Local News

Rizwan Ali Shah Joins the Conservatives

Rizwan Ali Shah has joined the Conservative Party.

Rizwan, who stood as an independent candidate for Blackburn at the last General Election, announced he was joining the Party at a gathering of supporters and friends at Shahi Qila restaurant on Shear Bank Road.

Conservatives Select Martin Kerry for Roe Lee

Blackburn Conservatives are delighted to announce that Martin Kerry has been selected as our candidate to contest the Roe Lee ward at the 2020 local elections.

Imtiaz Ali Returns to Fight Billinge & Beardwood

Blackburn Conservatives are delighted to announce that Imtiaz Ali has rejoined the Conservative Party and been selected as our candidate to contest the Billinge & Beardwood ward at the 2020 local elections.

Jon Baldwin to Contest Ewood for the Conservatives

Blackburn Conservatives are delighted to announce that Jon Baldwin has been selected to contest the Ewood ward at the 2020 local elections.

Jon is a keen sportsman and family man who will bring plenty of enthusiasm and energy to his campaign.

Education Secretary Visits Blackburn

The Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has visited a Blackburn school, along with Darwen MP Jake Berry, in the wake of the government's announcement of a £14bn cash boost for the education system, including an extra £700m for special educational needs.

Boris Fulfils Pledge With Cash Boost for Darwen

Darwen is to receive £25m in government funding as part of a scheme to regenerate towns with a proud industrial and economic heritage that have seen their traditional industries decline.