News in Hyndburn

New technology has been introduced in England to help clinicians identify for the first time, a new group of people who may be at high risk from COVID-19. Over 800,000 adults will now be prioritised to receive a vaccine as part of the current vaccination cohorts.
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The Additional Restriction Grant will provide financial assistance and support to businesses which are allowed to remain open and trading during the period of national restrictions, but have been severely impacted during the period of national restrictions, together with businesses that are required to close that do not have their own business rates assessment.
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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) – which runs Census 2021 – is working with Hyndburn to deliver a successful census and help local services to fully meet future needs.
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The Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Meeting on the Budget takes place at 3:00pm on 18th February 2021.
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A shared local vision for the future will be created for Leisure in Hyndburn, with plans to invest in and transform facilities after consultation with the public. The ‘Leisure Estate Review’ process will open for consultation on the 11th March 2021.
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Local health bosses have announced that the minor injuries unit will reopen at Accrington Victoria Community Hospital later this month.
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A £127,658 Emergency Assistance Grant (EAG) was allocated to Hyndburn to help people in immediate short-term need of resources, such...
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I am very pleased to announce the uptake of lateral flow testing in Hyndburn has been fantastic. Many of our larger businesses and organisations have this testing now within their own premises and last week we welcomed a new test centre in Accrington, which is open to our wider community.
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Lancashire's top health experts are urging residents to get a Covid-19 test if they are concerned about their health – even if they aren't showing the classic symptoms.
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Setting up shop on Broadway in the town centre, members of the Military have been deployed to Accrington to facilitate training and a new testing system, open to frontline and key workers in Hyndburn who do not have any symptoms of Covid-19.
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Hyndburn Borough Council have been allocated £492,870 of funding after their successful proposal, the highest amount for any Local Authority in Lancashire.
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Holocaust Memorial Day is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust, under Nazi...
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The Additional Restriction Grant will provide financial assistance and support to businesses which are allowed to remain open and trading during the period of national restrictions, but have been severely impacted during the period of national restrictions.
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A Community Protection Notice (CPN) issued to Mr. Paul Knighton, a Hyndburn resident, was upheld on Appeal in the Magistrates...
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Wishing all in Hyndburn a safe and Happy New Year. For my first article of 2021 I would like to...
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For local authorities throughout the UK the Covid-19 pandemic quickly brought new challenges and new ways of working. Alongside whole...
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Due to the high demand on our local NHS services Accrington Victoria Hospital has made the decision to temporarily close,...
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When winter walks become a chore, we need a reminder to get outside and explore! January is National walk your...
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Up and Active Health Activators are still supporting our Hyndburn community Support to get Up and Active is available from...
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The Let’s Move Challenge, we are stronger together. From nothing to something, something to more. 'Let's Move Hyndburn' are challenging...
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