Published on March 20, 2014 at 6:13 pmMayor of Blackburn Cllr Salim Mulla has launched a charity walk to help his target of buying vital hospital equipment.
Sport, culture & leisure
Published on March 20, 2014 at 3:45 pm
The countdown has begun for the Maundy Thursday visit of Her Majesty The Queen and HRH Duke of Edinburgh next month which looks set to spread a feel-good factor across Lancashire.
Published on March 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm
2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War. To commemorate this, the leader of the Council is launching a campaign to get residents across Blackburn and Darwen planting poppy seeds in across the borough.
Published on March 18, 2014 at 3:18 pm
Edgworth Bowling Club has been awarded Clubmark status after being assessed by their governing body, the British Crown Green Bowling Association.
Published on March 18, 2014 at 3:05 pm
The annual Blackburn with Darwen Mayor’s Ball is being held next month and there are still spaces available for the glittering event.
Published on March 12, 2014 at 5:35 pm
Brave WW1 soldiers from Blackburn with Darwen who died in the conflict could be honoured with a new memorial – with your help.
Published on March 12, 2014 at 3:23 pm
Council Staff, Members and residents joined children from two Blackburn schools as Blackburn with Darwen Council took part in the first ‘Fly the Flag for the Commonwealth event.
Published on February 24, 2014 at 3:40 pmA ‘Curiosity Shop’ is set to be unveiled on March 6 with help from the Blackburn is Open scheme. After two rounds of successful taxidermy sessions hosted at Blackburn Museum and the Blackburn is Open pop up art centre, Nicola Hebson is opening her very own shop.
Published on February 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Blackburn Is Open is to launch a new network to help support the development of creative industries in Blackburn with Darwen.
Published on February 13, 2014 at 3:51 pm
Works begins this week on the Town Hall Street elevation of Blackburn Central Library.
Restoration of the Northgate side of the building is now well underway and the cladding will soon be taken off Town Hall Street.
Published on February 13, 2014 at 3:13 pm
This year will see the second Annual Blackburn with Darwen Memorial Service taking place on Sunday, March 2.
Published on February 11, 2014 at 4:11 pm
Award winning Blackburn author Josephine Cox has kindly agreed to be a patron for Blackburn with Darwen’s library service.
Published on February 11, 2014 at 4:05 pm
An open day is taking place on Saturday February 15 at Holy Trinity Church, with local businesses, community groups, volunteers and residents invited to find out about the buildings impressive history and architecture.
Published on February 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm
In aid of the Mayor’s Charity Bangor St Community Centre will be holding a family fun day.
Published on February 5, 2014 at 10:51 am
New dates have been announced for the CONNECT mentoring sessions.
The free mentoring courses are for anyone based at a Blackburn with Darwen company who is in the role of mentor or mentee.