Latest News

Posted 01.03.21

Let's Connect - Completion of Local Railway Artwork Projects

Posted 23.10.20

FREE Dr Bike Sessions - Book Now at Darwen and Blackburn Fire Stations

Posted 14.10.20

New DfT Safer Travel Guidance

Posted 02.10.20

New Bus Services starting Monday 5th October 2020

Posted 21.07.20

What you need to know about wearing face coverings on buses

Posted 10.07.20

Emergency Active Travel Fund
£385k approved for Blackburn with Darwen

Posted 19.05.20

FREE bike maintenance/repair for all Key Workers

Posted 19.05.20

FREE bike service for all NHS workers at Royal Blackburn and Burnley General Hospital

Posted 02.04.20

Travel Assist to stand down all TA services from Monday 6th April 2020

Posted 23.03.20

Blackburn Bus Company
Revised Timetables
From 24th March 2020

Posted 19.03.20

Monday 23rd March
Blackburn Bus Company
Saturday Timetables

Posted 06.03.20

Witton Park Cycle Centre
Spring/Summer timetable

Posted 02.03.20

Canal View Cafe Bike Ride
30 March 2020
10am - 1pm

Posted 28.02.20

Bike donation day to be held at Asda Blackburn
Saturday 7th March
09:00 am to 1:30 pm

Posted 14.02.20

Get out and active at Witton Park this February half term

Posted 27.11.19

Christmas in Colne - Saturday 30 November 2019 - 10am -7:30pm

Posted 27.11.19

Blackburn Private Hire to stop all Saturday Services from Saturday 30 November 2019

Posted 17.10.19

Blackburn with Darwen Transport Survey - Now Live!!

Posted 01.10.19

East Lancashire Cycling App - over 25 cycle rides available

Posted 13.09.19

NEW October Walk 500 Mile Challenge

Posted 12.09.19

NEW Autumn Timetable for Witton Park Cycle Centre

Posted 15.08.19

NEW Hyndburn Sofa to Saddle Cycling Course

Posted 15.08.19

Cycling Festival Saturday 31st August 19 10am-2pm at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy

Posted 19.07.19

Summer Activities for all the family across Pendle

Posted 16.07.19

17-25 August 2019 - Cycling Fun in Pendle

Posted 12.07.19

Witton Park summer cycling activities for all the family - 22nd July 2019 - 1st September 2019

Posted 07.06.19

Reception to mark 25th Anniversary of the return of regular trains to Ribble Valley and Clitheroe

Posted 03.06.19

New cycling and walking activity leaflet for 2019/2020

Posted 03.06.19

Re:Fresh Air Festival - Saturday 15 June 2019
Witton Country Park/Cycle Centre

Posted 23.05.19

The Whitaker has recently undergone transformation thanks to the help of a match funded grant from the Connecting East Lancashire programme

Posted 21.05.19

Register and take part in this year's Bike Week Week!

Posted 05.04.19

New Ride the Park

Posted 03.04.19

Road to Employment Success

Posted 27.03.19

Accy Bike Fest
Sunday 7 April 2019
11 am - 3 pm
Property Shop Arena, Accrington Cricket Club

Posted 06.02.19

Fun Free Family Activities at Witton Park during February Half Term

Posted 10.01.19

New Bike Maintenance Course starting February 2019 at The Coach House, Rhyddings Park, Oswaldtwistle.

Posted 07.01.19

New Rhyddings Park Walking Group

Posted 20.12.18

Summary of Christmas and New Year 2018 Bus Services

Posted 12.11.18

Road Safety Week 19 -25 November 2018

Posted 11.10.18

Active Sustainability Roadshow Success at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital

Posted 07.08.18

Up and Active at Accrington Bus Station

Posted 01.08.18

Up and Active Event at Accrington Bus Station - Tuesday 7th August 2018

Posted 27.07.18

Get involved in Cycle September, you only have to ride a bike for just 10 minutes or more to participate, ride anywhere at anytime!

Posted 13.07.18

Bacup celebrate the official opening of the Britannia Greenway

Posted 11.07.18

Free Adult Cycle Training in Hyndburn

Posted 08.06.18

Weavers Wheel Cycle Fest Saturday 30th June 2018
10 a.m - 3 p.m

Posted 08.06.18

Take part in National Bike Week 2018

Posted 17.05.18

Our very own Amanda Jenkinson completes her one mile challenge

Posted 30.11.17

Transdev Christmas and New Year Bus Service Operations 2017-2018

Posted 07.11.17

All the information you need to know to prepare for the rail strike on Wednesday 8 November 2017.

