Hyndburn, the cannabis capital of the North?

Is Hyndburn turning into the cannabis capital of the North? Notably, In Hyndburn, You can choose between Locally grown cannabis or imports! A recent court case has highlighted the issue of cannabis in the Hyndburn area. Notably, this involved the importation of £3.2m of cannabis to an Oswaldtwistle warehouse. Additionally, a cannabis factory was discovered […]

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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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The electric car revolution, too few chargers in Accrington?

The electric car revolution is gathering pace. Notably, the most popular car sold in the UK, in September 2021, was the Electric Tesla Model 3. However, is Hyndburn lagging behind with charging points? Zap map lists 13 charging stations in Hyndburn, some can take up to six vehicles, but most are fewer than that. Importantly, […]

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Clayton le Moors and Huncoat – History Trail, 5 miles, easy.

This is a varied walk, featuring the Leeds and Liverpool canal, The railway into Accrington, woodlands and open fields. It is about five miles long, with an easy grade. Start in Clayton le Moors This walk starts from the end of Atlas street in Clayton le Moors. Firstly, Facing the motorway, turn left, down the […]

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Enfield wharf Grade 2 listed building converted to a Martial Arts Gym.

The Old Stable block at Enfield wharf in Clayton Le Moors has recently been converted into a martial arts gym. Interestingly, the site in model form can be seen in Oswaldtwistle mills. This historic site will be two hundred years old, next year. The canal building was built in 1802. Importantly, this was the nearest […]

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