Thursday 21st November 2013
TWO brave youngsters who have battled medical problems will light up the town when they switch on Accrington's Christmas lights.
Jobs and careers news
Local businesses are being asked to get in touch with the Council to be part of the next Hyndburn Apprenticeship event, planned for 16 January 2014, following the success of this year's event.
Health and social care news
Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr Clare Pritchard, has launched a campaign to save services at Accrington Victoria Hospital.
Education and learning news
Staff from across the Council gathered recently to celebrate the achievements of those who have gained qualifications over the last couple of years.
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.
Transport and streets news
Council Leader, Cllr Miles Parkinson, spoke today about the parking situation on the private car park at Eastgate Retail Park.
Townships will soon be sparkling after the switching on of thousands of Christmas lights across the borough.
Failing to clean up her rubbish filled back yard cost an Oswaldtwistle woman over £700 in fines and costs recently.
Council and democracy news
People in Hyndburn will have the chance to see local democracy at work when an innovative meeting is opened to the public for the first time.
Environment and planning news
An Accrington man who dumped black bags full of rubbish in the alley behind his home, was taken to court by the Council recently, where magistrates ordered him to pay almost £1000 in fines and costs.
Community and living news
After several months hidden under wraps the Great Harwood Mercer Memorial Clock Tower has this month been revealed in all its new glory.