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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 made up of Lords from the South of England. On top of this, it's important to recognise what a huge leap forward this is for the diversity of the house. The House... 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 »

5 unique Burnley takeaways – perfect for a safe night in!

9th October 2020
It’s Friday people! Let your hair down, put your feet up and stuff your face in with something a little bit different.  We all love a cheeky pizza or kebab (shoutout to... readmore »

Burnley Social Relaunch Competition – Terms and Conditions

6th October 2020
Terms and Conditions The promoter is: Burnley Borough Council (burnleysocial) whose registered office is at Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, Lancashire together [Burnley Borough Council], promoter, we, us or our. The competition... readmore »

Coffee Shop Culture – Where can you change the world in Burnley?

4th September 2020
Coffee shops! Without them, the legendary Harry Potter books would probably cease to exist, as J.K. Rowling famously authored much of the series in the coffee shops of Edinburgh. More historically, great... readmore »