31st January 2018

#BrilliantBurnley kick started 2018 with some exciting announcements at the first Burnley Bondholder event of the year.

The Bondholder Event took place on Burnley’s latest business park Vision Park in the Evolve building, with an official launch, and some special announcements for 2018.

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) announced plans to significantly increase its provision in Burnley, make Burnley a University Town and fuel the local economy.

Hosted by BBC Radio Lancashire’s John Gillmore, presentations included Mark Townsend, Burnley Council Leader; Michael Aherne, Chief Operating Officer for UCLan; Darrin Robinson, CEO Beacon Bikes; Bob Tattrie, Managing Director, Trebor Developments; and Graham Cowley, Chair of Lancashire Economic Partnership Growth Deal Board.

You can see a video from behind the scenes on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNtncKabVUU