Freedom Parade 2014

  Thousands of people flocked to Accrington yesterday, 1st July, to cheer on 120 soldiers from the 1st Battalion of the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, who marched through the town in a spectacular Freedom Parade. Huge crowds, including...

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Older People

Older People – Age Action AllianceHyndburn Borough Council is a member of the Age Action Alliance. The Alliance is a network which brings together both organisations and older people, in partnership. Drawn from civil society and the public...

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Breast-feeding in Hyndburn

Hyndburn Borough Council is officially breastfeeding friendly, with the adoption of a new policy which shows how breastfeeding mothers will be made welcome within Council offices and other premises across Hyndburn. The Breastfeeding Friendly...

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Dignity Code

In 2012, Britain’s biggest pensioner organisation, the National Pensioners’ Convention (NPC), launched it’s Dignity Code. The code sets out minimum standards for the dignified treatment of older people, whether in hospital or...

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Wilsons Playing Fields

  Wilson Playing Fields and the Woodlands has been awarded a green flag for 2021 – 2022 The facilities at Wilsons Playing Fields are unique to Hyndburn due to the athletics track, which is part managed by Hyndburn Athletic Club. The...

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Hyndburn’s Recreation Grounds

  Below is a list of recreation grounds currently maintained by Hyndburn Borough Council, they may consist of goals for informal football games and can be used for other recreational activities. These fields are available for use all year...

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Playing Fields

  Hyndburn Borough Council currently maintains a number of playing fields. The table below gives details of the sports pitches following pitch inspections carried out at around midday each Friday or as necessary, ready for the next matches...

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Community Safety Partnership (CSP)

The Hyndburn CSP has been in existence since 1998 and includes a range of organisations from the voluntary, community and statutory sectors. Their aim is to make Hyndburn a safer place to live, work and visit by working in partnership. Certain...

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Help Direct

Help Direct is a sign-posting service in place for all adults throughout East Lancashire and offers practical support, guidance and information regardless of situation or circumstances. Help Direct can help with: Health and fitness Home and...

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Trade/Commercial Waste Collection

Trade or Commercial waste is anything that is no longer considered useful or required which your business needs to dispose of. The collection of waste is not included in your business rates and so you have a legal responsibility under the duty of...

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Enforcement Action in Hyndburn

The Council always works with residents to manage their waste.  However, enforcement action will be taken against those who drops or deposit litter fails to present their waste in their wheeled bin allows waste to accumulate on their property...

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Street Cleansing

Picking up litter from Hyndburn’s streets costs hundreds of thousands of pounds each year.  The bulk of this is paid for by Hyndburn’s residents through their council tax. These costs will be reduced dramatically if residents are more...

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