Wednesday 27th August 2014
Former Coronation Street star, Julie Hesmondhalgh, is set to be nominated to receive the title of Honorary Freeman of the Borough, the Borough’s highest honour.
Transport and streets news
The recently formed Accrington Town Team has been busy coming up with lots of ideas to promote the town centre shops and services to visitors and shoppers.
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.
Recycling has just been made even easier for residents who struggle to carry recycling receptacles to the Council’s designated collection point.
Specialist empty homes developer PlaceFirst has appointed Accrington-based contractor Rosslee Construction to undertake an £850,000 facelift of 89 homes in Nuttall Street, Accrington, Lancashire.
Leisure and culture news
An Accrington Pals Centenary Concert, presented by East Lancashire Concert Band and hosted by BBC Radio Lancashire’s Sally Naden, is to take place at on Saturday 27 September at Accrington Town Hall.
Environment and planning news
A Rishton man has been found guilty by magistrates of failing to comply with an abatement notice ordering him to remove rubbish from the back yard of his property on Spring Street in the town.
Community and living news
Two local stalwarts of the much loved Accrington Pipe Band are set to be the third recipients of the 'Ruby Award'.