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.
Monthly Archives: February 2014
Published on February 21, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Events are being held through February and March in Blackburn and Darwen to let you know how to keep your house warm and your energy bills down.
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 3:31 pm
Family craft events will once again take place at libraries within the borough this half term, and all are welcome.
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 12, 2014 at 3:08 pm
Free health checks are available in Blackburn with Darwen to people aged between 35 and 74 who have a GP in the borough and have not already been diagnosed with a heart disease, kidney disease or diabetes.
Published on February 12, 2014 at 2:59 pmA local second-hand bookshop has relocated to Blackburn Town Centre with help from the Blackburn is Open scheme. Rebound has moved from its former base at Eanam to a new town centre location on Town Hall Street.
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 10, 2014 at 2:37 pmResidents across Blackburn and Darwen are being urged to act fast as time is running out to join the People Power scheme which could help them save money off their energy bills.
Published on February 10, 2014 at 1:13 pmAround 500 people signed up to the Dry January campaign in Blackburn with Darwen helping to make it a big success. Dry January was run by Alcohol Concern in conjunction with Blackburn with Darwen Council.
Published on February 7, 2014 at 6:34 pm
A man and woman have been ordered to pay a total of £1441.30 for failing to clear a build-up of household rubbish.
Published on February 5, 2014 at 8:35 pm
Blackburn with Darwen is getting set to ‘Ramp Up The Red’ later this week.
The Council and other local groups from the borough are getting involved in the British Heart Foundation’s national fundraising day, taking place this Friday February 7, to raise awareness of all heart conditions with a host of events planned.