The bondholder scheme is a powerful network of over 150 organisations who work together to bring ‘plc’ and ‘place’ together, to promote businesses and Burnley. One of the country’s largest private sector led Bondholder Schemes, has strength in numbers to influence agendas and has developed a united voice to promote the town across the UK to encouraging investment.
Susan Scurlock, CEO of Primary Engineer, a not for profit organisation headquartered in Burnley, received an honorary Doctorate from Strathclyde University – the same day as her daughter Jennifer graduated with a Masters in Biomedical Engineering from the same institution. Susan said “I’m honoured to receive this award, it was a very pleasant surprise – and I’m very proud of my daughter, and delighted we could graduate on the same day!” 35,000 primary school children nationally have completed the ground breaking educational programme ‘Primary Engineer’ to learn skills in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Their vision is that children, both girls and boys, read more>>