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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thanks teachers on videocall to Burnley school

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thanked teachers and school staff for their dedication in a video call with Casterton Primary Academy this afternoon. They spoke with staff and children...

Burnley Together Community Hub

Partners across the public, private and voluntary sectors have come together to create a “community hub” to co-ordinate help and support for residents across the borough during the coronavirus outbreak....

Coolkit plays vital role in national effort

Coolkit Ltd, a refrigerated van manufacturer, is battling on with a skeleton workforce to ensure the nation has access to vital drugs and food supplies. CoolKit has a team of...

Burnley Youth Theatre Help Keep People Creative at Home

The team at BYT have created a fantastic online programme to bring Burnley Youth Theatre into your homes, offering ways you can continue to be creative whilst keeping safe. From our Live Creative Families...

PM+M partners with East Lancs Chamber for free webinar to help local businesses manage cashflow during Coronavirus crisis

PM+M - the chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group – is joining forces with East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and will be staging a free webinar between 10.30...

Appeal for vital protective equipment for health staff

An appeal has gone out to businesses and other organisations for essential personal protective equipment for staff at doctors’ surgeries fighting the coronavirus epidemic. Local GPs Dr Yasara Naheed and...

Burnley Council issues its first Business Support Grants today

Burnley Council has today made its first payments to businesses in the borough under the Government’s Small Business Grants fund. The payments have been made today through the BACS system...

10 Burnley businesses adapting their production and service delivery to meet unique demands at this unprecedented time

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has unfortunately resulted in businesses across the Uk, and much of the world, close their doors for the safety of their staff and indeed the...

Accessing COVID-19 Support for Burnley Businesses

Corona-Virus - Support for Businesses – guidance on how Burnley Council are delivering grants to eligible Burnley Businesses Supporting businesses and the local economy is a key priority for Burnley...

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – ADVICE FOR FOOD BUSINESSES

The Community Secretary has confirmed that planning rules will be relaxed to allow food businesses to operate as takeaways during the coronavirus, the relaxation period will be applied imminently for...

Government Releases COVID-19 Support Information

Click here for the lastest government advice on support for businesses during Coronavirus Pandemic. We've summerised this advice below: * Grants of up to £10,000 for those who pay little...

Burnley based Mediterranean Linens Expands into the Retail Market

Whilst Lancashire is no longer the global supplier of cotton, local business, Mediterranean Linens, is doing it's best to uphold the county's reputation for supplying top quality cotton bed linen....

Evolve Military College Burnley Celebrates First Success Story

A Burnley organisation which helps to prepare young people for life in the armed forces is celebrating its first success story, as two of its students get set to begin...

AMS Neve plays part in Hollywood successes

This year’s Academy® Award winners were announced earlier this week, with ‘Parasite’ becoming the first non-English-language film to take home the trophy for Best Picture. It also made history, becoming...

British athletics legend to host Burnley Community Sports Awards

Burnley Leisure is proud to announce the host of this year’s glittering Burnley Community Sports Awards will be legendary hurdler and world record holder Colin Jackson CBE. The former sprinter...

New Turf for the Burnley 10K in 2020

Turf Moor will play host in 2020 for the Town’s biggest charitable running event, the Asda Foundation Burnley 10K. Burnley FC’s Manager and players helped kick off this year’s event,...

New £11million Advance Point Business park

Barnfield Construction have announced the submission of their latest scheme - Advance Point on Rossendale Road, Burnley. Consisting of two phases over 11 acres, Phase 1 will comprise 36 business...

Celebrating 10 Years of the Burnley Bondholders

It's been 10 years since the renowned Burnley Bondholder Scheme was formed. A strong public/private sector partnership to create a prosperous economic future for Burnley, and to build a quality...

From the Shires to the Spires: Lancashire Man Becomes London Liveryman

What More UK is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of house and gardenware, bakeware and cookware. It's the company responsible for the extremely popular storage brand Wham. One of...

Moorhouse’s Brewery appoints Sovereign Beverage Company to target overseas markets

Burnley-based Moorhouse’s Brewery has appointed Blackburn’s Sovereign Beverage Company as its new export agents. Sovereign’s remit is to grow Moorhouse’s sales around the world.The three-year deal will initially see Sovereign target...

What More UK: Still Flying the Flag for British Industry in Europe

Lancashire based housewares manufacturer What More UK is not deterred by Brexit and are determined to forge ahead with growth markets in Europe. What More UK was awarded the Queen's...

VEKA celebrates five centuries of staff service

VEKA UK hosts an annual ‘long service lunch’ each year to recognise and reward employees celebrating 5, 10, 15, 25 and 30 years of service. In 2019, December’s lunch saw...

What More UK Invest in Massive New Machinery to Increase their Bakeware Capacity

A £750,000 investment in two new state of the art fully automatic bakeware machines will not only speed up production of What More UK's award-winning products but will do so in a more environmentally friendly...

Royal Marine who will take on ‘world’s most dangerous row’ inspires Burnley College Sixth Form Centre students

Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s 2020 programme of exciting and educational extra-curricular activities started in style with a visit from Lancashire-born Royal Marine Commando Matt Mason, who is taking on...

New Call Centre is Petty Real’s Latest High-Tech Investment in Burnley

Award winning estate agent Petty Real are to set up a new call centre employing around 100 people in the Red Lion Building in the centre of Burnley. The purpose...

