Discretionary Housing Payments

The current Discretionary Housing Payments and Council Tax Support Exceptional Hardship Policies are available for you to view following the link below. To view the policy documents in your browser, please click

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Household Support Fund

Through the DWP, the Government has made available a new Household Support Fund (HSF) to County Councils and Unitary Authorities in England to support those in need this winter.  Hyndburn

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Radon in Hyndburn

The most up to date information regarding Radon mapping in the United Kingdom, is held openly on Public Health England’s Radon site, which provides Radon potential in 1Km grid square

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Coronavirus information

Living with Covid-19 Central Government announced the ‘Living with Covid’ phase of the Covid-19 response. It aims to maintain the population’s wall of protection and encourage people to follow safer

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Council Tax

Council Tax is a national system of paying a tax towards local services.  It was introduced in 1993 and is collected in Hyndburn by us as a billing authority. We

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Council Tax Support

Hyndburn’s Council Tax Support Scheme Council Tax Benefit was abolished in April 2013 and replaced with a local scheme known as Council Tax Support. Council Tax Support is similar to

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Emergency Planning

The Civil Contingencies Bill was introduced to Parliament on 7 January 2004. Its development was informed from the start by close consultation with key stakeholders in what was an open

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Universal Credit

Universal credit is part of the Government’s Welfare Reform. It is a new benefit that has replaced 6 existing benefits with a single monthly payment if you are out of

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Premise Licences

The following is intended as a guide to making an application for a premises licence. Hyndburn Borough Council cannot take responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions. You may wish to seek

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