Accrington Crematorium

  Accrington Crematorium is situated in the heart of Accrington Cemetery, Burnley Road, Accrington, BB5 6HA. Due to its location, the surroundings of the crematorium are picturesque and tranquil.  The road leading to the crematorium is lined...

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Business Plans

Business planning is a tool to help the council achieve its vision of making Hyndburn ‘The Place to be’ by ensuring the priorities identified in the Corporate Strategy are translated in to action at the service level. Good business...

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Freedom of Information Act

Covid 19 Our responses to freedom of information requests (FOI’s) and environmental information regulation requests (EIR’s) may take longer than 20 days for us to complete at the moment because of COVID 19 implications. The Information...

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Street Collection Licences

It is illegal to hold a street collection to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes without obtaining a street collection licence from the Council. A street collection permit is needed to hold a public...

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House to House Collections

A permit is required to undertake a ‘house to house’ collection, under the House to House Collections Act 1939. The application must be submitted at least 28 days before the proposed first date of collection and will be not be granted...

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Private Hire Operators Licence

Anyone who accepts or invites bookings for private hire vehicles must have a private hire operator’s licence. Members of the public have initial contact with the operator and make the contract with them even if the operator does not provide...

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Hazardous Substances Consent

Sites which want to hold certain quantities of hazardous substances must obtain consent from the Hazardous Substances Authority (HSA), which in Hyndburn is Hyndburn Borough Council. HBC will consult with the Health and Safety Executive for their...

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Overview of Council Tax Rates

Council Tax Rates for 2016/2017 Council Tax rates for Hyndburn residents were set at a Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 26 February 2016.    Band  Standard Charge  Altham Parish  A  £1,088.74  £1,114.25  B  £1,270.18  £1,299.95  C...

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Council Tax Reform April 2013

From April 2013, Council Tax Discounts for empty properties and second homes are changing. The Local Government Finance Act 2012 has granted local authorities greater flexibilities for certain Council Tax discounts and The Council is using this...

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Welfare Reform Changes April 2013

From 1 April 2013 many of the Government’s Welfare Reform changes will take place and this will affect a number of households in Hyndburn. Information on the various changes is available through the links below – please select the...

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