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Council staff provide friendly face of contact tracing in borough

Published on Thursday 3 December 2020 at 11:11 am

Contact tracing is seen as a vitally important part of controlling the spread of Covid-19.

In recent months NHS Test and Trace has sought partnerships with local authorities to support the national system, passing through details of people who have been infected with the virus and asking them to make further contact.

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Council services re-opened – end of lockdown

Published on Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 4:01 pm

Many Council services have now re-opened as the national lockdown ends.

Blackburn with Darwen has been placed under Tier 3 restrictions by the Government which means that while many shops and businesses will be able to re-open, certain areas, such as hospitality and other indoor activities, will remain closed for now.

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Plans to get the ball rolling on AFC Darwen transformation!

Published on Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 9:30 am

Plans that could kick-start the transformation of AFC Darwen have been revealed.

A new planning application has been submitted to create a brand new multi-functional clubhouse at the Anchor Ground – home of The Salmoners – with a teaching space, conference facility and function room.

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‘Stop Loan Sharks Week’ targets illegal money lending

Published on Monday 30 November 2020 at 2:25 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council is backing a national drive aimed at stopping online loan sharks.

Stop Loan Sharks Week 2020 runs from Monday, November 30 to Sunday, December 6 and will be used by the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) to raise awareness of illegal money lending on the internet and warn of the dangers of online loan sharks.

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Local civic leaders respond to tier three announcement

Published on Thursday 26 November 2020 at 12:45 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council leaders have released a joint statement as the Government confirmed today that it will be imposing tier three restrictions on Blackburn with Darwen – as well as the whole of Lancashire – after the national lockdown ends.

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