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Multiple sports, games and activities will be available for young people aged 5 to 16 years and their families from Monday 31st July – Friday 25th August. Booking will be required for our morning sessions, for more information visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/refreshblackburnwithdarwen or call 01254 682037 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Session Activity Activity […]

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Gill, who was diagnosed with breast cancer about 8 years ago, talks about her process of recovery and rehabilitation since her years of treatment in Blackburn and Preston hospitals. Gill told us that, “After my operation and all the treatment, I was left fatigued, depressed and had lost confidence. It is difficult to get back […]

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As well as introducing new extended walks we will have Welly Bobs Petting Farm, a Climbing Wall, Helter Skelter Inflatable Slide, Human Table Football, Human Buzz Wire Hire, Children`s Dino Inflatable Slide Hire Side, Stalls, Pole Joust Inflatable, Surf Simulator, Giant Snakes and Ladderse and we will be promoting the same walks that we did […]

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The Free Family Fun Week starting on Tuesday, 30th May 2017, launches a week of taster activities for families between 10am – 3pm. Activities on the day will include sack races, obstacles courses, orienteering, golf, cricket and much more!  There will also be the chance to join in and learn with fun nutritional games, as […]

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The festival, directed by design guru Wayne Hemingway MBE, will see the town centre transformed into a hotbed of activity with exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations and performances all based on Making of one kind of another. Activities on offer include print making, pottery or jewellery making  as well as technology based craft sessions such as designing […]

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The “Bring a Friend for Free” promotion returns from 2nd to 7th May inclusive allows existing Regency Fitness members to bring a friend to enjoy the facilities at Regency Fitness locations at Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre, Darwen Leisure Centre and Witton Park Arena. Members can bring a different friend during each day of the […]

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It’s a great way to improve general health and have a great time too.

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See, taste and hear things you’ve never seen, tasted or heard before at the first ever National Festival of Making, a FREE family festival taking place in the manufacturing heartland of Blackburn, Lancashire over two, exciting days. Innovative art installations, hands-on workshops, live performance and markets promoting handmade products, including fine foods and craft ales, […]

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The sessions will take place 8:30am – 12:30pm and 12:30pm -4:30pm. Week 1                       Mon 10th April – Thurs 13th April 2017 Week 2                       Tues 18th April – Fri 21st April 2017  Prices & Bookings Bookings can be made now at Witton Park Arena Reception  (01254 666966) either in person or by phone. £6 for a […]

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Blackburn based ‘Sliding Doors’ are one of five groups competing in the Granada region for £50,000 of National Lottery funding in the People’s Projects competition. Sliding Doors currently run a thriving social group at Blackburn Rovers Blues Bar and Mill Hill community Centre which provides a rare opportunity for people with disability to get out, […]

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