go to www.wyre. gov.uk/summerscheme or contact Chris Debar, Sports Officer for Wyre Council 01253 887209 • Wyre Council ‘TrySport’ scheme (ages 8-16 unless stated) runs until 30th Aug. A parental consent form needs to be completed prior to a young persons first session. All sessions are FREE of charge Mondays 5pm-6pm Dodgeball @ Fleetwood High School, Courtyard, 8-16 year olds 6.30pm-8pm Football @ Preesall Sports Hall, (11-16 yrs) Tuesdays 5pm-6pm Street Dance @ Fleetwood High School, Dance Studio (7-16 yrs) 6pm-8pm Free Running @ Fleetwood High School, Sports Hall (8-16 yrs) Wednesdays 5pm-6pm Athletics @ Fleetwood High School, Sports Hall (8-16 yrs) 7pm-9pm Basketball @ Fleetwood High School, Sports Hall (16+ yrs) £3 charge Thursdays 4.45pm-5.45pm Dodgeball @ Millfield High School, Assembly Hall (8-16 yrs) 8pm-9pm Basketball @ Fleetwood High School, Sports Hall (8-16 year old yrs) Mention LINK-when contacting advertiser.

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CHARITY NEWS Fleetwood & Cleveleys Lions Club Presidents Report Just coming to the end of my year as President of Fleetwood & Cleveleys Lions Club. This is my fifth time as President and the most enjoyable. We have more than achieved all that we set out to do.:New members have joined our club and fitted in well, Fund raising has been excellent and the Welfare team have worked wonders, plus we have had a good social year. It makes me very proud to have been President during the last twelve months; none of it could have been achieved without the help of all the club members I thank you all Lion Stuart Gratrix President

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THE MOUNT RACING CLUB UPDATE

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alling all National Hunt fans, the Mount Racing Club are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with leading Jumps trainer Micky Hammond to bring us our very first horse that will be aimed at races over fences throughout the winter months. The plan is to run it from October through to the end of March on a lease only based deal. This allows us to offer shares in it without the initial one off purchase payment that is usually charged, therefore meaning that a monthly fee to cover training and racing fees is all that is needed. “How much will it cost?” We hear you say, well there are a couple of options that will certainly appeal and suit all budgets. Firstly you can take a 2.5% share which will be covered by a monthly fee of £70 with nothing else to pay. This can be taken by a sole person or if you want to team up with a friend it can be shared costing each person £35 each. Another option is a 5% share which comes in at £135 per month. This again can be taken by a sole person or can be split between 3 friends costing them £45 each. All prices quoted are final and there are no added extras. Every time the horse runs everyone who is involved will be invited along and will receive Owners badges giving you access to all areas and a share of any prize money won along the way. We are also planning a stable visit to Micky Hammonds stables which are based in the heart of the picturesque village Middleham set in the Yorkshire Dales. Anyone who would like to join us and see the horse and and the rest of Mickys stables are more

than welcome to join us. Saturday 20th July saw our annual Owners day out and the beautiful setting of Ripon Racecourse was this years chosen venue. This is an event that is proving quite popular now and one where each Mount Racing Club receives a complimentary badge for the day. A glorious sunny day ensured a good turn out and were pleased to say that we were able to find plenty of winners as well along the way. Roll on next years day. As we reported in last months edition about both our horses being injured, this month we are now pleased to say that both are well on there way back and should be racing very soon. Loki has been cantering up the gallops on the High Moor and there are no ill effects on his damaged tendon. Eva Clare is probably about a couple of weeks behind him but again is showing no ill effects. Karl and the team think a lot of her and think she is going to be a filly with a very bright future in front of her

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FLEETWOOD CHURCHES REGULAR COFFEE MORNINGS at St. Peter’s, Lord Street, every Tuesday and Friday from 9.30 to approximately 3pm. BREAKING BREAD, every Tuesday at 12.00noon at St. David’s Hall. A fabulous meal, in great company, for just £3. Can’t be bad! Do come and see for yourself. Why not come earlier and join in the Service first at 11.30am.

Mount Methodist Church Hall, Mount Road – contact 01253 771062 St. Paul’s Church Hall, Warren Avenue South contact Church office on 01253 873118 United Reformed Church Hall, Dronsfield Road – contact 01253 777451 or http://fleetwood.urc.org.uk

WEDNESDAY CLUB, every Weds, at St. Wulstan’s Green Hut, Poulton Road, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. A great “cuppa”, and a game of Bingo if you’re lucky.

St. David’s Church Hall, Fleetwood Road/Larkholme Lane – contact 01253 872363 or www.achurchnearyou. com/st.davidsfwd

KNIT & NATTER GROUP – every Wednesday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm at St. Peter’s Church, Lord Street. Everyone is very welcome to join this happy group.

