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Seafood Pub Company turnover up 45%

The opening of three new sites has helped boost turnover by a half at gastropub group Seafood Pub Company in the year that it secured a multimillion-pound private equity investment....

CoolKit receives ATP Accreditation

CoolKit has been issued with a certification by the UK Department for Transport demonstrating that their refrigerated vehicles meet the required quality standards to transport perishable foods. The Burnley-based refrigerated...

Seriun Securely Transforming the Future

GDPR is fast approaching and will transform business operations, with extremely hefty fines being dished out to any business not fully complying with regulations. The main focus must be on...

House sales in Burnley among best in Britain

Burnley has been declared a property hotspot after a significant rise in sales, according to a new report from Lloyds Bank, using Land Registry figures. Burnley was joint seventh in...

PM&M in high growth

PM+M is predicting that it will grow its personal tax clients by at least 10% by the end of this financial year. This comes after a 20% rise over the...

FDM in Additive Layer Manufacturing collaboration

Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows (SABB) and FDM Digital Solutions are pleased to announce that they are collaborating in the area of ALM Additive Layer Manufacturing. The companies will be sharing...

Bridging the digital skills gap

A pilot project to train young people in cutting-edge skills has been launched in Lancashire as part of an innovative strategy to fuel growth in the county’s multi-million pound creative and...

Lancashire is number 1 for aerospace

County’s biggest ever presence at Paris Airshow boosted by NWAA report Lancashire reinforced its position as the UK’s biggest region for aerospace activity at last month’s Paris Airshow highlighting a...

Freewebstore raise £500 for Pendleside Hospice

Burnley Bondholder, Freewebstore, have raised an impressive £500 for local charity Pendleside hospice by taking part in the annual ‘Pendle Pub Walk’. This year’s Pendle Pub Walk, ​organised by the...

New jobs to be created at Burnley Bridge extension

Exciting plans are in place to extend the Burnley Bridge business park – which could create more than 1,000 new jobs. Owners Eshton have announced plans to create 600,000 sq....

Boohoo and Pendleside Hospice pop-up shop wins national award

Pendleside Hospice has taken home a gong at a national charity awards for a pop-up shop scheme with online clothes retailer boohoo.com. The Reedley-based charity beat off stiff competition from a...

Burnley Campus double award winners

 BURNLEY CAMPUS DIRECTOR WINS DOUBLE AWARDS: “SOCIAL ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR” AND “OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN BUSINESS” IN E3 BUSINESS AWARDS 2017 Burnley Campus Social Enterprise Ltd and their founder Dionne...

PM+M wins new contract with Spire

PM+M, the chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group, has been appointed by Spire and will now be supplying various services to it on an ongoing basis including bookkeeping...

JOIN THE BIG BATCH WHINBERRY PICKING CHALLENGE –

JOIN THE BIG BATCH WHINBERRY PICKING CHALLENGE – BE PART OF MAKING A UNIQUE LIMITED EDITION ‘MADE IN LANCASHIRE’ WHINBERRY GIN Growing Burnley based micro gin distillery, Batch Brew, are...

SERIUN: A WINNING COMPANY

SERIUN: A WINNING COMPANY TO DO BUSINESS WITH   Managed Service Provider Seriun were thrilled to have recently won the Highly Commended Small Business award at the Burnley Business Awards...

Burnley Bridge Phase 1 Sold Out

The £50m first phase of Burnley Bridge Business Park has now sold out following the completion of four more deals. Eshton's Burnley Bridge development welcomed its first occupier in 2014...

Themis Aeronautical Engineering Apprentices visit aerospace heroes

Advanced Aeronautical Apprentices from Themis at Burnley College experienced a day in the presence of aerospace giants as they came face to face with Concorde and Nimrod at Manchester Airport....

CoolKit wins Manufacturing Excellence Award

CoolKit has been celebrated for its manufacturing expertise at this year’s Burnley Business Awards. The Burnley-based refrigerated vehicle conversion company won the ‘Manufacturing Excellence’ category at the Burnley Business Awards....

Seriun: Think Digital

Justin Sherwood, Managing Director at Seriun shares his thoughts on Digital Transformation. As we progress through the fourth industrial revolution, the biggest trend is digital transformation, and how we as...

Checkedsafe fuelling a clean air drive

A collaborative partnership led by Idox (Cloud Amber) with CheckedSafe, Amey and Birmingham City Council has secured funding from the UK’s innovation agency InnovateUK, to help reduce highway maintenance fleet emissions around the city. The 12-month...

Velocity’s revenues soar

Revenues have climbed by a third at Velocity Composites in the Burnley-headquartered aerospace products manufacturer's first set of results since floating. The company has posted revenues of £9.3m for the...

Petty’s recognised by British Property Awards!

A LOCAL property business has received the accolade of being the town’s best estate agency after extensive research was carried out by the British Property Awards. Petty Estate Agents were...

Freewebstore have successful conference in Chicago

Freewebstore, the Burnley based eCommerce platform has returned after a successful exhibition at the Internet Retailer Conference and Expo in Chicago, USA. The firm, which caters for an international customer...

CoolKit named for the new Toyota Converter programme

CoolKit is one of the first approved partners named for the new Toyota Converter programme. The Toyota Trade Plus programme provides off-the-shelf and bespoke LCV conversions through a national network,...

Professionals – Can you help?

Thomas Whitham Sixth Form is holding a number of Taster Days for Year 10 students from schools around the Local Area on Friday 30th June 2017 and Monday 3rd July 2017....

