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November 2015
  • 16th November 2015 - Monday

Blackburn & Darwen – Rural Civic Voice

£1

Blackburn, Darwen and Rural Civic Voice invite you to A private viewing of the Borough’s Archives, Maps, etc. arranged by local history librarian Mary Painter Monday 16th November at 7.00 p.m. in Blackburn Central library Non-members £1 incl. Refreshments Civic Voice members free We’ve had a Fantastic time the last two years Come and join us for an excellent Evening . CIVIC VOICE IS A VOLUNTARY AND NON-POLITICAL ORGANISATION WHICH AIMS TO INTEREST AND ENGAGE LOCAL PEOPLE (OF ALL AGES…

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December 2015
  • 1st December 2015 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Parks Committee – December

  1) Present: Cllrs Smith (in the Chair), Browne, Brookfield, East. Apologies: Cllr Evans.     2) Grant Applications: There was one grant application request received from the Friends of Ashton Park in respect of £3,354 (including VAT) for the installation of a new bench and picnic table within the Park. Janet Pearce (Chair of the Friends Group) had supplied all information and pictures, which Dave had copied and circulated. Tony Watson (BwDBC) had given approval for the scheme.  …

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  • 1st December 2015 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Parks Committee – December Meeting

Present: Cllrs Smith (in the Chair), Browne, Brookfield, East. Apologies: Cllr Evans.   2) Grant Applications: There was one grant application request received from the Friends of Ashton Park in respect of £3,354 (including VAT) for the installation of a new bench and picnic table within the Park. Janet Pearce (Chair of the Friends Group) had supplied all information and pictures, which Dave had copied and circulated. Tony Watson (BwDBC) had given approval for the scheme.   Recommendation agreed: After…

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  • 2nd December 2015 - Wednesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting – December

Present: Couns. Maxfield, Hollings, Evans, Entwistle, Davies, Smith, East, Brookfield, Browne, Connor.   1.Welcome and introduction:  .   2.Apologies: Couns Evans, Rothwell, Huggill and Taylor.   3.Declarations of Interest: Coun.Entwistle declared an interest on the credit union..     4 Minutes of the last meeting and matters arising   These were accepted.   4.1 Industrial Trail   Coun. Smith said volunteers from Darwen Vale are to work on Moss Bridge and the cadets on the roller. The other items are…

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  • 2nd December 2015 - Wednesday

Darwen Town Council Spending Review 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015

Actual Budget 2014 Balance at Start £     46,278.88 Admin. £     10,868.75 £ 11,000.00 £10,849.00 Misc £       4,269.69 £     5,000.00 £ 7,613.27 Parks £     12,876.40 £ 25,000.00 £20,952.00 Grants £       8,845.63 £ 20,000.00 £27,220.00 Still awaiting Invoice Darwen Library and Crown Flowers £     10,066.00 £ 10,000.00 £14,785.80 Bonfire £       1,783.00 £           – Veterans £           600.00 £     2,500.00 £  …

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  • 5th December 2015 - Saturday

Darwen Michaelmas Food Festival, Arts, Crafts and Artisan Beers

Free

Following on from our successful Food Festival earlier in the year, Darwen Town Council will be hosting another festival on the run up to Christmas in and around Darwen Market and on Bridge Street. The event falls on the National Small-Business Saturday, 5th December. Please share, join in and come along to enjoy food, crafts, art, and sample artisan beers from our fine local breweries.

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February 2016
  • 2nd February 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting – Februray

  Present: Cllrs Smith, Brookfield, Browne. Apologies: Cllrs Evans, East.   Grant Applications. There was one grant application request received from the Friends of Ashton Park in respect of £3,354 (including VAT) for the installation of a new bench and picnic table within the Park. The application was deferred from the meeting of 1st Dec (see previous minutes) in order for further discussions with WEC, Crown and Newrad with a view to a better and more economic outcome. As per…

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  • 2nd February 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Parks Committee – Feb 02 Meeting

1) Present: Cllrs Smith, Brookfield, Browne. Apologies: Cllrs Evans, East.     2) Grant Applications. There was one grant application request received from the Friends of Ashton Park in respect of £3,354 (including VAT) for the installation of a new bench and picnic table within the Park. The application was deferred from the meeting of 1st Dec (see previous minutes) in order for further discussions with WEC, Crown and Newrad with a view to a better and more economic outcome.…

