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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...

RecycleIT growing with LV

Local 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 major...

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...

The future looks bright for Burnley based lighting company

Burnley business, Bright LED has enjoyed a strong start to 2017 after securing contracts of over £500,000. The LED lighting specialist has been appointed by global communication and technology company,...

2017 Burnley Lifestyle Magazine rolls off the press

30,000 copies of the 2017 Burnley Lifestyle magazine rolled off the printing press this week ready for distribution across the UK and abroad. 3,000 copies of the popular magazine will...

PM+M retains Investors in People Gold Standard Accreditation

Burnley Bondholder PM+M - the chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group – has retained its Investor in People Gold Standard Accreditation. It was originally awarded the accolade back...

Coolkit Staying Ahead of the Game

Burnley-based fridge van conversion specialist CoolKit Ltd has launched a brand-new solution for a refrigerated box body at this year’s CV Show. The insulated box body fitted onto a Mercedes...

Burnley co-working space celebrates anniversary with Club Q&A

Burnley co-working space, the Award Winning Business Hub, based at Burnley Football Club has recently celebrated its first year anniversary with a talk and Q&A from Club Manager Sean Dyche...

Profits and sales double at Boohoo.com

Fast fashion retailer Boohoo, Burnley's largest employer,  is on track to almost double its pre-tax profits to £29.6m with sales also climbing to £290.4m – £100m up on the prior...

Crow Wood’s members have all the MOVEs!

Members win UK portion of global fitness campaign & £7,500 gym kit for Burnley School!   FOR an astonishing third consecutive year, members at a Burnley health and fitness club...

Door4’s 16 years of growth crowned by office upgrade

Following 16 consecutive years of growth, digital marketing agency Door4 has moved into new, larger premises in Burnley. Launched by Burnley born and bred Leon Calverley in 2000, Door4 has since grown...

Burnley has been hailed as “a blueprint for other boroughs to follow” by a leading Lancashire business figure

Tony Grimshaw, director of Padiham-based What More, the UK’s leading manufacturer of plastic housewares, was speaking at the latest Lancashire Hotspots event held at Turf Moor in Burnley. He told...

Moorhouse’s looks to the future with new MD appointment

Moorhouse’s Brewery has appointed Lee Williams as Managing Director. Lee has already had a long and successful career in the beer drinks industry, particularly with Thwaites and Marston’s, where he...

Burnley Community Sports Awards

Do you have an active workplace? Burnley Community Sports Awards have been established to recognise and celebrate the contributions and achievements of local people and communities to sport, physical activity,...

PCCU’s Deborah wins prestigious national award for Credit Union contribution by a young person

Pennine Community Credit Union’s Chief Operating Officer Deborah Smith-Hands was awarded the Tracy Slane award for 2017 by the Credit Union Foundation at the ABCUL annual general meeting at the...

Burnley Bondholder makes national news

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-39422630  Research from the University of Winchester shows that learning to be an engineer boosts aspirations in all learners Playful experimentation, learning from failure and school engagement with professional engineers,...

Become a White Ribbon Ambassador

White Ribbon Ambassadors are men who act as formal representatives of White Ribbon UK, part of a global movement to prevent men’s violence against women and girls. They are positive...

Will you take The Initiative to digitally transform your business?

Burnley company JP74 have set themselves the task of increasing the profitability of local businesses by helping them to achieve cost savings through the use of digital technology. The firm...

Burnley Bondholder kickstarts ambitious growth plans

Managed service provider and Burnley Bondholder, Seriun have enjoyed 100% organic growth to date and have a healthy base of loyal customers. But, with soaring aspirations they have put strategic...

Burnley Born Designer wins International Prize

A Burnley-born design whiz-kid has beaten away competition from thousands of international entrants to become the winner of the first international competition to design the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering...

Advanced Themis Apprentice Abigail wins top national aerospace prize

Abigail Parkinson, 20 from Hoddlesden in Darwen is an Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Apprentice at KAMAN UK, a subsidiary of Kaman Aerosystems who produce and market proprietary aircraft and components....

High-flying foodservice wholesaler nets a hat-trick of awards at #RRA17

A high-flying foodservice business has scooped three major trophies at a prestigious awards night. Birchall Foodservice was named Family Business of Year and Employer of the Year, as well as...

Fashion Designer opens Burnley Textile Academy

Fashion designer, social enterprise director and judge of BBC2’s The Great British Sewing Bee Patrick Grant opened the Textile Academy last week, with many top employers and industry experts present...

Congratulations to our Burnley Red Rose Award winners!

5 Burnley Businesses have been crowned winners at last nights Red Rose Awards at the prestigious event at the Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. With Burnley Bondholder Birchall Foodservice scooping up...