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Covering the North West • COMMERCIAL • RESIDENTIAL • LETTINGS • NEW HOMES July 13th 2017 BUILDERS SUPPLIES West Coast Ltd NEW DISPLAY AREA FLEET7WO7O6D &6 C0LEV0ELEYS www.bswc.biz The Biggest & Best Property Guide in your Area - The Place to be Seen. See the Showcase Page 30 Your Local Property Website www.thepropertyscene.com Find us online Make sure you check out our next issue on July 27th! FREE

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2 The Property Scene: 01253 392 064 July 13th 2017 Say you’ve seen it in The Property Scene INDEX • RESIDENTIAL Pages 3 to 25 • PARK HOMES Pages 19, 26, 27, 31 and 32 • SOUTH FYLDE SCENE Pages 33 to 36 • FINANCE Page 37 • NEW HOMES SCENE Pages 38 to 45 • LETTING SCENE Pages 46 to 50 • COMMERCIAL SCENE WYRE MAKES A PAW-SOME APPEARANCE Wyre the guide dog made a WOOF-tastic commented: “We’ve had a great day welcoming appearance at Wyre on Friday 30th June, Wyre to Wyre! He’s a boisterous boy, but we where an event took place with Guide Dogs wouldn’t want him any other way at just six months for the Blind to officially hand over Wyre’s old. birth certificate to the council. “Guide Dogs for the Blind do a great job at raising 12 months have passed since a successful campaign puppies to become exceptional dogs that help the to raise £5,000 to fund a guide dog for the blind was blind or partially sighted.” launched. Since then,Wyre has been growing up and is almost ready to take on his lifelong challenge of being a guide dog. Two years ago, the Blackpool and Fylde Branch of the Guide Dogs for the Blind charity launched an appeal to fund a puppy named ‘Wyre’ at the Civic At the event on Friday at the Civic Centre in Centre. Poulton, the Mayor of Wyre Alice Collinson and Chief Executive Garry Payne were presented with Wyre’s birth certificate. Cat Smith MP for Fleetwood and Lancaster and Paul Maynard MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys also attended the event to welcome Wyre. Wyre is just six months old and in another six months, he’ll be on his way to the puppy training centre where he will stay for 16 to 18 months to be specially trained. If he is successful in becoming a guide dog, he’ll work with a loving owner and help change their life. The charity aimed to raise £5,000, the cost to raise a guide dog puppy in its first year. After raising £4,750, they asked Wyre Council to help raise the final £250. Jeff Hopcroft,Treasurer of the branch, commented: “The charity branch is based in the Blackpool and Fylde area and we receive about £30,000 a year to help raise our puppies, partly from store collections and from projects to get people to name puppies, like we did here at Wyre Council.” Wyre’s puppy walker will keep us all informed of his progress and we’ll keep our fingers crossed that he’s successful However, not all puppies are successful. Some might in his guide dog training. If you wish to sponsor a fail their tests but their training won’t go to waste. puppy and help change a life, visit www.guidedogs. Some go on to become police dogs, a loving pet or org.uk a buddy dog for young children. Garry Payne, Chief Executive of Wyre Council, Pages 51 to 53 • CLASSIFIED SCENE HERITAGE FILMS TO BE SHOWN AT CHURCH Pages 54 & 55 • FEATURE SCENE Page 56 CONTACTS Editorial and all other queries: emma@thepropertyscene .com Tel: 07970 711 843 Advertising: advertising@thepropertyscene .com Tel: 01253 392064 Website: www .thepropertyscene .com Design & Print Ltd Mr Richard Russell Tel: 01244 833814 The Property Scene has been a combination of many people’s efforts, time and most importantly encouragement, so a huge THANK YOU to you all. The Property Scene is independently owned by A & S Publishing, PO Box 1273, Blackpool, FY1 9ET. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in any retrieval system or transmitted in any form by means electronic, photographic, recording or otherwise without prior permission of the publishers. Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the Editor or publisher. Whilst the greatest care is taken to ensure that the information in this product is correct at the time of going to press the Publisher cannot accept responsibility for errors, inaccuracies or omissions. Published by A&S Publishing. Printed by NWN Media Limited at Mold Business Park, Wrexham Road, Mold. The North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University is pleased to announce ‘Moving North Coastal – Lancashire by the Sea’, a part of its work to make this fascinating collection available to the public of the North West region. The NWFA will present public screenings of films drawn from the archives at St John’s Church Blackpool, on Wednesday 