Published on May 1, 2014 at 10:57 amA new £2.3m community athletics facility at Witton Park, Blackburn, has opened. The fantastic Witton Park Arena includes an indoor 60m warm up/training track (6 lane), new changing facilities, a covered outdoor spectator terracing and a club room.
Sport, culture & leisure
Published on April 30, 2014 at 1:32 pm
Following on from the success of last year’s health fair, One Voice are pleased to announce the Baiter Sehat Mela will take place this year on Sunday 10th August, in Corporation Park, Blackburn from 12pm-4.30pm.
Published on April 28, 2014 at 3:28 pm
Mill Hill Community Centre is seeking residents willing to get involved and volunteer at the centre, helping its day to day operations.
Published on April 23, 2014 at 4:24 pm
Friday 25 April see’s the launch of Friday Night Live (FNL), a free live music event taking place on Friday’s in Blackburn Town Centre.
Published on April 16, 2014 at 2:36 pm
A writer is returning to her home town of Darwen to launch her first novel
On Thursday, 8 May, Maggie Grimshaw will talk about her book and how it came about at Darwen library, from 6.30pm onwards.
Published on April 16, 2014 at 2:23 pm
The Council is delighted to have been awarded £150,000 from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund.
Martin Eden, director of Leisure, Culture and Young People at Blackburn with Darwen Council, welcomed the news and said: “We are delighted we have secured £150,000 of funding for the borough’s sport facilities.
Published on April 16, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Her Majesty, The Queen, will be coming to Blackburn on Thursday, 17th April 2014, to hand out Maundy Money at Blackburn Cathedral.
Published on April 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Blackburn town centre will see an economic uplift with the visit of Her Majesty the Queen this week.
Published on April 14, 2014 at 4:54 pm
Heritage Lottery Fund can provide funding to help groups, communities and organisations to explore, conserve and share heritage of the First World War, from memorials, buildings and sites, photographs, letters and literature.
Filed under: World War One Commemorations
Published on April 11, 2014 at 4:43 pm
The name for the new BMX and skatepark in Blackburn with Darwen has been revealed – and it has been chosen by young people.
Published on April 11, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Hundreds of people helped to raise funds for a vital cause at a Bangor Street Community Centre fun day.
Published on April 11, 2014 at 1:45 pm
The collection of photographs dating back as far as 1955 can be seen in Central Blackburn Library.
Published on April 10, 2014 at 1:53 pm
Ambitious plans to celebrate Blackburn’s heritage have been unveiled which will include a heritage festival and a blue plaque trail across the town.
Published on April 3, 2014 at 3:20 pm
To mark the Her Majesty Queen’s visit, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is displaying our collection of Maundy Money.
Published on April 2, 2014 at 2:23 pm
Free dog micro chipping and dog health checks will be available at Blackburn Old Cemetery on Saturday April 5.