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Council privacy policy updated

Published on Thursday 24 May 2018 at 4:17 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council’s Privacy Policy was updated on May 25th 2018. This update reflects the changes in UK data protection legislation under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA).

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Arrive early for the minute silences tomorrow

Published on Monday 21 May 2018 at 12:13 pm

People attending the short civic ceremonies outside both Blackburn and Darwen town halls on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena Terror Attack tomorrow (Tuesday, May 22) are being advised to arrive early.

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New bungalows meet housing needs in Darwen

Published on Friday 18 May 2018 at 10:01 am

New bungalows in Shorey Bank, Darwen are helping to meet local housing needs. That was the message from residents who welcomed visitors to their new homes from Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Together Housing and regeneration specialist ENGIE, the three partners behind the development.

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Tony’s Empress Ballroom

Published on Thursday 10 May 2018 at 1:42 pm

Pop legend Human League and Heaven 17 founder Martyn Ware has opened the bolted doors of a former Blackburn ballroom for a unique exhibition.

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Free Carbon Monoxide Awareness Workshop

Published on Friday 20 April 2018 at 4:33 pm

A carbon monoxide awareness workshop will take place at Blackburn Central Library on, Tuesday, May 1st

The event will start at 9.30 am finishing at 12.30pm and includes a free buffet lunch.

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Ballroom memories music to the ears

Published on Friday 20 April 2018 at 9:41 am

Synth pop pioneer Martyn Ware is appealing for people to share their memories and mementoes of the popular Blackburn nightclub Tony’s Empress Ballroom

Martyn, a founding member of both The Human League and Heaven 17, will use them to create a sound installation at the free National Festival of Making which takes place in the town centre on May 12 and 13.

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Darwen Market Welcomes the Makers of Market Square

Published on Thursday 19 April 2018 at 3:39 pm

New Craft and Vintage Fair to come to Darwen Market Square as part of Darwen Live

The Council is working with award winning Crafty Vintage to bring the Makers of Market Square craft and vintage fair to Darwen

It will take place on DarwenMarket and Market Square on Saturday, May 26th from 10am until 4pm.

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