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Swansway Motor Group partners with Community Foundation for Lancashire to support causes in the local area

Family-owned and run Swansway Motor Group has recently partnered with four community foundations across the West Midlands and North West with plans to support them in 2024.
The post Swansway Motor Group partners with Community Foundation for Lancashire to support causes in the local area appeared first on Blackburn Life. Dumfries & Galloway News …



Former Thwaites Town Centre Site to become Temporary Vehicle Storage Depot

Blackburn with Darwen Council and Maple Grove Developments have agreed for Leyland DAF Trucks to use the former Thwaites brewery site in Blackburn as temporary storage for commercial vehicles.
The post Former Thwaites Town Centre Site to become Temporary Vehicle Storage Depot appeared first on Blackburn Life. Dumfries & Galloway News …



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  • Tributes for Jack Straw at Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone charity event
    by Greg Wilson on April 16, 2024 at 9:28 pm

    Rt Hon Jack Straw was honoured and celebrated for his commitment and contribution to the Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone at a packed-out event hosted by the charity at Blackburn Rovers on 27 March. The post Tributes for Jack Straw at Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone charity event appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • Lancashire’s Art in Manufacturing Boosts Industrial-Art Collaboration
    by Max Curran on April 16, 2024 at 9:17 pm

    Four artists have been commissioned to work with world-leading manufacturers as part of Art in Manufacturing, the headline commissioning programme for the National Festival of Making in Blackburn, Lancashire. The post Lancashire’s Art in Manufacturing Boosts Industrial-Art Collaboration appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • Get a helping hand to move in Blackburn
    by Philippa Probert on April 16, 2024 at 8:47 pm

    KINGSWOOD Homes is hosting an informative event to let house hunters know how they can help to sell their current home. The post Get a helping hand to move in Blackburn appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • Lancashire Town has the most dangerous drivers in the North West.
    by Swansway on April 16, 2024 at 8:45 pm

    ecent data from the DVLA on UK driving licences suggests that Bacup has the most dangerous drivers in the North West, based on points per population, with Blackburn coming in in seventh spot. The post Lancashire Town has the most dangerous drivers in the North West. appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • £10 Million Milestone for Blackburn BNI Group
    by Greg Wilson on March 18, 2024 at 2:52 pm

    A Blackburn-based BNI chapter is celebrating after its members generated over £2 million in the last year, bringing the total amount of work referred within the group to over £10 million since its launch. The post £10 Million Milestone for Blackburn BNI Group appeared first on Blackburn Life.