Monthly Archives: December 2015

Council nominated for ‘Partnership of the Year’

Published on Friday 11 December 2015 at 9:05 am

Blackburn with Darwen Council has been named as a finalist in a prestigious national competition.

The Council has been shortlisted in the ‘Partnership of the Year’ category at the LGC Awards for an adult social care project jointly delivered by the local authority and performance specialist Newton Europe.

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Another Busy Week for the Mayor

Published on Thursday 3 December 2015 at 2:25 pm

This week the Mayor will be out and about once again fulfilling his official engagements.

The Mayor, who began his mayoral year in May, will next week attend the St Wilfrid’s Nine Lessons and Carols Service at Blackburn Cathedral, along with the Mayoress, on Tuesday along with the Mayoress, attend the Westholme Senior School Carol Service at Blackburn Cathedral, along with the Mayoress, on Wednesday, to attend the Lancashire Telegraph Carol Service at Blackburn Cathedral, along with the Mayoress, on Thursday, to visit the Royal Mail Delivery Office, to attend the funeral of Former Mayor Jim Hirst, along with the Mayoress, on Friday, to attend the Old Blackburnians Dinner at QEGS, along with the Mayoress, on Saturday, and finally, to attend Festive Family Fun Around Witton Country Park, to attend the Annual Civic Carol Concert in the Windsor Suite, along with the Mayoress, on Sunday.

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Parents urged to ‘stick together’ on road safety

Published on Wednesday 2 December 2015 at 3:29 pm

Darwen Children’s Centre hosted a road safety event last week as part of an ongoing campaign to ensure that the simplest road safety measure of all – holding hands – keeps more children safe on the streets of Blackburn with Darwen.

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