Witton Park to host Blackburn Festival

9:24am Wednesday 5th June 2013

WITTON Country Park will be playing host to Blackburn Festival on Saturday, June 15.

Blackburn Witton Weavers Way Walking Festival celebrates 10 years

9:22am Wednesday 5th June 2013

WITTON Weavers Way Walking Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary from June 10 to 30 with a selection of walks.

Tourist guide to Manchester

Blackburn Citizen: CITY SIGHTS: Exchange Square

10:22am Wednesday 19th May 2010

Even though the 2002 Commonwealth Games held in Manchester has long faded into history, the knock-on effect has been enjoyed and sustained.

Tourist guide to Liverpool

Blackburn Citizen: MERSEY PARADISE: Liverpool from the sea

10:30am Wednesday 19th May 2010

Liverpool has always been an important place since King John built a harbour on the banks of the liver coloured pool around 1205.

Tourist guide to Morecambe

Blackburn Citizen:

10:30am Wednesday 19th May 2010

JUST a stone’s throw away from the splendour of the Lake District lie miles of sandy beaches, sprawling coastlines and charming villages that all encompass Morecambe Bay.

Tourist guide to Lancaster

Blackburn Citizen: Tourist guide to Lancaster

10:40am Wednesday 19th May 2010

Lancaster is dominated by its castle and priory church both built on an old Roman site.

Tourist guide to the Lune Valley

Blackburn Citizen: GLORIOUS: Halton Weir

10:33am Wednesday 19th May 2010

Between Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale runs the river Lune with riverside walks as fine as any in Britain and a string of historic villages set amid glorious scenery.

Why visit Lancashire?

Blackburn Citizen: GEM: The Leeds-Liverpool Canal

11:41am Wednesday 19th May 2010

If you want a day trip or a long stay then lovely Lancashire will not disappoint you.

Tourist guide to Blackburn

Blackburn Citizen: TRANSFORMED: Blackburn's historic Cathedral and, in the foreground, the sensitvely restored Waterloo Pavilions in the centre of the town

12:00pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

Blackburn should be regarded by tourists as the gateway to the Ribble and Hodder valleys. However, we should not forget the town has very ancient origins and has played a major role in the history of the textile industry.

Tourist guide to Darwen

Blackburn Citizen: Darwen Library and Library Theatre

12:00pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

Darwen should never be regarded as an off-shoot of Blackburn because it deserves to have a place in history on its own account.

Tourist guide to Pleasington

Blackburn Citizen: LANDMARK: Pleasington Priory was built after laws against Roman Catholics were relaxed

1:00pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

PLEASINGTON is a very pleasant name for a very pleasant and still largely rural suburb of Blackburn.

Tourist guide to Tockholes

Blackburn Citizen: WORSHIP: The outdoor pulpit at St Stephen's Church

12:00pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

TOCKHOLES should actually be pronounced to rhyme with cockles.

Tourist guide to Oswaldtwistle

Blackburn Citizen: MILLING AROUND: Oswaldtwistle Mills

1:00pm Monday 29th March 2010

THE area known affectionately as Ossie is not just a product of the Industrial Revolution and neither is it just a suburb of Accrington.

Tourist guide to Great Harwood

Blackburn Citizen: Great Harwood market place

12:00pm Monday 29th March 2010

Great Harwood is a mill town which made a massive impact on the textile industry.

Tourist guide to Accrington

Blackburn Citizen: VICTORIAN POMP: Accrington’s market hall

12:00pm Monday 29th March 2010

ACCRINGTON is one of those underrated towns with a longer and prouder history than many give it credit for.

Tourist guide to Clayton-le-Moors

Blackburn Citizen: WATER OF LIFE: The arrival of the canal transformed Clayton from a sleepy hamlet into a thriving industrial community

1:00pm Tuesday 24th July 2007

CLAYTON literally means a settlement built on the foundations of clay.

Tourist guide to Church

12:00pm Tuesday 24th July 2007

Church dates back at least to the turn of the time of the monks of Whalley Abbey who, in the 14th century, built a small chapel.






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