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© 2017 M.E.N Media
09:47, 7 DEC 2017
Plans for £2m Higham's playing fields sports hub set for go ahead
Accrington Stanley Community Trust's bid has been recommended for planning approval
Tributes to 'people's champ' and Hyndburn councillor Paul Thompson
Paul, who represented the St Oswalds ward, sadly passed away on October 26
Council deals blow to protesters over £2 million sports hub at Higham's Playing Fields
It came after a demonstration against Accrington Stanley Community Trust's plans outside the town hall
Hyndburn councillors quit UKIP, slamming party's leadership
Paul Thompson and Malcolm Pritchard will become independents
Residents living near Higham's Playing Fields vow to FIGHT £2m sports hub plans
Nearly 300 people packed into St Joseph's Church for a heated debate with council bosses
Accrington Stanley FC
Over 1,000 residents oppose £2m Higham's fields sports hub - councillor claims
UKIP's Malcolm Pritchard has called a public meeting next week over the Accrington Stanley Community Trust plan
Shock new report names Hyndburn the capital of poor food hygiene
The borough has the highest rate of zero graded takeaways in England, Wales and NI
Calls made to shut down food outlets with zero hygiene rating
The Observer revealed last year how 20 establishments in Hyndburn carry the lowest possible rating
Police to brief council over high levels of sex offenders in Hyndburn
It comes after an Observer investigation showed 155 registered offenders were living in the borough
Hyndburn seat name change would 'cost businesses thousands'
The council has voted against changing the constituency name to Accrington
Busy junction roadworks to last 'until end of 2016'
A new stage of works near Junction 7 began on Monday morning
Exclusive: Local parties make plea for your vote at Local Elections 2016
Elections for Hyndburn council and the Police and Crime Commissioner are on May 5
Traders have say on new planning rules for town centre shop fronts
A member of Accrington's Town Team says 'we need better shops, not better shop fronts'
Parking concerns raised after go-ahead given to Accrington beauty salon
The change of use planning application on Whalley Road was approved by council planners on Wednesday
Tributes paid to Accrington man who suffered heart attack at the wheel
Tributes have been paid to 'a local man in his 60s’ who died after his car crashed into railings.
Council pays tribute to 'father of the community'
Sardar Ali suffered a suspected heart attack on Sunday, August 31, after collapsing in front of family and friends during afternoon prayers at the Raza Jamia Masjid Mosque on Grimshaw Street.
Offenders to look after Garden of Hope
The offenders have been working on the overgrown Garden of Hope, on Livingstone Road, in Accrington as part of a community payback scheme.
UKIP cause big upset in Hyndburn
The biggest casualties of UKIP's rise were Labour's deputy council leader Clare Pritchard, at the hands of her father Malcolm, and veteran Conservative councillor Doug Hayes.
UK Independence Party
Former Hyndburn mayor stands for UKIP
Veteran Malcolm Pritchard has previously served as both a Labour and Independent councillor on Hyndburn council, but has now pledged his allegiance to UKIP.
Dad’s blast for his daughter after she takes council seat
A former mayor who was deposed by his daughter at the county council elections has accused her of putting politics before family.
Labour make gains in Lancashire County Council elections
In total Labour won five of the six seats on offer, although Conservative big-hitter Peter Britcliffe managed to hold his Oswaldtwistle seat with 1,566 votes, as Labour replaced the biggest party in Lancashire with No Overall Control.
Candidates standing in the elections are announced
Six Hyndburn seats will be contested by 21 candidates with Labour and the Conservatives fielding representatives for every seat.
Lights change is right-turn triumph at ‘nightmare’ junction
Campaigners have fought for the past 12 months to install a new traffic light system at the junction of Dunkenhalgh Way, Henry Street, Hyndburn Road and Manor Place in Church.
Candidates announced for Hyndburn council elections
The Conservative group will not be standing in Peel ward at next month’s local elections.