Hyndburn Sports Awards 2019 Winners

Hyndburn Sports Awards 2019 Winners

Over 250 people packed out Accrington Town Hall for Friday night’s Hyndburn Sports Awards, where guests were treated to a fantastic evening of dinner, awards, and some inspirational speeches from guests Craig Heap and Stacey Copeland. There was...

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Victorian Market Hall Celebrating 150 Years

Victorian Market Hall Celebrating 150 Years

Accrington’s magnificent Victorian Market Hall will be 150 years old this October and a number of events, along with exhibitions of photos and other memorabilia are being planned to celebrate. The Market Hall was commissioned in 1867 and designed...

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Council Applies for Future High Street Fund

Council Applies for Future High Street Fund

Hyndburn Council is bidding for a share of the Government’s £675million Future High Streets Fund, to help transform Accrington Town Centre.   Council Leader, Cllr Miles Parkinson, said; “A share of the Future High Street Fund will allow us...

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FIRST FOR NATURE

FIRST FOR NATURE

Hyndburn is the place to be if you love nature. The spectacular natural greenspaces of Peel Park and Woodnook Vale in Accrington have now been recognised as the two largest Local Nature Reserves in Lancashire. This status means they are on a par...

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LITTER LOUTS WATCH OUT

People who drop litter and dog owners who don’t pick up after their dogs had better watch out, as they will be targeted with tough new enforcement measures set to be introduced soon. Hyndburn Council Leader, Cllr Miles Parkinson, said; “Litter...

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COUNCIL WARNS OF SCAM TELEPHONE CALLS

The Council is aware of someone ringing residents in the Borough claiming to be from a bailiff firm acting on behalf of the Council. The caller is demanding that immediate payment is made for non-declaration of running a business from home, for...

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DANGEROUS DOG OWNER FOUND GUILTY IN COURT

The owner of a dangerous dog, Josh Hargreaves, of Accrington, has been found guilty and ordered to pay almost £400 in fines and costs by Magistrates, after his dog attacked another dog last year, inflicting fatal injuries. Blackburn Magistrates...

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FREE DOG BAGS FOR HYNDBURN DOG OWNERS

FREE DOG BAGS FOR HYNDBURN DOG OWNERS

Free dog poo bags are available for Hyndburn dog owners as part of the Council’s drive to encourage all dog owner’s to clear up after their dog. Cllr Miles Parkinson, Leader of the Council; said “The majority of dog owners do clean up after their...

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Never Risk it at the Reservoir

Never Risk it at the Reservoir

A third of people in the North West admit they would consider swimming in a reservoir to cool down, new research has revealed. United Utilities, which owns 180 reservoirs across the region, conducted the research ahead of the peak summer season...

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