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The young Burnley artist who sells his work to huge stars, all whilst raising £1.5m

22nd March 2023
We know we’re hardcore in Burnley but running barefoot in the snow!? That’s exactly what Burnley resident and artist Foysol Alkaatib did to raise money for charity. But his story doesn’t start or finish there. came away from this interview completely inspired that not only do we have a renowned artist living in our town who creates pieces for some of the biggest... readmore »

Turning a life-long passion into a thriving, sustainable business

23rd February 2023
Tom Keelings is a 23-year-old entrepreneur from Burnley with a pretty unique business.. TTS Services specialises in the cleaning and restoration of caps, bags, but mostly, designer trainers – a great model... readmore »

Themis Apprentices come together for spectacular awards ceremony

8th February 2023
The glittering Themis Inspire and Achieve Awards 2023 have taken place, celebrating the success, the passion and the innovation of Themis apprentices and leading employers in Lancashire. The prestigious ceremony was held... readmore »

Burnley College launches FREE online learning

24th January 2023
Burnley College is launching its pioneering new online learning which will give everyone access to real qualifications in highly desirable skills – and with full funding available, learners won’t have to pay... readmore »

A record number of Apprenticeships for Burnley Business

10th January 2023
VEKA plc is delighted to announce the recruitment of 14 new apprentices adding to the 4 already in post from last year’s intake. The apprenticeships, which are split between Manufacturing and Engineering... readmore »

Young people in Burnley shape £23m Pioneer Place

Young people in Burnley are shaping the development of the £23 million Pioneer Place retail and leisure scheme, which is due to open in autumn 2023. The huge project is being built... readmore »

Saturday Girl – Casey Orr

Saturday Girl is an award-winning photographic project. Since 2013 international photographer Casey Orr has travelled the UK with a pop-up portrait studio photographing people in towns and cities on Saturday afternoons; exploring... readmore »

Sameera Mohmed – fashion designer with a bright future

Sameera Mohmed is about to graduate from University of Central Lancashire with a first-class degree in Fashion Design and the future couldn’t look brighter for this talented student after winning the Graduate... readmore »

Degree level learning in Burnley gets £6.6 million boost as Burnley College University Courses announces massive expansion

A cutting-edge expansion to Burnley College’s University Courses learning facilities has been given the green light which will see three new storeys containing everything from immersive skill laboratories to dedicated employer engagement... readmore »

Real-life Dragon’s Den as Burnley College students pitch to entrepreneur trio

8th November 2022
Burnley College Students have been wowing three international business entrepreneurs at a Dragon’s Den style event which could see some of them receive real-life investment. The trio, including the pioneer behind the... readmore »