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Sunday, 17 January, 2021

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Barbara statue stays under wraps until 2021

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council have delayed the planned unveiling of a statue to former Blackburn MP Barbara Castle until 2021. The unveiling was originally due to take place Tuesday 6th October, which would have been her 110th birthday.

“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.

It’s Christmas…but not as we know it for Blackburn & Darwen

Blackburn & Darwen Council has revealed the borough's plans for events up to and including Christmas but it will be very different with no Christmas Lights Switch On and no Witton Bonfire.

It’s Christmas…but not as we know it for Blackburn & Darwen

Blackburn & Darwen Council has revealed the borough's plans for events up to and including Christmas but it will be very different with no Christmas Lights Switch On and no Witton Bonfire.

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...

Win a £200 New Bike Voucher with Council Survey

Blackburn with Darwen Council is offering you the chance to win a £200 Voucher from Ewood Bikes by completing a short survey about local transport.

Public toilets removed from Darwen after multiple vandal attacks

Blackburn with Darwen Council has been forced to remove five portable toilets from Darwen town centre after they were repeatedly vandalised by youths.

Must Read

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.

Charity single “Come Home For Christmas” produced in Blackburn Town Centre Studio

Actual Music are delighted to announce the release of a new Christmas song and music video - written, produced & performed by musicians representing Musique Agency, from across Lancashire and the North-West.

Festive Cheer from Blackburn Market with the return of Pop-up Markets this Saturday

Blackburn Market is pleased to announce the re-opening of pop-up craft & gift markets just in time for Christmas.