On Your Doorstep

On Your Doorstep Here in Hyndburn, nestling in the foothills of the western edge of the Pennines, we’re lucky to have right here on our doorstep lots of stunning countryside, moorland hills, woodlands, meadows, parks and open spaces, many among...

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High Hedges

What is a high hedge? In the eyes of the law a high hedge is defined as a barrier to light or access which is formed wholly or predominantly by a line of two or more evergreens and rises to a height of more than two metres above ground level. Is...

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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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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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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

  Within Hyndburn you will find a total of 26 play areas managed by Hyndburn Borough Council, in additional there are also 10 multi-use games areas and 4 skate facilities. You will find the locations and further information in the following...

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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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Rhyddings Park

Awarded a Green Flag for 2019-2020 Rhyddings Park is in Oswaldtwistle in the area of Park Lane and Fielding Lane. You can access the park from several entrances, at strategic points around the park. Parking Unfortunately there is no car parking...

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Peel Park and the Coppice

  Awarded a Green Flag for 2019-2020 The formal area of Peel Park consists of a children’s play area, multi-use games area, tennis courts, a bowling green and a car park and is located at the top of Avenue Parade with views towards...

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Milnshaw Park

  Milnshaw Park BB5 4SD covers 2.5 Hectares  in the north western part of Accrington. Milnshaw Park has two entrances from Lancaster Avenue and a third entrance from a footpath leading from the Asda car park. You can also  enter the...

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Memorial Park

Memorial Park and playing fields occupy a 5 and 4.6 Hectare site respectively to the north of Great Harwood on either side of Church Lane. Memorial Park itself lies to the northwest of Church Lane, whilst the playing field occupies a site bounded...

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