Tuesday 6th October 2015
Three Hyndburn landlords have recently become the first to be prosecuted for failing to comply with the requirements of the Council's Selective Licensing Scheme.
Education and learning news
Hyndburn residents are being asked to have their say about how public land is used by dog owners and other user groups, after the introduction of a new Act of Parliament.
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 Council are consulting local people about proposed changes to its taxi policy and are keen to know the views of those who use the Borough's taxis regularly, as well as those who don't.
Advice and benefits news
Local people are being asked for their views about how the Council should fund Council Tax Support from next April, in a consultation which will run for 12 weeks from 7 September to 29 November 2015.
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
Have you seen the looking 'up and down' exhibition yet? Capturing history, memories and change is at the heart of an exhibition which is open during Market Hall times until Saturday 26 September.
Council and democracy news
Hyndburn Council is urging residents to make sure they register to vote, with the process to compile the Borough's new electoral register well underway.
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
The Mayor joined Councillors and local schoolchildren at Haworth Art Gallery on 17 September, to mark the Queen becoming the country's longest serving monarch on 9 September.