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+24 Marketing Wins Calico Contract

One of the region’s leading digital agencies, Burnley based +24 Marketing has won the prestigious tender to supply integrated marketing services to The Calico Group. The comprehensive contract covers branding,...

Susan Scurlock, founder of Primary Engineer receives MBE

Huge congratulations to Susan Scurlock, Chief Executive & Founder of the Primary Engineer programmes - she received her MBE yesterday. Many congratulations from #BrilliantBurnley - to see more about their...

First Burnley Live music festival a huge success

Sunday May 5th saw the first Burnley Live music event in Burnley town centre. It was free to attend and attracted hundreds of revelers, young and old to enjoy the...

Lancashire Busineses Urged to Action Against Climate Change with Help of Businesswise Solutions

Lancashire businesses will be urged to play their part in the fight against climate change in order to achieve Government ambitions to be net carbon neutral by 2050. One simple...

Could your Business Work with BAE?

BAE Systems - the globally known defence manufacturer -is on the search for greater collaboration with companies. On 22/05/19, the Warton site in Lancashire will be home to a 'Future...

UVS Fills Gap in Market with Lucidity Video Wall Controller and Software

Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) has developed its own brand of video wall controller and control software to fill a gap in the market for projects which do not require the...

Funded ILM training programmes available for SMEs

There are two funded ILM programmes  aimed at SME’s based in Lancashire. ILM Level 2 Team Leading – (Supervisory/Team Leader) ILM Level 4 Management & Leadership – (Middle/Senior Manager) Each place is...

BCW Receives Large Secure Trust Investment

BCW Manufacturing - a Burnley automotive manufacturer - has recently secured £5m investment from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance. These funds will be going towards a significant expansion program which is...

Recruitment Firm Makes Recruitment of their Own

LOCAL recruitment experts M65Jobsearch have expanded their team taking on four new staff members. Natalie Hammond is Business Development Manager, Rachael Ezzeddine Recruitment Consultant focusing on Commercial, Kristina Milkontaite Recruitment...

VEKA Group named Manufacturing Company of the Year

Burnley-based PVC-U systems supplier VEKA Group has been crowned the best Manufacturing Company in the region, with the team collecting a custom-made trophy in front of more than 1,000 of...

KTL Tooling under new ownership

Burnley-headquartered Kaman Tooling is operating under new ownership following a deal that saw it break away from American aerospace group Kaman Corporation. The specialist manufacturer – which is now operating...

Hit BBC TV Series Peaky Blinders Inspires Leading Digital Marketing Business to Step Back in Time

The team at one of the region’s top digital agencies, +24 Marketing, transported the people of Burnley back to the roaring1920’s last week, hosting a spectacular Peaky Blinders themed event...

Renewable Energy Company Secures Huge Contract

The Low Carbon Energy company has secured a £ 1.2 million contract to deliver a 2MW solar pv system for a major data centre in the South of England (who...

Door4’s new appointment to help drive growth

Door4  have created a new position - Martika Mingins has been appointed as Head of Client Services. Digital agency Door4, based off Manchester Road, have created the position to secure...

Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: for research and innovation

What is the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund UK government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund aims to bring together our world-leading research base with Britain’s best businesses to transform how we live,...

Inspirational Burnley College tutor shortlisted for top award

Neil Burrows, a Burnley College tutor, has been named as a finalist for the Skills category of the SEMTA Awards. This shows Burnley's strong engineering routes once again. Read more...

Winners – Red Rose Awards 2019

It's the annual Red Rose awards tonight in Blackpool - we can imagine excitement is building for our #BrilliantBurnley #RRA19 finalists - good luck to VEKA, BCW, Root FiftyTwo, Burnley Leisure,...

LCWS and Rapid IT Host Shuttleworth College Visit

LCWS recently had a visit from Shuttleworth College D&T pupils to come and have a look around how their recycling process works and how their sister companies, Rapid IT's refurbishing...

#BrilliantBurnley big winners at NWAA

Young apprentices and trainees from the aerospace and defence industry have been honoured at the North West Aerospace Alliance's New Talent Awards. The ceremony recognised young people working or studying in...

£12m luxury hotel appearing on Burnley skyline

A luxury £12m. hotel is the latest leisure attraction to appear on the Burnley skyline, a facility expected to boost Burnley’s profile across the region. The new Crow Wood Hotel...

Burnley puts the spotlight on its successful apprentice schemes during National Apprenticeship Week

It’s National Apprenticeship Week NAW19 this week, 4th to 8th March, and to celebrate Burnley will be showcasing some of its many, varied and successful apprenticeship schemes on its social...

Spencer Hayes Group Promotes Wellbeing in the Workplace

Spencer Hayes Group successfully hosted their first seminar at Turf Moor, home of Burnley Football Club.  The Wellbeing in the Workplace seminar took place on Monday 11th February 2019 was...

Themis apprentice electrician lights up prestigious competition

A highly-skilled Themis apprentice has proved he is the best in the North-West after earning victory in the prestigious annual SPARKS contest. Zack Duxbury (17), an advanced apprentice with Avon...

Burnley FC charity continues to expand partnerships across China

Burnley FC in the Community has been expanding its reach overseas. Chief executive officer Neil Hart and head of football development (overseas) Paul Wozny spent a week in the city...

Bondholders given tour of new UCLan site

Leading Burnley businesses have seen first hand the transformation work undertaken at Victoria Mill – UClan Burnley's new site. The University of Central Lancashire has been in Burnley for some...

