Health & social care

Blackburn with Darwen Shuttle September 2014 issue available for download

Published on October 3, 2014 at 2:44 pm

The latest downloadable Shuttle is now available for you to read. September's Shuttle contains articles on Good Neighbour Awards ceremony – report and pictures, Quarter of Council services hit by cuts, Blackburn is Open: Artists launch new pop up shop, Heritage festival, Cathedral Quarter investment update, New leisure centre images, Do it Online: Council digital services and much more.

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Let’s Adopt Facebook page launched

Published on September 23, 2014 at 9:38 am

Blackburn with Darwen Council’s adoption service has launched a new Facebook page for people who are interested in finding out more about adopting a child. People are urged to ‘like’ the Facebook page, Let's Adopt - Blackburn with Darwen, to get regular updates, information and advice about adopting a child, as well as details of training and events.

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Talking health at Lancashire Health Expo

Published on September 19, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Blackburn Cathedral was the setting for the Lancashire Health Expo.

The event, held on Thursday September 18, was dubbed the biggest conversation of the year between the third sector and professionals working in the NHS and local government.

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Working week of a family-finder social worker

Published on September 4, 2014 at 2:17 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council’s adoption service launched Let’s Adopt in January 2014, in a bid to find loving and stable homes for cared-for children. The campaign has helped to educate potential parents in the borough and surrounding areas that a wide range of people including single people, non-homeowners, those who are in fulltime employment or not working, same-sex couples and over 21-year-olds are eligible to apply to adopt.

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