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Business debate hears about ‘growing confidence’ in Blackburn and Darwen

Published on Wednesday 20 July 2016 at 10:34 am

Business leaders met to hear about the benefits of doing business in Blackburn and Darwen.

The breakfast debate at Blackburn Cathedral featured two panel discussions about investment in town centres and road infrastructure, new investment opportunities and schemes to ensure young people have the right skills and are workplace-ready when they leave education.

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Public health changes approved

Published on Friday 15 July 2016 at 11:42 am

Changes to public health services as a result of planned Government cuts to funding were approved by Blackburn with Darwen Council’s Executive Board last night (July 14).

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Local cancer services scoop top award

Published on Monday 11 July 2016 at 10:46 am

Cancer services in East Lancashire scooped the top national award for Patient Safety in Cancer Care at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards 2016 in Manchester recently. 

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New courses aim to improve mental health

Published on Friday 8 July 2016 at 11:02 am

Local pilot project Positive Minds, part of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council’s Adult Learning Service is to continue to run a range of courses aimed at improving mental health and wellbeing over the next twelve months, following a successful first year.

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