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Latest news listings for Blackburn with Darwen Council.

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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This Week with The Mayor

Published on Thursday 21 January 2016 at 11:37 am

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

On Monday, the Mayor will be meeting the Consul General of Pakistan in Mayor’s Parlour, On Tuesday, to attend the Citizenship Ceremony in the Council Chamber.

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Witton parkrun

Published on Thursday 21 January 2016 at 10:54 am

Michelle Searby’s latest despatch about the ever increasing popular running event:

So this week we were on tender hooks as to whether or not we could hold our event as lots of runs were cancelling the night before due to the frosts that hit the UK.

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This Week with The Mayor

Published on Friday 15 January 2016 at 2:01 pm

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

On Monday, the Mayor will be meeting in Mayor’s Parlour, On Tuesday, the Mayor and Mayoress will be attending the AGM of the Multiple Sclerosis Society at Spring Bank Court.

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Domestic abuse survey

Published on Friday 15 January 2016 at 1:27 pm

 

Local agencies working on the issue of domestic abuse would like your views. The survey questions have been written to help inform agencies and the services they provide.

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Join in the fun of the Witton parkrun

Published on Thursday 14 January 2016 at 12:28 pm

Event director Michelle Searby explains what Witton parkrun is and how to get involved

Every Saturday at 9AM you will find a bunch of people in Witton Park ready to run a 5K course all in the name of parkrun.

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Council welcomes progress of new care service

Published on Thursday 14 January 2016 at 11:56 am

Council leader Councillor Mohammed Khan, Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care, Councillor Mustafa Desai and Ewood ward member Councillors Jamie Groves, Maureen Bateson and Jim Casey have warmly welcomed progress on the EachStep Blackburn care home being built on the old Infirmary’s Memorial Wing site.

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