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22-year-old entrepreneur is thriving in Burnley

29th April 2021
It goes without saying that the last year has been tough. However, burnley.social is here to pick out all the positive stories amongst the hardships of 2020 and 2021.   We love that e-commerce businesses have been on the rise, especially because Burnley has a huge digital sector and is ranked 2nd in the UK for digital job growth.  One young entrepreneur who’s taking advantage... readmore »

Five outdoor seating venues for you to try out in Burnley

14th April 2021
This week finally marks the opening of bars, pubs and restaurants so long that the customers can sit outside. We're super excited and have even compiled a short list of some of... readmore »

The UK’s first apprenticeship of its kind.

9th April 2021
Burnley digital marketing agency, +24 Marketing, has launched the countries very first full digital apprenticeship called +24 Academy. It aims to create thousands of digitally qualified professionals and is based in Burnley,... readmore »

Mayor of Burnley – the Ultimate Mayor?

3rd March 2021
Yesterday the Mayor of Burnley Wajid Khan joined the House of Lords as the 801st sitting Lord. That's right, our very own 41-year-old mayor has joined a second chamber which is mostly... readmore »

Burnley business supports children’s mental health with new platform

26th February 2021
Burnley's digital sector is growing massively and offers a wide range of top apprenticeships with opportunities for growth. One Burnley business which seems to be thriving recently is IP Four; they've brought... readmore »

‘Pioneer Place’ retail centre is one step closer

19th February 2021
We've already got a fantastic choice of cafes, bars, restaurants and shops in and around the town centre. But pretty soon our selection is about to get a whole lot better! A... readmore »

Three top apprentices you need to hear about.

10th February 2021
This week (8th - 13th February) is National Apprenticeship Week and burnley.social are celebrating by showcasing some of the best apprentices our town has to offer. Award-winning, determined, future bosses are showing... readmore »

Burnley FC Uses AI for Scouting Talent

20th January 2021
Burnley FC are now using artificial intelligence (AI) to aid the scouting of new players.  Using a data-driven approach, talent identification platform AiSCOUT have partnered with the club to search for players 14+ who... readmore »

Made it in Burnley: James Gibb from Illuminati

12th January 2021
Welcome to the first ever #MadeItInBurnley, our brand new series featuring some of the most exciting young entrepreneurs in our town. First up is James Gibb, owner of Illuminati Burnley. Aged just 29,... readmore »

When burnley.social met I’m A Celeb’s Jordan North

16th December 2020
Hi Jordan, firstly a huge congratulations on being runner up on I’m a Celeb. The whole town has been behind you, I just wanted to first read you some of the comments... readmore »