Wednesday 13th May 2015
After nearly 23 years as Leader of the Conservative Group on Hyndburn Council, Councillor Peter Britcliffe has announced that he will not be seeking re-election as party Leader.
Jobs and careers news
Over 300 would-be apprentices came along to an Apprenticeship event at Accrington Town Hall recently.
Health and social care news
Chicken - we love it! It is a healthy and versatile food, whether eaten hot or cold, and is increasingly popular as part of the nation's diet.
Advice and benefits news
The outgoing Mayor, Cllr Munsif Dad, was today presented with three final cheques for his Mayoral Charities, taking his total raised during his Mayoral Year to over £11,000.
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.
Shop around for a better deal on your energy bills with Community Switch, the Borough's official energy switching partner and you could slash energy bills, saving hundreds of pounds each year.
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
An Accrington beauty spot which had faded into disrepair is being transformed through a woodland grant from the Forestry Commission.
Council and democracy news
As a national advertising campaign is launched to encourage voter registration ahead of the General Election, Hyndburn Borough Council is encouraging local people to visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
Environment and planning news
Lots of dog owners braved the wind and rain to get their dogs micro-chipped recently, when the Council's Dog Warden service joined forces with the Dog's Trust to offer a free micro-chipping session.
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.