Tag Archives: car park

Van break-in at Blackburn Tesco car park

A van was broken into, in broad daylight, in the car park of Tesco, Hill Street, Blackburn. On Monday 14 January 2013, a white Ford Transit van was forced open, probably with a crowbar, or something similar, before stealing various tools, including two drills, an angle grinder and a saw. PC Anna Gavela said: “This happened in broad daylight, in the middle of …

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Reidy’s become latest patron at Blackburn Youth Zone

Blackburn Youth Zone have announced that their latest Patron is music empire Reidy’s. Based in Blackburn, Reidy’s have supported several of BYZ’s music events by supplying equipment and technical experitse and the Youth Zone welcomed them on board as our official music partner. Reidy’s recently relocated to a new superstore next to Feilden Street car park in Blackburn

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Landmark Blackburn College Building to be demolished

Contractors have submitted plans to Blackburn with Darwen Council to demolish the five story Feilden Street Building of Blackburn College. The demolition of the building will make way for the creation of a 448 space car park for the college around the college’s other new developments and previously submitted planned developments for a new sports hall, gym and classrooms. The car park …

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Blackburn’s Easter Fair returns to Witton Park

Families can look forward to all the fun of the fair this Easter as Witton Park’s favourite fixture returns. The Easter Fair, which has been coming to the park for over 20 years, features over 30 rides and side shows. This year it will run from Thursday, April 5 until Sunday, April 15. It will open every day from 11am …

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Darwen Music Teacher pleads guilty to faking knife attacks

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A MUSIC teacher, who falsely claimed she was a victim of three knife attacks, has pleaded guilty at court. Tracy Frankcom, 42, of Astley Bank, Darwen appeared before Lancaster Crown Court today (Tuesday 13 December) where she pleaded guilty to three counts of perverting the course of justice. She had also previously pleaded guilty to possession of a Section 5 …

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Blackburn is Rubbish – The sorry state of litter and fly-tipping

Blackburn’s Gallery of Shame! It would seem that the state of some areas of Blackburn are reaching new disgusting heights. Blackburn Life had their attention drawn to some dreadful recent photographs of rubbish and fly-tipping in the town. Many of these issues have been highlighted by concerned residents on the website fixmystreet.com, on blackburnweb.co.uk and on the Blackburn Now and …

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Woman Dies after Tragic fall from Blackburn Car Park

Woman Dies after Tragic fall A 32 year old woman dies after tragic fall from the Mall shopping centre car park in Blackburn. An area around Ainsworth Street and Richmond Terrace was sealed off following the tragedy this afternoon. It is reported that she fell from the car park in the area near the Blackburn County Court. She was pronounced …

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Industrial Action Wednesday – Affected Public Services Blackburn

Blackburn with Darwen Council has updated the list of services, to show which will be afffected by the industrial action scheduled for Wednesday 30 November 2011. How will the industrial action affect you? The current list is: Town halls Both Blackburn and Darwen town halls will be open. The Council‘s contact centre will be operating (01254) 585585. Refuse collections Double …

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Restaurant Review – Raj Indian Restaurant – Bolton Road Blackburn

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The Raj Indian Restaurant is newly opened and located on the old site of the Moorings Pub on Bolton Road and Chadwick Street in Blackburn. Our first impressions on approaching the restaurant were how tidy the surrounding area was and the easily accessible car park which could comfortably take about 30 cars. There are a few steps up to the entrance …

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Blackburn Paradise Lane murderer sentenced to Life

[caption id=”attachment_187456″ align=”alignleft” width=”300″ caption=”Kyle Kay”][/caption] A BLACKBURN man has today been sentenced to life after pleading guilty to the murder of 22 year old Ryan Livesey at Preston Crown Court. Kyle Kay, 25, of Whitehead Street, today admitted to murdering Ryan in Blackburn town centre on 15th April 2011. He was sentenced to a minimum of 13 years and 10 months. …

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Does Blackburn need to take a leaf out of Ormskirk’s book?

Car parking charges have been cut in a Lancashire town to encourage more shoppers. The long stay car park at West Lancashire Borough Council offices in Ormskirk will drop from £10 to £3. Thirty minute parking will remain free, said the council. More spaces are to be made available to the public as council staff are relocated. Ormskirk Town Centre …

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