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16:10, 15 APR 2015
'Stop the cuts' - Accrington public's manifesto pledge from our online policy survey
Our policy manifesto survey has produced six policy priorities for the people of Hyndburn
Poverty battle plan drawn up
Hyndburn’s Communities and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Committee has created a 13-point plan to tackle the causes and consequences of poverty in the area.
Man in Bedroom Tax protest siege is jailed
Michael Hilton planted gas canisters and petrol around his home on Meadoway in Church when a bailiff and antisocial behaviour investigator went round on June 4 this year to evict him.
Court campaigners voice support for Hilton
Around a dozen protesters met outside Burnley Crown Court as Hilton was jailed for 10 months and was joined by family members including Hilton’s son Johnny.
Burnley Crown Court
Desperate man jailed after 'booby trapping' home during bedroom tax row
Michael Hilton planted gas cannisters and petrol around his home in Church when a bailiff went round to evict him due to bedroom tax arrears.
Bedroom tax debts reach £45k in Hyndburn
Hyndburn Homes said rent arrears are up by ten per cent due to the tax, with many families left in an ‘impossible position’ by the charge and struggling to make ends meet.
One in four families behind with rents after welfare cuts
Unpaid bills cost landlords £6k a month