Sport, culture & leisure

Libraries and Information Service Celebrates Grant Funding

Published on August 7, 2014 at 5:03 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Library and Information Service celebrates £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Blackburn with Darwen Library and Information Serivce has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) ‘First World War: Then and Now’ grant. 

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Hundreds gathered as the Borough and Nation commemorates the declaration of War.

Published on August 6, 2014 at 1:44 pm

A hundred years ago this week Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary in 1914, returned to his chambers in the Foreign Office and lamented “The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our life”.

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Volunteers help young people get into sport across borough

Published on July 25, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Across Blackburn with Darwen, young people are taking part in various sports activities run by volunteers such as Nigel Dixon, who has recently received an MBE in recognition of his voluntary services to sports

Chairman of Blackburn Community Sports Club on Lammack Road, Nigel, alongside fellow volunteers, has helped countless young people get active through sport.

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