Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

There has been a boundary change in Blackburn with Darwen and there are 13 fewer seats than before.

To work out change, our experts have analysed previous results to say what the seats would have been in other elections.

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Election 2018 Results

Party Elected in 2018 Total councillors Change


Elected in 2018 37 Total councillors 37 Change+1


Elected in 2018 13 Total councillors 13 Change+1

PartyLiberal Democrat

Elected in 2018 1 Total councillors 1 Change-2
Councillors change compared with 2016

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Blackburn man killed after car hits tree in Scotland is named

A man from Blackburn who died after his car hit a tree in Scotland has been identified.

A74M near Kirkpatrick Fleming

Mohammad Asghar, 54, was driving south on the A74M near Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfries and Galloway, at about 20:10 on Wednesday when his BMW left the road and crashed.

Police said there may have been debris on the carriageway and want to identify a southbound vehicle which may have lost timber from its load between Junctions 19 and 21.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Murder charge over Blackburn stab death

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Blackburn.

Peridot Close, Blackburn

Dylan Slater, of no fixed address, is accused of murdering Tarro Grogan, 29, who died at the scene in Peridot Close, on Sunday.

Lancashire Police said Mr Slater is due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Two men, aged 28 and 29, and a 39-year-old woman who were arrested on suspicion of murder have been released.

New Royal Blackburn Hospital car park opens

A new £1.6m car park for patients, visitors and staff at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital has opened.

Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital

The new facility on Old Bank Lane has space for 500 cars and was a joint partnership between the council and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust to help reduce traffic problems in the area.

The car park will be managed by the council and visitors will be charged £1.90 for up to three hours and £3.50 for between eight and 24 hours.

The Local Democracy Reporters Service said charges were expected to raise up to £500,000 a year for Blackburn with Darwen Council.