Blackburn with Darwen Council staff newsletter
Corporation Park Conservatory

Work begins to protect Corporation Park conservatory

This week work starts in Corporation Park to prevent further damage to the conservatory over winter.

tyre safety check photo

Ensuring taxi safety this Christmas & New Year

A multi-agency operation to help ensure taxis on roads in Blackburn with Darwen are safe took place on Wednesday 6 December.

ADPH medal

Top national award for BwD’s Public Health

Blackburn with Darwen’s Public Health team has scooped the national Quality Improvement Award for its work on bringing down the rates of children’s tooth decay in the borough.

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Speeding taxi driver loses licence appeal

A taxi driver with a history of speeding and points on his licence has lost his appeal against the loss of his taxi licence.


Last chance to get your winter vaccines before Christmas

With the festive season approaching, now is the time to make sure you are protected against flu and Covid.

Making Rooms – Re-Sized 5

How The Making Rooms is helping put Blackburn firmly on the creative map!

As far as weeks go, it doesn’t get much better than it did last week for The Making Rooms in Blackburn.


Blackburn Festival of Light set for tipis takeover!

The team behind the ever-popular Blackburn Festival of Light are set to bring a brand new event to the town centre this Christmas.

Shuttle graphic Lancashire the time in now

Consultation launched to shape future of Lancashire

Residents and businesses are being urged to have their say in shaping the future of Lancashire.

Cold Weather Alert

People urged to stay safe and keep warm as cold weather alert issued

The cold snap and freezing temperatures are expected to last all this week until next Tuesday, December 5th, and an amber weather alert has been issued across the whole of the North West including Blackburn with Darwen.

Annual Celebration of Achievement for Children in our Care

Ewood event celebrates achievements of children growing up in care

The annual Celebration of Achievement for Children in our Care and Care Leavers took place at Ewood Park last week.