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ANCHOR TENANT ANNOUNCED FOR £26 MILLION PIONEER PLACE LEISURE DEVELOPMENT IN BURNLEY TOWN CENTRE

Reel Cinema has signed an ‘Agreement to Lease’ as anchor tenant for Pioneer Place – Burnley’s latest town centre Leisure & Retail development Popular cinema chain, Reel Cinema, has signed...

Burnley College Sixth Form Centre students celebrate at Awards for Excellence

Outstanding students who achieved top grades in their A Levels and Advanced Vocational Courses have been honoured with Awards for Excellence by Burnley College Sixth Form Centre. The students celebrated...

Congratulations to Sub36 Finalists

Congratulations to #BrilliantBurnley businesses named as finalists in LBV's Sub36 awards - the best of talent aged under 36. These include +24 Marketing, Ringstones, Pipeline Induction Heat, Pendleside Hospice, FUNDA,...

UVS Launches Lucidity colour Alert Software for Video Walls

Burnley-based video wall and visual display experts Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) have developed a unique alarm system that alerts clients to on-screen colour changes. The system, which operates within UVS’...

The Landmark Trust launches range with Ian Mankin

The 1485 collection The Landmark Trust has launched a range of fabrics, designed by Ian Mankin textiles. They're woven by Ian Mankin, part of the John Spencer Textile Group, in...

PETTY REAL CELEBRATE THEIR RE-BRAND WITH £110,000 GIVEAWAY

The announcement comes after a successful re-brand last month - all people have to do is list their house with Petty Real ™ to be in with a chance to...

Equestrian Surfaces wins prestigious British Showjumping tender

Equestrian Surfaces, based in Burnley has been awarded a prestigious tender to become the official supplier and contractor for the British Showjumping National Training Centre in Leicestershire. The new training arenas, when...

CUBE HR looking to recruit after Boost support

Burnley-based CUBE HR intends to double its client-base to 120, after taking part in Boost’s Growth Support programme. CUBE HR is also planning to double its turnover as well as...

Wired Plus join tech group IDHL

Burnley-based Wired Plus offer a market leading SaaS ( (software as a service) platform developed and hosted in the UK. Adding to Harrogate group IDHL's expansive digital portfolio, this provides...

Boohoo buys iconic brands in £18m deal

Online fashion business Boohoo, which has a major distribution operation in Burnley, has bought two renowned British brands out of administration in a deal worth £18.2m. It has announced it...

DOOR4 APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVES

Burnley Bondholders Door4 have appointed two new digital marketing executives. Keeley Davies and Olivia Breckell will work on a range of retained accounts and website projects for e-commerce and lead...

Petty Expansion and Rebrand

Lancashire estate agents Petty have announced their rebrand and expansion this week whilst confirming their confidence and commitment to Burnley. Petty will become Petty Real and are hoping to relocate...

Althams Travel included in Stock Exchange ‘1,000 Most Inspiring Companies’

One of Burnley's longest-serving travel agents, Althams Travel, is celebrating triple awards success. Althams Travel has been included in ‘The Stock Exchange 1,000 Most Inspiring Companies in the UK’ listings...

Viva scoops Consultancy of Year award

Viva has been named the North’s Small PR Consultancy of the Year 2019 by industry body the PRCA. The Burnley Bondholders landed the prize at the PRCA DARE Awards in...

Woodland Spa wins global award for fifth year running

Well done to the Woodland Spa - winners of World Luxury Spa & Restaurant Awards for the fifth consecutive year. 🏆 GLOBAL Best Luxury Day Spa & the Spa restaurant...

Petty expands across the north

Burnley Bondholders Petty Estate Agent have acquired the real estate division of Wright Marshall. The division bought by Petty includes commercial and residential lettings and sales across Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire....

Burnley Business has Projects in 15 Different Countries in First 9 Months of its’ Launch

Burnley video wall and visual display solutions experts Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) has worked on projects in 15 countries around the world since its launch nine months ago. UVS changed its...

Barnfield Construction predict solid growth

Latest results for Burnley Bondholders Barnfield Construction have shown a 17 per cent turnover increase, from 2017 to 2018. And with an order book which is more than 75 per...

Burnley entrepreneur meets Prince Charles

Scott Heffernan of Timeless Tattoos met with Prince Charles at a special royal reception. The reception in London was for the Prince's Trust, celebrating the impact it's had on young...

A Sneak Peek at the Beautiful Crow Wood Hotel – Set for Completion in October

New images have been released for the huge, luxurious Burnley development that is the Crow Wood Hotel. The hotel "resort" set for completion in October, will have 76 bedrooms, a...

Search starts for the Best of the Best Themis Apprentices and Employers in the 2019 Inspire and Achieve Awards

Entries have opened for the 2019 Themis Inspire and Achieve Awards that recognise the commitment, innovation and motivation of the very best Themis Apprentices and Employers from across the North...

Padiham Construction Firm Starts on £2 Million Sports Hub

Readstone Construction is set to begin work on Accrington Stanley's Community Trust sports hub. The £2 million project will start this month and scheduled to be completed early 2020. Read...

Local Industrial Strategy Consultation

Lancashire is now building its Local Industrial Strategy – this will be the blueprint for future investment and development within and into Lancashire for the next 10 to 20 years....

+24 Marketing Wins Calico Contract

One of the region’s leading digital agencies, Burnley based +24 Marketing has won the prestigious tender to supply integrated marketing services to The Calico Group. The comprehensive contract covers branding,...

Susan Scurlock, founder of Primary Engineer receives MBE

Huge congratulations to Susan Scurlock, Chief Executive & Founder of the Primary Engineer programmes - she received her MBE yesterday. Many congratulations from #BrilliantBurnley - to see more about their...

