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This Week with The Mayor

Published on Friday 6 November 2015 at 10:59 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, will next week be holding a Mayoral Meeting in the Mayor’s Parlour, to attend the Darwen Old People’s Welfare Annual General Meeting at Derwent Hall on Monday.

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Countdown to Christmas with Blackburn’s 2015 Christmas Guide

Published on Wednesday 4 November 2015 at 3:43 pm

Hot off the press in time for half term, 30,000 copies of the Blackburn BID’s 32 page free Christmas event guide will be delivered to Blackburn Market this Friday ready for distribution across the town as Blackburn gears up for an exciting programme of festive partnership events and activities.

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BID Ambassadors Help Keep Blackburn Safe

Published on Wednesday 4 November 2015 at 3:27 pm

TWO new ambassadors employed by the Blackburn Business Improvement District have started their daily patrols of the town centre with a focus on supporting a business plan to make the town feel safer and more secure for visitors and staff working in the area.

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Cleaning up Blackburn

Published on Wednesday 4 November 2015 at 9:10 am

Residents and businesses are urged to join with the Council and make sure one of the main routes into Blackburn is as attractive as possible.

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This Week with The Mayor

Published on Monday 2 November 2015 at 8:35 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, will next week be holding a Mayoral Meeting in the Mayor’s Parlour, to attend the Abu Hanifah Foundation Supplementary Evening School on Monday.

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Sharing lives is a big success

Published on Friday 23 October 2015 at 3:18 pm

A Blackburn woman has told how her family has been transformed through Blackburn with Darwen Councils Shared Lives programme

Rachel Ryan offers support to Faye, who has learning difficulties, as a Shared Lives carer, a scheme which provides vulnerable adults the chance to live with families or individuals who can offer support and encouragement so that they can live as independently as possible.

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Busy week for the Mayor

Published on Friday 23 October 2015 at 1:07 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 Citizenship Ceremony in the Council Chamber on Tuesday by the Deputy Mayor, to attend the Mayor of Chorley’s ‘At Home’ at Astley Hall on Thursday along with the Mayoress, and finally to attend A Forum on ‘Britain & South Asia – The quest for Sustainable Peace’ at the Lal Qila Restaurant in Manchester on Friday.

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Out and about with the Mayor

Published on Friday 16 October 2015 at 9:40 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, will next week receive a visit by Ashleigh Primary School Council on Monday, to receive a visit by St Gabriel’s Beaver Group on Tuesday, to attend the opening of Brookhouse Early Years Unit, Whalley Street, also to attend the Launch of the Poppy Appeal along side the Mayoress on Friday and finally to attend the Blackburn Music Society performance of ELIJAH at Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday along side the Mayoress.

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