Blackburn (England, United Kingdom)

Type: City
Name: Blackburn (England, United Kingdom)
Country: United Kingdom
Latitude: 53.75
Longitude: -2.49
population: 106,154
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Scottish ministers urged to reverse student grant cuts as debts soar

Scottish ministers are being urged to reverse cuts in student grants after the debts taken out by Scottish students to meet their living costs soared by £160m last year.New analysis of the latest figures from the Student Loan Company shows that overall ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Practice Abroad

Hey guys,Not sure what forum this was best going in but I'm looking for a little advice.I'm a new Fy1 starting in Blackburn at the end of this week, having studied medicine in Manchester.I'm obsessed with the idea of living and working in Italy. I don't ... [Published New Media Medicine - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Youth Festival coming

The Aberdeen International Youth Festival is to return to Stonehaven next Thursday, July 31, at the Town Hall from 7.30pm.Stonehaven Rotary Club are once again to host this International Concert next week, and they will be welcoming three different and ... [Published Kincardineshire Observer - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Carwash collects food for refugees

BLACKBURN, England – Global Carwash is acting as a donation point for a charity that is collecting food and other items for Syrian refugees, according to The Citizen.Irfaz Khan, 34, is running the donation point at the wash, and he has been participating ... [Published Professional Carwashing & Detailing - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Loo roll firm to build own paper mill in Blackburn

ONE of East Lancashire’s fastest-growing manufacturers has announced plans to build its own paper mill in Blackburn.Award-winning toilet roll maker, Accrol Papers, which has its base on the Roman Road Industrial Estate, in Davy Field Road, has just revealed ... [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

A school system without Ofsted?

4:11pm Tuesday 15th July 2014 in News By Emma Cruces , Education reporter A DELEGATION of East Lancashire headteachers explored the pros and cons of an education system free of Ofsted.A trip organised by Blackburn NUT representative Simon Jones saw ... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Host of top manufacturers confirmed for Made in the UK exhibition

There are now a host of the UK's leading manufacturers, finance providers, investment agencies and other organisations confirmed for the Made in the UK exhibition. We're delighted to reveal the latest line-up for the event on 21 and 22 July.The event, ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Recommendation trust removed from special measures

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has recommended that troubled East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust should be taken out of special measures following a full inspection by the Care Quality Commission.The trust has faced formal warnings against a hospital ... [Published itv.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Older and disabled Londoners loneliest as 'friendly north' lives up to reputation

_ Older and disabled people in London are loneliest and those with a rural lifestyle have most contact with friends, according to a .Northern communities generally live up to their reputation as the friendliest places to live, the official survey suggests. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Blackburn travellers told to move on

Police were last night preparing to remove four travellers’ caravans from Pleasington Playing Fields.The families moved on to the cricket pitch on Thursday night angering local residents.They claim they were given permission and have no plans to move ... [Published Blackburn Citizen - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Lottery windfall will help Blackburn College create programme of excellence at new centre

BLACKBURN College will use a £71,000 lottery windfall to create a programme of sporting excellence.The college will use National Lottery investment from Sport England’s Further Education Activation Fund to create a joint council and college scheme.The ... [Published Blackburn Citizen - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Commuters called on to speak out on East Lancs train services

4:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014 in News By Peter Magill , Chief reporter RAIL passengers are being urged to give their views on the future of train services across East Lancashire for 2016 and beyond.Northern Rail operates the East Lancashire line, from ... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Jul 01 2014]

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"The drastic rise in student loans being taken out it is clear that the SNP need to think again about how to support students and they could start that by reversing the cuts to bursaries for the poorest students."
The National Trust will allow (at a cost) sleepovers in the cells at the infamous Old Melbourne Goal ( "A way to spend a night in jail, without breaking the law" , 25/7). History tells us this was a place of terrible cruelty to prisoners...
"Work will start as soon as possible on-site and we’ve no reason to think this wouldn’t be up and running in a couple of years."
...to congratulate the winners of the Tech & Learning ISTE Best of Show Awards," said Kevin Hogan, Content Director for Tech & Learning Media Group. "We're thrilled with the response to the inaugural year of the awards program as well as the caliber of creative education technology we saw when touring the ISTE show floor."

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Grief is not subject to the tenets of reason [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 27 2014]
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Daniel Thwaites Plc (Foodservice) : Foodservice... [Published MarketResearch.com - Jul 25 2014]
Week Ahead What’s On Listings 24-07-14 [Published Lancashire Evening Post - Jul 24 2014]
ClassFlow™ Wins Tech & Learning ISTE Best of Sh... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Hardy Cattle Celebrated For Landscape Maintenance [Published The Cattle Site - Jul 22 2014]
Lake District event will promote Luing cattle [Published Westmorland Gazette - Jul 21 2014]
Carwash collects food for refugees [Published Professional Carwashing & Detailing - Jul 21 2014]
Readers share moon landing memories: 'Amazing t... [Published Florida Today - Jul 19 2014]
Taking a tough approach [Published Convenience Store - Jul 17 2014]
Loo roll firm to build own paper mill in Blackburn [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
Lakes farm gears up to host prestigious cattle ... [Published Farming Monthly - Jul 16 2014]
NorthEdge Capital invests in Accrol [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
A school system without Ofsted? [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Jul 15 2014]
Exploring the Anglo-Saxon history of Padiham [Published Burnley Express - Jul 14 2014]
Host of top manufacturers confirmed for Made in... [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 14 2014]
World Cup 2014: how much do you remember? [Published Telegraph - Jul 12 2014]
Jail for gang who set up illegal tobacco factory [Published Forecourt Trader - Jul 11 2014]
Bury waste plans - affecting Ramsbottom - are r... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
Trust can leave special measures [Published Rossendale Free Press - Jul 10 2014]
New era for law firm transparency as UK partner... [Published International Bar Association - Jul 10 2014]
Family smuggling business goes up in smoke [Published MyNewsDesk - Jul 10 2014]
22 Cathedrals benefit from First World War Cent... [Published Anglican Communion News Service - Jul 10 2014]
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Practice Abroad [Published New Media Medicine - Jul 27 2014]
Hey guys,Not sure what forum this was best going in but I'm looking for a little advice.I'm a new Fy1 starting in Blackburn at the end of this week, having studied medicine in Manchester.I'm obsessed with the idea of living and working in Italy. I don't ...
NorthEdge Capital invests in Accrol [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Accrol Papers Limited has received 66 million pounds in funding from NorthEdge Capital . Based in Blackburn, England, Accrol is a tissue converter. PRESS RELEASE NorthEdge Capital, the private equity firm focused on investing in businesses based ...
Labour is now the Party of the Big Cities [Published THE HONEYBALL BUZZ - Jun 19 2014]
Yesterday’s blog Labour is a Progressive Party or we are Nothing cries out for a follow-up. As is shown only too graphically in the map at the beginning of this post, the UK Independence Party took votes from what used to be considered Labour’s ...
Man with Hurt Shoulder Complains After NHS Dema... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 18 2014]
An NHS Hospital Trust has issued an "unreserved apology" after mistakenly sending patient with an injured shoulder for a testicle scan. The Express reports that father-of-three Paul Clegg, who lost his wife to cancer, found himself at the centre ...
5 TV Characters That Should Have Died, But Didn’t [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 06 2014]
The year 2014 has been a new high for television deaths: HBO’s gloriously gaudy swords and dragons-cum-softcore porn Game of Thrones, and the far less watched NBC horror-drama Hannibal have elevated the act of killing characters to an art form. Eyes ...
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