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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...

£3000 Gigabit vouchers on offer for SMEs

Full fibre networks are the future and getting ready for a gigabit speed is a key step for most businesses. Demand for greater and greater digital connectivity is set to...

EFS Global expand through acquisition

Burnley-based Jones Metcalf Ltd has acquired JRS Traction Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Jones Metcalf is part of the Burnley-based EFS Global, one of the North West’s largest freight and haulage...

Braniff and Fagan & Whalley team up for 6 figure contract

Burnley Bondholder security and fire risk specialist Braniff Partnership has secured a significant six-figure contract with one of the UK’s leading logistics and road haulage businesses, Burnley-headquartered Fagan & Whalley....

MINT TRAVEL LAUNCHES STAFF TRAVEL APP

Burnley-based Mint Business Travel has launched a new app. The initiative is designed to help companies fulfil their legal and moral duty of care for their staff when travelling abroad....

Burnley College Sixth Form student’s invention is a hit at McDonalds

An innovative Advanced Level Engineering student at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has invented a piece of equipment that is making life easier for local McDonald’s staff. Talented Devon Preston...

Batch Gin team up with Burnley FC

To celebrate Burnley FC qualifying for the 2018 Europa League, Batch has teamed up with Burnley FC in the Community to release Batch Europe Edition Gin.     The limited edition gin uses the...

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...