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Bus firm to add extra buses on key routes as students prepare to return

As school and college students prepare to return to full-time education across east and central Lancashire, the area’s leading bus operator The Blackburn Bus Company is to step up services on several of its most popular services.
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Local Man Celebrates 30 Years with Tensar!

Tensar is a world-leading manufacturer and provider of ground stabilisation and soil reinforcement solutions, with international offices across the globe – including their head office in Blackburn.
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The roadmap out of lockdown starts with schools on 8 March

The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’ setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. This explains how the restrictions included in this guidance will be lifted over time.
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Market partnership brings praise from Marcus Rashford

Two markets in Lancashire have joined forces to support struggling families with children eligible for free school meals. Blackburn Market and Darwen Market have been at the forefront of the initiative which has seen hundreds of vouchers issued to local families to buy high quality fresh foods direct from the markets.
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  • German Doner Kebab Opens Its Doors In Blackburn
    by Blackburn Life on April 14, 2021 at 11:48 am

    German Doner Kebab has opened its doors in Blackburn, bringing a new fast-casual dining experience to the town. The post German Doner Kebab Opens Its Doors In Blackburn appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • Martial Arts Club Expands with Sport England Grant
    by Blackburn Life on April 13, 2021 at 10:03 am

    Masters of Martial Arts Academy in Blackburn town centre have been awarded a Sports England ‘Return To Play’ grant. The post Martial Arts Club Expands with Sport England Grant appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • Bus firm to add extra buses on key routes as students prepare to return
    by Blackburn Life on March 3, 2021 at 10:29 am

    As school and college students prepare to return to full-time education across east and central Lancashire, the area’s leading bus operator The Blackburn Bus Company is to step up services on several of its most popular services. The post Bus firm to add extra buses on key routes as students prepare to return appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • Local Man Celebrates 30 Years with Tensar!
    by Blackburn Life on February 25, 2021 at 9:20 am

    Tensar is a world-leading manufacturer and provider of ground stabilisation and soil reinforcement solutions, with international offices across the globe – including their head office in Blackburn. The post Local Man Celebrates 30 Years with Tensar! appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • The road map out of lockdown is revealed by Boris
    by Blackburn Life on February 22, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    Boris Johnson has announced a "roadmap" for easing Covid restrictions in England. What will the first steps be? The post The road map out of lockdown is revealed by Boris appeared first on Blackburn Life.