Blackburn with Darwen Council staff newsletter

New project in Blackburn revolutionising food waste

A new café that is helping to reduce food waste has been launched in Blackburn that aims to fill “bellies not bins”.

Winter Wonderland event at Ewood Park

There’s a festive treat in store on Thursday December 7th, when Ewood Park will transform into a magical Winter Wonderland.

Teaming up to find forever homes for increasing number of children in care

A NEW “super” team is being launched to boost the search for forever families for children waiting for adoption – which for the first time are outstripping the number of registered adopters.

New owner for fire plagued Blackburn site

The new owner of a fire-ravaged plastics recycling facility in Blackburn has pledged to step-up security and clear the site ready to make way for a new development.

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New half hourly train service means better links for Blackburn with Darwen

Commuters along the Blackburn to Manchester train route will now have more options on when to travel as a new half hourly service launches.

Success of special launch event for a new study space

A new research room was opened to the public on Thursday, November 9. The aim of the room is to allow the public greater access to the collections at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery.

Borough backing Road Safety Week 2017

Blackburn with Darwen is supporting Road Safety Week 2017, with a range of events and activities planned across the borough.

EG Group: Fuelling Growth In Blackburn with Darwen

Plans for Euro Garages new head office facilities have been approved and agreed by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.


What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen

Events in & around Blackburn & Darwen.

Store loses licence to sell alcohol

Haslingden Road General store in Blackburn has lost its licence to sell alcohol following a string of offences for selling alcohol and tobacco to children.