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 the old Council Tax Benefit scheme, however the main...

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pending – 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 collect Council Tax on behalf of Lancashire County Council, Lancashire Fire and...

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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 and inclusive policy-making process. The Civil Contingencies...

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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 collect Council Tax on behalf of Lancashire County Council, Lancashire Fire and...

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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 work or on a low income. Details about Universal Credit can be found on the...

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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 your own independent legal advice before...

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What is Council Tax Support?

Council Tax Support was introduced in April 2013 as a local replacement of the national Council Tax Benefit scheme. From April 2017, all working age claimants of Council Tax Support will pay a minimum of 30% of their Council Tax liability...

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Licences and street trading

Welcome to Licensing Hyndburn Borough Council is responsible for several areas of Licensing designed to protect public safety and promote public confidence in activities that may otherwise be open to exploitation. Contact the service as follows ...

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