Blackburn with Darwen Council staff newsletter

X Factor star set to ‘Grace’ Blackburn’s Christmas lights switch-on

Saturday 24th November, King William Street, 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Blackburn’s Christmas lights will be switched on this year by the town’s very own singing sensation Grace Davies.

Council welcomes digital drop in classroom coming to borough on November 20.

Blackburn with Darwen Council is welcoming a visit of a mobile digital classroom to the borough.

Local history talk – ‘The life of Joseph Harrison’

Local history researcher Christine Parkinson will be giving a talk on the life of Joseph Harrison.

Cathedral hosts contemporary dance tribute to Indian soldiers in First World War

A wartime story of love and sacrifice told through powerful dance theatre is coming to Blackburn Cathedral on Monday 19 November.

Breastfeeding friendly boost for Blackburn with Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen has today become officially ‘breastfeeding friendly’, meaning mums who want to breastfeed out and about in the borough can do so with full confidence.

Blackburn and Darwen remembers

Hundreds remembered the fallen 100 years after end of World War One at two special Remembrance Services in the borough.

Car park boost for Lammack School

From next week, parents dropping off children at Lammack Primary School will be able to make use of a car park close-by.

Local Plan – it’s your call!

Calling all residents, landowners, developers and agents!

Blackburn scoops two prestigious tourism awards

Blackburn came out a shining star in this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards – picking up two prestigious awards for its National Festival of Making and its Cathedral as a cultural hub.


What’s on: events in Blackburn with Darwen

Events in & around Blackburn & Darwen.