Digital Lancashire launch new education series – DLX

Digital Lancashire are to launch a new education series called DLX, a new series of education based events, run in partnership with Lancashire businesses to raise digital awareness within the...

Seriun appoint new Head of Accounts

Leading Burnley based digital specialist Seriun have expanded their team with the appointment of new Head of Accounts Raimonda Zapasnike. Raimonda Zapasnike joined the team in May and working with Quickbooks she...

Graduates hired at Original Factory Shop

Burnley headquartered business, The Original Factory Shop, has appointed two new fashion graduates. The Rossendale Road based firm has appointed BA (Hons) Contemporary Fashion graduates Amber Simpson and Charlotte Murtagh...

Outstanding Burnley College students on their way to Cambridge University

Outstanding Burnley College Sixth Form Centre A Level students Lucas Nothard and Zack Beauchamp will be visiting Cambridge University for a prestigious five day taster week to get to know...

Burnley architectural practice scoop more awards!

Hussain Architectural Design is thrilled to announce that they have been named: Best Full-Service Architectural Design Firm-North West England, along with Build Excellence Award for 3D Architectural Visuals, at the...

Envirofuel expand by recycling waste into fuel

A waste to fuel start-up is preparing to move to the next level, following substantial investment. Envirofuel has received a £250,000 loan from Lancashire Rosebud Finance. The funding boost will...

Birchall expansion on Burnley Bridge

Just two and a half years after moving to larger premises, a successful family business has its sights set on further expansion. Award-winning Birchall Foodservice more than doubled the size...

Employee Engagement specialists expand

More and more businesses are realising that engaging and motivating their people is the right thing to do, benefiting their business enormously by improving productivity and increasing profitability. Scancapture and...

Continued business growth at RecycleIT

Burnley based IT asset disposal and data destruction company RecycleIT were pleased to recently conclude an agreement to safely and securely collect, process and recycle redundant IT equipment with a...

BCW Engineering invests in growth

BCW Engineering, the Burnley based specialist in precision engineering for the aerospace and automotive sectors, has secured development capital to accelerate its plans to achieve a £50m turnover in the...

Lancashire Tourism Awards open for entry

Lancashire Tourism Awards are the biggest celebration of tourism excellence in Lancashire. Together, we champion the importance of the £3.8 billion visitor economy which attracts 64 million visitors to Lancashire...

Pendleside Hospice’s 2017 Corporate Challenge

  Representatives from 29 businesses from across Burnley and Pendle kick started Pendleside Hospice’s 2017 Corporate Challenge. The challenge, which started on June 1st  and runs to September 30th, sees businesses go...

Further expansion for Birchall Foodservice

Just two and a half years after moving to larger premises, a successful family business has its sights set on further expansion. Award-winning Birchall Foodservice more than doubled the size...

Fagan & Whalley roll on to Burnley Bridge

The latest addition to the Burnley Bridge business development has been completed. Road haulage experts Fagan and Whalley have completed construction on their new unit at Burnley Bridge Business Park, which...

Boohoo.com to invest in new growth

Burnley and Manchester based Boohoo.com has raised £50m through the placing of 22.7m new shares priced at 220p in order to fund new investments in the business. Boohoo shares hit...

Barnfield walk away from LABC Building Excellence Awards with a myriad of accolades

Barnfield Construction were delighted to be the receivers of three accolades at the recent LABC, (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards. The first award for non-residential Best Site Agent...

Burnley College and UCLan Burnley bring Lancashire Science Festival back for second year

The Lancashire Science Festival is returning to Burnley College Sixth Form Centre and UCLan Burnley on Saturday 17 June! Learn, discover and have fun at the best free family event...

Themis welcomes Formula 1 composites engineer to the team

Themis at Burnley College are thrilled to welcome industry expert Composites Engineer Mark Webber to their training team. Mark joins Themis after spending over five years working on composites for...

3D Redshift to present at Global Expo

Already well-versed in the realm of Virtual Reality marketing, a Hapton-based firm is set to give a key presentation at the GMSA Mobile World Congress in Shanghai later this year...

Burnley Sweeps North West Cultural Education Awards

In the first year of the Curious Minds North West Cultural Education Awards, all three employment categories were won by Burnley-based organisations. Burnley Youth Theatre took away the Outstanding Creative...

CoolKit develop innovative VW kit

CoolKit develops refrigerated conversion for new VW Crafter Panel Van Burnley Bondholder CoolKit has developed the first refrigerated conversion kit for the new Volkswagen Crafter Panel Van. The unveiling comes...

Burnley eCommerce platform to open San Francisco office

Freewebstore, the leading Burnley based eCommerce platform is branching out across the Atlantic as they open their second branch in San Francisco, rubbing shoulders with global titans of the online...

Velocity reveal £30 million investment plans

Velocity Composites, the Burnley based aerospace supplier, which floated on the London Stock Exchange this month with a £30m valuation is seeking to replicate its success in the UK by...

Boohoo makes £100,000 donation to victim fund

Burnley and Manchester based fashion giant, Boohoo.com, has made a £100,000 donation to support the families of those killed and injured in the bombing of Manchester Arena. "Boohoo was born...

CheckedSafe appointed to government’s green fleets project

Transport minister John Hayes has announced that Burnley-based CheckedSafe has earned funding through the government’s Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trial. As one of only 20 organisations selected to receive a share in...