Latest news listings for Blackburn with Darwen Council.

Welcoming judges to ‘Bloomin’ lovely Blackburn

Published on Friday 12 August 2022 at 5:25 pm

RHS Judges were welcomed to a sun-soaked Blackburn this week by the Councils gardening team and partners including The BID, The Mall and the Cathedral, as the town centre is nominated for another prestigious ‘Britain in Bloom’ award.

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Clean-up with community spirit

Published on Wednesday 10 August 2022 at 2:46 pm

Want to organise a community clean-up on your street or in your local area?

Now the six week holidays are upon us, why not think about organising a community litter-picking event with your family, friends and neighbours – you could even get the kids involved!

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Tribute fit for an Alderman

Published on Thursday 28 July 2022 at 7:43 pm

A historical local figure has been commemorated with a street-naming, unveiled this week by a proud family member, Leader of the Council and Blackburn with Darwen Mayor.

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Scam Alert: How to protect yourself

Published on Friday 1 July 2022 at 1:47 pm

Advice is being issued today following an increase in reported banking scams.

The cost of living crisis means that more people are becoming vulnerable to criminals using sophisticated methods to target victims.

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Men’s Health Week blog from BwD Running Mayor

Published on Wednesday 15 June 2022 at 11:52 am

For Men’s Health Week, BwD Running Mayor Andrew Gardner shares how running has helped his health and wellbeing over the past few years, and why you might want to give it a try…

Andrew explains:

“Many moons ago when I was playing football in the Blackburn and Darwen combination league our old manager used to say:

When you move the ball, the picture changes.

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THIS SATURDAY: Blackburn Pride 2022

Published on Tuesday 14 June 2022 at 12:25 pm

We’re so proud to welcome Blackburn’s first ever official Pride event on Saturday 18th June.

Don’t miss out on what will be a spectacular day of fun and celebrations.

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THIS WEEKEND: National Festival of Making

Published on Friday 10 June 2022 at 12:56 pm

Who’s ready for National Festival of Making this weekend?

WHAT: National Festival of Making
WHEN: Sat 11th & Sun 12th June, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Blackburn Town Centre

Come and join us in a unique celebration of making, from the kitchen table to the factory floor.

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