Planning Policy in Hyndburn

Planning policies shape how places will be developed in the future. They provide the policy framework for the long-term development of the Borough and are the basis upon which planning decisions are based. View the Hyndburn Local Plan 1996 and...

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Taxi Licensing Policy

Review of Taxi Licensing Policy On the 20th July 2020 the Department for Transport (DFT) published the Statutory Private Hire and Vehicle Standards. A copy of the guidance can be found here DFT Statutory Guidance 2020 In the introduction to the...

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Housing Benefit after 14 February 2018

Please read carefully before starting your online claim form. We are no longer accepting claims for Housing Benefit unless you fall into one of the following categories: You and your partner are state pension credit age. If you are not sure, you...

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Borough Council Election 2021

Hyndburn Borough Council is split into 16 wards. Elections will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021 in 12 of those wards.  The hours of the Poll will be 7am to 10pm. Elections will be held in: Altham Barnfield Baxenden Central Church Netherton Overton...

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Universal Credit

Universal credit is part of the Government’s Welfare Reform. It is a new benefit that has replaced 6 existing benefits with a single monthly payment if you are out of work or on a low income. Details about Universal Credit can be found on the...

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Universal Credit

The Universal credit pages are under review, if you require details about Universal Credit please visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/universal-credit.

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Postal and Proxy Voting

If you’re registered to vote, you will be sent a polling card before the election takes place. The polling card will tell you at which polling station you are able to vote. If you are unable to go to the polling station yourself you can...

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Electoral Services

Register to Vote Are you registered to vote? Postal & Proxy Voting Download your application form Different types of Elections Information regarding elections in Hyndburn Election Results Previous election results Polling district review...

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