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Darwen misses out on Share of £675m Future High Street Fund

Darwen Town Centre has missed out on a share of the government's £675m Future High Street Fund after the government released a list of the locations that are moving to the second stage of the process.

Jewellery design day is sparkling success!

Award-winning Peter Jackson the Jeweller has hosted another one of its hugely popular Design Days in its recently launched store in The Mall Blackburn.

Charity Appeals for donations in Darwen

A local charity is appealing for stock for its Charity Shop in Darwen.

New project at King George’s Hall celebrates music through the decades

A new public art project in Blackburn Town Centre will celebrate the towns music tradition.

DIY SOS, BBC One’s popular property renovation show, needs your help in Blackburn

DIY SOS, BBC One’s popular property renovation show, will head to Blackburn with Darwen later this year to take on an ambitious build to benefit a local charity.

People travel from all over the country to Hobkirk Sewing Machines & Fabric Store

Founded in 1903 by William Hobkirk, the Hobkirk family refer to their store as an ‘Aladdin’s cave of sewing inspiration’.

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Panto fun will go ahead at Blackburn Empire

The Blackburn Empire Theatre has announced that its production of Dick Whittington and his Cat will go ahead this Christmas.

New restrictions in England as country reaches “perilous turning point”

The prime minister has announced a new raft of measures to avoid "hundreds of daily deaths".

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.

What are the new rules from Tuesday 22 September in Blackburn & Darwen?

The government have issued the latest update to the new restrictions that apply to the whole of Blackburn & Darwen and most of the rest of Lancashire from this Tuesday 22 September.