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Shielding to end on 21st September for some in Blackburn & Darwen – Others must wait for Review

The council have announced that some people who are shielding in Blackburn & Darwen will need to continue shielding until 21st September and people in the “eight lockdown wards” will need to wait until a review on the 23rd September before hearing any news. Clinically extremely vulnerable patients in the eight targeted wards in North […]
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Win a £200 New Bike Voucher with Council Survey

Blackburn with Darwen Council is offering you the chance to win a £200 Voucher from Ewood Bikes by completing a short survey about local transport.
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The Blackburn Bus Company to run more buses as many timetables return to normal this weekend

Lancashire bus operator The Blackburn Bus Company is today confirming many of its buses will return to normal timetables this weekend, with more buses added to ensure everyone can continue to travel safely. The bus firm’s move comes as children prepare to return to school five months on from the start of lockdown restrictions. The […]
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Council confirm lifting of restrictions in South & West of Blackburn and in Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen council has confirmed that the extra local restrictions in some parts of Blackburn and Darwen have been lifted today. (Wednesday 26th August 2020) Government legislation has been passed bringing large parts of the borough, including the whole of Darwen, in line with most of the rest of England. It means also means […]
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Fake News, updated and remixed for a post-Corona world with Jonathan Pie

Jonathan Pie’s critically acclaimed sell out show FAKE NEWS finally returns, updated and remixed for a post-Corona world. His live show arrives in Blackburn at King George’s Hall on Saturday 29th May 2021 and tickets are on sale now.
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Tighter Restrictions confirmed in 8 areas of Blackburn as the lockdown is eased in the remaining areas

Additional guidance will be introduced Blackburn to help curb a rising tide of COVID-19 cases, following careful consideration of rates across England yesterday. The rules come into place at midnight on Saturday (22nd August) and apply to 8 specific wards.
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  • No truth in acid attack rumours in Blackburn Town Centre
    by Blackburn Life on September 17, 2020 at 2:38 pm

    Blackburn Police have squashed rumours that a man had been subject to an acid attack in Blackburn Town Centre. The post No truth in acid attack rumours in Blackburn Town Centre appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • Drive-In Movies return to Witton Park this weekend!
    by Blackburn Life on September 16, 2020 at 12:45 pm

    Drive-In Movies return to Witton Park this weekend, with shows on Friday 18th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September. The post Drive-In Movies return to Witton Park this weekend! appeared first on Blackburn Life.

  • Football all set to kick off in Blackburn & Darwen
    by Blackburn Life on September 14, 2020 at 6:42 pm

    Blackburn with Darwen Council have confirmed that official football club training and matches can go ahead as part of the "organised team sport" exception to the new "rule of six". The post Football all set to kick off in Blackburn & Darwen appeared first on Blackburn Life.