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Latest news listings for Blackburn with Darwen Council.

Cleaning up with communities

Published on Friday 23 September 2022 at 11:17 am

Residents and Council staff have come together to transform a back alley in the Blackburn Infirmary area, making it a safe and friendly space for local residents to enjoy.

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Memories of Her Majesty

Published on Tuesday 20 September 2022 at 12:34 pm

Residents and business people, councillors, former councillors, Council staff past and present, and local partners have been sharing their memories of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Council Planning Ahead for Budget Challenges

Published on Thursday 1 September 2022 at 5:20 pm

Serious budget challenges will mean more difficult decisions for Blackburn with Darwen Council.

The Council is updating members of its Executive Board on the latest revenue and capital budget monitoring position at the end of Quarter 1, 2022/23 next week (Thursday, September 8).

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£100,000 playground announced for Darwen

Published on Thursday 1 September 2022 at 4:18 pm

A Darwen playground is set to benefit from a £100,000 transformation.

Blackburn with Darwen Council has announced that the playground at Blacksnape Playing Fields will undergo a full renovation.

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Duck, Duck… Food!

Published on Monday 22 August 2022 at 3:19 pm

Corporation Park is now home to a new Duck Feed Dispenser, becoming one of only a handful of councils in the UK to embrace this step in the ‘Feed the Ducks’ initiative.

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And the winners are…

Published on Wednesday 17 August 2022 at 11:52 am

A few weeks ago, we asked all Blackburn with Darwen residents to take a few minutes to let us know their views and priorities for the future of the borough.

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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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