Environment

Failure to dispose of rubbish properly leads to prosecution

Published on May 15, 2015 at 2:09 pm

A woman has been ordered to pay a total of £365 for failing to dispose of rubbish properly Mrs Shugufta Patel, of Wensley Road, Blackburn was served a notice under section 80 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, which required the removal and disposal of the waste which was found close to the rear of a properly, in a legal manner.

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New proposals to cut flood risk in Blackburn

Published on March 20, 2015 at 2:15 pm

Plans are being discussed to bring a £3.5m flood reductions scheme to Blackburn.

The Environment Agency, with Blackburn with Darwen Council, is proposing a new £3.5 million flood reduction scheme for the River Blakewater between the Blackburn Youth Zone and the Ambulance Station of George Street West.

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Don’t let a bad meal spoil your Valentine’s day

Published on February 11, 2015 at 2:24 pm

Make sure the most romantic day of the year isn’t spoilt by a food disaster.

A new Food Standards Agency (FSA) poll shows that one in five people have had a food-related dating disaster on valentine’s Day – so make sure you check the restaurant’s food hygiene rating.

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