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Local support for Dementia Awareness Week

Published on Tuesday 13 May 2014 at 11:37 am

Several events and initiatives are planned for Dementia Awareness Week – May 18-24.

On Monday, May 19, health and social care organisations across Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire will be holding a dementia awareness event at Turf Moor, Burnley from 10am-3.30pm.

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Urgent foster care appeal for Blackburn with Darwen children

Published on Thursday 8 May 2014 at 10:18 am

Blackburn with Darwen Council has launched an appeal to recruit 20 new foster carers at the start of national Foster Care Fortnight (May 12-25). Local foster carers are urgently needed to look after vulnerable children and young people – from babies to teens - who can’t live at home for many different reasons.

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Blackburn with Darwen Council secures thousands of pounds of funding for sports facilities

Published on Wednesday 16 April 2014 at 2:23 pm

The Council is delighted to have been awarded £150,000 from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund.

Martin Eden, director of Leisure, Culture and Young People at Blackburn with Darwen Council, welcomed the news and said: “We are delighted we have secured £150,000 of funding for the borough’s sport facilities.

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