Health & social care

Workshop to focus on combating fuel poverty

Published on Tuesday 25 February 2020 at 4:12 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council will this week host a workshop focussing on fuel poverty.

The event, taking place on Wednesday February 26 from 2-5pm in meeting room 3 at Blackburn Library, will look at the realities of fuel poverty and what’s being done to tackle the issue locally.

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Protect your pipes this winter

Published on Monday 6 January 2020 at 3:08 pm

Whilst the UK enjoyed an unseasonably mild end to 2019, the winter is set to take a grip with weather forecasters warning a cold snap could be on its way during the first few weeks of the new year.

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Don’t leave it too late to order your repeat prescriptions

Published on Wednesday 18 December 2019 at 11:44 am

Christmas is just a week away – don’t forget to sort your repeat prescriptions.

People who are on repeat medication such as those with long term health condition, for instance asthma, diabetes, lung or heart disease, are being reminded not to leave it too late to get their repeat prescriptions.

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Be flood aware

Published on Monday 25 November 2019 at 3:03 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council is urging residents to stay flood aware as winter approaches.

A page on the Council’s new website provides information on flooding emergencies including different types of flood warnings, what to do to prepare yourself and your family from floods and what to do when flooding happens.

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Winter is coming

Published on Monday 25 November 2019 at 2:21 pm

A new section has been added to the site to keep you up-to-date with everything you need to know to get you prepared for winter.

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Warm a heart, give a coat

Published on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at 9:21 am

Help keep vulnerable people warm this winter by donating an unwanted coat.

For the second year running Rotarians in Lancashire are collecting your old, unwanted coats and giving them to charities that support the homeless, refugees, children living in poverty and people fleeing domestic violence (to name a few).

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