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Blackburn Late Night Christmas Shopping Hours 2012

There are still some late night opening times for local shops if you need that extra bit of time to buy your presents and food. Here we have the opening times for The Mall & Blackburn Market. Our guide to supermarket opening times over Christmas will be available soon.       The Mall Monday 17th December:  9:00am – 5:30pm …

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Man viciously attacked on Blackburn street in early hours

Police are hunting for two men who attacked a man in Audley in the early hours today. The victim, 41, was waking back from a supermarket in the Burnley Road area at about 2.45 am when a silver saloon car stopped near him and two men got out.The vehicle had only one headlight working. The two attackers hid down a …

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Business booming at Darwen Market according to council

Blackburn with Darwen Council have reported that “business is booming” at Darwen Market. Three stalls have opened in the market in the last few months including a train and dye-cast model stall. Owner Brian Tattersall said: “The trains and dye cast models have been doing well so I am looking to expand onto another stall to increase the size of the …

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Another major stall leaves Blackburn Market

Another stall has decided to call it a day on Blackburn Market. Ewen’s Family Butcher’s, who were in the market from the opening, have decided to end trading. They have said on their facebook page that they are “sad” about their decision to quit, and added, “to make a business work one needs customers, plenty of footfall… if there’s not …

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Massive Supermarket on the way to Blackburn Town Centre? Will Local Traders Survive?

Blackburn Old Market

According to reports in the Lancashire Telegraph today, Blackburn with Darwen Council want discussions with an unnamed proposed purchaser of the former Blackburn market site. The site, which closed last year when the market was relocated to a new development underneath The Mall shopping centre, has been empty whilst the council considers the options from potential developers. The scheme would comprise of …

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Supermarket Opening Times for Blackburn, Darwen, Accrington and Clitheroe

Here are the major supermarket opening times over the Easter Holiday period. Now don’t forget, most shops are only closed for one day. There is no need to panic buy or store extra Easter Eggs, unless you want to!   Tesco Blackburn – Hill Street Thursday 5th 24 hours Good Friday 24 hours Saturday 7th open until midnight Easter Sunday Closed …

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Bank card thief caught on CCTV at Tesco

Tesco CCTV

POLICE have issued CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the theft of a bank card from a supermarket in Accrington. The offence took place around 5pm on 7th December 2011 at the ATM machine at Tesco Extra on Eagle Street when a 32 year old woman inadvertently left her cash card in the machine. …

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Weekly Pump Price Update – Reduce the cost of motoring

This week it is no surprise that Tesco continue to be cheapest for both unleaded and diesel, but they are matched this week by Tottenham Road Garage in Lower Darwen for diesel. If you don’t want to buy from a supermarket then Tottenham Road is best for diesel and TCS on Bolton Road at Ewood is the cheapest for unleaded. …

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Traders continue to be attracted to the new Blackburn Market

Blackburn‘s new £8m market is continuing to be a popular draw for local businesses with several new stalls having opened recently. With leases completed on over three quarters of the available pitches, the market is nearing full capacity. One of the newcomers, bakers Sandersons, know more than most what it takes to run a successful business having been established in …

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Weekly Pump Price update for Blackburn

In a shock table this week, Asda do not feature at all! This is only down to the fact that the supermarket giant are redeveloping their station in Blackburn into a Pay at Pump only facility. This will mean that there will no longer be any cashiers based at the Blackburn Asda. The M65 Service Area are cheapest for unleaded …

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Guilty plea after robbery from “vulnerable man” in Blackburn

A MAN, who targeted a vulnerable gentleman with learning difficulties, has pleaded guilty at court. Mark Jones, 45, of Heath Street, Salford, appeared at Preston Crown Court yesterday (Friday 22 July) where he pleaded guilty to robbery and theft. Jones admitted targeting a 63-year-old man at Morrisons in Blackburn on 23 October. He led the man from the supermarket in the …

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