Posted 02.10.17

Industrial Strike Action Tuesday 3rd and Thursday 5th October 2017

Posted 31.08.17

New Saturday Bus Service
Starting Saturday 7 October 2017

Posted 31.08.17

Rail strike will take place on Friday 1st and Monday 4th September 2017.

Posted 25.08.17

NEW Active 10 App - First FREE app to show you when you are walking fast enough and long enough to get health benefits

Posted 03.07.17

Timetables announced for the three days of Industrial Action - 8,9 and 10 July 2017.

Posted 03.07.17

HSBC British Cycling launch their UK Guided Rides Programme with a 100 rides across Lancashire.

Posted 26.06.17

Planned Strike Action for Saturday, Sunday and Monday 8-10 July 2017

Posted 14.06.17

Walk in the Park 2017
Its Back and with lots of bouncy fun !

Posted 08.06.17

Women in Sports Week
19th to 25th June 2017
Get involved!

Posted 05.06.17

Free Bike Repairs and Safety Checks
Between 1st-17th June 2017

Posted 24.05.17

Impacted routes for services following Manchester Victoria Station Closure

Posted 22.05.17

NEW Community Voluntary Transport Service available from Tuesday 30th May 2017.

Posted 16.05.17

Bus Service Changes effective 21st May 2017

Posted 09.05.17

FREE (HSBC UK) British Cycling Level 1 Ride Leader Courses available in June 2017.

Posted 26.04.17

Rail Strike Action called for Friday 28th April 2017

Information and Timetables

Posted 26.04.17

Posted 25.04.17

Success at Belmont Primary School with 100% participation in an initiative named 'Healthy Travel to School Week'

Posted 18.04.17

New Free Blackburn with Darwen Cycling app, showcasing 25 bike rides for all abilities with rides for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.

Posted 05.04.17

8 April Planned Strike Action

Posted 29.03.17

Volunteer Car Drivers Wanted for new Voluntary Community Transport Service

Posted 28.03.17

Easter Half Term Children's Learn to Ride Sessions

Posted 21.03.17

Easter Works - Ordsall Chord
Information you need to be aware of when planning your rail trips over the Easter period.

Posted 10.03.17

Additional buses to be provided on Witchway and Red Express Services to Manchester on Monday 13th March In response to the Rail Strike.

Posted 09.03.17

All the information you need to know concerning the Rail Strike on Monday 13th March 2017, including Timetables, Frequently Asked Questions and Journey check up-to-date train running times.

Posted 17.02.17

Advice and Information on travelling to and from Ewood Park this Sunday and alternative parking and public transport options.

Posted 14.02.17

FREE Breeze Champion Training Course - 18th March 2017

Posted 14.02.17

Ticket Changes across Lancashire February 2017

Posted 07.02.17

A £1.94million funding boost to improve green transport in East Lancashire has been welcomed

Posted 07.02.17

The Young Weavers will be taking to the Weavers Wheels cycle network with pickers at the ready

Posted 16.01.17

New bus routes have been added to those that were reinstated following the closure of Darwen Coach Services

Posted 02.12.16

Fares and Product changes affecting Cumbria, Lancashire and Gt Manchester area, to be applied from 2nd January 2017.

Posted 14.11.16

Northern rail has done their first full Customer Report

Posted 08.11.16

Students and staff from Myerscough College were involved in a clean-up at a Weavers Wheel gateway in Ewood.

Posted 27.10.16

A Connect roadshow was held at the Blues Bar for the new Meet and Match group for people with learning disabilities.

Posted 19.10.16

FREE sessions at Junction4 Skatepark to anyone aged between 14 – 25

Posted 12.09.16

A joint bid has been prepared by Lancashire County Council and Blackburn with Darwen Council for sustainable transport funding.

Posted 30.08.16

Take a look at the upcoming cycling rides this year to test your skills

Posted 27.07.16

Transdev Lancashire United are to withdraw a number of services within the borough

Posted 25.07.16

New signs will help direct cyclists and walkers away from busy traffic

Posted 17.06.16

A great-grandfather to 20 children - with another on the way has been awarded Connect Champion of the Month.

Posted 16.06.16

More than 300 people took part in the Station to Station event for the Queen's 90th

Posted 13.06.16

Bike Week, June 11 - 19th

Posted 26.05.16

PUPILS are waging a campaign against irresponsible parking near their school by issuing their own warning letters.

