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Burnley businesses scoop awards at LBA18

Downtown Lancashire in Business celebrated the very best of the Red Rose county at the 10th annual Lancashire Business Awards sponsored by Liverpool John Lennon Airport on Thursday 21 June...

VELOCITY COMPOSITES WINS $6M DEAL

Burnley-headquartered aerospace products manufacturer Velocity Composites has secured a contract which could be worth up to $6m. The company will supply its advanced composite material kits to a new customer...

Burnley named as one of the UK’s leading Tech Towns in the FT

The Financial Times (FT) has featured a story identifying Burnley as one of the UK's top towns for the growth of its digital technology sector. The piece in this week’s...

TOP BURNLEY HAIRSTYLIST FLYING OUT TO RUSSIA AS STYLIST TO ENGLAND’S WORLD CUP SQUAD

PROVIDING A CUTTING EDGE FOR THE ENGLAND TEAM IN RUSSIA TOP BURNLEY HAIRSTYLIST FLYING OUT TO RUSSIA AS STYLIST TO ENGLAND’S WORLD CUP SQUAD Award winning Burnley hairdresser, Simon Townley,...

CoolKit strengthens UK presence with further appointment

CoolKit has strengthened its UK presence by recruiting a sales representative in the South East. Kevin Letham, who has spent most of his career in the transport and logistics industry,...

Boohoo has strong start to the year

Listed fashion company Boohoo, from its global distribution centre in Burnley, has enjoyed a strong start to the financial year by increasing first quarter revenues past £180m. For the three...

Velocity Composites wins work on Boeing 737 Max initiative

Burnley-headquartered aerospace products manufacturer Velocity Composites has secured a long-term agreement associated with the Boeing 737 Max programme. The company will supply its design consumable kits for the initiative, with...

New Themis Training Academies launched

Themis – the apprenticeship and business training arm of Burnley College – has launched a series of Training Academies for adults keen to re-skill to launch a new career and...

Primark opening a huge success!

Over 500 shoppers queued for the 10am opening of the new Primark Burnley store on Friday May 18. A Primark spokesperson said: “We are pleased to have seen such a...

Burnley Bridge South to create hundreds of jobs in Burnley

Burnley Bridge South, part of Eshton’s Burnley Bridge Employment Gateway situated at Junction 9 M65, has been allocated as proposed employment land in the Council’s next Local Plan and is...

Burnley Lifestyle Magazine 2018 rolls off the press

Burnley Bondholders in partnership with Burnley Council are delighted to announce the release of the 2018 Burnley Lifestyle Magazine. 30,000 copies of the 2018 magazine rolled off the presses last...

LCWS RECYCLING & RAPID IT SHORTLISTED FOR E3 BUSINESS AWARDS

Padiham based sister companies, LCWS Recycling Ltd & Rapid IT Ltd have been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2018 E3 Business Awards, which will be held at the Macron Stadium...

Batch Gin one of world’s best

Burnley micro-distillery Batch is now mixing with some of the biggest names in the industry after scooping yet another award. Brilliant Batch was awarded Double Gold at the 2018 San...

Boohoo revenues almost double

Listed fashion company Boohoo, which is also behind PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal, has almost doubled revenues after making "great progress" against what was a difficult backdrop for the UK clothing...

An Audience with Frank Bruno – Corporate Event

Frank Bruno is visiting Burnley College for a special corporate tables event. Please see details below to book:

Historic Burnley building to be transformed into digital hub

A Burnley businessman is helping breathe new life into one of the town's most iconic buildings. Mark Crabtree OBE, owner of Burnley Oscar-winning audio giant AMS Neve, has today announced...

Primary Engineers industry winners again

Primary Engineer are winners of an industry award to add to their many accolades. They won the ‘Contribution to Skills and Training Award’ at the Motion Controls Industry Awards at...

Expert Themis trainers inspire pupils in Apprenticeship Week 2018

Pupils at secondary schools across East Lancashire have been inspired to consider the wealth of opportunities available to them to start their dream career as a Themis Apprentice during Apprenticeship...

£3m boost for Eyevis UK

A demonstration venue launched in Burnley has generated £3m of new business. Eyevis UK provides video wall displays and audio visual services to a range of clients. It opened the...

Burnley Business Week 2018. Book Now

Download Business Week guide and listings   To book your tickets please use the following link www.ticketsource.co.uk/burnleybusinessweek   unless otherwise stated in the flyer, or call 01282 477213   Following...

Burnley ideally placed for UK office space shortage

Recently this piece was published - Is The UK Facing A Shortage In Grade A Office Space? We asked Brent Forbes, Commercial Director at Petty to comment: We’re in a...

Chess relaunches successful Empowering Women Programme

Chess, one of the UK’s leading technology solutions providers, has teamed up with Women to Work to relaunch the successful Empowering Women Programme. The course officially launched last year on...

Alert Fire and Security critical analysis for Whitehough Outdoor Centre

Whitehough Outdoor Centre serves the entire community including special interest groups, education and corporate visitors. Now operated by Burnley FC in the Community, Whitehough Outdoor Centre has recently had a...

Burnley Business Week announces sponsor – 14th to 18th May 2018

Download Business Week guide and listings For more details on sessions during the week call 01282 477213. Following 2017’s successful week of business related events, with over 200 businesses participating, the...

BCW Manufacturing announce major expansion

BCW Manufacturing Group announce construction of new hi-tech facilities to accommodate the firm's huge growth within the automotive and aerospace sectors   Growing Burnley hi-tech engineering company, BCW Manufacturing Group,...

