Published November 10, 2017 at 10:04
Blackburn with Darwen Council has been named finalist in the Driving Growth category for the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) awards, which showcase excellence across the sector.
The Council is proud of its unwavering ambition and the focus on growth is designed to ensure people in Blackburn and Darwen get the best possible services and the prosperity that they deserve. Economic growth is seen as critical to the success of the borough and the new partnership with Capita established last year reflects this. More than 170 development opportunities are in place ranging from housing and employment to infrastructure like roads and schools.
Confidence is growing with many high profile companies choosing to expand or locate in Blackburn and Darwen.