Near Neighbours


One Voice were awarded a grant to deliver a series of community cohesion initiatives in Blackburn with Darwen.

The scouting community of Blackburn and Darwen are one of the most inclusive when it comes to cohesion. The 1V Scouts and St. George’s Mill Hill Scouts enjoyed the Skydiving at iFly in Manchester, and some great conversations.

1V Scouts and St. George’s Mill Hill Scouts enjoyed a fun evening at a skydiving venue


Netball is the fastest growing female sport int he UK, especially with the England Netball team winning the Commonwealth Games Gold medal. The 1V Netball group met with West Pennine Netball Club over a period of time through netball sessions and a well earned meal.

Netball coaches from Blackburn and Darwen met up as part of a cohesion project, and to discuss all things netball


One Voice held a High Tea event in the heart of Mill Hill in Blackburn. The event at Ivy St in Blackburn attracted ladies from the local community as well as network of women fro the South Asian heritage community.

One Voice organised a joint high Tea event at Ivy St Community Centre