Developer lined up for Burnley town centre development scheme

Burnley Council has agreed to appoint Maple Grove to develop a leisure and retail scheme  in Burnley town centre. The development, on the former Pioneer site in Curzon Street, would...

Modern canalside apartments unveiled – part of Burnley’s new housing offer for the next generation

Barnfield Construction in partnership with Burnley Council is delighted to unveil the show apartment for the new canalside Bridgewalk Apartments on Sandygate in Burnley, prior to the official launch of...

MD of Seafood Pub Company in North’s Top 50

Joycelyn Neve, the Managing Director of Seafood Pub Company whose sites include the Forest in Fence, has been named in the North's Top 50 hospitality players for 2018. The prestigious...

Burnley employees help Warburtons to raise a million

Employees at Warburtons in Burnley have played their part in helping to raise £1m. for Cancer Research UK. Three years of activity at the Burnley site saw a superb £40,031...

Burnley Marketing stand available

Burnley Bondholders have produced a marketing stand with key messages on, around investing in Burnley. if you're having an event or travelling to an exhibition and would like to use it,...

Velocity achieve prestigious NADCAP accreditation

Velocity Composites plc, the leading supplier of advanced composite material kits, providing engineering value-solutions for the global aerospace industry, is delighted to announce that it has successfully achieved Nadcap Special...

Burnley seeking innovative PR delivery

Burnley Council on behalf of Burnley Bondholders have published a PR tender document to satisfy a new direction in their communication work. Following positioning work and an announcement by UCLan...

Have you entered 2018 E3 Business Awards – judges named!

Judges Named - 2018 E3 Business Awards  Deadline for Entries - Midnight, Tuesday 17th April 2018   The judging panel for the 2018 E3 Business Awards has been named. The...

WHAM recycles ‘single use’ plastic

Following China’s import ban on plastic, Burnley-based What More UK has developed a solution to recycle what were previously considered single-use materials. Analysis of customs data by Greenpeace reveals British companies...

Paradigm Precision and Safran Nacelles win at NWAA awards

A Burnley-based apprentice has won the top title at the annual North West Aerospace Alliance awards. Josh Lavin of Burnley-based Paradigm Precision was named overall winner at the event, which celebrates the...

Pioneering Burnley sound firm is the toast of The Oscars

A pioneering Burnley sound firm is the toast of Hollywood once more after enjoying a clean sweep at the Oscars . AMS Neve consoles were used to record/mix sound for...

Huge University expansion will make Burnley a leading University Town and fuel the local economy

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has announced plans to significantly increase its provision in Burnley. The ambitious plans will see the number of university students in the town rise...

THEMIS NAMED NWAA NEW TALENT TRAINING PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

THEMIS AT BURNLEY COLLEGE NAMED NORTH WEST AEROSPACE ALLIANCE NEW TALENT TRAINING PROVIDER OF THE YEAR But the success has not ended there as several high-flying Themis Apprentices and leading...

CoolKit introduces Melform to the UK & Ireland

CoolKit has secured sole rights to distribute the range of insulated and temperature controlled containers produced by the Italian manufacturer Melform in the UK and Ireland. Melform is a leader...

Burnley chosen for launch of project to develop future careers

Burnley has been chosen as the centre for the launch of an initiative by a hotel chain to develop the future careers of its employees. The scheme, which will be...

Global acclaim for Burnley firm Holker IT

The reputation of a Burnley IT firm as a leading light in cyber security has gone global. Holker IT's expertise has attracted the attention of vpnMentor, one of the most...

Listings for Patlock following Dragon’s Den

The Burnley-based company behind a product designed to increase the security of French doors has secured two national listings following an appearance on Dragons' Den. Patlock – whose retail distributorship is...

Sales near £200m at the Original Factory Shop

Discount department store the Original Factory Shop has edged sales towards the £200m mark despite coming up against challenging conditions in the retail industry. The Burnley-headquartered company, which is backed...

Corporate Challenge 2018 launches

Businesses from Burnley and Pendle had a flipping good time at the launch of a fundraising challenge to raise the most money for Pendleside Hospice.   Representatives from 23 businesses...

VEKA TO INVEST £5M IN BURNLEY SITE

VEKA has unveiled plans to invest around £5m in its Burnley plant this year, boosting its production and finishing capacity. Based on Farrington Road, the company is one of the...

CoolKit has the full package

CoolKit has once again answered the industry requirements by creating an in-house aftercare department, providing refrigerated vehicle service, maintenance and repair nationwide.   Previously CoolKit has worked in partnership with...

Bondholders form a partnership to provide furniture and ethical finance

Bondholder Spacious Place Engage Ltd recently opened SPE Furnishings on Briercliffe Road, where they sell branded furniture with up to 75% off retail prices, and electrical goods sourced through Coop...

Herencia Addition to the FRL Flooring Range

Burnley Bondholders, FRL Flooring are delighted to announce a new addition to their flooring range. Herencia Parquet Style LVT will be available off the shelf from March this year. This...

SERIUN RAMP UP SECURITY TO DEFEND BUSINESS

The world of cyber crime is progressing and it is crucial for businesses to implement robust security measures before they fall foul to cyber attack. Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)...

Alert Fire and Security achieve ISO 9001 :2015 – 12 months early

Alert Fire and Security have achieved the latest ISO 9001 :2015 standard within their NSI Gold accreditation, a full 12 months ahead of the required deadline. ISO is the International...