Burnley’s tourism industry is worth close to £100 million per year, there are 1,374 jobs in the visitor economy and Burnley welcomes over 2.4 millions visitors. You can walk around Towneley Hall with characters from the past, or take part in fun runs through the countryside, enjoy theatre performance in the park or exhibitions of sculptures or paintings in the galleries. With well over 150 events taking place throughout the year you are sure to find a reason to get out of the house and try something new.
ALDI’S proposal for a second food store in Burnley is set to bring an ‘economic boost’ and 40 new jobs to a central area of the town. The discount supermarket chain hopes to redevelop a site off Todmorden Road, on land currently occupied by an industrial unit, a car wash and a scrap metal business. Councillors from Burnley Council’s development control committee were expected to decide on the proposals tonight. A spokesman for Aldi said: “We are encouraged by support we have received from the local community for our plans for a second food store in Burnley. “A new store offers a great opportunity read more>>