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Friday, November 28, 2014
The first of the new workhouses?
new workhouse: A former bus depot in Blackburn is set to be changed
into a Victorian-style workhouse, providing accommodation for up to 10
homeless people in return for work.
Following a discussion on Twitter yesterday evening, the following article from the Lancashire Telegraphwas pointed out. Is this building in Blackburn the first of the Coalition government’s new workhouses?
THE semi-derelict former Transdev/Lancashire United bus depot in
Blackburn town centre could be brought back into life as a charity and
recycling centre, writes Bill Jacobs.
Up 10 otherwise homeless people would live at the site under supervision...