Hyndburn Borough Council

Hyndburn Borough Council

Latest news

Julie Hesmondhalgh To Be Awarded The Freedom Of The Borough

Wednesday 27th August 2014

Former Coronation Street star, Julie Hesmondhalgh, is set to be nominated to receive the title of Honorary Freeman of the Borough, the Borough’s highest honour.

Jobs and careers news

Hundreds Attend Apprentice Event

 Over 200 people visited Accrington Town Hall on 16 January to find out about apprenticeships on offer at the Hyndburn Apprenticeship event.

Advice and benefits news

Free and Easy Way to Pay Bills!

 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.

Transport and streets news

Accrington Town Team News

The recently formed Accrington Town Team has been busy coming up with lots of ideas to promote the town centre shops and services to visitors and shoppers.

Business news

Plastics Firm to Create 20 New Jobs with Government Grant Support

 A Hyndburn-based plastics manufacturer is set to create 20 new jobs after a Government grant helped it purchase new machinery.

Housing news

Woodnook Facelift Underway!

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

Join in the Council's Overview and Scrutiny Process

We want you, the public, to put forward your ideas as to what we should scrutinise.

Leisure and culture news

Inspiring Allotments

 National Allotment Week came to an Accrington allotment with a fun Question Time on organic gardening.

Environment and planning news

Dirty Back Yard Leads to Hefty Fines

 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

Bill Turner Plaque to be Unveiled

A plaque dedicated to the memory of famous local Accrington Pals historian, William 'Bill' Turner, will be unveiled on Monday 4 August by his wife, Mrs Ruth Turner.


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