Thursday 16th May 2013
Nominations are now open for the Hyndburn Sports Awards, which celebrate the sporting achievements of local people and recognise their efforts and dedication to sport.
Jobs and careers news
Hyndburn Council has continued its policy to pay its employees no less than the ‘Living Wage’ rate, which has increased recently from £7.20 to £7.45 per hour for those aged 21 and over.
Education and learning news
Hyndburn Borough Council has received support for a £1.5m Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) bid from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Accrington Town Centre and Pals Centenary project.
Health and social care news
Councillors from across the North West who are championing the needs of older people, met recently at North Lancs Training Group in Accrington to highlight and spread good practice.
Leisure and culture news
Great Harwood PROSPECTS Panel is holding its Annual ‘Walk in the Woods’ event on Wednesday, 15 May.
This year the walk chosen is Dean Clough.
Advice and benefits news
Local people are being asked to get involved to help improve Dyke Nook Gardens on Whalley Road in Accrington, as part of the Green Corner Project.
Hyndburn residents are being urged to recycle as much as possible, including real Christmas trees and to use the Council’s free bulky waste service.
At this time of year the Council is reminding residents to recycle as much waste as possible and that its bulky waste service is still free.
Environment and planning news
An untidy garden at his bungalow landed Accrington man, Gerard Buckel, in court last week where magistrates ordered him to pay over £600 in fines and costs.
Council and democracy news
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Community and living news
Hyndburn's support for the armed services community has been reinforced by the signing of an official Covenant.