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“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.

What are the new rules from Tuesday 22 September in Blackburn & Darwen?

The government have issued the latest update to the new restrictions that apply to the whole of Blackburn & Darwen and most of the rest of Lancashire from this Tuesday 22 September.

New Restrictions for Lancashire from Tuesday – Restrictions on socialising with other households & leisure curfew

New tougher restrictions come into force in Lancashire (with the exception of Blackpool) this Tuesday as the government tries to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Warning to follow the rules in Blackburn & Darwen or face more restrictions next week

Council leaders in Blackburn and Darwen have warned that "Everyone in Blackburn with Darwen must comply with the government’s restrictions to help avoid stricter measures being introduced for the whole borough next week."

Relief for gyms, fitness and dance studios, indoor swimming pools and sports clubs in Blackburn

The government have announced that gyms, fitness and dance studios, indoor swimming pools and sports clubs in Blackburn will be able to reopen from Tuesday 8th September.

Shielding to end on 21st September for some in Blackburn & Darwen – Others must wait for Review

The council have announced that some people who are shielding in Blackburn & Darwen will need to continue shielding until 21st September and people...

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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.