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Thursday, 21 January, 2021

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 are being sent letters and texts...

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

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.