Monday 9th December 2013
The Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is a grant-giving scheme run by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help repair and regenerate historic towns across the UK.
Transport and streets news
Council Leader, Cllr Miles Parkinson, spoke today about the parking situation on the private car park at Eastgate Retail Park.
Education and learning news
Staff from across the Council gathered recently to celebrate the achievements of those who have gained qualifications over the last couple of years.
Jobs and careers news
Local businesses are being asked to get in touch with the Council to be part of the next Hyndburn Apprenticeship event, planned for 16 January 2014, following the success of this year's event.
Health and social care news
Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr Clare Pritchard, has launched a campaign to save services at Accrington Victoria Hospital.
Advice and benefits news
As part of a drive to increase efficiency and cut costs, Hyndburn Council has launched e-billing, a free, secure and easy way for local people to access their Council Tax or Business Rates bill.
Accrington's Christmas markets are now in full swing and open every Thursday and Saturday throughout December in front of the Market Hall.
Three local people face court after failing to remove refuse from their properties.
Council and democracy news
Hyndburn Council and Accrington and Rossendale College teamed up to host the annual Pennine Lancashire Question Time event at the College, which was filmed and produced by media students there.
Environment and planning news
An Accrington man who dumped black bags full of rubbish in the alley behind his home, was taken to court by the Council recently, where magistrates ordered him to pay almost £1000 in fines and costs.
Community and living news
Around six hundred people flocked to the switch on of Great Harwood's Christmas lights last Friday.