YOUNGSTERS in Darwen have been given another month to come up with a name for Darwen’s new mascot.

A Darwen Tower-shaped suit was bought by the town council in a bid to promote the town and its events.

And primary schoolchildren across the town have been invited to suggest names for the mascot, with the winner being decided by the town mayor, Coun Eileen Entwistle.

Children now have until the next council meeting on Tuesday, January 8, to come up with suggestions. Ideas can be sent via email to