Formby Parish Council By-Election

There is a casual vacancy on the Formby Parish Council for Ravenmeols Ward. Election Day is Thursday 27 November 2014 and the following polling stations will be open between the hours of 7.00am and 10.00pm.

  • Freshfield Childrens Centre, Watchyard Lane, Formby
  • Our Lady of Compassion Catholic Primary School, Bull Cop, Formby
  • Ravenmeols Community Centre, 225 Park Road, Formby
  • Formby Youth Centre, Redgate, Formby

Police Estate Consultation

Merseyside Police Commissioner, Jane Kennedy, has started a 2 month consultation inviting members of the public to have their say on the proposals for the police estate. "The current police estate is unsustainable. It is ageing and becoming increasingly expensive to run." The community consultation for Formby is at Tesco at 12pm on Friday 17 October. the Southport one is at Asda on 11 November at 10am. For more information and to have your say visit 


Remembrance Services

The Royal British Legion will be holding Remembrance Services on Sunday 9 November at 9.30am St Michael's Church, Altcar, 11am Hightown War Memorial, 11.10am St Stephen's Church, Hightown, 12.30pm Ince Blundell War Memorial, 3pm Holy Trinity Church Formby and the wreath laying ceremony takes place during this service. On Tuesday 11 November the Royal British Legion will gather at the War Memorial in Formby at 10.55am for a short service of remembrance and a cross laying ceremony- the 2 minute silence will be observed followed by a short service of remembrance at the Polish War Graves, at Our Lady of Compassion, Formby.

"We will remember them"

Formby Neighbourhood Development Plan

Formby Neighbourhood Development Plan We wish to update all those who kindly attended our launch event in late June or completed a questionnaire enclosed with this newspaper in the same month. We were very pleased with the attendance at the launch event and the participation of those who attended and with the number of questionnaires returned. During the past month we have been working on the responses and you may be interested in the principal issues raised in a representative sample, which have been analysed. It was the first step in collecting advice from residents to allow us to develop a Neighbourhood Plan for Formby.

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Formby Wifi update

The Council can now confirm that the Formby Wi Fi has been installed and switched on. As reported last month it will operate in Chapel Lane essentially and will be commissioned over the next week or so. It is operating under the Formby Wi Fi Spark tag.

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