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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’.

Devastating Fire at Bureau Arts Centre in Blackburn

A devastating fire that ripped through the former St John’s Church in Blackburn Lancashire early this morning

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Blackburn’s Empire Theatre receives lifeline funding from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Blackburn Empire Theatre has today received the news that it has been awarded £108,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

Blackburn with Darwen Tier 3 alert level, but Gyms and Leisure Centres escape restrictions

Blackburn with Darwen is being placed into the ‘very high’ alert level of the Government’s new three-tier system of interventions to tackle the spread of Covid-19 from midnight tonight!

Blackburn and Darwen venues receive lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

King George’s Hall and Darwen Library Theatre have been awarded £364,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

Vue will shut in Blackburn & Accrington three days a week to save costs

The UK’s third-largest cinema chain Vue will reduce its opening hours to four days a week