Issue details

Darwen Town Fund Update

The purpose of this report is to provide an update on preparations regarding Government’s invitation to the Council to develop and submit a Towns Fund Investment Plan to help secure a Town Deal for Darwen.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Abandoned

Wards affected: Blackburn South and Lower Darwen; Darwen East; Darwen South; Darwen West; West Pennine;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/12/2019

Decision due: 16 Jan 2020 by Executive Board

Department: Growth and Development

Consultation process

This report sets out the Council’s proposed approach to forming a Darwen Deal Board, as required by Government, and in developing a robust Darwen Investment Plan, including engagement activities with residents and businesses.

Making Representations: Martin Kelly Director of Growth and Development Tel: 01254 588686 Email:

Comments: Documents considered - DHCLG Town Funds Prospectus