Blackburn with Darwen Council staff newsletter

What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen

Events in & around Blackburn & Darwen.

Adult Learning courses out now

From Getting to know your iPad to Japanese Yoga, there is something for everyone in the Council’s new adult learning programme.

British Museum Indian artefacts on display at Blackburn Museum

A British Museum exhibition featuring items made in India for courtly patrons including a stunning album of ragamala paintings (c.1610) an ivory sarinda instrument (c.1700) and five ragamala painting are currently on display at Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery.

Blackburn in bloom for top judges

From Aberdeen in Scotland down to St Helier in Jersey, Blackburn town centre is one of 78 finalists vying to win a Gold award in this year’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) national Britain in Bloom competition.

Blackburn man to be remembered for his bravery

A Blackburnian who received the Victoria Cross for his bravery in World War One is to be remembered with a paving stone outside Blackburn Town Hall.

Friends inspire Hepatitis awareness

Inspire and GO2 with community group One Voice teamed up with local organisations to become ‘Friends of the Service’ for World Hepatitis Day.

New advertising space in Blackburn – video

Another new way to advertise in Blackburn has been unveiled.

Council confirms Blackburn fire caused no damage to local youth centre

A small fire started near a Blackburn youth centre did not cause any damage to the youth centre itself, Blackburn with Darwen Council has confirmed.


Community group needed to revive games area

Organisations are being invited to partner with Blackburn with Darwen Council and give a boost to Green Lane Multi-Games Area.

Your donations shipped to help children in need

Hundreds of children have been helped this summer thanks to donations from kind-hearted Council staff and foster carers.