19th of July 2017. Moving North: Coastal is delivered by North West Film Archive in partnership with, North East Film Archive and Yorkshire Film Archive as part of the BFI Film Audience Network, to complement the nationwide launch of the BFI’s ‘Britain on Film’ Coast and Sea. This latest online collection from Britain on Film features over 600 newly digitised archive films from across the UK, drawn from the BFI National Archive, and the UK’s Regional and National Film Archives, available mostly for free, and many for the first time on BFI Player. The films selected for ‘Moving North Coastal – Lancashire by the Sea’ feature coastal life in and around the Lancashire over the past 100 years. This specially selected compilation of fascinating archival films includes footage of Blackpool Seafront in the pioneering days of filmmaking in 1898 and of the holidaymakers and dance bands on the piers in the film Blackpool Promenade from 1924. Catch the crowds on the seafront as they look on while the Tower Circus Elephants take a dip in the sea in 1930 and join with the day-trippers from W & J Whitehead on their Centenary Celebrations trip to Blackpool. Head into the sea with the Hindley Family, with their delightful home movie of their visit in 1936. Visit Fleetwood in Coronation Year and look on as the town is represented in the naval review in Trawlers at Spithead. With the classic film Holiday from1957 we see the Lancashire resorts in their heyday and see the beginnings of new social changes in the CND marches of Ban the Bomb from 1964 all in this new compilation of films from the archives.The screenings on Wednesday 19th of July at St John’s Church Blackpool will take place at 2.00pm, and again at 7.30pm. For further information, interview, and footage contact Geoff Senior on 0161 247 3097. The Archive’s Service Manager Marion Hewitt said “The NWFA is delighted to be involved in the BFI’s Britain on Film initiative, it’s is a great opportunity for the people of Blackpool and indeed throughout the Fylde and Wyre area to enjoy an event with a difference, and take a look back at life on the coast in and around their location in the past century”. The shows will be presented by the Archive’s Collections Assistant Geoff Senior. 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HOW CAN I REDUCE MY WATER BILLS?Sayyou’veseenitinThePropertyScene July 13th 2017 The Property Scene: 01253 392 064 9 WATER BILLS ARE ONE OF THE BIGGER COSTS OF RUNNING A HOME – AND GETTING BIGGER ALL THE TIME. MOST HOMEOWNERS THINK THERE IS LITTLE THAT CAN BE DONE TO CUT THEIR WATER BILLS, BUT THERE ARE SOME PRACTICAL THINGS YOU CAN DO Should I switch from rates to metered? Most water bills in the UK are dependant on ‘rates’. If you are on rates you pay a set monthly amount that is dependent on the value of your home, and is the same regardless of how much Here are some tips to reduce your water consumption: water you use. But switching to a metered supply can have some advantages:You pay only for • Have a quick shower rather than a bath.The average bath the amount of water you actually use uses 80 litres of water, while a shower only uses 35 litres If you then cut the amount you use, you can cut your bills. Getting a meter often encourages • Turn off the tap when you are brushing your teeth. If five people to start conserving water people who brush their teeth twice a day all leave the tap Meters are fitted free of charge by water companies, yet only 40% of households have them. If on you’ll get through an unnecessary 20 litres. you do end up paying more, you can switch back to rates within 12 months • Wash up rather than putting things in the dishwasher.A washing up bowl usually holds around six litres of water; a washing machine uses 55 litres As a general rule, if there are more bedrooms than people in your household having a meter • Leave the garden alone.A garden hose uses 10 litres a minute – most plants don’t need will work out cheaper than rates. For example, if your kids have left home and you have spare water every day.Alternatively, use rainwater from a water butt bedrooms • Put a big plastic bottle filled with water in your cistern to save the amount of water that Reduce the amount of water you use is used. Some loos use over 10 litres of water per flush On average, each person uses about 150 litres (or 270 pints) of water every day. If you move • Don’t clean your car. It’ll be fine with a bit of dirt on it from rates to a meter and then watch your water consumption, you could save hundreds of • Check you haven’t got any leaks by turning off all the taps and then watching the water pounds. meter. If it’s ticking upwards you’ve got a leak

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