Local Democracy Week 2016

Local Democracy Week is an annual campaign led locally by the Democratic Services Department at Hyndburn Borough Council. The event aims to engage young people in local politics and provide an opportunity for them to voice their concerns and make...

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Become a Councillor

If you wish to stand for election you must be: A British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of another European State 18 years of age or over at the date of nomination Included on the Register of Electors for Hyndburn or be someone who...

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Notice of Key Decisions

For the new webpage on Notice of Key Decisions please use the below link http://democracy.hyndburnbc.gov.uk/mgListPlans.aspx?RPId=133&RD=0&bcr=1 New regulations are in force from 10 September 2012, governing meetings of the Executive...

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Public Question Time

To give people in Hyndburn more opportunities to have a say in the Council’s decision-making, and to encourage people to get involved, Hyndburn Borough Council has introduced a Public Questions session at each ordinary meeting of the...

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Standards Committee

The Standards Committee is made up of four Councillors from Hyndburn Borough Council and three Parish Councillors from Altham Parish Council.  The Members of the Standards Committee are currently as follows: Hyndburn Borough Council Members...

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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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Sexual Entertainment Venues

Hyndburn Borough Council (the Council) is able to regulate sex establishments through Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (the 1982 Act), in particular sex shops and sex cinemas. On 6 April 2010 the Policing and...

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Small Society Lotteries

  Any non-commercial society that wishes to promote small lotteries, raffles, prize draws or similar, in order to raise funds for a purpose of the society, must be registered with the local authority for the area in which the principal offices of...

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