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George Osborne MP
15:24, 6 OCT 2017
Northern Powerhouse boss talks economic growth with #AmazingAccrington group
Community and industry leaders in Hyndburn joined forces to discuss major infrastructure proposals
The new DVLA car tax rules that could cost motorists hundreds of pounds
Under the new rules some car models will cost significantly more to tax each year - and only electric and hydrogen cars will be exempt
Fears for children after 100 Hyndburn families hit by huge welfare cut
A £6,000 cut to the benefit cap comes into force today
Lancashire County Council
Council tax bills to rise by at least £30 after LCC approves 3.99pc hike
...but thousands of the borough's poorest will pay £82 more
Police cuts U turn as crime rates rise
Huge rises in areas of crime in the borough including assault, burglary and public order offences
The Northern Powerhouse - what is it and how will it affect Hyndburn?
Simon Allin asks is the Chancellor's much-vaunted policy a golden goose or empty slogan?
Accrington trader invited to Cilla Black funeral
Kevin Horkin, 52, who owns Spex Opticians in Church Street became close friends with the singer and TV personality through charity work.
'Brace yourselves for service cuts or charge hikes' - Hyndburn council chief warns
Coun Miles Parkinson says local budgets have fallen by a third in five years
Hyndburn MP hits out at Labour rebels over £12 billion welfare cuts 'no' vote
Graham Jones was absent from Monday's vote on the Welfare Reform and Work Bill
Prime Minister David Cameron picks trip to Accrington brickworks as a highlight of premiership
The PM, who has met Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama, describes visit to Hanson Brickworks factory in Huncoat as 'one of his favourite moments'
Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne visit Accrington factory
Mr Cameron was at the factory in Huncoat with Chancellor George Osborne and said the plant was a shining example of how the government's economic plan was working.
Town Hall flies the Saltire
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.
Call to fly St Andrew's cross
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.
Rail link on hold for 6 more months
The £8.8m replacement of the ‘Todmorden Curve’ stretch of track was completed in May, but rail bosses now say services will not starting running on the line until May 2015 at the earliest.
Hyndburn MP is Twitter sensation
The Hyndburn MP is one of 436 MPs who use the social media site Twitter to interact with constituents, and currently has more than 3,000 followers.
Families to suffer as cuts bite hard
Families in Hyndburn were this week hit with a triple whammy of cuts as the Government’s belt-tightening begins to bite.
Fury over axing of school rebuild scheme
Major rebuilding plans aimed at bringing four of Hyndburn’s secondary schools into the 21st century have been axed due to drastic government cuts.