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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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Borough welcomes report

Published on Wednesday 12 April 2017 at 11:24 am

Blackburn with Darwen Council has welcomed a report that recognises the borough as one of the best for the standard of its care homes.

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Local community group’s £50k celebration

Published on Monday 10 April 2017 at 9:17 am

A local community group is celebrating after receiving a grant for £50,000.

The Blackburn-based Sliding Doors – whose mission it is to change the lives of people of all ages who may be lonely, isolated or living with disabilities through their project ‘Open for All’ – were one of five groups competing in a public vote in the Granada region for a share of National Lottery funding in the People’s Projects competition.

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Get ready for the Festival of Making

Published on Thursday 6 April 2017 at 2:04 pm

Plan your route for this weekend’s Festival of Making, a free family festival.

Taking place in Blackburn town centre, the national festival will encourage people of all ages to see, try, taste and hear things they have never seen, tried, tasted or heard before.

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High Five for Health Project

Published on Tuesday 4 April 2017 at 1:21 pm

One Voice has been commissioned by Blackburn with Darwen Council to deliver the fifth phase of its Baiter Sehat (Better Health) campaign in the borough.

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Biffa Donates to Mayors Charities

Published on Wednesday 22 March 2017 at 2:46 pm

A waste company has generously donated £1,000 to the borough’s Mayors charities.

The team at Biffa, which collects household recycling for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has worked nearly 47,840 hours without incurring lost time because of an accident.

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Lancashire Not Forgotten

Published on Wednesday 22 March 2017 at 12:26 pm

People with dementia, families and carers, are being invited to come and have a cuppa and take part in a project recognising that people living with dementia have valuable stories and a rich life experience to share.

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