Posted 05.05.16

Friendly British Cycling Ride Leaders along scenic local routes, the rides showcase some of the best sights the county has to offer.

Posted 05.05.16

Posted 03.05.16

For a short time only the well-known Weavers Wheel will be putting on an exhibition of their work in progress.

Posted 03.05.16

Journalist, television presenter Ned Boulting presents for the first time a ride through the world of Bikeology at King Georges Hall.

Posted 21.04.16

Junction 4 skatepark are now offering beginner sessions for only £2!

Posted 12.04.16

British Cycling is on the hunt for new Breeze champions

Posted 07.04.16

Bus service Transdev is now making travelling in Blackburn easier and cheaper with their new local zone.

Posted 29.03.16

A Council physical activity instructor has been recognised for her dedication to helping others in the community.

Posted 15.03.16

A new series of free bike rides in Lancashire are being launched.

Posted 04.03.16

As part of English Tourism Week Witton Park Cycle Centre will be holiday fun cycling sessions

Posted 04.03.16

ENGLISH Tourism Week is running from March 5-13 offering a perfect opportunity to showcase the borough’s best bits.

Posted 24.02.16

The Young Weavers are starting an adult only, weekly stress relief cycling evening event in March.

Posted 16.02.16

A Council physical activity instructor has been recognised for her dedication to helping others in the community.

Posted 08.02.16

Two Blackburn-based dietitians have become the first to start using a new staff car sharing scheme.

Posted 04.02.16

Work Well BwD will help you improve engagement and the health of your workplace…no matter how big or small.

Posted 03.02.16

Additional bike sheds have been introduced outside council offices to encourage more staff to cycle to and from work.

Posted 25.01.16

You may be wondering what a Green Goat has got to do with this blog’s price of fish?

Posted 15.01.16

This will affect people travelling on the Blackburn to Manchester rail line.

Posted 29.12.15

Pumptrack now open to the public.

Posted 21.12.15

A new campaign using local people to promote greener travel in Blackburn with Darwen has been launched.

Posted 21.12.15

A new specialist cycle track is the latest exciting edition that Blackburn is offering cyclists.

Posted 18.12.15

As part of older people’s day a group visited Blackburn’s Witton Park for a scenic tour around the grounds.

Posted 10.12.15

A little over a year ago cyclist Craig Atherton, from Blackburn, created The Friendly Cyclists

Posted 27.11.15

Natalie shares her story about her passion for running.

Posted 26.11.15

Yvonne Clarke no longer drives and is more than happy to rely on public transport to get her around the borough.

Posted 26.11.15

Farmeen a regular walker knows all about the health benefits of getting out and about in the fresh air.

Posted 25.11.15

Ben is feeling the health and lifestyle benefits of regularly cycling to and from work.

Posted 23.11.15

Laura uses the train to commute as it’s cheap, convenient and helps her relax on the way to and from work.

Posted 23.11.15

Travelling to and from work with friends or colleagues isn't always as entertaining as a trip with Peter Kay in the hit BBC 1 Comedy Car Share.

Posted 23.11.15

Baskar, 36, works as a transport planner for Capita in Blackburn so can see at first hand the benefits of car sharing.

Posted 23.11.15

Stephen is a familiar face around Blackburn and he regularly clocks up five to ten miles a day as he walks around town.

Posted 10.11.15

Train services on the route between Manchester and Bolton will return to a full timetable from Monday, December 14.

Posted 19.09.15

Bus passengers can now use a pay-as-you-go smart card for their journeys as part of a trial project.

Posted 18.09.15

Staff working in Blackburn Town Centre took part in Walk to Work Day on Friday morning.

Posted 17.09.15

A new £5.85m cycle network is being developed over the next fours years to provide better links around East Lancashire.

Posted 08.09.15

British Cycling and organisations across Lancashire, have announced a second phase of new rides as part of Sky Ride Local programme.

Posted 20.08.15

A Blackburn fire fighter is helping to put the spark back into cycling after opening a bike repair workshop in the area.

Posted 11.08.15

Lunchtime walks have been re-launched to help encourage Hospital staff to fit in a spot of exercise and socialise with colleagues.

Posted 10.07.15

If you love walking for exercise or just for fun then the Warpers Trail is the perfect walk for you.

Posted 08.07.15

A paper map was all it took to help walking officer Nick Burton find his way from Lancashire to London.

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