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MUSTARD SEED GROUP – St. Peter’s Church, Lord Street, every Monday evening, from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. If you are lonely, need guidance about any issues, do come along. You will be offered a hot meal, and the chance to talk with professional volunteers who are available for discussion and private conversation. PRAYER GROUP – Trinity Methodist Church, Fleetwood Road, every Wed evening from 6:30pm to 7pm.

Do you feel that a little more exercise would be good for you? Why not contact Fylde Coast Ramblers and go with them on weekly walks. One week it’s a Saturday afternoon, the next week it’s a full day on Sunday. They would love to welcome new members. Coach pick-ups from St. Annes, through Blackpool and Poulton. Do ring Alan on 01253 401751 for more information, or go to www.FyldeCoastRamblers.co.uk God Bless If you would like to contribute to this listing please email us at info@link-mag.co.uk prior to the 12th of each month

COFFEE MORNING - Fleetwood United Reformed Church will be holding their monthly Coffee Morning On Wednesday 18th September in the Church Hall on Dronsfield Road from 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon. The popular New to You Shop, selling clothes, greeting cards, and jewellery, gifts and hand knitted articles will be open. There will be a bookstall, raffle and bring and buy. Entrance is only 50p, including refreshments. Everyone is welcome MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING - on Friday 27th September at 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon at The United Reformed Church Hall on Dronsfield Road. Raffle and cake stall. Entrance 50p to include refreshments. Everyone is welcome. Pay on the door TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH - , 200 Poulton Road. For details, call - 875 618. “Craft & Chat” (10am to 12noon) every tuesday. “Luncheon Club” (12noon to 1.30pm). Chance to share - soup, roll, cake and good conversation with friends. Friday 30th August. Proceeds in support of the Fishermen’s Mission work locally. “Big Fun Day” (10am to 4pm), Tuesday 27th August. Children ages: 5 - 11. Lunch included! DO YOU NEED A HALL? If you need a hall, for a meeting, event or party, look no further. Fleetwood Churches Together have a number available in various parts of the town, all at very reasonable rates. Just contact the one nearest to you for more information.

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FY7 Community Beat

The warmer weather has meant a slight increase in the number of anti social Hello behaviour reports to us which aren’t surprising. People using their gardens We’ve been very busy throughout this later into the night and sometimes a lack of past month keeping Fleetwood as safe tolerance from other neighbours prompts as we can. We’ve attended numerous those calls. We have liaised with Wyre community events to support local Borough Council and where there has been groups and we have been keeping in genuine issues further action has been regular contact with our partner agencies, taken. Similarly, we have seized a number collectively working to resolve situations. of mopeds, mini motorbikes etc that have A good example of this is the Anti Social been used by groups of youths razzing Behaviour Risk Assessment Conference around the streets and footpaths that have (ASBRAC) during which those cases finally been cornered leading to the bike deemed high risk due to vulnerable victims being abandoned and the recovery truck are discussed in detail and each partner being turned out. As soon as we rid the agency takes away specific actions to streets of one though, another quickly assist the case and reports back the follows, we’ll get there in the end but keep following month. the calls coming and we will take action against any rider we catch!! I’m happy if We have increased our patrols at key we keep a constant flow of motorbikes times at the moment in the town centre into the crusher if they are being used because of an increase in the amount of recklessly!! shoplifting that is being reported. We are working with the local retailers to make that If you are a facebook user, you may have trend change and making the stores less already seen the ‘Fleetwood Area Police’ attractive to the offenders, working with page that we frequently keep updated Wyre Borough to best utilise the available with pictures and articles. Please visit us CCTV. The stores use the community and ‘like’ us – you will be kept in the loop radio network to pass information amongst with what’s going on, news alerts, witness each other and we provide them with a appeals and more. We are about to go list photographs of target offenders who live on twitter too, simply using Fleetwood habitually prey on the local shops. Police as our profile.

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Our next PACT meeting is at Aldi Supermarket on Poulton Road, Fleetwood at 1pm-3pm on Saturday 21st September. We also have a PACT drop-in surgery at Fleetwood Police Station on the first Thursday of each month between 1pm3pm. If you live on Rossall ward, there is a surgery between 2pm-4pm each Monday at Eden Avenue Community Centre. If you can’t make any of these surgeries, call us on 101, or leave a message on our voicemail number 01253 604911, we will always come out and see you if you prefer to see us at your home address. Visit the Lancashire Constabulary website for further ways of contacting us including registering for ‘In The Know’ – a text messaging service that allows you to be in control about what information you want from us. And finally, for all those that have been telling me I haven’t got my hat on, now I have!! Daniel Whitaker Police Sergeant Fleetwood Neighbourhood Team

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