adidas Originals unveils... ⠀ ⠀ Blackburn SPZL / Nightsafe edition ⠀ ⠀ Designed by Gary Aspden ⠀ ⠀ The limited edition trainer is set to be launched at the Spezial trainer exhibition in Blackburn next month. ⠀ ⠀ A 200 pair run of the Blackburn SPZL trainer will be available exclusively from the exhibition.⠀ ⠀ All proceeds will be donated to the local charity.⠀ ⠀ The Blackburn SPZL is the lead release from the adidas Spezial AW19 range ⠀ /// #BlackburnSPZL⠀ /// #SPZL
We're proud to welcome 3⃣1⃣ new apprentices to the Council!⠀ ⠀ Join us in congratulating each and everyone of them as they start out on a career with us 🥳⠀ ⠀ 2⃣7⃣5⃣ candidates applied and 1⃣2⃣7⃣ attended our assessment day. ⠀ ⠀ We'd also like to thank all of you for sharing our recruitment campaign, we couldn't have done it without you 👏⠀ ⠀ Don't worry if you didn't manage to bag an apprenticeship with us this time, we'll be back next year to do it all again! 🙌⠀ ⠀ In the mean time we've lots of vacancies over on our website 👉blackburn.gov.uk/jobs
⚠ URGENT - NICK KNOWLES NEEDS YOU! ⚠⠀ ⠀ The DIY SOS Big Build in #Blackburn for @bbccin is now well underway, but Nick and his team are desperately short of #tradespeople ☹️⠀ ⠀ There was an overwhelming response to the initial appeal, but the BBC has experienced a glitch with their email system and it appears that this has caused an issue - impacting on the numbers on site ⚠⠀ ⠀ They now URGENTLY need #builders, #plasterers, #joiners, #carpenters, #flooring specialists... anyone who can help pitch in and transform the space for vulnerable youngsters 🛠⠀ ⠀ If you know someone who can help, even if they may have registered before, PLEASE tag them or pick-up the phone now and ask them to spare even just a couple of hours of their time 📞⠀ ⠀ There's no need to register - simply turn up at the Big Build at St Silas' Church in Blackburn #bbcchildreninneed#help#request
Calling all local groups & organisations! If you’ve got an idea for a project in your neighbourhood that can help us make a stronger borough by bringing people together, we could help you! Small grants of up to £2,000 are available to groups from the voluntary, community and faith sector, as well as charities, groups such as scouts and guides, and schools.
Get all the details of #OurCommunityOurFuture grants and apply online by Friday 6 September >>> http://bit.ly/2LU9v4p
Drop in to Blackburn Rovers Community Trust next Wednesday to find out more about Community Ambassadors, a free 12 week programme for anyone interested in getting skills and making connections to lead projects in their neighbourhoods. Get all the details 👉 http://bit.ly/2OrpUiS #OurCommunityOurFuture
Under 16? Want to develop your leadership skills and get more involved in your local community? Don’t miss this opportunity to get on the Youth Ambassador programme and work with other young people from across the borough. The next course starts on Saturday 13 July at Blackburn Rovers Community Trust. Get the details on The Shuttle news website – link in bio
Today we are happy to welcome the launch of the new #HungryLittleMinds campaign. See how DFE are aiming to boost children’s language and literacy development with fun, everyday activities for parents at 👉🏻hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk
Last weekend hundreds of people came together at Great Get Together events! Well done to all the local groups who organised neighbourhood events in Blackburn and Darwen to give people an opportunity to come together to celebrate all that they have in common. You can read more on our Shuttle news website – link in bio. #MoreInCommon#GreatGetTogether
The BwD Youth Forum are working together on a Great Get Together for families on Saturday 22 June. Their silent disco ‘Eat, Rave, Repeat’ will bring young people together through a shared love of music – whatever music you’re into! 😀🎶 Get all the details on The Shuttle news website. #bwdyouthforum@bwd_yps
Coming along to National Festival of Making this weekend? 👀⠀ ⠀ GET READY TO #MAKE with the full festival guide - see link in bio 🤩⠀ ⠀ In it you'll find all information you need to MAKE sure you have a good time! 💚⠀ ⠀ For everything you need to know about the #festival please visit 👉festivalofmaking.co.uk
Did you know that stats show that 1⃣in3⃣people over the age of 6⃣5⃣ falls at least once a year?⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Over 6⃣0⃣'s can now get FREE advice and support on preventing falls via a drop-in class run by @refreshbwd! ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Appointments can be made via the Wellbeing Service on 📞01254 682037 or visit refreshbwd.com⠀ ⠀
We’re getting ready to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day this Thursday, 6 June. Everyone’s welcome at two short flag-raising ceremonies outside Blackburn Town Hall and Darwen Town Hall at 11am. #DDay75#DDay
A huge congratulations to our wonderful staff at Apple Trees short break centre for disabled children for achieving an outstanding Ofsted inspection across the board. The work done here truly changes lives for the better #outstandingofsted#changinglives
Today marks the second anniversary of the #ManchesterArena terror attack. We’re thinking of the victims and their families, as well as the survivors and those people who supported others in the aftermath of the attack. No matter how you were affected by the shocking events of 22 May 2017, help is available:manchesterattacksupport.org.uk
FREE #counseling and #online#mentalhealth support is now available! 🖥 We've commissioned support to local children and young people aged 1️⃣1️⃣ - 1️⃣8️⃣. Kooth offers easy access to peer-to-peer support, moderated forums, goal setting and self-help materials 2️⃣4️⃣hours a day. Forum topics vary from exam #stress and #bullying to eating disorders, suicide and self-harm. Go to 👉🏻kooth.com for more information
#Tooth decay can be the cause of pain, infection and sleepless nights and young #children often need treatment for this. Read more about our ‘Smile 4 Life’: 0-5s dental health campaign here 👉bit.ly/2Q3tAnZ #smilemonth 🦷#smilemore
Hurry! Time's running out! ⏳ Have you made your decision on which one of our #Apprenticeships is the right one for you? 🤔 If you want to apply for a #vacancy with us you have until Friday 3️⃣1️⃣st May to get your application forms into us! For more information and to apply please visit 👉bit.ly/bwdapprentice Don't forget to tell us on your #CV which #role you are interested in. #Interviews will be held week commencing 1️⃣st July with the lucky #candidates starting their new jobs in September. Good Luck! 😁
Frank and Bernie Tomlinson are helping to give children a safe and happy home to help them thrive and achieve their full potential. If you’ve got room in your heart and your home to help children like Frank and Bernie are doing, visit www.letsfoster.co.uk to find out more.
WATCH: New #Darwen sculpture craned in! 🎥 The #PeregrineFalcon now stands proudly at the centre of the £1.5m #Market Square 🦅 See it for yourself tomorrow at the Darwen Rotary Day! 👀 You can find out more information by clicking the link in our bio! #Lancashire
It’s in! Our brand new and stunning piece of #publicart in Darwen! The Peregrine Falcon has a majestic 5m wingspan and is the centrepiece for the new £1.5m Market Square! It’s been created in woven copper to reflect the town’s heritage and was designed and created by renowned #artist@lazerian_studio!