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Volunteers write new chapter for library

Published on Thursday 23 July 2015 at 8:36 am

A group of 16 dedicated volunteers have taken over the running of Livesey Library.

The Library Service has had committed volunteers for many years in a number of different areas – customers using the Home Delivery Service are visited fortnightly by volunteers with a selection of books and talking books and for many this service is a life line.

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Around the world in 28 days by bicycle Lancashire Cycle Challenge is complete!

Published on Tuesday 21 July 2015 at 10:03 am

1,389 people from across Lancashire have once again put the region on the cycling map over the past three weeks, collectively cycling 109,832 miles in the Love to Ride Lancashire Cycle Challenge (www.lovetoride.net/lancashire) – the equivalent of cycling over 4 times around the world including 179 people who took to a bike for the first time in over a year to help their workplace ride to victory.

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Summer holiday music workshops

Published on Friday 17 July 2015 at 1:15 pm

This summer Blackburn with Darwen Music Hub are working in partnership with Blackburn Youth Zone and More Music to deliver a week of music activities for children and young people in the borough from Monday 17th August at Blackburn Youth Zone.

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Council reacts to grass roots funding boost news

Published on Friday 10 July 2015 at 1:21 pm

Councillor Mohammed Khan, leader of Blackburn with Darwen Council, reacting to the news that East Lancashire Football Development Association, received £200,000 in funding for grass roots football, said:

I am delighted the association working in partnership with us has been successful in their bid to improve facilities.

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