Published on May 1, 2014 at 10:57 amA new £2.3m community athletics facility at Witton Park, Blackburn, has opened. The fantastic Witton Park Arena includes an indoor 60m warm up/training track (6 lane), new changing facilities, a covered outdoor spectator terracing and a club room.
Town centre & regeneration
Published on April 30, 2014 at 2:36 pm
Blackburn with Darwen Council is reviewing its town centre movement strategy and wants to hear the views of businesses, residents and workers.
Published on April 23, 2014 at 4:43 pmRegenerate Pennine Lancashire has appointed Tim Webber, Managing Director of Pendle based Development Company Barnfield Construction Ltd, as their new chairman.
Published on April 23, 2014 at 4:24 pm
Friday 25 April see’s the launch of Friday Night Live (FNL), a free live music event taking place on Friday’s in Blackburn Town Centre.
Published on April 16, 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.
Published on April 16, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Her Majesty, The Queen, will be coming to Blackburn on Thursday, 17th April 2014, to hand out Maundy Money at Blackburn Cathedral.
Published on April 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Blackburn town centre will see an economic uplift with the visit of Her Majesty the Queen this week.
Published on April 11, 2014 at 1:45 pm
The collection of photographs dating back as far as 1955 can be seen in Central Blackburn Library.
Published on April 10, 2014 at 1:53 pm
Ambitious plans to celebrate Blackburn’s heritage have been unveiled which will include a heritage festival and a blue plaque trail across the town.
Published on April 8, 2014 at 3:42 pm
New modern bus stops are being installed along the A666 as part of the Pennine Reach scheme.
Published on April 2, 2014 at 2:53 pm
A new dedicated number for business enquiries at Blackburn with Darwen Council has been set up.
Published on April 2, 2014 at 2:16 pm
Businesses have been given a rare opportunity to learn more about growing their business in Southern Asia.
Published on March 28, 2014 at 1:52 pm
A new housing development which will offer high quality apartments for people with disabilities is due to be opened soon.
Published on March 26, 2014 at 12:50 pm
This month’s First Thursday sees Emmy awarding winning filmmaker and ‘local lad done good’, David Barnes, hosting a session about his career in film making.
Published on March 24, 2014 at 12:35 pm
The latest edition of the Shuttle is now available to read online.
In this packed edition of the Council’s newspaper there are details about the Queen’s visit on April 17, information about major regeneration projects for the town centre including a state-of-the- art new skate park and details about the Good Neighbour awards.