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  • 3rd February 2016 - Wednesday

Parks Committee Budget

2015/16 = £25,000   Grants approved:   Friends of Bold Venture Park £1,500 (removal of fallen trees) Friends of Bold Venture Park £9,000 (de-silting of settling ponds) Remembrance Planting £476.40 (Bold Venture Park War Memorial) Friends of Ashton Park £3,354 (picnic table & bench)

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May 2016
  • 17th May 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Heritage Weekend Briefing Meeting

Darwen Town Council Heritage Open Days Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th September 2016  You are invited to attend the Briefing Day Tuesday 17th May at 6.30pm at Darwen Town Hall, Darwen Darwen Town Council would like to “Open Darwen” during the National Heritage Open Days that will take place during 8th – 11th September 2016, and we would like to know if you wish to take part.  We’d love for you to join in this event – do come along…

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  • 29th May 2016 - Sunday

Darwen Live Day 1

Darwen Live Returns to the Market Square this year with an amazing line-up, beer tent, attractions and music for all ages.

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  • 30th May 2016 - Monday

Darwen Live Day 2

Darwen Live returns to the Market Square this year with Live Music for all ages.

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June 2016
  • 7th June 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting – June 2016

To download a PDF copy of the Minutes of this Meeting, Please Click Here DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL CLERK: REBECCA AF HAY OLLISTAN,  239 RED LEES ROAD CLIVIGER, NR. BURNLEY BB10 4RF LANCASHIRE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN DARWEN TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY,  JUNE 7TH, 2016 Present: Couns. Taylor (Mayor), O’Garr (deputy chairman), Hollings, Entwistle, Davies, Browne, East, Rothwell, Smith, Slater, Perkins and Roberts. 1.Welcome and introduction:   . 2.Apologies:  Coun. Brookfield. 3.Declarations of Interest:   None. 4. Minutes of the…

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  • 10th June 2016 - Friday

90th Birthday Celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

On this munumental occasion we will be holding an event to celebrate the 90th Birthday of our Queen Elizabeth II

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July 2016
  • 1st July 2016 - Friday

Darwen Dance Live 2016 Day 1

Darwen Dance Live returns for it’s third year opening the celebration of Dance at Darwen Vale

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  • 2nd July 2016 - Saturday

Darwen Dance Live Day 2

Darwen Dance Live returns on Saturday with Demonstrations and workshops in many venues in Darwen.

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  • 3rd July 2016 - Sunday

Darwen Dance Live Day 3

Darwen Dance Live Final day sees workshops and demos around Darwen Town

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  • 5th July 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting Minutes – July 2016

To Download a PDF version of these Minutes, Please Click Here DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL CLERK: REBECCA AF HAY OLLISTAN,  239 RED LEES ROAD CLIVIGER, NR. BURNLEY BB10 4RF LANCASHIRE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN DARWEN TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY,  JULY 5TH, 2016 Present: Couns. Taylor (Mayor), O’Garr (deputy chairman), Entwistle, Davies, Browne, Brookfield, Smith, Slater, Perkins and Roberts. 1.Welcome and introduction:   . 2.Apologies:  Coun. Hollings, East and Rothwell. 3.Declarations of Interest:   Couns. Smith, Taylor, O’Garr and Roberts…

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  • 9th July 2016 - Saturday
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August 2016
  • 20th August 2016 - Saturday

Darwen 1940s Day Celebrations

Darwen Town Council brings another great event to celebrate a decade of conflict, strength, national pride and new beginnings. Please come along, dress the part and join in with fun, music and exhibitions.

