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Thursday, 21 January, 2021


Curry club brings community together as Our Lancashire approaches milestone

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has praised the Our Lancashire team whilst visiting an East Lancashire curry club bringing people from across its community together over a shared love of good food.

Cooking up a Soup Social Fundraiser

Age UK are asking people to hold a soup social fundraiser this winter time to benefit their local charity.

Looking for Krispy Kreme?

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Looking for Krispy Kreme?

Here's the link you really need

A Blossoming Partnership for National Company with Local Roots

The HEADLINE sponsor for the Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival, which returns in 2020, has been announced. Family company and nationally respected home furnishing specialists, Plumbs, will be the lead sponsor for the Festival which takes place from 17th to 21st June 2020.

Silhouettes of soldiers appearing across Blackburn Town Centre

Blackburn Life are grateful to Blackburn Town Centre businesses who are supporting our campaign to raise the profile of the Poppy Appeal in the...

Regency Fitness Darwen Fun Day hoping to be a big ‘HIIT’ for charity

Darwen Leisure Centre have announced a Regency Fitness Fun Day featuring Hiitstep Games Grand Prix, Zumba, Bokwa & Clubbercise, all in aid of charity Lancashire Mind.

The rain does not dampen team spirit during fundraiser!

The rain did not deter a group of fundraisers from The Mall Blackburn raising vital cash for a local charity.

It’s Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow for Mum and Daughter Duo!

For some it would be a hair-raising experience, but Becky Barton and her daughter Katy Barton, both from Darwen, are not daunted at the prospect of losing their hair to raise funds for charity.

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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.


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.