Rishton and Great Harwood Cemetery

Firstly if you are looking for information for the original Great Harwood Cemetery which dates back to 1887 please use this link. The newly opened Rishton and Great Harwood Cemetery which opened in 2018, it is located on Lee Lane, Rishton. It is...

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Cycling in Hyndburn

Whether your cycling journey starts, ends or encompasses Hyndburn there are lots of opportunities for getting out on your bike within our Borough. Hyndburn Wheel Thanks to the Leeds to Liverpool Canal, the National Cycle Network and a number of...

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Your trees

As with all trees, eventually your trees will need some maintenance. Before you commission any work on a tree that you own or is on your property please ensure that the tree is not a protected tree through a Tree Preservation Order (TPO), use the...

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Information for developers

An arboricultural implication study is also known as:  Arboricultural Impact Assessment, Arboricultural Implication Assessment, Arboricultural Impact Appraisal, Pre-Development Assessment. An Arboricultural Implication Study (AIS)  is a type of...

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High Hedges

What is a high hedge? In the eyes of the law a high hedge is defined as a barrier to light or access which is formed wholly or predominantly by a line of two or more evergreens and rises to a height of more than two metres above ground level. Is...

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Accrington Cemetery

  Awarded a Green Flag for 2019-2020 Accrington Cemetery is located on Burnley Road (BB5 6HA) and is the largest and oldest cemetery in Hyndburn, dating back to 1864. To date there have been over 61,450 interments carried out. With northerly...

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Commemorating a Loved One

  Often families are uncertain of what to do with the ashes after cremation, or feel that they need a permanent place to visit and remember their loved one and to lay flowers etc. We offer various options within our cemeteries which range...

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Leeds Liverpool Canal

One of Hyndburn’s assets is the Leeds to Liverpool Canal which winds its way through many of the local towns. The central location is at the end of Church Street in Church and marked by a small seating area. The canal is home to many local...

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Jackhouse Reserve

  Visiting Jackhouse Reserve provides opportunities for gentle walks within the countryside around the reservoir, through woodland and over wildflower meadows. There is no on-site parking at the reserve instead it is recommended to park on...

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Grave and Cremation Searches

We offer historical grave searches for all our cemeteries and the crematorium. For grave searches, contact us directly at our offices or via e-mail at cemeteries@hynburnbc.gov.uk.  Please provide as much information as possible such as the date...

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