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Coronavirus

The eight wards that are likely to see tougher restrictions in Blackburn

A targeted approach to reducing the spread of Coronavirus in Blackburn with Darwen is set to be announced today.

“Covid-safe” cabs begin rolling out in Blackburn with Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen Council’s Davyfield Road depot has been a hive of activity as a fleet of ‘covid-safe’ cabs were prepped to roll out in Blackburn with Darwen.

Shielding advice extended to 7th September in Blackburn and Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen Council have announced that the clinically extremely vulnerable should continue to shield until 7th September. They...

Council staff join local Track & Trace efforts to improve results

Blackburn with Darwen Council has announced it has developed local systems and council staff will now join in the contact tracing system, where the national system has not been successful.

North West of England: new local restrictions – what you can and cannot do

New restrictions on household gatherings in parts of the North West including Blackburn and Darwen.

Which Businesses will not be allowed to reopen in Blackburn and Darwen this weekend

More restrictions are due to be lifted nationally this weekend to allow more businesses to reopen, but this will not be the case in Blackburn and Darwen.

Must Read

Blackburn’s Empire Theatre receives lifeline funding from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Blackburn Empire Theatre has today received the news that it has been awarded £108,000 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.

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!

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