Blackburn Town Centre

Council’s investment to shore up traffic safety at town centre hot-spot

Published on Friday 21 July 2023 at 4:47 pm

Work is to start next week (w/c Monday 24 July 2023) on a new car park at Blakewater Lodge, Whalley Range in Blackburn, designed to provide safer parking for those on the school-run, shoppers and visitors to the area.

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Blackburn’s Big Christmas

Published on Wednesday 24 October 2018 at 3:44 pm

A bumper festive calendar with Christmas market, parades and dashing santas is heading to Blackburn

Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Blackburn BID have announced a packed programme of festive fun for Christmas 2018, kicking off with the Christmas Lights Switch On Show on Saturday, November 24th.

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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Councils Gladstone’s View Project secures Heritage Lottery Fund support

Published on Tuesday 10 February 2015 at 9:52 am

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has received initial support for a Townscape Heritage bid from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Gladstone’s View, Northgate Townscape Heritage Project, it was announced today.

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Stars light up Blackburn and Darwen for Christmas

Published on Thursday 16 October 2014 at 9:21 am

Visitors to this year’s Christmas lights switch in Blackburn will be seeing double !

X factor twins Jedward – otherwise known as John and Edward Grimes – will be flicking the switch on November 20 outside the town hall in King William Street.

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