Helping vulnerable and disabled people across the fylde coast during corona virus crisis

Access Fylde Coast is continuing to work hard to help businesses and people across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre during the difficult time we are all facing due to Coronavirus.

While our out-and-about help has stopped for the time being, it’s very important to us that we carry on helping to make the Fylde Coast an accessible place for all and providing as much help as we can to people with invisible and non-invisible disabilities in our community.

We will get through this together.

Free easy read guide

There are updates every day from the Government. It can be confusing to some about what we should and should not be doing.

We have put together a short Easy Read to help vulnerable people across the Fylde Coast understand the rules and advice.

You can download a copy here.

From basic handwashing to explaining social distancing, we hope this guide will help people in our local community to understand how they can protect themselves and stay safe.


If you and your staff are currently on lock-down and have had to suspend business, we can help you all to upskill remotely, so that when the doors of Britain open up again, you will be able to open your business to even more customers.

By you and your employees taking part in our FREE Online Awareness Training – which you can do in your own time, at your own pace ( it takes generally 1.5 hours to complete) – you will be able to understand how you can open up your business to provide a positive experience to people with invisible and non-invisible disabilities. 

There is no catch, and there is no need for you to spend £100s either – you will be surprised how easy, low cost and often free it is to really open up your business to everyone and provide the warmest of welcomes, so they come back again and again.

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Scores of businesses in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre are doing all they can to ensure that vulnerable people and those with disabilities can still access food and essential items.

We want to say a big thank you to every one of you and advise people of the services being offered and how to get in touch with these businesses, who are offering such a vital lifeline.

Please let us know if you are supporting your disabled and vulnerable customers in these challenging circumstances – perhaps it is something you have always offered?

We would love to hear from you and help you to promote the excellent service you are providing the community in such challenging times.

Businesses Doing all they can to help

Eezi-Freeze Wholesale (Frozen food)
Kristianne’s Kitchen 
Silverfish Supply Ltd 
Northern Citrus Products 
Rachel’s Yummy Scrummy Cakes 
Charlie James Pies 
Senior’s Fish and /chips 
Fortitude Fuel 
Taylor’s of Cleveleys 
The Pork Shop Poulton
Natural Choice
R J Cardwell Farm 
Parkinson’s Dairy Hambleton
The Family Bakery 
Truly Kitchen’s & Tea Rooms
Deli Bakery, Norbreck 
David Weardens Butchers 
Glazey Days Creative Cafe 
Home Bakery Fleetwood 
Michel John Wilson. GRW Fish 
Eugene’s Fresh Fish 
Andrew Taylor (Andy’s Fresh Fish) 
Chrish Brown 
Prime Cuts
Fleetwood Fresh Produce (Jeff Portman) 
Andy Meat Man 
Marton Meat 
Honeywells farm Shop 
Bradshaws Farm Shop 
Roaming Pig Rob Talbot
Dave Minery Doorstep Deliverys 
Keith Smith – Milk Deliveries 
New Holly
  • Fyldecoastfoods has been set up as a not-for-profit online shopping and delivery service to help those in need.

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