Saira Hussain from HAD is one of the Inspiring Individuals across the UK that have been shortlisted for the British Muslim Awards 2020

Three hundred of the most remarkable British Muslims are shortlisted as finalists for the 8th British Muslim Awards after hundreds of nominations across the country. The award exists to recognise...

Burnley’s Pioneer Place Wins Planning

Maple Grove Developments, part of the Eric Wright Group, has secured planning for the new AEW-designed £18million Pioneer Place leisure and retail scheme. Funded by Burnley Borough Council with support...

Forbes’ Contentious Wills Team Grows To Be One Of The Largest In The North

A track record of dealing with multi-million pound claims for national and international clients has seen Forbes Solicitors’ Contentious Trusts and Probate team double in size and grow to be...

Craggs Environmental to double in size, coverage and capacity after acquiring LCM Environmental

North West and Yorkshire based company, Craggs Environmental Ltd, is delighted to announce that on 18th December 2019 they acquired the LCM Environmental Ltd business and combined the two companies...

UVS Celebrates 25,000 Hours of 24/7 Operation at Bristol’s World Class Control Centre

Video walls installed in Bristol City Council’s ”world class” security operations centre by visual display experts Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) have completed 25,000 hours of continuous operation. The three video...

Ambitious Forbes Solicitors Appoints Mike Bentham As Finance Director

Leading legal firm Forbes Solicitors has reacted to the growth and success of the business by appointing Mike Bentham as its new Finance Director. Mike brings more than 18 years...

VEKA UK flies the flag for Lancashire in more ways than one

Burnley-based PVCu profile manufacturer VEKA UK demonstrated the company’s pride in its Lancashire roots once again, by marking Lancashire Day and Lancashire Business Day in style. As an official Patron...

UVS Supplies MoneySuperMarket Group with state-of-the-art video wall control system

Moneysupermarket Group has recruited Burnley-based Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) to provide control solutions for the LED video wall at its new product design and innovation centre in Manchester. UVS has used its...

Moorhouse’s Brewery back in profit after seven years

Burnley-based Moorhouse’s Brewery is back in profit after reporting a £37,000 pre-tax profit for the last financial year compared to a pre-tax loss of £275,000 in 2018. Annual turnover has...

Experts talk D&I in the workplace at Studio Retail

"Talent is universally distributed but opportunities are not" Stacey Copeland (footballer, boxer,  broadcaster and equality champion) told employees during Studio Retail's Diversity and Inclusion seminar Recently nominated as Best Value...

Safran celebrates more than 1000 years of service by aerospace workers

Forty workers from Safran Nacelles in Bancroft Road reminisced about their many years working for the aerospace company during two Long Service awards events held at Burnley Football Club for...

New round of funding to support rural businesses

Calling all rural businesses - don't miss out on this new round of funding to help grow your rural business. The Rural Development Growth Programme (RDP) via the Rural Payments...

Evolve Military College celebrates new Burnley Centre with prestigious opening event

Multi-award winning Evolve Military College has hailed the prestigious open event of its Burnley centre a huge success, with a record turnout attending the day at the new training centre...

Britain in Bloom Success for Charter Walk

Charter Walk Shopping Centre and Burnley Town Centre are celebrating after having won a total of four awards at this year’s Britain in Bloom awards. Run by the Royal Horticultural...

CheckedSafe win Transport Supplier of the Year Award

Burnley digital business, CheckedSafe, are celebrating after picking up the prestigious Transport Supplier of the Year Award at the 2019 National Transport Awards, held in London. Their SaaS platform created for...

Talented Tech Business Leader Wins Coveted Young Lancastrian of the year Award

Dave Walker, the founder and managing director of award-winning Burnley based digital business +24 Marketing, has been honoured as Young Lancastrian of the Year at the Sub 36 business awards....

Barclays Eagle Lab Collaborates with The Landmark, in a First for Lancashire

Burnley’s growing reputation as one of the UK’s leading ‘Tech Towns’ is set to receive a welcome boost this week as The Landmark, the highly acclaimed digital workspace, announces a...

Local Legend Barry Kilby is Presented with £1000 from Petty Real

Barry Kilby deserves a medal for his work fighting against prostate cancer. Since his own lucky escape with the disease, the entrepreneur and Vice Chairman of Burnley Football Club has...

Ambitious Graduates Share their Pride with Borough

15 October 2019 The community of Burnley came together to celebrate a momentous day in the borough’s proud academic history with the inaugural University Courses Burnley graduation ceremony, held at...

Themis at Burnley College recognised by The Institute of Welding

The industry expertise and advanced skills of Tutors at Themis at Burnley College have been recognised by The Welding Institute, one of the most highly respected professional bodies within the...

What More profit and sales rise

Burnley's What More have reported that profits and sales have both risen. The plastic housewares manufacturer described it as a "great year" for the business. What More was established in...

Common Purpose offers 30 free bursary places for leaders

To mark its 30-year anniversary, leadership experts Common Purpose UK, are offering 30 free bursary places on their leadership programmes. The places will be available to people, and organisations, who...

Applications OPEN for TechNation’s leading growth programmes

Whether you’re an early-stage business looking to boost your profile, or one of the UK’s fastest growing tech scaleups, TechNation could have the perfect programme for you.  With opportunities to...

Burnley College Sixth Form Centre students celebrate outstanding achievements

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...

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...