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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...

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...