First Burnley Live music festival a huge success

Sunday May 5th saw the first Burnley Live music event in Burnley town centre. It was free to attend and attracted hundreds of revelers, young and old to enjoy the...

Lancashire Busineses Urged to Action Against Climate Change with Help of Businesswise Solutions

Lancashire businesses will be urged to play their part in the fight against climate change in order to achieve Government ambitions to be net carbon neutral by 2050. One simple...

Could your Business Work with BAE?

BAE Systems - the globally known defence manufacturer -is on the search for greater collaboration with companies. On 22/05/19, the Warton site in Lancashire will be home to a 'Future...

UVS Fills Gap in Market with Lucidity Video Wall Controller and Software

Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) has developed its own brand of video wall controller and control software to fill a gap in the market for projects which do not require the...

Funded ILM training programmes available for SMEs

There are two funded ILM programmes  aimed at SME’s based in Lancashire. ILM Level 2 Team Leading – (Supervisory/Team Leader) ILM Level 4 Management & Leadership – (Middle/Senior Manager) Each place is...

BCW Receives Large Secure Trust Investment

BCW Manufacturing - a Burnley automotive manufacturer - has recently secured £5m investment from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance. These funds will be going towards a significant expansion program which is...

Recruitment Firm Makes Recruitment of their Own

LOCAL recruitment experts M65Jobsearch have expanded their team taking on four new staff members. Natalie Hammond is Business Development Manager, Rachael Ezzeddine Recruitment Consultant focusing on Commercial, Kristina Milkontaite Recruitment...

VEKA Group named Manufacturing Company of the Year

Burnley-based PVC-U systems supplier VEKA Group has been crowned the best Manufacturing Company in the region, with the team collecting a custom-made trophy in front of more than 1,000 of...

KTL Tooling under new ownership

Burnley-headquartered Kaman Tooling is operating under new ownership following a deal that saw it break away from American aerospace group Kaman Corporation. The specialist manufacturer – which is now operating...

Hit BBC TV Series Peaky Blinders Inspires Leading Digital Marketing Business to Step Back in Time

The team at one of the region’s top digital agencies, +24 Marketing, transported the people of Burnley back to the roaring1920’s last week, hosting a spectacular Peaky Blinders themed event...

Renewable Energy Company Secures Huge Contract

The Low Carbon Energy company has secured a £ 1.2 million contract to deliver a 2MW solar pv system for a major data centre in the South of England (who...

Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: for research and innovation

What is the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund UK government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund aims to bring together our world-leading research base with Britain’s best businesses to transform how we live,...

Inspirational Burnley College tutor shortlisted for top award

Neil Burrows, a Burnley College tutor, has been named as a finalist for the Skills category of the SEMTA Awards. This shows Burnley's strong engineering routes once again. Read more...

Winners – Red Rose Awards 2019

It's the annual Red Rose awards tonight in Blackpool - we can imagine excitement is building for our #BrilliantBurnley #RRA19 finalists - good luck to VEKA, BCW, Root FiftyTwo, Burnley Leisure,...

LCWS and Rapid IT Host Shuttleworth College Visit

LCWS recently had a visit from Shuttleworth College D&T pupils to come and have a look around how their recycling process works and how their sister companies, Rapid IT's refurbishing...

#BrilliantBurnley big winners at NWAA

Young apprentices and trainees from the aerospace and defence industry have been honoured at the North West Aerospace Alliance's New Talent Awards. The ceremony recognised young people working or studying in...

£12m luxury hotel appearing on Burnley skyline

A luxury £12m. hotel is the latest leisure attraction to appear on the Burnley skyline, a facility expected to boost Burnley’s profile across the region. The new Crow Wood Hotel...

Burnley puts the spotlight on its successful apprentice schemes during National Apprenticeship Week

It’s National Apprenticeship Week NAW19 this week, 4th to 8th March, and to celebrate Burnley will be showcasing some of its many, varied and successful apprenticeship schemes on its social...

Spencer Hayes Group Promotes Wellbeing in the Workplace

Spencer Hayes Group successfully hosted their first seminar at Turf Moor, home of Burnley Football Club.  The Wellbeing in the Workplace seminar took place on Monday 11th February 2019 was...

Themis apprentice electrician lights up prestigious competition

A highly-skilled Themis apprentice has proved he is the best in the North-West after earning victory in the prestigious annual SPARKS contest. Zack Duxbury (17), an advanced apprentice with Avon...

Burnley FC charity continues to expand partnerships across China

Burnley FC in the Community has been expanding its reach overseas. Chief executive officer Neil Hart and head of football development (overseas) Paul Wozny spent a week in the city...

Bondholders given tour of new UCLan site

Leading Burnley businesses have seen first hand the transformation work undertaken at Victoria Mill – UClan Burnley's new site. The University of Central Lancashire has been in Burnley for some...

Veka scores a hat-trick of nominations

One of Burnley's biggest employers has been shortlisted in three categories at this year’s prestigious Red Rose Awards. VEKA Group, based in Rossendale Road Industrial Estate, will be competing in...

EFS Global Completes PDQ Deal

EFS Global has expanded with the acquisition of PDQ Specialist Courier Services. PDQ – which is headquartered in Bromborough and has operations in Buckinghamshire, Alderley Edge and Cork – was...

Leading Employers showcase wealth of opportunities at busy 2019 Themis Apprenticeship Careers Event

More than 35 leading North West Employers from a variety of sectors took an unrivalled opportunity to showcase their Apprenticeship vacancies to a wide audience at the region’s leading Apprenticeship...