Blackburn with Darwen Council staff newsletter

Holocaust survivor shares her experiences at extremism summit

A 95-year-old Holocaust survivor was among special guests addressing a conference to increase understanding and help prevent extremism.

Help to support Armed Forces Day

People are invited to attend flag raising ceremonies in front of Blackburn and Darwen town halls in support of Armed Forces Day.

Get on your bike for the launch of the new Weavers Wheel cycle route

A one day cycling festival is being held to celebrate the launch of the Weavers Wheel, a new 26km cycling route encircling Blackburn town centre.


What’s on: events in Blackburn with Darwen

Events in & around Blackburn & Darwen.

Winter wonderland on its way as Blackburn plans big Christmas market

It may be summer but plans for a sparkling Christmas in Blackburn are already underway with an authentic German-style market this Christmas.

Council supports Clean Air Day as new report into tackling air pollution is published

Blackburn with Darwen Council is urging residents to help tackle air pollution by walking or cycling more as part of Clean Air Day.

Be a part of The Great Get Together

Community groups across Blackburn with Darwen are taking part in The Great Get Together in memory of MP Jo Cox.

Tease Your Tastebuds at Darwen Market

Popular stall is moving due to expansion

Tease Your Tastebuds has relocated from Darwen Market Annexe to a newly refurbished unit within the main Market Hall due to the expansion of her product range.

30 Day Weight Loss Challenge

Following the success of the challenge earlier this year, our 30 Day Weight Loss Challenge is returning

Sessions will be taking place at:

Wednesday, June 20th at Darwen Leisure Centre

Thursday, June 21st at Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre

The course is £15 per person and includes a two hour diet and nutrition workshop which offers advice on understanding weight loss and mythbusting.

Honours handed out local volunteers Oscars

The borough’s volunteers were honoured at a glittering ceremony at King George’s Hall.