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Remembrance wreath laying at Blackburn and Darwen’s Cenotaphs

Published on Saturday 7 November 2020 at 8:50 pm

Commemorative wreaths have been laid at Blackburn and Darwen’s Cenotaphs to mark Remembrance Sunday.

Following social distancing restrictions, Council Leader Cllr Mohammed Khan, Chief Executive Denise Park and Mayor Iftakar Hussain each laid wreaths in memory of those who sacrificed their lives.

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We remember: videos ahead of Remembrance Sunday

Published on Friday 6 November 2020 at 2:24 pm

Two moving videos have been created to help commemorate Remembrance in Blackburn with Darwen.

Primary school children from St Antony’s, Blackburn can be seen in this video singing a moving performance ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

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Blackburn and Darwen venues awarded grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Published on Monday 12 October 2020 at 3:27 pm

King George’s Hall and Darwen Library Theatre have been awarded £364,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.

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