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Bonfire Raises £1,300.00 For The Team

IMG_3549On the 5th of November 2016, we were kindly asked again to provide medical cover for the annual Witton Park bonfire night.
The event was organised by the Blackburn Lions, jointly with Blackburn Rotary and Blackburn Round Table.

Team members Alwyn Hayes, Alan Pepper and Maurice Robinson attended a presentation at Blackburn Golf Club in Blackburn, on Thursday the 12th January 2017 and received a cheque for £1,300.00.

Team Leader Pete Goble said, “This is yet again a fantastic donation by Blackburn Lyons, Blackburn Rotary and Blackburn Round Table. We are really privileged to be asked again to be involved in the event. Its a really well organised event and our team benefits hugely from their donation. I would like to thank the event organisers and members of the public who turn up in their thousand’s to support this event”. 

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Wintry weather on the way (MET OFFICE WARNING)

Blob_templateJan 11, 2017 12:52 PM

A cold and windy Polar maritime airmass, with its origins over northern Canada, will spread southwards across the UK in the next 24 hours, bringing a real taste of winter to the whole of the UK from tomorrow (Thursday).

It will be a windy spell of weather and many parts of the UK can expect to see some snow showers and widespread overnight frosts.

National Severe Weather Warnings have been issued for wind and snow, with the heaviest and most frequent snow showers likely across northern and western Scotland, Northern Ireland and around Irish Sea coasts, but eastern coasts will also be affected at times on Friday and Saturday. There will be gales which could lead to temporary blizzard conditions as well as a risk of hail and thunder in some locations.

Although the south of the UK is likely to avoid the majority of the snow showers, this area will have a wet day on Thursday with persistent heavy rain for much of the day, which is expected to turn to sleet or snow for a time in the afternoon and evening.

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