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Brand New Blackburn Home is prize in Charity Prize Draw

A BLACKBURN home shaped by designer Wayne Hemingway is being given away to raise funds for a Lancashire children’s charity.

Turtle Bay announces reopening in Blackburn!

Following a period of closure during the pandemic, the Caribbean and restaurant and bar on Cathedral Square is getting ready to welcome Caribbean good times back to Blackburn

Take a journey through Dodecalis Luminarium Inflatable Sculpture this August

This August, the National Festival of Making is bringing the Dodecalis Luminarium, created by Architects of Air, to Blackburn’s Corporation Park!
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Blackburn and Darwen venues receive lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

King George’s Hall and Darwen Library Theatre have been awarded £364,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

Vue will shut in Blackburn & Accrington three days a week to save costs

The UK’s third-largest cinema chain Vue will reduce its opening hours to four days a week

Testing capacity improves in Blackburn with Darwen with walk-in sites available

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council have announced that COVID-19 testing capacity in the borough has improved.

Barbara statue stays under wraps until 2021

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council have delayed the planned unveiling of a statue to former Blackburn MP Barbara Castle until 2021. The unveiling was originally due to take place Tuesday 6th October, which would have been her 110th birthday.

Darwen Library Theatre celebrates breaking Fundraising Target

The team at Darwen Library Theatre are thanking the whole community after they reached their fundraising target to keep live theatre in the town.

Over 2,700 empty properties in Blackburn with Darwen

A recent analysis of figures by property company Coulters shows that Blackburn with Darwen had 2,717 vacant dwellings in the borough, with with over 4% sitting empty.

Call out for traders for Pop-up markets in Blackburn

Blackburn Market has announced the re-opening of pop-up craft & gift markets just in time for Christmas.

“Weeks away from a full county-wide lockdown” warning from Public Health bosses

Lancashire’s top Public Health bosses are urging communities to work together to avoid further local lockdown measures.

Jimmy’s Killer Prawns opens in Blackburn this Monday

A restaurant which boasts “the best tasting prawns in the world” is set to debut Blackburn this Monday 28th September 2020 at 12 noon.

Panto fun will go ahead at Blackburn Empire

The Blackburn Empire Theatre has announced that its production of Dick Whittington and his Cat will go ahead this Christmas.
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Brand New Blackburn Home is prize in Charity Prize Draw

A BLACKBURN home shaped by designer Wayne Hemingway is being given away to raise funds for a Lancashire children’s charity.
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Blackburn busker begins nationwide tour to raise cash for Derian House

SIXTEEN-year-old Jacob Reddy from Blackburn is touring the country with his acoustic guitar to raise money for the children’s hospice where his brother was cared for.

Turtle Bay announces reopening in Blackburn!

Following a period of closure during the pandemic, the Caribbean and restaurant and bar on Cathedral Square is getting ready to welcome Caribbean good times back to Blackburn

Take a journey through Dodecalis Luminarium Inflatable Sculpture this August

This August, the National Festival of Making is bringing the Dodecalis Luminarium, created by Architects of Air, to Blackburn’s Corporation Park!