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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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Variety is the spice of life!

Published on March 19, 2015 at 10:19 am

The Mayor of Blackburn is hosting a special variety evening with song, dance and comedy.

The event takes place at Thwaites Empire Theatre on Thursday, April 16, starting at 7.30pm.

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