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The Queen’s Visit to Blackburn – Video Summary

The Queen’s Visit to Blackburn – Video Summary

HM The Queen visited Blackburn on 17th April 2014 to attend the Maundy Service at Blackburn Cathedral. ...

Blackburn’s businesses all set for Royal visit boost

Blackburn’s businesses all set for Royal visit boost

Blackburn is set for a boost from the visit of the Queen tomorrow as thousands of extra ...

Busy Saturday in Blackburn Town Centre

Busy Saturday in Blackburn Town Centre

The centre of Blackburn was alive today with new attractions, businesses and events. In the market, Philippa ...

Photograph display recalls previous Royal visits

Photograph display recalls previous Royal visits

A display of photographs from Her Majesty The Queen’s previous visits to Blackburn are on display to ...

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Opinion and Chat

Teacher acquitted in slapping allegation – The privacy dilemma

The reports of a local teacher being acquitted of hitting one of his pupils, calls into question again the way that our court cases are reported. The name and picture of the teacher, who has been in teaching for many years, was published at the point of charge and again at the point of acquittal. The senior teacher, who is 63, ...Full Article

Bus Station set to cover part of old market site in Blackburn

With the news today in the Lancashire Telegraph that a new bus station is to be built on part of the site of the former market, we want your ...Full Article

Psychic Sally Morgan returns to Blackburn – Do you believe?

Sally Morgan is one of Britain’s best know psychics and regularly filled large concert halls months in advance. Her show in Blackburn on Wednesday 2nd May 2012 still has tickets available ...Full Article

Massive Supermarket on the way to Blackburn Town Centre? Will Local Traders Survive?

According to reports in the Lancashire Telegraph today, Blackburn with Darwen Council want discussions with an unnamed proposed purchaser of the former Blackburn market site. The site, which closed ...Full Article

Blackburn with Darwen Council – Do they want thriving businesses or not?

Following the report in the LT about a dispute between the owner of El Greco‘s cafe on Church Street, where he reports that Blackburn with Darwen Council have insisted ...Full Article

A Year in the Life of Blackburn – 2011 – Opinion

What are your Blackburn highlights and low points of 2011? What are your hopes for 2012? Here are a couple from Blackburn Life. A major topic of discussion and debate amongst ...Full Article

Market Taxi Rank is hindering Traffic and Custom in Blackburn

Following the opening of the new Blackburn Market, it appears to have been very much an afterthought to create a taxi rank outside on Church Street. The small area, ...Full Article

Blackburn Out of Town Shopping Centres – Who Wins?

With the announcement of Peel Holding’s plans to revitalise Whitebirk and apply to relax the planning rules imposed on the site, so that they can sell a wider range ...Full Article

Is Blackburn finally dead after 5pm? The future of Blackburn

Blackburn Life Opinion Following the news story that the former Cheers Bar on King William Street has had their licence revoked following an appalling range of alcohol related violence ...Full Article