Sport, culture & leisure

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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The Fun of the Commonwealth Games comes to Witton.

Published on July 25, 2014 at 8:30 am

Witton Country Park will be jam-packed with Commonwealth Games-themed activities this summer

Free fun days are on offer at the Countryside Services Activity Room based at the Pavilion on Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27 between 1pm-4pm with a Glasgow Commonwealth Games themed activity.

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