Politicians have called for a thorough investigation of claims by a national newspaper that ‘members of the public were able to abuse children’ staying at the former Dyke Nook children’s home on Whalley Road.
Conservative councillor Peter Britcliffe wanted the borough to show its support for keeping the United Kingdom together by raising the St Andrew’s Cross above the town hall building in the lead up to the historic vote on independence.
Conservative Councillor Peter Britcliffe wants the borough to show its support for keeping the United Kingdom together by raising the St Andrew’s Cross above the town hall building in the lead up to the historic vote on independence.
Hyndburn MP Graham Jones made the comments after police figures for the last year revealed the borough to be the sixth worst in England and the second worst in Lancashire for anti-social behaviour incidents.
Last month’s decision to cut nine area councils across Hyndburn was met with outrage by residents at the first meeting of Oswaldtwistle’s new area forum. The forum was meeting for the first time since the area councils were scrapped as a cost saving measure.
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