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Ban on smoking in cars from this week

Published on Monday 28 September 2015 at 9:45 am

Blackburn with Darwen Council along with a local ex-smoker are highlighting the fact that secondhand smoke is extremely dangerous ahead of the ban on smoking in cars with under 18s present, which becomes law in England and Wales on 1 October.

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Busy week for the Mayor

Published on Thursday 24 September 2015 at 11:51 am

This week the Mayor will be out and about once again fulfilling his official engagements.

The Mayor, who began his mayoral year in May, will next week attend the Cinnamon Faith Action Audit at King George’s Hall, also to attend the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China, along side the Mayoress and the Deputy Mayor to attend the Citizenship Ceremony in the Council Chamber on Tuesday, both Mayor and Deputy Mayor to attend Council Briefing in the Mayor’s Parlour on Wednesday, will attend the Opening of the extended KQF Store and attend the council forum on Thursday and will also attend Regimental Sunday at Warrington along side the Mayoress on Sunday.

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Staff spruce up gardens

Published on Tuesday 22 September 2015 at 2:05 pm

Green fingered staff from McDonald’s restaurant in Whitebirk helped spruce up an overgrown garden.

Six staff joined Councillor Mohammed Khan, leader of Blackburn with Darwen Council, and council officers to do some work on the enclosed garden on Higson Street.

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Mall to host Macmillan cancer event

Published on Monday 21 September 2015 at 10:52 am

Staff from the local Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership will be hosting an event as part of Macmillan’s national ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’, this Wednesday September 23.

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Hive to become a new Community Interest Company

Published on Monday 21 September 2015 at 9:19 am

The borough’s Hive business leaders network is inviting companies from across Blackburn with Darwen to join them at their next event on Thursday, October 8 with Creative Director and fashion designer Patrick Grant.

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