Veka scores a hat-trick of nominations

One of Burnley's biggest employers has been shortlisted in three categories at this year’s prestigious Red Rose Awards. VEKA Group, based in Rossendale Road Industrial Estate, will be competing in...

EFS Global Completes PDQ Deal

EFS Global has expanded with the acquisition of PDQ Specialist Courier Services. PDQ – which is headquartered in Bromborough and has operations in Buckinghamshire, Alderley Edge and Cork – was...

Leading Employers showcase wealth of opportunities at busy 2019 Themis Apprenticeship Careers Event

More than 35 leading North West Employers from a variety of sectors took an unrivalled opportunity to showcase their Apprenticeship vacancies to a wide audience at the region’s leading Apprenticeship...

Record sales for Burnley HQ of James Hargreaves plumbers

THE East Lancashire headquarters of a leading plumbers merchants is showing the way for their branches across the UK. Supplies for the James Hargreaves chain nationwide are dispatched daily from...

Digital Hub The Landmark opens in Burnley

The Landmark, a new co-working space to help support young digital businesses in Burnley, is open for business following the completion of the first phase of development. The former Burnley...

Local recruitment companies merge to create regional player

Two local recruitment businesses have merged to create a new company that now has the reach to cover the whole of the M65 corridor. The two companies, M65 Recruitment and...

Raising Aspirations programme shortlisted for inaugural award

Burnley-based Positive Footprints has been named as one of the three finalists for the very first ‘Careers Programme in a Primary School’ at the National Career Development Institute (CDI) awards....

Boohoo supporting women’s refuges

Domestic abuse victims and their loved ones have been receiving donations thanks to global giant, Burnley company boohoo. Domestic abuse survivors – women, children and men – can often find...

Keyplus wins £1m tender with County Council

KeyPlus awarded £1M contract to provide Patrol & Response security services across the region Burnley based company KeyPlus has been awarded a major contract to provide security services to Lancashire County...

FINALISTS REVEALED FOR RED ROSE AWARDS 2019

Lancashire Business View has revealed its most diverse shortlist yet for the Red Rose Awards, naming a wide range of businesses competing for prestigious trophies at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on...

Who would you like to see awarded the Burnley Business Leader of the Year Award 2019  

A nomination category has been added to the awards line-up at this year’s Burnley Business Awards, in conjunction with the headline sponsor University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). We are looking...

Burnley apprentices organise their own music night for a vital cause

Two compassionate young apprentices have joined forces to stage a charity event to raise awareness of a service that helps people with mental health issues. Luke Pollard and Jaimie-Lea Bell...

Award-winning IPA to Join the Witches at Moorhouse’s

Of all the new hop-forward guest beers brewed by Moorhouse’s in 2018, only one sold out in a week and managed in that time to pick up a gong at...

UCLan backs entrepreneurs with funding boosts

A number of budding entrepreneurs at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have been backed by a funding boost. Through its mentoring and business support arm Propeller Hub – formerly...

Burnley firm Boohoo announce another massive increase in sales

Burnley’s biggest private employer has reported another big increase in sales in the run-up to Christmas. Online fashion retailer Boohoo has its main distribution centre in the town and currently...

Spark of success for booming Burnley based firm that has gone nationwide

Founded in 2003 Surdival Electrical Services has grown from having just a few employees to over 40 qualified electricians nationwide. The company, which was launched by Mark Surdival, recently revamped...

£25k Low Carbon Grant Announced

New grant funding has been announced for Lancashire businesses to install low carbon technologies. With up to £25k (max. 30% of total cost) available through Chamber Low Carbon this is...

UVS installs videowall at M247 network operations centre

Burnley company Ultimate Visual Solutions has installed a videowall in the busy Network Operations Centre of one of the UK’s leading connectivity and infrastructure providers. M247 offers fully scalable solutions...

Burnley Business Awards 2019 announces proud sponsor line-up

Burnley’s prestigious sponsorship funded Business Awards ceremony will be taking place on the 20th June 2019 at Towneley Hall. Event organisers Burnley Council and Burnley Bondholders are proud to announce...

Ribble Valley animal feed firm appoints Holker IT

A Burnley company has been recruited to handle the IT for one of the Ribble Valley’s longest-running family businesses. Independently-owned Dugdale Nutrition, of Clitheroe, innovators in the ruminant sector for...

Could you help the Space Youth Bus with opportunities?

The high-tech Space Youth Bus has landed in Burnley. The eye catching bus offers a range of services to young people from the ages of seven to 20. Funded by...

First glimpse of canalside university student accommodation

Barnfield Constuctuion have submitted a planning application and cgi's for student accommodation, set to be developed on the canalside opposite the new UCLAN university campus at the heart of Burnley....

BCW boss to advise on £20m. business support programme

A leading Burnley engineering expert has been appointed to a board overseeing a £20m. business support programme for the North West. Trevor Cassie, group operations director of BCW Engineering, based...

BURNLEY NAMED TOP COMMUTER HOTSPOT

A recent Affordability Index by Zoopla has positioned Burnley as the top commuter town for the city of Manchester. The report compared travel times, mortgage costs, and rail ticket fares,...

Burnley College gamer Adam competes in Sweden

An Advanced Level Computer Science student from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has tested his computer gaming skills to the limit against some of the top players across Europe in...