Health & social care

Co-ordinators talk about work in the community

Published on October 6, 2014 at 2:32 pm

Two Community Wellbeing Co-ordinators talk about the work they have done within the community.

Sonya Rustidge, whose role covers Blackburn West, and Jackie Cumpstey who works across Blackburn East, have enabled residents to get involved in activities such as coffee mornings, cookery sessions and tea dances, helping those who may feel isolated.

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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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