Health & social care

Re:fresh Tea Dance

Published on Tuesday 25 September 2018 at 1:01 pm

As part of Older People’s Week re:fresh are holding a FREE Tea Dance featuring Vintage Pearls and Walk this Way Choir.

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World Suicide Prevention Day: support services

Published on Monday 10 September 2018 at 1:39 pm

As part of the Council’s activity around World Suicide Prevention day today, Monday September 10, we have been signposting to various partners, services and areas of support using our Digital Advertising Screen outside Blackburn Town Hall.

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The Songaminute Man

Published on Monday 4 June 2018 at 3:34 pm

Local author Simon McDermott will be talking about his book The Songaminute Man at Blackburn Library on June 20th

Simon will be talking about how he found a unique way for him and his father who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2013 to connect again by doing carpool karaoke.

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Two new courses for people with dementia

Published on Tuesday 9 January 2018 at 2:18 pm

Two new courses are starting soon for people with dementia in Blackburn with Darwen.

A free six week ‘Living well with dementia’ training programme starts on Tuesday 16th January 2018 at Audley and Queen’s Park Neighbourhood Learning Centre, Pringle Street, Blackburn, BB1 1SF at 1.30pm.  

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Alcohol Awareness Week 2017

Published on Tuesday 14 November 2017 at 2:00 pm

Alcohol Awareness Week is taking place this week with various events around Blackburn with Darwen happening to encourage people to think more about their alcohol intake.

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Council website: tell us what you think

Published on Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 1:46 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council is looking for ways to improve digital services for our customers, workforce, Borough and partners. One of the ways we can do this is by improving the Council website and how it works for its visitors. To help us make some important decisions about how we can make it better we have produced a survey asking people to tell us what they think about it.

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Partners mark ‘topping out’ of new Darwen housing with care scheme

Published on Thursday 28 September 2017 at 12:09 pm

Representatives from Blackburn with Darwen Council, Together Housing Group and Keepmoat Regeneration, part of the ENGIE group, gathered to celebrate a milestone in the development of Riverside Heights housing with care scheme in Darwen.

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Lets Foster – Uganda Appeal

Published on Tuesday 27 June 2017 at 11:41 am

Kind-hearted people across blackburn and Darwen are showing their support by donating items of clothing to a charity campaign to support orphans in Uganda and children locally.

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