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Brewery worker praised for worth ethic

WINNER: Bill Holt of Daneil Thwaites with his Eureka Award

A LONG-STANDING Thwaites employee has been rewarded for the support he has shown to his colleagues over his career with the beer giant.

10:00am Thursday 25 May 2017

Thwaites promise to restore Riley Green canalside inn to its ‘former glory’

DEVASTATION: The Grill and Grain after the firefighters had finished.

BOSSES at Thwaites Brewery have pledged to rebuild a canalside pub, microbrewery and restaurant destroyed by a massive fire.

12:00am Saturday 13 May 2017

OOPS! Eddie Stobart lorry in spot of bother in Blackburn town centre

SCENE: The Eddie Stobart lorry stuck in Blackburn town centre

AN Eddie Stobart lorry was stuck in Blackburn town centre today after crashing over a bollard close to Thwaites Brewery.

11:31am Thursday 13 April 2017

CHEERS! Raising a glass in tribute to lost pubs of East Lancashire...

The Good Samaritan Inn in Grimshaw Park, Blackburn

TIME has been called on many locals across East Lancashire over the years.

10:40am Friday 17 March 2017

Mark Briggs visits the Grill and Grain, Hoghton

Mark O'Sullivan (left) and Stuart Smith at the Grill and Grain, Hoghton

I HAVE to say that the beery landscape has changed dramatically in recent times. The corner street pub is now a rare species. Wet-led boozers are reducing in number as the demand for a steak with your stout and a burger with your bitter is in the…

9:17am Thursday 2 March 2017

Thwaite’s beer takes home gold in international awards

A POPULAR pale ale has beaten more than 1000 tipples to gain an international accolade.

10:00am Tuesday 14 March 2017

Blackburn brewery, Thwaites, to axe up to 60 jobs

The main Thwaites plant in Blackburn

THWAITES will axe up to 60 jobs after the firm announced plans to close the majority of its Blackburn brewery.

8:29am Wednesday 22 January 2014

Thwaites sign leaves Blackburn brewery bosses redfaced

Sign of the times.... Pic by @SirBillTaylor

BREWERY bosses were left red faced when their iconic lighted sign was turned into a profanity.

7:04pm Friday 24 January 2014

Thwaites' Blackburn brewery set to be demolished as Ribble Valley move gets go-ahead

MAINSTAY: The brewery’s Blackburn HQ – a major part of the town for decades

THWAITES brewery's multi-million pound move from Blackburn to a new site in the Ribble Valley is back on.

8:00am Wednesday 13 January 2016

Crisis talks over Blackburn brewery jobs threat

Crisis talks over Blackburn brewery jobs threat

A CRISIS meeting is to be held between the GMB and Black- burn with Darwen Council over Thwaites plan to axe jobs.

10:00pm Friday 31 January 2014
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