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Market partnership brings praise from Marcus Rashford

Two markets in Lancashire have joined forces to support struggling families with children eligible for free school meals. Blackburn Market and Darwen Market have been at the forefront of the initiative which has seen hundreds of vouchers issued to local families to buy high quality fresh foods direct from the markets.

Blackburn with Darwen Primary Schools will not face blanket closure

Councillor Julie Gunn, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education and Dominic Harrison, Director of Public Health from Blackburn Council have said that Primary Schools in the area will not face a blanket closure, but individual schools can make their own decisions.

Blackburn with Darwen will be in Tier 3, the Government Confirm

The government have now published a postcode lookup facility to discover which Tier you will be in from 2nd December and it has been confirmed that Blackburn with Darwen will be in Tier 3.

Blackburn with Darwen will be in Tier 3, the Government Confirm

The government have now published a postcode lookup facility to discover which Tier you will be in from 2nd December and it has been confirmed that Blackburn with Darwen will be in Tier 3.

The Mall to open 12 hours a day in the run up to Christmas

The Mall Blackburn is extending its opening hours to support retailers and give shoppers more time to get everything they need for Christmas.

The new rules that are likely in Blackburn and Darwen – Pubs, Cafes, Cinemas & Indoor Fitness Classes all affected

The government yesterday announced the new rules for when the area comes out of "LockDown 2" and assuming Blackburn and Darwen will remain in Tier 3, these are the rules for the area

Fines for pop-up wedding in a factory. Gym found breaking the rules.

Blackburn Police have posted an update to the work they have been doing recently and highlighted two breaches of the current lockdown restrictions

Blackburn with Darwen Tier 3 alert level, but Gyms and Leisure Centres escape restrictions

Blackburn with Darwen is being placed into the ‘very high’ alert level of the Government’s new three-tier system of interventions to tackle the spread of Covid-19 from midnight tonight!

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.

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Bus firm to add extra buses on key routes as students prepare to return

As school and college students prepare to return to full-time education across east and central Lancashire, the area’s leading bus operator The Blackburn Bus Company is to step up services on several of its most popular services.

Local Man Celebrates 30 Years with Tensar!

Tensar is a world-leading manufacturer and provider of ground stabilisation and soil reinforcement solutions, with international offices across the globe – including their head office in Blackburn.

The road map out of lockdown is revealed by Boris

Boris Johnson has announced a "roadmap" for easing Covid restrictions in England. What will the first steps be?

The roadmap out of lockdown starts with schools on 8 March

The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021’ setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. This explains how the restrictions included in this guidance will be lifted over time.