Former Landfills in Hyndburn

Former Landfills in Hyndburn – Former Landfills We have a number of Former Landfill Sites in the Borough. These sites have been identified and are individually risk assessed to determine their environmental impact. Open Landfill Sites are...

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Noise Nuisance

What is Noise Nuisance? Although noise is a part of everyday living, excessive noise can affect people’s quality of life, causing a lot of unnecessary stress and worry. Examples of noise nuisance include; Noisy neighbours (shouting...

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Radiation Monitoring (RADMIL)

Hyndburn Borough Council is a member of Radiation Monitoring in Lancashire (RADMIL). RADMIL was established by the District and County Councils in 1985 to provide independant monitoring of environmental radiation levels. Exposure in Lancashire to...

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Air Quality in Hyndburn

Local air quality can be harmful and problems of high air pollution are not confined to big cities. All district-level local authorities have a duty to periodically review and assess local air quality. The National Air Quality Strategy has set...

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Illegal Slaughtering

By law, all animals must be slaughtered under controlled conditions. If you are aware of illegal slaughtering of animals in the Hyndburn area, you can report this to a member of the Food Safety Team. Ring us, in confidence, on 01254 388 111 or...

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Pest Control

  If you have problems with rats, mice, wasps, ants, etc., call 01254 388 111 or e-mail enquiries@hyndburnbc.gov.uk and arrange a visit from one of our experienced Pest Control Officers. Our team are very experienced and hold a Level Two...

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Contaminated Land

Under part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 , Local Authorities are required to develop a contaminated land Strategy. Our team investigates land within the Borough prior to redevelopment to determine whether there is a risk of that...

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Smoke Free

Since 1 July 2007, all enclosed workplaces and public places are now smoke free. A smoke free England will ensure a healthier environment, so everyone can socialise, relax, travel, shop and work free from secondhand smoke. This includes your...

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Health and Safety

Health and safety at work is enforced jointly by the Council through Environmental Health Services and by the Health and Safety Executive. Environmental Health Services are responsible for the lower risk businesses such as offices, shops, leisure...

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Food Poisoning and Infectious Diseases

Food poisoning describes an acute illness caused by the consumption of food or drink that is contaminated or poisonous. Food poisoning can occur at anytime of the year, although it is more likely when the temperature is warm. We follow-up all...

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Nuisance Vehicles

Nuisance vehicles are becoming an increasing problem within the borough and across the UK. The Council can investigate and take action against nuisance vehicles under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005. Nuisance vehicles can be...

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