Friday 12th June 2015
Celebrating Britain's Armed Forces, past, present and future. Armed Forces Day celebrations began on Monday 22 June, when the Armed Forces Day flag was raised in Accrington.
Health and social care news
Funding has been secured to expand the provision of an innovative exercise class for Stroke Survivors and people with Parkinson's disease.
Transport and streets news
Hyndburn is now part of the rapidly expanding national network of electric vehicle charge points, with the installation of a new charge point near Accrington Town Hall.
Advice and benefits news
The out-going Mayor, Cllr Munsif Dad, was today presented with three final cheques for his Mayoral Charities, taking his total raised during this Mayoral Year to over £11,000.
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The owner of a derelict empty property on Spring Street, Rishton has been taken to court and ordered to pay £1300 in fines and costs.
Leisure and culture news
A large, unused area of land in Baxenden is being transformed, thanks to a partnership between a Baxenden-based community group, Growing Wild, Bootstrap Enterprises, and the Council.
Council and democracy news
Cllr Marlene Haworth, was installed as Hyndburn's new Mayor at a civic celebration day on Saturday 30 May 2015 in Accrington.
Environment and planning news
The Council has launched a 'Call for Sites' process, where landowners, developers and the public are asked to submit proposals for the future use of land in Hyndburn to the Council.
Community and living news
Hyndburn Borough Council is the first Council in Lancashire to improve cyclist safety, with the installation of 'TurnAlarm' alarm system across its fleet of waste collection vehicles.