Wednesday 12th June 2013
Hyndburn Councillors will question the new Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner about his plans for policing during Thursday’s Council meeting (20 June 2013) at Accrington Town Hall.
Jobs and careers news
Your opportunity to apply for a range of apprenticeships and training places, plus the chance to win an iPad Mini, at the Hyndburn Apprenticeship Event.
Education and learning news
Nominations are now open for the Hyndburn Sports Awards, which celebrate the sporting achievements of local people and recognise their efforts and dedication to sport.
Health and social care news
Councillors from across the North West who are championing the needs of older people, met recently at North Lancs Training Group in Accrington to highlight and spread good practice.
Advice and benefits news
Local people are being asked to get involved to help improve Dyke Nook Gardens on Whalley Road in Accrington, as part of the Green Corner Project.
Cllr Clare Pritchard, Deputy Leader of Hyndburn Council, recently held a very productive meeting with Mark Prisk MP, Minister of State for Housing.
Leisure and culture news
Accrington, or NORI, bricks are famed around these parts and now a fully working, scaled down model of a 1909 Double Brick Press machine is on display in Accrington’s historic Market Hall.
Great Harwood Farmers' Market, run by the Council in Partnership with Gaskell Motor Bodies, is going from strength to strength, with more stalls and more visitors coming along each month to Towngate.
Environment and planning news
An untidy garden at his bungalow landed Accrington man, Gerard Buckel, in court last week where magistrates ordered him to pay over £600 in fines and costs.