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Blackburn in bloom for top judges

Published on Wednesday 9 August 2017 at 11:15 am

From Aberdeen in Scotland down to St Helier in Jersey, Blackburn town centre is one of 78 finalists vying to win a Gold award in this year’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) national Britain in Bloom competition.

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Big summer fair comes to town

Published on Thursday 20 July 2017 at 4:45 pm

Start the school holidays with a bang at the summer fair at Witton Park.

The Blackburn Fun Park is back by popular demand this summer and is open now.

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Water main works – Darwen

Published on Friday 30 June 2017 at 2:57 pm

United Utilities are continuing to attend a water pipe leak at Ely Close in Darwen

Following on from the repairs to a leak on Ely Close, associated bursts have appeared on Ely Close and into Marsh House Lane and some residents have had access to and from their homes affected.

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Summer Arts Adventures at the Museum

Published on Tuesday 27 June 2017 at 4:27 pm

Give your children a fun and creative experience at Blackburn Museum this Summer.

Working with Blackburn based arts organisation – Action Factory, children aged 7-11 will be inspired to create stories, illustrations, drama and have fun with textiles.

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Lets Foster – Uganda Appeal

Published on Tuesday 27 June 2017 at 11:41 am

Kind-hearted people across blackburn and Darwen are showing their support by donating items of clothing to a charity campaign to support orphans in Uganda and children locally.

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Beautiful but Deadly

Published on Friday 23 June 2017 at 4:24 pm

United Utilities are warning people about the dangers of swimming in reservoirs with a safety campaign called Beautiful but Deadly.

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