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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...

£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...