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Blackburn’s Exchange Building, which many will remember as a cinema, but has a rich history going as far back as the 1860s, is getting ready to launch a new future.
A range of pop-up stalls will be trading in Blackburn Market every Saturday as everyone looks forward to the festive season. The pop-up stalls will be based on the new
Blackburn Cathedral will host a County Service of Thanksgiving for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday 18th September 2022 at 2pm
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council have announced a raft of closures and changes to council services for Monday 19 September, the day of the Queen’s funeral.
Official proclamations to mark the accession of the new monarch King Charles III will take place in Blackburn & Darwen on Sunday 11 September 2022.
Corporation Park is now home to a new Duck Feed Dispenser, becoming one of only a handful of councils in the UK to embrace this step in the ‘Feed the Ducks’ initiative.
Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery is holding its very first ART OPEN this October to showcase local art and talent.
The Search is on for Prince Charming to join the cast in a star-studded Cinderella Panto this Christmas
A new People’s Jury on the Climate Change Crisis is set to be held in Blackburn with Darwen.
King George’s Hall in Blackburn have announced their brand new Classics Season for 2022/23 and, as well as some familiar events, this season sees the CBeebies Prom come to town. You can also enjoy the magic of the James Bond Movies’ Music at a special concert.
The BBC has published a photo from one of its “Weather Watchers” stating it was taken in Blackburn.
Blackburn is to gain yet another Greggs bakery, this time in the heart of The Mall, in between Primark and H&M.
A popular pub in Darwen, The Crown and Thistle, on Roman Road, announced it would be closing its doors on Saturday 23rd July.
The Tiger Who Came to Tea is celebrating 12 years on stage and over 50 years as Britain’s best-loved picture book! David Wood OBE is undisputedly the country’s leading writer and director of plays and musicals for children.
A whole host of world-famous pianists will have an unprecedented opportunity to perform on the new generation flagship Yamaha CFX piano
Blackburn with Darwen will welcome the Queen’s Baton Relay in July – part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Councillor Phil Riley, Leader of Blackburn with Darwen Council, has written a message to the borough’s residents.
After several recent stories on social media about littering in the town and videos of the dumping of take-away rubbish in our streets, surely it’s time to clamp down on this disrespect for our town?
Angry customers are frustrated at the lack of communication from the organisers of the postponed SummerFest 2022, which was due to take place at Blackburn Rover’s football ground Ewood Park on 27th to 29th May.