Balderstone Parish Council

  • Horseshoe Bend, Balderstone

Balderstone Parish Council holds meetings four time a year usually in March, June, September and November. The AGM when the officers are elected takes place immediately before the normal meeting that occurs in May/June. The meetings are held at Mellor Brook Community Centre, BB2 7PR starting at 8:00pm. Meetings are open to the public and there is always an item on the agenda when members of the public can raise any issues that concern them. More info..

Mellor Brook Community Centre

Ceilidh featuring Union Street Band at Mellor Brook Community Centre Saturday 11 March 7.30 pm

This trio, all hailing from Blackburn, play stomping jigs, reels, schottisches, hornpipes and waltzes. The band regularly perform throughout the North West for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and increasingly for dog training clubs, but rarely for public events. With some of their own original compositions thrown in, this is an all too rare opportunity to step along to our own local lads.

Mellor Brook’s own fiddle group, The Palatine Fiddlers will be plating a medley of local tunes and Lancashire dialect speaker, Sid Calderbank will also entertain by regaling Lancashire stories.

Dances will be called by Roger Downing

Tickets £10 on sale now at Britannia Gallery or call Julian on 07745 493 135


Mellor Brook Community Centre For details 

Rabbit Theatre presents “The Odyssey” (A Spot on Rural Touring Event)

23rd February 19.30pm

Whalley Road, Mellor Brook
BB2 7PR Blackburn

Samlesbury Young Farmers Club

Samlesbury Young Farmers Club – for details please contact the Chairman or Secretary below

Chairman- Alice Singleton- 07871039490
Secretary- Michelle Winterbottom- 07802642811.

Bezza Brook nr Balderstone

As winter looks set to return this weekend, a little touch of spring. Oil on board, 20 x 24 inches. This is Bezza Brook. A delightful stream that gently winds through Balderstone and into the Ribble

Fantastic oil painting by local Artist Alistair Makinson – thank you Alistair for allowing us to post this beautiful picture.

Samlesbury War Memorial Hall

Quiz Night
Saturday 14th January 2017
7.30 pm

£5 per person including supper
Bring your own drinks and nibbles

Register your team with Brian & Teresa Taylor 01772 877248
or email

It is helpful if we know team numbers in advance so that we can order the suppers. Thanks

Happy New Year

Wishing everyone in Balderstone & Surrounds a Happy, Peaceful & Healthy 2017.

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Christmas Greetings

A very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy & prosperous New Year to everyone in Balderstone & it’s surrounds. Please watch this space in 2017 for more local updates. Please contact if you would like any comments or local updates publishing here.

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