Woodnook Vale

    Woodnook Vale Local Nature Reserve (LNR) offers visitors almost 50 hectares of woodland, heathland and wetland either side of the steep-sided river valley of Woodnook Water running a linear path along the old railway line from...

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Spout House Woodland, Huncoat

In early 2014, members of the community turned out to create a new community woodland at Spout House in Huncoat. Children from Huncoat Primary School enthusiastically planted up their own dedicated area of the woodland within walking distance of...

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my.hyndburn

This service was suspended temporarily in April, May and June 2020 and we now have a large backlog of requests. We are now taking requests again – however your request may take up to 6 weeks to be collected. If you already have a collection...

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Volunteering in Hyndburn’s Parks

Volunteering is a great way to build up an impressive CV and working outside for a few hours per week is also a great way to keep fit. What will I do? You will work alongside an experienced park keeper with an opportunity to learn some valuable...

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Commemorative Tree and Bench Service

  A commemorative tree service is available thorough Hyndburn Borough Council’s Parks Service. This allows you the opportunity to donate a tree to the Borough of Hyndburn in memory of a loved one or a special anniversary, for example...

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Holding Public Events in Hyndburn

  An event is an organised activity that invites members of the public to attend, either for free or for a charge. Hyndburn Borough Council is an events friendly borough, we positively welcome and encourage applications to host events in our...

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Street Trees

  Trees growing in pavements and on grass verges at the sides of the roads, within Hyndburn, are owned by Lancashire County Council. They are however inspected and maintained by Hyndburn Borough Council. For further advice please contact the...

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Trees in Parks and Open Spaces

  Trees are an important resource to the borough, improving air quality, providing a habitat for wildlife and improving the appearance of both the urban and rural environment. The council manages a large number of trees on council owned...

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Foxhill Bank

  Resting in the shallow valley in the heart of Oswaldtwistle, Foxhill Bank Nature Reserve is historically linked to local industry and provides a remarkable urban site for wildlife.  The reserve has an unusually wide variety of habitats for...

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Caring for the Environment

Hyndburn Borough Council Parks department takes environmental issues and the prospect of climate change very seriously. The measures taken by the parks department include: Restricted chemical use including herbicides and pesticides. Avoiding the...

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Playgrounds in Hyndburn

Important Notice The play areas are open and available for use, please read the guidance before your visit to help you and others stay safe. Following this guidance will help reduce any further outbreaks of the coronavirus. Within Hyndburn you...

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Horticulture

  Amongst the many parks and gardens that are maintained by Hyndburn Borough Council there are some wonderful examples of plants and flowers and each month information on one of the favourites will be provided through the plant of the month...

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