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Labour's Blue Bin Muddle

Labour have spent £1.5m introducing new blue bins to increase recycling rates by reducing confusion. However, they have increased confusion by delivering bins with the wrong lids.

Leader of Council Pledges No Borough-Wide Lockdown

Leader of the Council Mohammed Khan has pledged to avoid a Borough-wide lockdown if further measures are necessary to bring the spread of Covid-19 under control.

Conservative campaigner Martin Kerry asked the following question of Cllr Khan at the Council Forum:

Huge Govt Support for Blackburn with Darwen Revealed

Government support made available to residents of BwD via the Council or to the Council itself to help deal with Covid-19 is a huge £79.732m.

The figures were revealed in the Council’s Covid-19 Finance Report. The government support includes: