GOOD NEIGHBOURS AWARDS: Heart-warming ceremony recognises inspiring champions of our community

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:44am Thursday 28th August 2014

THERE were tears, cheers and an ice bucket challenge laid down to the leader of the council, as eight unsung heroes were recognised at Blackburn with Darwen’s Good Neighbours Awards.

Wayne Hemingway backs Blackburn with Darwen 'Good Neighbours Awards'

Lancashire Telegraph: Fashion designer Hemingway happy to support awards for a second year

11:36am Friday 7th March 2014

FASHION guru Wayne Hemingway has backed the Blackburn with Darwen Good Neighbour Awards.

Good Neighbours Awards 2014: Seeking out our unsung heroes

Lancashire Telegraph: Clean-up king Maurice Ffelan with Kate Hollern

9:02am Friday 14th February 2014

The hunt is on again for the borough’s best neighbours. Blackburn with Darwen Council has teamed up with the Lancashire Telegraph to search for residents who make a real difference to the lives of people on their streets.

Good Neighbours Awards 2014: Night which recognised such a wonderful group

Lancashire Telegraph: All the winners and nominees gather at last year’s Good Neighbours Awards

9:59am Friday 14th February 2014

THE Good Neighbours Awards were hailed a massive success in 2013 with recipients saying they engendered a sense of community spirit and recognised valuable but unheralded work in Blackburn and Darwen.

Good Neighbours Awards 2014: Looking out for people is our way

Lancashire Telegraph: A Coronation street party in Delamere Street, Mill Hill, 1953

9:58am Friday 14th February 2014

LOOKING out for neighbours has always been the East Lancashire way.

Good Neighbours Awards 2014: Fund to help host First World War memorial events

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancs WW1 soldiers

9:55am Friday 14th February 2014

THIS year marks the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War.

Good Neighbours Awards 2014: Dedicated to helping our deaf children

Lancashire Telegraph: Volunteer Farah Hussain, Bastwell councillor Iftakhar Hussain and council leader Kate Hollern

9:53am Friday 14th February 2014

A GROUP based in Bastwell has set up a support group for deaf children and their families.

Good Neighbours Awards 2014: Giving young people a voice for change

Lancashire Telegraph: A skate park is the big aim

9:50am Friday 14th February 2014

DOZENS of young people have taken part in Your Agenda meetings, set up so young people could speak to the council about the issues that matter to them.

Good Neighbours Awards 2014: 'Overwhelming to meet amazing people'

Lancashire Telegraph: Councillor Kate Hollern, leader of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

9:50am Friday 14th February 2014

I WAS overwhelmed by the success of last year’s Good Neighbours Awards.

Good Neighbours Awards 2014: We called and you responded in style

Lancashire Telegraph: The Square Meadow clean-up squad

9:20am Friday 14th February 2014

THOUSANDS of residents answered the call.

Blackburn community volunteer's hard work recognised

Lancashire Telegraph: Maurice accepts his award from Blackburn with Darwen Council leader Kate Hollern

5:05pm Monday 17th June 2013

HELPING others is a way of life for 69-year-old Maurice Ffelan.

Community pays tribute to Blackburn volunteer Richard

Lancashire Telegraph: An emotional Richard Grimshaw accepts his prize from Blackburn council leader Kate Hollern

2:03pm Tuesday 11th June 2013

Over the coming weeks, we will be spotlighting winners of the Blackburn with Darwen Good Neighbours Awards. First up is Richard Grimshaw . . .

Eight winners crowned as Blackburn and Darwen's best neighbours

Lancashire Telegraph: The winners with the judges

1:56pm Tuesday 11th June 2013

EIGHT people are celebrating after being officially named as Blackburn’s best neighbours.

70 in hunt for Blackburn with Darwen's best neighbours

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn with Darwen Council leader Coun Kate Hollern, chief executive Harry Catherall (far right) and Lancashire Telegraph assistant editor Nick Nunn

10:19am Wednesday 1st May 2013

JUDGING has started in the hunt to find a borough’s best neighbours.

Rovers stars back the Blackburn with Darwen Good Neighbour Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: David Dunn

4:39pm Monday 25th March 2013

FORMER and current Rovers stars Alan Shearer, David Dunn and Kevin Gallacher have backed the Blackburn with Darwen borough Your Call Good Neighbour awards.

Young people shine in our Good Neighbour Awards

9:31pm Friday 15th March 2013

YOUNG people in Blackburn with Darwen are playing a major role in helping improve the lives of others, nominations for the Your Call Good Neighbour Awards reveal.

Designer Wayne Hemingway backs our community awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Fashion guru Wayne Hemingway, who is coming to Swindon.

4:13pm Friday 8th March 2013

WORLD-FAMOUS designer Wayne Hemingway has backed the Blackburn with Darwen Your Call/Good Neighbours Awards as the pace of entries speeds up.

East Lancashire health bosses back Good Neighbours Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Ivy Street neighbours Mandy Wilcock and Doreen Mitchell

9:47am Thursday 28th February 2013

HEALTH bosses have joined the Lancashire Telegraph, Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband in backing Blackburn with Darwen’s Your Call/Good Neighbours Awards.

Nominate the heroes living in your street for a Good Neighbour Award

Lancashire Telegraph: Does your neighbour make a real difference in their community?

3:17pm Thursday 21st February 2013

The hunt to find to best neighbours in Blackburn with Darwen borough.

Search is on for Blackburn with Darwen's best neighbours

Lancashire Telegraph: Neighbours Kerry McGifford and Christine Connell

9:06am Friday 22nd February 2013

THE Lancashire Telegraph and Blackburn with Darwen Council today join forces to find the borough’s best neighbours.

So many residents answered the call

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Kate Hollern (red coat) with Roe Lee Park volunteers

2:49pm Thursday 21st February 2013

Your Call was launched in November 2011. It was set-up as a response to the unprecedented budget cuts the Council had to make because of funding reductions.

Comment: We'll do all we can to help you play your part

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn with Darwen Council leader Kate Hollern

2:39pm Thursday 21st February 2013

Blackburn with Darwen Council leader Kate Hollern explains why Your Call was launched and what the authority can do to help.

Looking out for neighbours is part of East Lancashire life

Lancashire Telegraph: A mum stops to chat to a neighbour mopping the flags outside the front of her home in 1950s Blackburn.

2:30pm Thursday 21st February 2013

COMMUNITY spirit and a desire to help others has been part of the fabric of East Lancashire life over many decades.

Offering your time to benefit others

2:24pm Thursday 21st February 2013

VOLUNTEERING is another practical example of aiding the community in which you live.

Making such a difference to people's lives

Lancashire Telegraph: Volunteers Tom Clark and Mary Fletcher, and Saif Nemir, from Whalley Range, who has been volunteering since he arrived in Blackburn nearly six years ago.

2:20pm Thursday 21st February 2013

A retired chief inspector walks a different beat these days providing a ‘lifeline’ to people who are housebound.

'Meetings are a chance to tackle neighbourhood problems'

Lancashire Telegraph: Councillor Yusuf Jan-Virmani

2:22pm Thursday 21st February 2013

Residents are being offered the chance to speak about issues that matter to them at regular meetings ‘on their doorstep’.


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