Tuesday 1st September 2015
The World's Biggest Coffee Morning event takes place across the country on 25 September and Hyndburn's Mayor, Cllr Marlene Haworth, is asking all coffee morning planners for an invitation.
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 Council is helping a local social enterprise charity, Community Solutions, to support more local vulnerable people, by supplying a van to help with many of their services.
Local people have a final chance to have their say about how the canalside area in Rishton may develop over the next 15-20 years. Residents, local businesses and community groups are being asked to comment on the draft Rishton Canalside Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) before it is adopted.
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 magnificent seven green spaces in Hyndburn are among the best in the country and have been presented with the prestigious Green Flag Award for green space excellence.
Council and democracy news
Following a resignation to take up another role, the panel is now looking for a committed and energetic person who either lives or works within the Lancashire area to serve as a co-opted independent member from late summer 2015 for a four-year term.
Environment and planning news
Hyndburn's new dog warden, Jane Grady, is the Council's latest addition to the dog warden and pest control team, now patrolling the Borough in dedicated vans.
Community and living news
A room has been created in Accrington Town Hall dedicated to the memory of the Accrington Pals, with the walls featuring famous images of the Pals, along with interpretation boards telling their poignant story and a range of artefacts on display.