Hate Crime Awareness Week

Hate Crime Awareness Week

Running from the 12 to 19 October, Hate Crime Awareness week encourages local councils to work with their partners to tackle hate crime locally and show support to victims. This year’s theme, ‘Spread Love Not Hate’, works to remind local areas on...

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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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PRIVATE HIRE OPERATOR PLEADS GUILTY

An Accrington private hire operator pleaded guilty to two offences when he came before Blackburn Magistrates recently. The first was operating a vehicle which wasn’t licensed as a private hire vehicle and the second was operating a private hire...

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STUDENTS ENHANCE COMMUNITY GARDEN

STUDENTS ENHANCE COMMUNITY GARDEN

Several green fingered Accrington Academy students have been visiting Dyke Nook community garden each week, where they’ve been busy collecting litter, weeding, pruning the fruit trees and planting new flowers, as part of their Duke of Edinburgh...

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DON’T LOSE YOUR VOICE

DON’T LOSE YOUR VOICE

Don’t lose your voice – residents across the borough are being urged to look out for their voter registration details in the post. As part of Hyndburn Borough Council’s annual voter registration canvass, households in Hyndburn have received a...

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THANKS TO COMMUNITY SPIRITED BEA

THANKS TO COMMUNITY SPIRITED BEA

Community spirited Bea Clarke of Great Harwood, met with Cllr Paul Cox, Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, to talk about her litter picking activity around her local area recently. Sixteen year old Bea, who attends Queen Elizabeth Grammar...

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