Yearly Archives: 2024

Artwork commissioned in Blackburn Museum shortlisted for Turner prize

Published on Wednesday 15 May 2024 at 4:50 pm

An artist whose work was featured in both Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery and was commissioned for Blackburn’s biannual ‘British Textile Biennial’ is one of four shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2024.

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Boost for new mums with feeding is on the way

Published on Wednesday 1 May 2024 at 12:54 pm

Extra breastfeeding support is coming to new mums thanks to a £183,000 grant.

The funding comes from the Family Hub grant received from the Department for Education, and it will expand on the existing infant feeding support by providing ELHT with more infant feeding support workers on the postnatal ward at weekends and in the community in Blackburn with Darwen.

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Happy St George’s Day!

Published on Tuesday 23 April 2024 at 8:41 am

Today we’re wishing you a happy St George’s Day.

Despite being the patron saint of England, St George was born in Turkey in the third century, and he never actually visited England!

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Over half a million allocated to upgrade the borough’s roads

Published on Thursday 21 March 2024 at 10:08 am

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council have been awarded a total of £555,185 from the Department of Transport to improve the council’s traffic signal systems as part of ‘The Traffic Signal Obsolescence Grant’, which will have a positive effect on roads across the borough.

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Gary Aspden – a Spezial story!

Published on Wednesday 20 March 2024 at 7:47 pm

We’ve all seen the Blackburn SPZL trainer, the pics of Liam Gallagher performing at King George’s Hall and the giant adidas mural in Darwen town centre. 

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Great news for Changing Places users!

Published on Wednesday 20 March 2024 at 10:46 am

Changing Places toilet facilities are on the increase in Blackburn with Darwen.

Changing Places are toilets equipped with facilities that support people with mobility-limiting disabilities to use toilet facilities with dignity.

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