Monday 27th October 2014
Hyndburn Borough Council proposes to lease Churchfield House, located on Church Street, Great Harwood, to Churchfield House Ltd for a period of 25 years.
Transport and streets news
On 1 July 1916, on that fateful first day of the Battle of the Somme, the Accrington Pals suffered severe losses and over 600 casualties, leaving the community back home shattered.
The award-winning Accrington Market Hall is bucking the national trend and is now almost fully occupied.
Specialist empty homes developer PlaceFirst has appointed Accrington-based contractor Rosslee Construction to undertake an £850,000 facelift of 89 homes in Nuttall Street, Accrington, Lancashire.
Council and democracy news
The Council has received a huge response to its proposal to dispose of Lyndon Playing Fields, Great Harwood for residential development.
Leisure and culture news
Cllr Paul Cox, Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, has announced that the Council is to make £10,000 available for a tree maintenance programme.
Environment and planning news
A Rishton man has been found guilty by magistrates of failing to comply with an abatement notice ordering him to remove rubbish from the back yard of his property on Spring Street in the town.
Community and living news
Cabinet Member for Communities, Cllr Pam Barton, spoke today about the new 'Community Trigger' which comes into place as part of new legislation from 20 October.