Tuesday 18th February 2014
The sun was shining and Accrington Pipe band played as hundreds of people gathered on Accrington's Broadway on Sunday 16 February for the launch of Hyndburn's First World War commemorations.
Health and social care news
Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr Clare Pritchard, has launched a campaign to save services at Accrington Victoria Hospital.
Transport and streets news
Belthorn residents will be able to recycle their garden waste soon, thanks to an innovative partnership between Hyndburn and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Councils.
Jobs and careers news
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
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.
The Great Harwood Farmers' Market has gone from strength to strength since re-locating to Towngate.
Leisure and culture news
Hyndburn Borough Council is set for a boost thanks to £165,656 of National Lottery funding from Sport England's Improvement Fund.
Three local people face court after failing to remove refuse from their properties.
Council and democracy news
Students from St Christopher's Sixth Form Centre in Accrington put local political figures on the spot at a question and answer session last Friday.
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
The Council's Dog Warden service is again joining forces with the Dog's Trust to offer free micro-chipping sessions on Thursday 20 March, in the car park of Tesco Extra on Eagle Street, Accrington.