Blackburn with Darwen Council staff newsletter

New framework will allow borough to speed up growth

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is launching a new Contractor and Development Framework aimed at streamlining development in the borough.

Garden waste collection – it’s the early bird that gets the discount

Residents in Blackburn and Darwen are being encouraged to get their garden waste annual subscription and take advantage of the early bird £5 discount.

Good Neighbours Awards nominations closed

Nominations are now closed but we have received over 100 nominations.

Pleasington Crematorium services

Pleasington Crematorium will be unavailable for cremation services due to maintenance on the following dates:

Monday, February 5th all day

Tuesday, February 6th all day

Wednesday, February 7th, morning slots between 10.00-12:15 can be booked.


What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen

Events in & around Blackburn & Darwen.

Rogue Darwen builder jailed after fleecing victims out of £38k

A ROGUE builder has been sentenced to 19 months imprisonment following a successful prosecution by Blackburn with Darwen Council’s Trading Standards.

Play an ‘active’ part in tackling workplace inactivity

Blackburn with Darwen Council is backing an eight-week campaign to tackle inactivity in the workplace.

Council teams up with Creative Support to promote healthy eating and feed 100 footballers

Members of Creative Support’s Social Inclusion Service have participated in a healthy eating course called ‘Be the Chef’.  

Two new courses for people with dementia

Two new courses are starting soon for people with dementia in Blackburn with Darwen.

Women Invited to Change of Heart Event

A Change of Heart follows the story of how stress changed the life of motivational speaker Gill Smith.