Food banks, how they work and where to go in Hyndburn

To use a food bank you have to be registered as being in need. The first point of contact is the Citizen’s Advice Bureau. See using a food bank “The adviser will ask you some questions about your income and needs. They can check if you should be getting any benefits you’re not currently claiming and […]

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Yellow Ice Warning for Hyndburn and Lancashire.

A yellow weather warning has been issued for Hyndburn as temperatures drop below freezing on Tuesday. Icy stretches are expected on the roads, expect: Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths The warnings are in place until 11.00, Tuesday the 4th […]

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Snow expected on high ground in Hyndburn

On Tuesday, Snow is forecast overnight in Hyndburn and is expected to stick on high ground. Temperatures will plummet on Wednesday down to 3 degrees. However, it will be a clear and bright day. Temperatures overnight may drop to -4 degrees. There are no weather warnings in place. The forecast for Hyndburn states, “Tomorrow looks […]

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Flood warnings for Accrington removed on New Year’s Eve.

The environment agency has removed flood warnings that were in place in Accrington and Hyndburn. Which areas are a flood risk in Hyndburn? There are three rivers that flow through Hyndburn, the Calder, Hyndburn and Hyndburn Brook. The river Hyndburn flows under the centre of Accrington where it is culverted. Church could also be affected. […]

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Baxenden station, lost in Time?

In the 1960’s Accrington lost its direct rail route to Manchester. In fact, one of the stations on the route was Baxenden. Interestingly, the station was an early casualty of rationalization, closing fully in 1961. Baxenden station closed to passengers in 1951. Notably, The building was inconveniently located. Bus competition had made the railway unattractive. […]

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