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 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

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ALMOST 1,000 employees in Lancashire have benefited from a £5.6m workforce training programme in just a month.HYNDBURN’S first ‘doggy detective’ has felt their first collar.A CRITICAL care nurse has been allowed to continue working after admitting she ... [Published Pierce Chartered Accountants - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Market Rasen couple win £9k gold bullion in 'treasure hunt'

Pictured, from left: Sue and Mick Blackburn with Joe Blissett.Comments (0)A couple from near Market Rasen have won a 10oz gold bullion worth around £9,000 in an innovative treasure hunt which saw over 100 people hunting for treasure across East Lincolnshire ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

East Lancs breweries included as exports of British beer reach all-time high

First published in News by Michael Morrison , Hyndburn reporterMORE than a billion pints of British beer were pulled in a record number of countries last year, it has been revealed.UK Breweries, including Blackburn-based Thwaites and Burnley-based ... [Published Burnley Citizen - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Why You Will Want to Be (Musically) Haunted by Charlotte OC

Photo: Jay McLaughlinCharlotte O'Connor was hungover and leaning against a moss green booth at New York City's Soho House, nursing a cup of peppermint tea and sucking on a Fishermans Friend lozenge. The 23-year-old singer, who abbreviates her surname ... [Published Elle - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Major recruitment campaign as East Lancs hospitals employ ‘more nurses than ever before’

A MAJOR recruitment campaign has ensured the Royal Blackburn and Burnley General hospitals are now employing ‘more nurses than ever before’.Despite a national shortage of qualified nurses, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) has managed to increase ... [Published Burnley Citizen - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Unpaid council tax costing East Lancs households up to £150 each

UNPAID council tax is costing households in East Lancashire up to £150 each.Figures show that £2.5 billion is owed in council tax arrears in England, with £3 in every £100 going uncollected last year.MORE TOP STORIES:In East Lancashire, with the exception ... [Published Burnley Citizen - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish student borrowing soars by 69% to record levels

University of Glasgow. Total Scottish student borrowing has reached record levels. Photograph: Arcaid Images/AlamyScottish students are being forced to take out record levels of debt after the Scottish government cut the grants they could claim by 40 ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

East Lancs MPs back superfast rail link

RADICAL proposals for a superfast rail link between Manchester and Leeds unveiled yesterday must include major upgrades of services to East Lancashire, local MPs have demanded.Jack Straw , Gordon Birtwistle and Andrew Stephenson want elec-trification ... [Published Blackburn Citizen - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

£300k reward for Blackburn Cathedral roof repairs

First published in News by Bill Jacobs , Local government reporterBLACKBURN Cathedral yesterday was awarded more than £300,000 for roof repairs and improvements to go with its new Clergy Court.It is one of 31 of the Church of England’s premier ... [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cathedrals given urgent repairs cash

Five cathedrals in the North West of England have been awarded a share of £8m from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repair Fund.Blackburn Cathedral will receive the most money in the region (£314,251), while Chester Cathedral gets £300,000.Other ... [Published BBC - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tractor run’s big boost for hospital

A massive cheque for £4,700 was presented to nurses on the chemotherapy unit at Royal Blackburn Hospital in honour of the late Pendle farmer Andrew Nutter.The money, which will be divided between the unit and Rosemere Cancer Foundation minus £100 for ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 25 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]

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Mr Blackburn said: "When Sue saw this treasure hunt we thought that we would have a go as it is the sort of thing that we enjoy doing, but we never thought that we would win – we never win anything. It was just a bit on fun. I think we are both still in shock. I have no idea what we will do with the gold as we didn’t think that we would win it so didn’t think about that. We have already put it in the bank, but apart from that we don’t know yet."
LGA chair Cllr David Sparks said: "Our current over-centralised system, which has Whitehall holding the public purse strings, is no longer fit for purpose in the 21st century. This report highlights the extent to which some of our great cities are being held back by being denied the sort of autonomy enjoyed by equivalent European cities."
"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..."

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http://t.co/DqpQLhDcBz [Published Pierce Chartered Accountants - 16 hours ago]
Market Rasen couple win £9k gold bullion in 'tr... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - 17 hours ago]
East Lancs breweries included as exports of Bri... [Published Burnley Citizen - Oct 30 2014]
Manchester derby: Do Utd or City line up better... [Published Mancunian Matters - Oct 30 2014]
Why You Will Want to Be (Musically) Haunted by ... [Published Elle - Oct 29 2014]
Unpaid council tax costing East Lancs household... [Published Burnley Citizen - Oct 29 2014]
Major recruitment campaign as East Lancs hospit... [Published Burnley Citizen - Oct 29 2014]
Scottish student borrowing soars by 69% to reco... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
East Lancs MPs back superfast rail link [Published Blackburn Citizen - Oct 28 2014]
£300k reward for Blackburn Cathedral roof repairs [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Oct 28 2014]
Cathedrals given urgent repairs cash [Published BBC - Oct 27 2014]
Many links with Whalley [Published Burnley Express - Oct 26 2014]
Tractor run’s big boost for hospital [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 25 2014]
FIGHTING OBESITY: East Lancs health chief wants... [Published Burnley Citizen - Oct 24 2014]
Rita, 100, joins Rita, 100, for a party! [Published In-Cumbria - Oct 23 2014]
Devolving powers to cities will boost UK growth [Published Public Sector Executive - Oct 22 2014]
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Has Jack Straw a case to answer on Muslim groom... [Published British National Party - Oct 22 2014]
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Kendal - the gateway to the Lakes [Published Frost & Co - Oct 21 2014]
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Saturday's detailed forecast for the NW: weathe... [Published itv.com - Oct 18 2014]
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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]
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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