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Volunteers help young people get into sport across borough

Published on July 25, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Across Blackburn with Darwen, young people are taking part in various sports activities run by volunteers such as Nigel Dixon, who has recently received an MBE in recognition of his voluntary services to sports

Chairman of Blackburn Community Sports Club on Lammack Road, Nigel, alongside fellow volunteers, has helped countless young people get active through sport.

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The Fun of the Commonwealth Games comes to Witton.

Published on July 25, 2014 at 8:30 am

Witton Country Park will be jam-packed with Commonwealth Games-themed activities this summer

Free fun days are on offer at the Countryside Services Activity Room based at the Pavilion on Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27 between 1pm-4pm with a Glasgow Commonwealth Games themed activity.

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

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.

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