Monthly Archives: June 2022

Men’s Health Week blog from BwD Running Mayor

Published on Wednesday 15 June 2022 at 11:52 am

For Men’s Health Week, BwD Running Mayor Andrew Gardner shares how running has helped his health and wellbeing over the past few years, and why you might want to give it a try…

Andrew explains:

“Many moons ago when I was playing football in the Blackburn and Darwen combination league our old manager used to say:

When you move the ball, the picture changes.

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THIS SATURDAY: Blackburn Pride 2022

Published on Tuesday 14 June 2022 at 12:25 pm

We’re so proud to welcome Blackburn’s first ever official Pride event on Saturday 18th June.

Don’t miss out on what will be a spectacular day of fun and celebrations.

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THIS WEEKEND: National Festival of Making

Published on Friday 10 June 2022 at 12:56 pm

Who’s ready for National Festival of Making this weekend?

WHAT: National Festival of Making
WHEN: Sat 11th & Sun 12th June, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Blackburn Town Centre

Come and join us in a unique celebration of making, from the kitchen table to the factory floor.

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Big thanks to our volunteers!

Published on Wednesday 1 June 2022 at 12:58 pm

As Volunteers’ Week starts today, we’re saying a huge thank you to all the people in Blackburn with Darwen who give their time freely to help out others.

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Council Leader updates on cost of living crisis

Published on Wednesday 1 June 2022 at 12:10 pm

Following the Government’s announcement last week that it will provide a package of extra measures to support people around the cost of living crisis, the Leader of Blackburn with Darwen Council has provided an update.

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