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Thursday, 21 January, 2021

Coronavirus

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...

Council confirm lifting of restrictions in South & West of Blackburn and in Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen council has confirmed that the extra local restrictions in some parts of Blackburn and Darwen have been lifted today. (Wednesday 26th...

Maps of the 8 wards that are likely to be affected by new lockdown restrictions in Blackburn

Maps of the 8 wards that are likely to be affected by new lockdown restrictions in Blackburn

Must Read

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.

MIDGE URE ANNOUNCES THE VOICE & VISION TOUR IS COMING TO BLACKBURN

Following the overwhelming response to 2019’s ‘The 1980 Tour’, Midge Ure & Band Electronica are delighted to return to the road in 2022 with the ‘Voice & Visions’ tour, celebrating 40 years since the release of Ultravox’s Rage In Eden and Quartet albums.

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.

Christmas Opening Times 2020 for Blackburn & Darwen – Shops, Supermarkets, Markets, Pharmacies & more

Here we are again with our BIG guide of all the opening times for Blackburn & Darwen - Shops, Supermarkets, Markets, Leisure & more for Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021.