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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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Blackburn with Darwen Primary Schools will not face blanket closure

Councillor Julie Gunn, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education and Dominic Harrison, Director of Public Health from Blackburn Council have said that Primary Schools in the area will not face a blanket closure, but individual schools can make their own decisions.
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Blackburn with Darwen will be in Tier 3, the Government Confirm

The government have now published a postcode lookup facility to discover which Tier you will be in from 2nd December and it has been confirmed that Blackburn with Darwen will be in Tier 3.
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Barbara statue stays under wraps until 2021

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council have delayed the planned unveiling of a statue to former Blackburn MP Barbara Castle until 2021. The unveiling was originally due to take place Tuesday 6th October, which would have been her 110th birthday.
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It’s Christmas…but not as we know it for Blackburn & Darwen

Blackburn & Darwen Council has revealed the borough’s plans for events up to and including Christmas but it will be very different with no Christmas Lights Switch On and no Witton Bonfire.
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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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