Latest news listings for Blackburn with Darwen Council.

Make your way down to The Making Rooms

Published on Friday 4 November 2016 at 11:10 am

The Making Rooms, Blackburn’s creative, digital and technological hub is now open.

The three storey facility will boast one of the country’s biggest and best equipped Fab Labs (Fabrication Laboratory) where residents can use small scale digital manufacturing machinery such as laser cutters and 3D printers to develop products, artwork or bespoke designs.

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Celebrate the bicentenary

Published on Tuesday 18 October 2016 at 1:58 pm

Preparations are underway for a spectacular celebration tomorrow (October 19) to mark the 200th anniversary of the completion of the Leeds to Liverpool canal that turned Blackburn into a major industrial town.

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Bicentenary celebrations balloon!

Published on Monday 10 October 2016 at 4:24 pm

An exciting new art installation inspired by the red rose of Lancashire is set to be unveiled at Eanam Wharf to coincide with the bicentenary celebrations of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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Published on Friday 7 October 2016 at 12:25 pm

Local creatives are being invited to take part in Papergirl, a community street art project that has become a world wide phenomenon.

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Free early education 

Published on Tuesday 4 October 2016 at 11:19 am

Parents of young toddlers are reminded that they could qualify for up to 15 hours of free early education every week.

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