Yearly Archives: 2020

Council services affected by Tier 4 restrictions

Published on Thursday 31 December 2020 at 12:42 pm

The Tier 4 restrictions for Blackburn with Darwen have an impact on some Council services.

Here’s a round-up of the services that remain open:

Blackburn Central Library and Darwen Library are open for Call & Collect service only – find out more about Call & Collect and to request books call 01254 661221

Blackburn Library also offers limited computer access for anyone who struggles to access digital services from home – book in advance by calling 01254 661221

Blackburn and Darwen Market Halls are open for essential goods only – food stalls, takeaways and newsagents – and most essential traders are offering home deliveries.

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Council staff provide friendly face of contact tracing in borough

Published on Thursday 3 December 2020 at 11:11 am

Contact tracing is seen as a vitally important part of controlling the spread of Covid-19.

In recent months NHS Test and Trace has sought partnerships with local authorities to support the national system, passing through details of people who have been infected with the virus and asking them to make further contact.

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