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.
Renowned celebrity chefs, expert judges and the great British public all agreed that Bellissimo Coffee Shop on Parker Lane was the best leading it to being recognised at the English Italian Awards. The coffee shop which is run by husband and wife team Giovanni and Lynn Scibetta, first opened in Burnley seven years ago. Giovanni, also known as John- his Burnley name, was born in Sicily and developed his cooking skills in France and earned his trade as a trainee chef in a hotel on the Mediterranean island. He said: “I am so proud we have won this award. It is not just for us, it read more>>