Balloon Race winners from Blackburn Market launch

The lucky winners of a balloon race competition held on the launch day of the new £8m Blackburn Market have been chosen.500 Balloons were released into the sky on Church Street to mark the launch of the new market on Saturday, July 9.

The winning balloon travelled 75 miles all the way to Barnsley where it was retrieved by lucky winner T Catton. The prize was £50 of market vouchers.

The winning balloon holder, Janet O’Malley of Kings Bridge Close Blackburn, won £150 of market vouchers.

Prizes were sponsored by Blackburn Market and Capita Symonds.

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