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FALLSTOP Challenge Winner Collects Prize

Published on March 25, 2015 at 7:21 pm

Barbora Biela was presented with £25 of shopping vouchers by Amy Greenhalgh after she was picked out of the hat as winner of the FALLSTOP Challenge which took place at the Mall in February

Launched earlier this year, the FALLSTOP campaign aims to raise awareness of simple steps people can take to stay on their feet and carry on doing the activities they enjoy as they get older.

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Olympian gives new £13m centre gold seal of approval

Published on March 20, 2015 at 4:29 pm

Double Olympic Gold medallist Rebecca Adlington OBE praised the new Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre during the official opening ceremony today, saying she hoped it inspired future athletes.

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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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