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Volunteers sign up to go the extra mile

Published on Wednesday 24 May 2017 at 1:42 pm

Organisers are delighted with the number of community spirited volunteers that have signed up so far to provide a new service that will help people get to appointments and other activities.

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Manchester concert attack

Published on Tuesday 23 May 2017 at 9:25 am

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Leader, Councillor Mohammed Khan, has issued a statement following last night’s horrific events in Manchester.

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Safe giving during Ramadan

Published on Friday 19 May 2017 at 12:10 pm

Are you thinking of giving money to a good cause during Ramadan?

We know that many residents will want to donate money to charity to help with humanitarian and other causes around the world, and to know that their generous donations go where they are intended.

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Belmont Primary School – healthy travel to school week

Published on Thursday 18 May 2017 at 1:49 pm

Success has been celebrated at Belmont Primary School after they are the first school in Blackburn with Darwen Borough to have achieved 100% participation in the initiative ‘Healthy Travel to School Week, co-ordinated by the council’s Connect Project.

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Scam phone call warning

Published on Wednesday 10 May 2017 at 3:21 pm

The Council has been notified that some residents have received scam Council Tax telephone calls.

The calls come from a Blackburn number from a person who says they are calling from the Council Tax team.

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Hive is Five: Blackburn business network celebrates milestone

Published on Wednesday 26 April 2017 at 1:40 pm

A Blackburn and Darwen-based business leaders network has marked a special anniversary at Ewood Park.

Hearing from a range of business leaders including Khalid Saifullah of Star Tissue and Stuart McDonald of Herbert Parkinson, the event was a celebration of the Hive Ambassador Network’s successes over the last half-decade and plans for the future of business in Blackburn and Darwen.

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Red Route for Furthergate

Published on Tuesday 25 April 2017 at 11:13 am

The first steps have been taken to turn Furthergate in Blackburn into a ‘Red Route’.

Red Routes use a package of measures including the red lines along the road edge, which are a clear signal to drivers to say ‘No Stopping’

Also included are a crackdown on illegally parked vehicles and dedicated loading areas for delivery vehicles.

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