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 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Rita, 100, joins Rita, 100, for a party!

ByPublished at 13:13, Thursday, 23 October 2014THREE days of parties and visits marked the birthday celebrations of 100-year-old Rita Carruthers.Party time: Rita Carruthers, centre from Cleator Moor celebrates her 100th birthday with her extended fa ... [Published In-Cumbria - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Politicians failing to deport foreign criminals 'have blood on their hands', bereaved father says

Politicians failing to keep track of foreign criminals have "blood on their hands" according to the father of a 12-year-old girl run over by a banned driver. Amy Houston was killed in a hit and run in Blackburn, in 2003, by a failed asylum seeker from ... [Published The Independent - Oct 22 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Has Jack Straw a case to answer on Muslim grooming gangs?

By FrustratedOn the 5th of January 2011, The Times published an article by Andrew Norfolk that finally exposed that the authorities had covered all widespread sexual abuse of thousands of vulnerable English schoolgirls by Muslim paedophile grooming gangs ... [Published British National Party - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kendal - the gateway to the Lakes

Cumbria contains the highest mountains in England, the biggest lakeand the largest national park - as well as a chunk of another one.But these are just some of the reasons to live in Kendal.With 29,382 residents (census 2011), the town used to be one ... [Published Frost & Co - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday's detailed forecast for the NW: weather warning

Extraordinarily mild temperatures today!SATURDAYWe have an exceptionally mild flow of air blowing in at present, and by the time temperatures peak on Saturday, they will be a good 6 degrees warmer than the average for the time of year, which is around ... [Published itv.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Theo Walcott makes Arsenal return in Under-21 game against Blackburn

Walcott lasted 45 minutes in return from knee injury England forward ruptured cruciate ligament in January Continue reading... ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Blackburn RAF gunner shot down in Lancaster Bomber dies - aged 90

AN RAF gunner from Blackburn who was shot down in his Lancaster Bomber in the Second World War has died, aged 90.Russell Margerison, of Lower Wilworth, took part in 20 bombing raids over Germany during the 1939 to 1945 conflict and went on to write a ... [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

More than 6,000 children across England are deemed at risk of sexual exploitation in past 18 months

More than 6,000 children across England have been reported as at risk of sexual exploitation in the past 18 months, according to new figures.The data, collected by Channel 4, shows that 6,300 children aged under 16 have been flagged up to social services ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 5 reports

Care.data could harm patient-doctor relationship

It is crucial that the care-data programme is not allowed to threaten the doctor-patient relationship, GPs have warned. They say that patients should have to opt in to rather than out of the programme, and that it’s essential for patients to feel certain ... [Published OnMedicanet - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

The youngest town in Europe ... Blackburn

EU report shows how immigration and a baby boom mean former mills town in northern England are holding off Britain’s slide towards an ageing population It is the closest Britain has to a land of eternal youth.New figures have singled out Blackburn in ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Over half of young children falling behind at school in Blackburn and Darwen

First published in News by Jon Robinson , ReporterMORE than half of children in Blackburn and Darwen aren’t developing enough educationally when they move from reception to year one, new figures suggest.Only 39.8 per cent of five-year-olds in the ... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Future hospital development sites aim to improve care of frail older patients

The Royal College of Physicians has chosen to partner four NHS Trusts across England and Wales as Future Hospital Development Sites.  The RCP’s Future Hospital Programme was developed from the RCP’s Future Hospital report published in September 2013. ... [Published Royal College of Physicians - Sep 23 2014]

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"The huge economic benefits of devolution identified by the Cities Growth Commission are likely to be just the tip of the iceberg. Devolution to cities should be the start of a much bigger and wider process of devolution for the whole of England.”"
"Too little progress has been made, despite the increased resources and effort devoted to this problem" she added
"I always need to go out there and play to the best of my ability. I don't think about picking up little knocks - I think about the game. That's what..."
"Drinking alcohol above recommended levels can have a damaging impact upon almost every part of our body, and it is crucial that national and local organisations work together to address this harm."

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Rita, 100, joins Rita, 100, for a party! [Published In-Cumbria - 1 hour ago]
Devolving powers to cities will boost UK growth [Published Public Sector Executive - 19 hours ago]
Blanket care.data opt out by GPs does not breac... [Published GP Online - 21 hours ago]
Has Jack Straw a case to answer on Muslim groom... [Published British National Party - 22 hours ago]
Politicians failing to deport foreign criminals... [Published The Independent - Oct 22 2014]
Kendal - the gateway to the Lakes [Published Frost & Co - Oct 21 2014]
Edition 115: Lisa O’Loughlin, Jack Carney and M... [Published FE Week - Oct 20 2014]
Saturday's detailed forecast for the NW: weathe... [Published itv.com - Oct 18 2014]
Theo Walcott makes Arsenal return in Under-21 g... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Oct 17 2014]
Walcott on comeback trail [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Call to halt housing plans now [Published Clitheroe Advertiser & Times - Oct 16 2014]
Blackburn RAF gunner shot down in Lancaster Bom... [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Oct 15 2014]
Booze culture fuels nearly 10m hospital admissi... [Published Telegraph - Oct 15 2014]
Only a handful of East Lancs homes provide best... [Published Burnley Citizen - Oct 14 2014]
NHS England names care.data pilot programme areas [Published IT Pro UK - Oct 14 2014]
Series offered wartime respite [Published London Free Press - Oct 13 2014]
Men sentenced for supply of drugs across North ... [Published Cumbria Crack - Oct 13 2014]
Top student John joins the team at Northcote [Published North West Caterer - Oct 13 2014]
NHS Data-Sharing Programme Set For Pilot [Published Eweek Europe - Oct 13 2014]
Appointments round-up [Published Insider Media Limited - Oct 13 2014]
Former England star's surprise career switch [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 13 2014]
Herald History: Tamworth legacies of 'Turnip' T... [Published Tamworth Herald.co.uk - Oct 12 2014]
British burglar has sex with teddy bear mid-c... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 11 2014]
Green giant praised for a life of activism [Published Herald Sun - Oct 10 2014]
Manchester: campaign underway to show north-wes... [Published Inspire - Oct 09 2014]
Hundreds of practices testing care.data revealed [Published Management in Practice - Oct 09 2014]
Care.data could harm patient-doctor relationship [Published OnMedicanet - Oct 09 2014]
Care.data pilots to start in GP practices [Published Computerworld UK - Oct 09 2014]
Sevenoaks Chronicle published Suns shine on ope... [Published Sevenoaks Chronicle - Oct 09 2014]
Local pharmaceutical committees should consider... [Published Pharmaceutical Journal - Oct 09 2014]
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Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service is Backing... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Sep 08 2014]
BLACKBURN, England, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --There are 16,500 carers in Blackburn with Darwen. Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service, in partnership with the Whitehall Hotel and Restaurant in Darwen and The Olive Branch Restaurant, Kingsway is ...
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 ...
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