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Are you going dry this January?

Published on Monday 9 January 2017 at 10:50 am

Are you going dry this January? Over the past few years we’ve seen Dry January become an accepted and positive part of many people’s start to the New Year.

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Twelve reasons why Blackburn hit the top spot

Published on Friday 16 December 2016 at 1:20 pm

Blackburn town centre has been awarded the accolade of Britain’s Best High Street!

The awards that were announced on Monday saw Blackburn’s high street win the ‘Best Town Centre’ category and also crowned the overall winner beating  26 other finalists to take home the ‘Great British High Street of the Year Award’.

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New bar owners going totally tropical for Blackburn

Published on Wednesday 14 December 2016 at 4:25 pm

The newest addition to Blackburn’s resurgent nightlife will transport customers to altogether more tropical climes.

Business partners Benj Ashmead,  Dean Rothwell and Rachel White are planning to open a Hawaiian themed Tiki Bar on King William Street complete with vintage surf memorabilia and exotic cocktails.

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Do you care about Lancashire’s policing?

Published on Friday 9 December 2016 at 10:44 am

An opportunity is being offered to shape the future direction of policing in Lancashire.

The Police and Crime Panel, administered by Blackburn with Darwen Council on behalf of Lancashire, needs a new independent member.

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