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September 2016
  • 6th September 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting Minutes – September 2016

To Download a PDF version of these Minutes, Please Click Here DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL CLERK: REBECCA AF HAY OLLISTAN,  239 RED LEES ROAD CLIVIGER, NR. BURNLEY BB10 4RF LANCASHIRE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN DARWEN TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 6TH, 2016 Present: Couns. Taylor (Mayor), Entwistle, Davies, Browne, Smith, Slater, Rothwell and Roberts. 1.Welcome and introduction:   . 2.Apologies:  Couns. Hollings, Perkins, East and Brookfield. 3.Declarations of Interest:   None 4 Minutes of the last meeting and matters arising…

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  • 11th September 2016 - Sunday

Brass Band March and Contest

Following last years amazing 175th Anniversary celebrations of Darwen Brass Bands, we are extending the competition to up to 30 local and very talented bands for a display of amazing musical ability

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October 2016
  • 4th October 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting Minutes – October 2016

To Download a PDF version of these Minutes, Please Click Here DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL CLERK: REBECCA AF HAY OLLISTAN,  239 RED LEES ROAD CLIVIGER, NR. BURNLEY BB10 4RF LANCASHIRE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN DARWEN TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY,  OCTOBER 4TH, 2016 Present: Couns. Taylor (Mayor), Hollings, East, Brookfield, Entwistle,  Browne, Smith, Slater, and Roberts. 1.Welcome and introduction:   . 2.Apologies:  Couns Perkins, O’Garr, Davies and Rothwell. 3.Declarations of Interest:   Couns. Roberts, Taylor, Smith and Hollings declared an interest…

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November 2016
  • 1st November 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting Minutes – November 2016

To Download a PDF version of these Minutes, Please Click Here DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL CLERK: REBECCA AF HAY OLLISTAN,  239 RED LEES ROAD CLIVIGER, NR. BURNLEY BB10 4RF LANCASHIRE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN DARWEN TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY,  NOVEMBER 1ST, 2016 Present: Couns. Taylor (Mayor), Hollings, East, Brookfield, Entwistle,  Browne, Smith, Slater, Davies, Rothwell, Perkins and Roberts. 1.Welcome and introduction:   . 2.Apologies:  None. 3.Declarations of Interest:   Couns. Roberts, Taylor, Smith and Hollings declared an interest as members…

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December 2016
  • 6th December 2016 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting Minutes – December 2016

For a PDF Copy of these Minutes, Please Click Here DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL CLERK: REBECCA AF HAY OLLISTAN,  239 RED LEES ROAD CLIVIGER, NR. BURNLEY BB10 4RF LANCASHIRE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN DARWEN TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY,  DECEMBER 6TH, 2016 Present: Couns. Taylor (Mayor), O’Garr, Hollings, East, Brookfield, Entwistle,  Browne, Smith, Slater, Davies, Perkins and Roberts. 1.Welcome and introduction:   . 2.Apologies:  Coun. Rothwell. 3.Declarations of Interest:   Couns. Roberts, Taylor, Smith and Hollings declared an interest as…

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February 2017
  • 7th February 2017 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting Minutes – February 2017

DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL CLERK: REBECCA AF HAY OLLISTAN,  239 RED LEES ROAD CLIVIGER, BURNLEY BB10 4RF LANCASHIRE   THE NEXT MEETING OF DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH, 2017, IN DARWEN TOWN HALL AT 7P.M.   AGENDA Welcome and introduction Apologies for absence Declarations of interest Minutes of the last meeting Darwen Retail Operator Survey (Coun. Roberts) Mayor’s update Deputy chairman’s update Dog Fouling (Coun. Browne) Vandalism – Olive Lane (Coun. Browne) May meeting date (Clerk)…

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March 2017
  • 7th March 2017 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting Minutes – March 2017

DARWEN TOWN COUNCIL CLERK: REBECCA AF HAY OLLISTAN,  239 RED LEES ROAD CLIVIGER, NR. BURNLEY BB10 4RF LANCASHIRE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN DARWEN TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY,  MARCH 7TH, 2017 Present: Couns. Taylor, East, Brookfield, Entwistle, Browne, Smith, Slater, Davies, Perkins and Rothwell. 1.Welcome and introduction:   . A minute’s silence was observed to mark the sad death of Coun. John Roberts. 2.Apologies:  Coun. O’Garr. 3.Declarations of Interest:   Couns. Smith, and Taylor declared an interest as members…

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April 2017
  • 4th April 2017 - Tuesday

Darwen Town Council Meeting

Agenda will be published approximately a week before the meeting.

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  • 22nd April 2017 - Saturday
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