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Paint the town at home with us!

Published on Tuesday 19 May 2020 at 3:47 pm

A painting competition with a difference will be coming to Blackburn on Saturday 30 May.

Due to the Coronavirus, the Paint the Town event – usually an open air one-day art event capturing Blackburn town centre and its people – has been given a social distancing makeover.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 14 May 2020 at 9:27 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘We’ll have to learn to live with coronavirus’.

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Quick guide to HWRCs

Published on Wednesday 13 May 2020 at 10:26 am

Blackburn with Darwen Council will be reopening its recycling centres on Monday 18 May, after they had to be closed in March due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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HWRCs FAQs

Published on Wednesday 13 May 2020 at 10:02 am

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is set to reopen its household waste recycling centres on Monday 18th May – here’s all your questions answered!

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 7 May 2020 at 9:24 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘Is this how lockdown exit could happen in East Lancashire?’

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Date announced for Blackburn with Darwen HWRC openings

Published on Wednesday 6 May 2020 at 4:33 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is set to reopen its household waste recycling centres.

The Council has today announced it will reopen the sites in Blackburn and Darwen on Monday, May 18th – operating seven days a week to help cope with demand.

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Emergency fund helps thousands of people in need across Lancashire

Published on Tuesday 5 May 2020 at 5:21 pm

Emergency fund helps thousands of people in need across Lancashire

A Lancashire emergency fund created to help people in need during the Covid-19 emergency has given out more than £760,000 across the county.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 30 April 2020 at 9:25 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘Coronavirus testing will be ‘part of life”.

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Council celebrates its hardworking ‘Highways Heroes’

Published on Thursday 23 April 2020 at 10:41 am

Blackburn with Darwen Council is supporting a national campaign to honour the country’s ‘Highways Heroes.’

Essential work is continuing right across the borough to keep the roads and pathways safe – especially for key workers and emergency vehicles.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 23 April 2020 at 9:25 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘NHS still open for business’.

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Update on cemetery closures in Blackburn with Darwen

Published on Monday 20 April 2020 at 5:29 pm

Over the weekend the Government asked councils to re-open parks and cemeteries.

Our parks have remained open for residents to enjoy for their daily exercise throughout the lockdown, with the exception of playgrounds and associated car parks.

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