Monday 23rd March 2015
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.
Jobs and careers news
Over 300 would-be apprentices came along to an Apprenticeship event at Accrington Town Hall recently.
Transport and streets news
Community Clear Up Day, a 'national spring clean', took place on the first day of spring – Saturday 21 March.
Council Motor Vehicle Technician, Adam Bentley, received a 25 year long service award, after clocking up 25 years working for the Council.
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
Ancient boundaries are being revived as part of the Spout House community woodland scheme at Huncoat.
Council and democracy news
The Mayor of Hyndburn, Councillor Munsif Dad, has invited people to the biggest Mayoral Charity event of the year, the Mayoral Ball.
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.