Benefits and National Fraud Initiative

The Council is required under Part 6 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 to participate in National Fraud Initiative (NFI) data matching exercises. Data is processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and...

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Council Tax and National Fraud Initiative

We participate in the Cabinet Officers National Fraud Initiative which is a data matching exercise to assist in the prevention and detection of fraud.  We are required to provide particular sets of data to the Minister for the Cabinet Office for...

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Comments, Compliments and Complaints

Hyndburn Council believes in listening, taking account and responding to your views. As part of our continuing commitment to provide the best possible services to all our customers, we need to know when you are dissatisfied with the service you...

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Private Tenants – Advice and Support

How do I find a private let? / Where to Look for Private Rented Accommodation   Local newspapers – Accrington Observer / Lancashire Evening Telegraph Local letting agents and estate agents Shop windows and boards Adverts in windows of...

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Key Partner Agencies

Crossroads (Salvation Army) Foundation HARV Domestic Violence Team Hyndburn Homewise (Home Improvement Agency) Citizens Advice Bureau Inspire CGL Integrated Substance Misuse Service Inward House Projects Maundy Relief Shelter Stepping Stone...

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Scrap Metal Licensing

There have been some recent changes introduced by the government to regulate the scrap metal sector. The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 has replaced the previous registration system for scrap metal dealers created by the 1964 Scrap Metal Dealers...

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Home Improvement Grants

The Council currently does not provide any home improvement grants, the only grants the Council provides are funding grants to assist in the provision of works to improve the energy efficiency of a dwelling, or if you are disabled and where you...

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Grow and Start Your Business

How can Regenerate help you start your business? We are happy to discuss your new business ideas, advise you on whether you qualify for funding support and provide you with free business start up advice and training. You don’t need any...

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Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

Have you ever considered becoming a volunteer and helping others in your community? Volunteering can be a rewarding experience and provides an opportunity to gain new skills and meet new people. It is beneficial for your CV and can help you to...

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Sustainable Community Strategy

The Sustainable Community Strategy has been developed to address the issues that matter to local residents and to make Hyndburn “the place to be” over the next ten years. The strategy focuses on making Hyndburn a place where: A place...

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Taxi Refunds

We have recently discovered that the increases in fees for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle licences and Operators Licences were not advertised correctly. We will therefore refund any money that has been overpaid in respect of these...

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