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'Iconic' Blackburn Christmas star to be moved from Thwaites tower

FESTIVE SIGHT: The Thwaites iconic Christmas star is on the move from the brewery site

WHEN Thwaites’ famous star is switched on as night falls on Saturday, it will shine over Blackburn from a new spot.

7:10am Thursday 15 December 2016

Green light for Thwaites move as long as shires are cared for

An artist's impression of the new brewery

BREWERY giants Thwaites anticipated move to Mellor Brook looks set to begin – just as long as their famous shire horses are cared for.

6:49am Sunday 15 January 2017

Thwaites brewery's move from Blackburn to Ribble Valley to be discussed

MOVE: Thwaites brewery

PLANS to build a multi-million pound brewery in Mellor Brook will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday.

3:16pm Tuesday 10 January 2017

Woman taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital after Barbara Castle Way crash

SCENE: The crash in Barbara Castle Way, Blackburn

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash on a major Blackburn through road.

11:00am Monday 16 January 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

Blackburn brewery Thwaites aims to get award-winning ale in top 10

Wainwright Ale has won awards

BREWERY Thwaites is aiming to make the popular Wainwright beer one of the top 10 ales in the UK after the firm announced a £2million investment in the brand.

3:30pm Friday 7 December 2012

Blackburn brewery Thwaites unveils new fleet of lorries

LOOKING BACK  Thwaites’ chairman Ann Yerburgh hops on board one of the new lorries

THWAITES has unveiled a new fleet of delivery trucks emblazoned with its 200-year history.

10:43am Wednesday 15 June 2011
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