Efficiency Support Grant

  Hyndburn Borough Council recognises and accepts that it is the responsibility of everyone involved in the public sector to contribute to reducing the budget deficit. Having been rated by the Audit Commission as an Excellent Council under...

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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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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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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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