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Health bosses welcome ban on smoking in cars

Published on February 13, 2015 at 9:44 am

Blackburn with Darwen Health bosses have welcomed an historic Parliamentary vote which means that from October 1 2015, anyone lighting up in a car with a child under 18 present will be breaking the law and could be fined.

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Panto season success in Blackburn with Darwen

Published on February 12, 2015 at 4:21 pm

A busy pantomime season across the borough saw attendances increase at both King Georges Hall and Darwen Library Theatre

The production of Snow White at King George’s Hall saw an increase in audiences of 10.6% on the 2013 production of Cinderella, and an increase of over 28% from 2012.

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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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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Councils Gladstone’s View Project secures Heritage Lottery Fund support

Published on February 10, 2015 at 9:52 am

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has received initial support for a Townscape Heritage bid from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Gladstone’s View, Northgate Townscape Heritage Project, it was announced today.

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