Latest news listings for Blackburn with Darwen Council.

New café is icing on the cake for development

Published on Wednesday 17 February 2016 at 1:23 pm

A new café is set to open in Blackburn’s £30 million Cathedral Quarter development.

The coffee shop and dessert bar called BB1 Central will be opposite the railway station and sell a selection of Gelato Icecreams waffles, crepes and other sweet treats.

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Smokefree open spaces consultation

Published on Tuesday 16 February 2016 at 4:19 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council is currently consulting with residents on proposals to introduce smokefree signs in a number of Council-owned or operated outdoor spaces across the Borough.

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Memorial Service 2016

Published on Tuesday 16 February 2016 at 1:51 pm

The fourth Blackburn with Darwen Memorial Service will take place in the summer this year.

The ‘Let Us Remember’ annual event usually happens in March but with bad weather forecasted, it has been postponed until June 5 in the hope of brighter skies.

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This Week with The Mayor

Published on Friday 12 February 2016 at 3:13 pm

This week the Mayor will be out and about once again fulfilling his official engagements.

The Mayor, who began his mayoral year in May, will next week attend the Annual Accrington Pals Memorial Service at St John’s with St Augustine’s Parish Church, Accrington on Sunday along side the Mayoress.

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Darwen Market

Published on Monday 8 February 2016 at 4:22 pm

Blackburn with Darwen Council is set to consider a report on the future of the market hall complex in Darwen.

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VIP visits BB1 Cafe

Published on Wednesday 3 February 2016 at 3:05 pm

A VIP guest raised a cuppa to the success of a community cafe and arts centre that is bringing diverse groups together in Blackburn with Darwen.

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This week with the Mayor

Published on Monday 1 February 2016 at 10:28 am

This week the Mayor will be out and about once again fulfilling his official engagements.

The Mayor, who began his mayoral year in May, to attend the Opening of the new premises for the Nippon Dai martial Arts Academy at the Old Fire Station, alongside the Mayoress, on Monday, to meet with Daniel Thorley from Creative Support Group in Mayor’s Parlour and to attend the Student of Year Award at Masters of Martial Arts, alongside the Mayoress, on Friday, and finally to attend Blackburn Road Runners Winter Warmer Event, at Witton Park, along with the Mayoress, on Sunday.

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Local Heritage Project

Published on Thursday 28 January 2016 at 11:07 am

Help your local projects become reality with funding from the Heritage lottery fund.

Do you have ideas that are fun, creative, to learn new skills and bring you community together, then come along to a special workshop for support and advice on how to make your local projects come to life.

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Witton Parkrun update

Published on Wednesday 27 January 2016 at 10:56 am

Sally Hupfield-Smith provides this week’s parkrun update

I was lucky enough to get some time off from being a Run Director this Saturday and donned my running shoes to tackle The Beast for the first time.

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Plastic bags needed

Published on Wednesday 27 January 2016 at 10:25 am

BLACKBURN Foodbank is asking people to donate plastic carrier bags to help them distribute food packages to those in need in East Lancashire.

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