Yearly Archives: 2022

In pictures: Darwen Christmas Lights 2022

Published on Tuesday 22 November 2022 at 2:52 pm

Record crowds gathered in Darwen Market Square for the Christmas Lights Switch On this weekend.

90s hit makers, D:Ream were the headline act, joined on stage by the Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen, Councillor Suleman Khonat, and the Deputy Leader of the Town Council, Councillor Kevin Connor, for the big countdown.

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Session six: Housing and Buildings

Published on Friday 18 November 2022 at 11:38 am

This week was the penultimate education session before the People’s Jury on the Climate Change Crisis begin shaping their recommendations, with members hearing from a range of experts attached to the third chosen theme – buildings and housing.

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Roots Community tackles littering in Blackburn with Darwen

Published on Wednesday 16 November 2022 at 10:08 am

Red Rose Recovery combined with Spark BWD in organising the inaugural Roots Community clean-up.

It was a day of positive community actions and relationship building as the staff of the Spark Substance Misuse worked with its Roots Community Members and volunteers from the Thomas Project in a one-day waste collection and clean up within the Galligreaves area of Blackburn, near the St Lukes Church.

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