Published on Thursday 8 May 2014 at 10:18 amBlackburn with Darwen Council has launched an appeal to recruit 20 new foster carers at the start of national Foster Care Fortnight (May 12-25). Local foster carers are urgently needed to look after vulnerable children and young people – from babies to teens - who can’t live at home for many different reasons.
Health & social care
Published on Wednesday 7 May 2014 at 10:09 am
Blackburn with Darwen Council and Blackburn with Darwen 50+ Partnership are supporting a new campaign to help people develop an understanding of dementia and assist those local people living with it.
Published on Thursday 1 May 2014 at 2:51 pmBlackburn with Darwen Council have prosecuted a man running a Shisha lounge who routinely allowed the smoking of Shisha Pipes inside.
Published on Thursday 1 May 2014 at 1:17 pm
Audley and Queens Park Neighbourhood Learning Centre will be hosting a Stroke awareness training session this month.
Published on Wednesday 30 April 2014 at 1:32 pm
Following on from the success of last year’s health fair, One Voice are pleased to announce the Baiter Sehat Mela will take place this year on Sunday 10th August, in Corporation Park, Blackburn from 12pm-4.30pm.
Published on Monday 28 April 2014 at 3:28 pm
Mill Hill Community Centre is seeking residents willing to get involved and volunteer at the centre, helping its day to day operations.
Published on Thursday 17 April 2014 at 3:50 pm
A new service offering help and support to improve the health of the people of Blackburn with Darwen is now available.
Published on Thursday 17 April 2014 at 3:48 pm
Witton Park High School helped to raise just under £500 for the British Heart Foundation recently.
Published on Friday 11 April 2014 at 4:40 pm
Hundreds of people helped to raise funds for a vital cause at a Bangor Street Community Centre fun day.
Published on Friday 11 April 2014 at 1:41 pm
A partnership team is working with food businesses in Blackburn with Darwen to boost healthier choices for customers.
Published on Tuesday 8 April 2014 at 2:56 pm
A Dog Chipping and Dog Fouling awareness event took place was well attended by residents.
Taking place at Mill Hill Community Centre, a total of 24 dogs were micro-chipped during the event.
Published on Wednesday 2 April 2014 at 2:40 pm
A new pilot project is helping some Blackburn with Darwen residents to ‘try before they buy’ the latest technology to support those who need help to maintain independence in their homes.
Published on Wednesday 2 April 2014 at 2:35 pm
A Blackburn with Darwen Council-backed bid by a local drug and alcohol charity for funding to improve its facilities in the borough has been granted.
Published on Wednesday 2 April 2014 at 2:23 pm
Free dog micro chipping and dog health checks will be available at Blackburn Old Cemetery on Saturday April 5.
Published on Wednesday 2 April 2014 at 2:11 pm
There are high levels of air pollution across parts of England and Wales today – likely to reach moderate levels in Blackburn with Darwen.