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FACEBOOK BACKS CAMPAIGN TO INSPIRE FUTURE INNOVATORS

Facebook announces support for the Year of Engineering as part of its commitment to investing in UK engineering  Facebook has joined the Government’s Year of Engineering campaign, with a pledge...

Double win for Burnley in Lancashire Tourism Awards

Lancashire’s shining stars have been announced at a glittering celebration of Lancashire’s £4.25 billion visitor economy at the Lancashire Tourism Awards. More than 400 people descended on new Preston venue,...

Mann & Hummel Promote Life Skills at Cherry Fold Primary School

Burnley based manufacturing company, Mann & Hummel have proudly donated a Problem Solving Box to Cherry Fold Primary School in the town. The Problem Solving Box, which has been created...

Invest in Burnley Event in Manchester attracts leading investors

 Burnley Bondholders in partnership with Burnley Council took Burnley to Manchester last week, holding an Invest in Burnley event hosted by Place North West, at the Museum of Science and...

Spencer Hayes Group Continues Growth and Expansion

Spencer Hayes Group, a Commercial Insurance Brokerage and Risk Management Consultancy, are delighted to announce continued growth and expansion with managerial appointments of Emma Booth as Office Manager and Michaela...

Two new apprentices for digital business Wired Plus

A growing marketing company has taken on two new young apprentices as it continues to expand. Wired Plus, providers of a marketing automation platform, has taken on Demi-Leigh Donohoe and...

Burnley business recognised by British Property Awards

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

Seriun’s masquerade ball for Pendleside Hospice raised £5,000

As part of Pendleside Hospice' annual Corporate Challenge, digital technology experts Seriun recently hosted a charity ball at the Fence Gate. The 'red carpet' event was a huge success, which...

Burnley telecoms firm to triple turnover

A Burnley-based telecoms specialist is set to triple its turnover after winning a major contract. Ollycom was founded by Oliver Flanagan in 2016, who worked in the industry after leaving...

Bellissimo Café in Burnley Town Centre wins Best Italian Café in England Award

Bellissimo Café in Burnley Town Centre is delighted to have won the prestigious Award for Best Italian Café in Britain for the third year running at the English Italian Awards,...

Ultimate Visual Solutions provide security tech for Trafford Centre control room

A Burnley video technology company has been charged with keeping the Trafford Centre's 30 million annual visitors safe after providing the vital equipment for the shopping centre's new security control...

Crowndfunding could help Bank of Dave expand

Burnley entrepreneur Dave Fishwick is to utilise crowdfunding to make his dream of opening a UK bank become reality. Dave, who runs Burnley Savings and Loans Limited (BSAL), made headlines when...

CoolKit and Hodgson seal the gap in the market

Refrigerated vehicle specialist CoolKit is developing its relationship with supplier Hodgson Sealants, by improving the quality of materials used in its conversions. Hodgson Sealants, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers...

The Placebo Experiment: Burnley supplement firm supplies BBC documentary

A Burnley-based supplement manufacturer has provided 20,000 capsules for a BBC 2 documentary on the placebo effect. The BBC horizon documentary, called ‘The Placebo Experiment’, is set to air on...

Profits up more than 50% at Boohoo

Online fashion retailer boohoo, which has a major distribution hub in Burnley, has announced gross profit of £218.6m for the six months to the end of August, up 56 per cent...

UCLan to drive student accommodation plans

UCLan has outlined its intention to work with Burnley Borough Council to bring forward a plan for student accommodation in the town. The partnership follows the university's recent purchase of...

Burnley secures new Michelin star as Manchester misses out again

The White Swan in Fence, Burnley, entered the guide with one star for the first time. A restaurant in Lancashire has been awarded a second Michelin star, while another establishment...

Productivity through People – for the manufacturers of tomorrow

Productivity Through People A twelve-month programme in partnership with three world class manufacturers; BAE Systems, Siemens and Rolls-Royce, designed to support and invest in the manufacturers of tomorrow. Gain access...

Project Digital has launched for apprentices

We are here to revolutionise the Digital Industry, by providing a distinguished and driven workforce of the future. We are here to deliver intense, industry-standard training programmes to individuals keen...

FTS BUOYED BY SUMMER FESTIVALS

Burnley-based First Travel Solutions (FTS) has been boosted by a busy summer catering for some of the country's largest festivals. The transport management specialist has carried more than 100,000 passengers...

Award for Burnley based world leader in field joint coating

One of Burnley’s largest and world leading businesses, Pipeline Induction Heat (PIH), has been awarded The Long Standing Contribution to Burnley Award, by Burnley Council Leader, Mark Townsend, and Chief...

Companies invited to submit projects for aerospace funding

Companies have been urged to submit projects to potentially secure a share of funding to help keep the UK at the cutting edge of the global civil aerospace industry. The...

PIH RECRUITS BURNLEY-BASED APPRENTICES

Burnley-based Pipeline Induction Heat (PIH), the world’s leading specialist field joint coating company, has appointed five new apprentices to work within the business while studying at Burnley College. Kerrie Appleby...

Safran Nacelles have ‘exciting future’

One of the largest private sector employers in Burnley is set for an "exciting future" as the company lines up multimillion-pound investments and increases its rate of production. Safran Nacelles employs...

Leading UK Digital Print Production supply company move to prestigious new address on Vision Park

Vision Park, Burnley’s latest hi-spec business space, is delighted to welcome one of UK’s leading digital print production companies, Production Print Direct Limited (PP Direct), to the innovation hub. PP...

