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Changes to business hours and opening for a whole range of local shops, venues and leisure attractions in the area.
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.
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.
A new People’s Jury on the Climate Change Crisis is set to be held in Blackburn with Darwen.
Councillor Phil Riley, Leader of Blackburn with Darwen Council, has written a message to the borough’s residents.
A Jubilee beacon will be lit at Darwen Tower to mark the Queen’s 70-year reign on the evening of Thursday, June 2nd.
The winner of a competition to light the Jubilee Beacon at Darwen Tower has been officially crowned!
The details of all candidates standing for the local elections in Blackburn with Darwen have now been published.
Work is underway on transforming an important part of Blackburn’s ‘cultural quarter’ – Blakey Moor Terrace.
The Director of Public Health who has been at the helm of Blackburn with Darwen’s course through the Covid pandemic is retiring this week.
Blackburn with Darwen Council’s annual apprenticeship recruitment drive is back – and this year they are set to recruit up to 26 new apprentices.
An extra £1.5m has been promised in Blackburn with Darwen for cleaner and greener spaces – including cash for parks, paths and litter picking.
Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is set to benefit from £365K of Government funding to help replace its aging roof and safeguard the museum’s 148 year old extensive collection
Two years on from the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, Blackburn with Darwen Council is planning a permanent memorial to this defining period in our social history.
6,000 young people across Blackburn with Darwen voted in the 2022 Youth Forum elections to select three Youth MPs to represent their views during 2022-2024.
The Government has announced support to help with rising costs of energy for certain households in the borough.
The Blackburn with Darwen Safer Roads Strategy has been developed to create a local action plan to improve safety on our roads.
The Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant is intended to support eligible hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses, in recognition of the effect that the rise of the Omicron variant may have on their business operations.
The full list of locations bidding to become cities in 2022 has been revealed.
King George’s Hall recently celebrated its 100th birthday, and this is the video of memories that was featured during the event.
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.
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.
The government have now published a postcode lookup facility to discover which Tier you will be in from 2nd December and it has been confirmed that Blackburn with Darwen will be in Tier 3.
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.
Lancashire’s top Public Health bosses are urging communities to work together to avoid further local lockdown measures.
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.
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.”
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.
The council have announced that some people who are shielding in Blackburn & Darwen will need to continue shielding until 21st September and people in the “eight lockdown wards” will