Monthly Archives: February 2022

LGBT+ History Month 2022

Published on Wednesday 23 February 2022 at 4:51 pm

This LGBT+ History Month, we’re highlighting the fantastic services and support available across our borough for this community.

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Response to government’s Living Safely With COVID-19 plan

Published on Monday 21 February 2022 at 6:06 pm

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the government’s Living Safely With COVID-19 plan in the House of Commons this afternoon, we have issued this joint statement from Council Leader Coun Mohammed Khan CBE, Chief Executive Denise Park and Director of Public Health Prof Dominic Harrison:

There’s no denying that this is a huge moment in the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Community cycle training huge success

Published on Monday 14 February 2022 at 4:29 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council has seen a huge response to free cycle training offered as part of a wider active travel project to get residents walking and cycling more across the borough.

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Ben’s behind Chile connection goal

Published on Monday 7 February 2022 at 4:46 pm

Sport is recognised as a great way to connect people for the greater good. And thanks to the performance of Blackburn Rovers player Ben Brereton Diaz, Blackburn could soon been making closer links with a city in Chile.

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This Week’s Coronavirus Column: Reinfections and variants

Published on Thursday 3 February 2022 at 10:40 am

Dominic Harrison: Director of Public Health and Wellbeing; Blackburn with Darwen

England saw a sharp rise in the numbers of new Covid infections reported from 1st February, up about 500,000, as the government changed its reporting system to show the number of Covid ‘episodes’ not just ‘cases’.

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