FAGAN & WHALLEY SELECTS MICROLISE TELEMATICS AND CAMERAS FOLLOWING EXTENSIVE TRIALS

Fagan & Whalley Ltd., the Lancashire-based haulier that offers a complete road haulage service, is moving forward with a new Microlise telematics and fleet camera solution across its 170 heavy...

Burnley Textile designer Becca Who inspired by Lancashire’s Nature and Landscapes

Lancashire’s nature and stunning landscapes inspire emerging Burnley textile designer’s exquisite clothing and accessories range Talented Burnley artist and textile designer Becky Shaw, designs exquisite clothing and accessories for her...

New Local Plan for Burnley sets blueprint for further economic growth for the town giving developers the confidence to invest

Burnley’s local plan was adopted last week setting the blueprint for Burnley’s economic growth for the next decade. The town has seen huge levels of investment in the past ten...

Inside Burnley FC with Thorne

Thorne Access & Security Ltd are a local security company providing domestic and commercial properties with intruder alarms, CCTV and access control. Founded by Managing Director Hadrian Thorne in October...

Burnley Activity Centre hosts USA Girls Youth Team and they have a ball!!

Burnley Activity Centre hosts USA Girls Youth Team and they have a ball!!  Coldwell Activity Centre based in the Thursden Valley in the hills above Burnley, has been host to...

Work Experience with SERIUN

The summer holidays have begun for schools around the country. In the weeks leading up to this, students in their penultimate year complete work experience placements at chosen businesses in...

New Degree Apprenticeships – a major opportunity for Burnley and its businesses

New Degree Apprenticeships being delivered by UCLanBurnley and Burnley College are a major opportunity for Burnley and its businesses to enhance and up-skill the workforce, to attract new talent and fill...

Primary school pupils inspired to become active thanks to expert tuition from Fitness Evolution staff

Fitness Evolution – the award-winning gym at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre – is leading the way in the UK, spreading the message that fitness is fun to primary school...

MOORHOUSE’S TO PRODUCE ONE MILLION PINTS PER YEAR THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY

MOORHOUSE’S TO PRODUCE ONE MILLION PINTS PER YEAR THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY It’s all about timing and as the UK continues to enjoy the longest sunny spell since 1976, Moorhouse’s Brewery...

Burnley College targets gold award for its excellent industry-led teaching at University level

Burnley College has earned a prestigious silver standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) awards in recognition of its high-quality university-level teaching which is centred around its industry expertise and...

UCLan Burnley students celebrate ‘first class’ results

UCLan Burnley students celebrate ‘first class’ results Dedicated students at UCLan Burnley are celebrating after reaching the end of their university-level studies and receiving their first-class results, helping them to...

FUNDING SPARKS GROWTH AT MEDITERRANEAN LINENS

Burnley-based Mediterranean Linens has created seven jobs and moved into a new 45,000 sq ft housing after securing a six-figure funding deal. The linen supplier has expanded into larger premises, at...

Dave Fishwick back with new series

Burnley's Dave Fishwick is back on TV to help people 'get rich quick' The self-made millionaire will be helping every day people "get rich quick" in a new series called "How...

Future is bright for BrightLED

A Burnley Bondholder company plans to boost its workforce by a quarter and double its manufacturing capacity. BrightLED has celebrated significant growth, shipping over 40,000 products in 2017. Thanks to...

Engineers of the future with Coolkit

Students from Unity College interested in pursuing a career in engineering attended one of Lancashire’s top sites for a factory visit. The year 10 students took a tour of CoolKit’s...

LCWS Recycling Ltd. and Rapid IT Ltd. WIN AT E3

Padiham based sister companies LCWS Recycling Ltd. and Rapid IT Ltd. have been successful in being named the Company of the Year in the “Corporate Social Responsibility” award category at...

Petty Commercial Division Welcomes New Chartered Surveyor

Petty’s Commercial Division has appointed a new RICS registered Chartered Surveyor with over 25 year experience into their Survey Department. Michael Crosby, previously at  Byrom Clark Robertson in Manchester, has...

Barnfield working hard to turn aspirations into reality

Tim Webber talks about a “pipeline of aspirations” in his native east Lancashire. His company Barnfield Construction is working hard to turn those aspirations into reality. To do so it...

Padiham public realm spend approved

A £2m package to improve public realm in the Lancashire town, linking with the development of the former Baxi site, has been confirmed. Lancashire County Council, as the highway authority,...

Burnley Campus celebrate 10 years

Burnley Campus opened its doors on Saturday to host a 10 year celebration event. The community fun day was organised by the award winning Social Enterprise in recognition of 10...

Tranzparts open Burnley depot

Tranzparts Group Ltd are delighted to announce further expansion to the group with the addition of the Burnley depot to its ever expanding distribution network across the North West of...

Huge footfall increase in Burnley Town Centre following Primark opening

Burnley Town Centre has seen a huge increase in footfall and shoppers since Primark opened last month. Footfall grew 40% in the days following the store opening in May. Great...

Award winning Gemma rising star at Hardy Services

A passion for learning and a determination to enhance her skills has seen a Burnley College adult learner triumph in a top Lancashire awards scheme and help her ensure the...

Burnley FC strike record breaking deal

Burnley FC have struck a record-breaking deal for a new principal shirt sponsor. LaBa360 is an international gaming company which provides customers with sports betting and casino products. Its logo...