Lancashire County Council’s elections take place every four years.
This year, people will go to the polls on May 2, with results announced the following day.
On average, around 71 per cent of your overall council tax bill goes to the county council.
The authority has an annual budget of around £753m, which is used to deliver a range of services including maintaining 4,352 miles of road, disposing of more than 600,000 tonnes of waste, running schools, and supporting vulnerable children and older people.
All 84 divisions of the council will be contested on May 2.
At the moment, the council has 51 Conservative councillors, 17 Labour, nine Liberal Democrats, three Independents, two from the Green Party, one from the BNP, and one from the Idle Toad Party.
Below is a breakdown of all the candidates and results for Hyndburn.
Clare Pritchard - Labour - 1168
Malcolm Eric Pritchard - Independent - 925
Nick Whittaker - Conservatives - 690
Kerry Gormley - Green Party - 185
Bernard Dawson Labour - 1231
Kath Pratt - Conservatives - 1073
Christopher Matthew - UKIP - 579
Alexander Scott Ross - Independent - 63
Kasia Jewell - Green Party - 57
Munsif Dad - Labour - 2492
Mohammed Younis - Conservatives - 1573
Bobby Anwar - UKIP - 528
Gareth Molineux - Labour - 1279
Ian Robinson - No Description - 889
Peter Clarke - Conservatives - 569
Peter Britcliffe - Conservatives - 1566
Collette McCormack - Labour - 1125
Paul Thompson - UKIP - 1076
RISHTON & CLAYTON-LE-MOORS
Miles Parkinson - Labour - 1866
Warren Melia - Conservatives - 758
Craig Ramplee - UKIP - 650
Full candidate information for all areas of Lancashire can be found here on our special interactive map. All results will be added to these pages on Friday 3 May 2013.