Advert: Employment Opportunities at Access Fylde Coast Project.

We are seeking additional experienced and qualified team members who can demonstrate energy and enthusiasm, to work on the recently approved “Access Fylde” Coast project.

Disability First, and its partners, have been successful with a major funding application to the Coastal Communities Fund. This “game changing” project will address the need to improve local businesses/employees and the wider local community’s knowledge and understanding of disability awareness through training, business access audits, advice, events, marketing and best practice access guides.

We require the following:

  • Project Manager: (36 hours) Responsible for developing the project plan, management and delivery of the project within the set budget and agreed timescales. Salary up to £30,000 per annum
  • Project Officer: (36 hours) Supporting the Project Manager in the effective planning and delivery of the Access Fylde Coast Project. Salary up to £25,000 per annum
  • Access Champion x2: (36 hours) Promotion and delivery of Accessibility Guides across the Fylde Coast to businesses/employers, providing bespoke recommendations and best practice guides. Salary up to £23,500 per annum
  • Marketing & PR Officer: (18 hours) Providing specialist marketing, public relations and communications for the project. Salary up to £25,000 pro rata, 18 hours per week, (£12,500 actual)
  • Finance & Monitoring Officer (7 hours) Ensuring that the project maintains a high standard of current, accurate and compliant financial records. Salary up to £30,000 pro rata, 7 hours per week, (£5,833 actual)

The lifetime of the project is 18 months to conclusion (June 2020), based in central Blackpool and working across the Fylde Coast, supported by a small team of project staff.

Please email Lindsay Barlow at to request a full job description or call Alan Reid on 07541222852 for an informal chat about any of the roles above. A letter of support and CV will be required.  Interviews are anticipated to be held week commencing January 2018.

Enquiries to: Lindsay Barlow

Closing date: 3rd December 2018

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2017/18

Notice of Conclusion of Audit (Sections 20[2] and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015) for Saint Anne’s on the Sea Town Council.

Notice is hereby given that the audit for the year ended 31 March 2018 was completed on 17th September 2018.

The audit of accounts for Saint Anne’s on the Sea Town Council for the year ended 31 March 2018 has been completed and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Governance and Accountability Return is available for inspection by any local government elector of the area of Saint Anne’s on the Sea Town Council on application to:

John Nightingale, Tel: 01253 781124, C/O St. Anne’s on the Sea Town Council, West Lodge, 5 St Georges Road, Lytham St Annes between the hours of 10.00 to 14.00 (Mon – Tues, Thurs – Fri only)

The Full Annual Return with Auditor comments is available at the link below:

Annual return for the year ended 31 March 2018 (Section 1 and 2)

PFK Littlejohn External Auditor Report and Certificate (Section 3) 2017/18

St. Anne’s Carnegie Library Update

Lancashire County Council have confirmed through a press release that repairs to the St. Anne’s Carnegie Library are scheduled to take place with a re-opening of January 2019

The article also provides details of the replacement mobile library.