View of Blackburn from the south of the village.
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Blackburn is a rapidly growing commuter town northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland, and is situated in Aberdeenshire. Local amenities include an industrial estate, primary school, nursing home, post office, Starbucks Drive Thru, local Co-op and a community hall which was publicly opened by The Princess Royal on 2 March 2005.
On New Year's Day 2016, there was a fire at Kinellar School, reported to police at around 2.15am. Significant damage was caused to nursery and P1 classes. A 16 year old was arrested and charged in relation to the fire. The old school was demolished, and a new £12 million school was built on its site. It includes a nursery, games area, community park and additional car parking.
- "Settlement Summary: Blackburn" (PDF). Aberdeenshire Council. 26 March 2010. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
- "Home". Kinellar Community Hall. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
- "Boy charged over primary school fire". BBC News. 8 January 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
- Lindsay, Kali (10 June 2016). "£12m approved to build new North-east primary school after fire". Evening Express. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
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