West Lancs look at big picture
and including retail premises in their patrol plans to reassure both shop workers and the wider public.”
WITH work now focussing on setting out Lancashire’s economic priorities the local council are keen that projects to boost business growth, job creation, skills and employment within West Lancs are recognised within the wider Lancashire plans.
Councillor Ian Moran, Leader of West Lancashire Borough Council and leader for Economic Regeneration said: “West Lancs has an important part to play in the sustainable economic recovery of Lancashire.
We have some significant and exciting projects that will bring economic benefits to bounce back from the impact of Covid and make our economy more resilient than ever.”
The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership has recently published its plans for the county’s economy.
Even though there is less reference to West Lancashire projects the local authority will be working hard to support the Covid-19 Recovery Plan and the longer term strategic ambition for Lancashire.
West Lancs council are supporting the local economy and the opening of high streets in a number of ways and have recently issued in the region of £22 million in grants to West Lancashire businesses whose trade was impacted by the lockdown.
The New Fleetwood pub
A shopper wearing a mask
Cllr Ian Moran