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The stars come out for Blackburn’s Christmas Lights Switch On

Published on Tuesday 6 October 2015 at 10:29 am

The Blackburn BID (Business Improvement District) and Blackburn with Darwen Council have announced the date for this year’s Christmas Lights Switch On as Thursday, November 19 and a line-up of stars will be there to tempt all the family to the town centre for the party of the year.

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Out and About with the Mayor

Published on Friday 2 October 2015 at 9:39 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 be visited by Mohammed Nazir from Pakistan accompanied by Cllr Z Khan and Cllr Virmani at the Mayor’s Parlour, will then receive Cllr Iftakhar Hussain and accompanied by his guest, make a visit to Blackburn College, then to receive Accrol Papers to Mayor’s Parlour and finally to attend the Soroptimist International Blackburn Friendship Evening at Wilpshire Golf Club along side the Mayoress on Monday.

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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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