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Update: Blackburn with Darwen Council phone lines, IT systems and website issues

Published on Thursday 23 June 2016 at 4:35 pm

The Council is experiencing temporary issues with its phone lines, IT, systems and website. The election line for the EU referendum is unaffected, but may be busy so please bear with us. We are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible and apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will provide further updates here as soon as there is more information.

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By Skill & Hard Work – the latest issue

Published on Tuesday 7 June 2016 at 12:39 pm

A Blackburn firm that designs rides for a Swedish theme park, a baker who has given the humble pie a new lease of life and the UK’s first community rock pub – it’s all in the new By Skill & Hard Work.

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Travellers at Crosshill Special School

Published on Friday 3 June 2016 at 7:51 pm

Officers are aware that travellers have encamped on the Crosshill Special School site.

Steps have been taken to serve formal notice and draft the associated paperwork on persons unknown on Monday 6 June 2016.  

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Council backs positive result on alcohol test sales

Published on Friday 3 June 2016 at 11:45 am

Twelve off-licences came up trumps after refusing to sell alcohol to under-age test purchasers.

A team of officers from Blackburn with Darwen Council’s public protection department and local police led an operation to ensure under-18s are not being sold alcohol.

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Region’s adoptive families share their stories

Published on Wednesday 1 June 2016 at 5:00 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council’s adoption campaign, Let’s Adopt, has launched the region’s first ever book of adopted children’s stories

Adopted children and their families have shared their heartfelt stories as part of an ongoing campaign to encourage people to consider giving youngsters a ‘forever home’.

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Making Blackburn Beautiful

Published on Thursday 26 May 2016 at 10:42 am

June 2016 will see Blackburn residents and visitors alike rediscover the town when female artists from across the UK bring new life to forgotten walls around Blackburn town centre.

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