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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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NO MOOR FIRES! New legal powers to prevent moorland fires – a reminder to stay safe outside this spring and summer

Published on Monday 11 March 2024 at 4:34 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Bolton and Chorley councils, along with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, Lancashire Police and Greater Manchester Police, have joined together using legal powers to protect the environment and prevent wildfire devastation on moorland.

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Get down to the Jobs and skills fair for new careers, new learning and a new start

Published on Wednesday 21 February 2024 at 8:42 am

Blackburn with Darwen Employment Skills and Support Hub are hosting a Jobs and Skills Fair to give people the opportunity to find a new career, get back into work, volunteer or get learning again.

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