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Minute’s silence for victims of the Paris terrorist attacks

Published on Monday 16 November 2015 at 9:50 am

The Union Flag will fly at half-mast outside Blackburn Town Hall and Darwen Town Hall  today (Monday 16 November 2015)

Council leader Mohammed Khan will lead a minute​’s silence on the Blackburn town hall steps at 11am as part of a Europe-wide mark of respect and solidarity, in remembrance of those who lost their lives.

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Hundreds remember the fallen

Published on Thursday 12 November 2015 at 3:52 pm

Hundreds of well-wishers turned out to Remembrance Sunday services across the borough at the weekend.

And it was a very special occasion for former prisoner of war, 95-year-old Alf Davey, who was made VIP guest for the United Service of Remembrance held at Blackburn Cathedral and the wreath-laying at the Corporation Park Gardens.

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Staff spruce up gardens

Published on Tuesday 22 September 2015 at 2:05 pm

Green fingered staff from McDonald’s restaurant in Whitebirk helped spruce up an overgrown garden.

Six staff joined Councillor Mohammed Khan, leader of Blackburn with Darwen Council, and council officers to do some work on the enclosed garden on Higson Street.

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