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These ingenious 3D models made by apprentices impressed their BooHoo bosses

11th June 2021
Two Themis Advanced Mechatronics Engineering Apprentices have impressed their employers by designing and 3D printing innovative tools to make the workplace even safer and more efficient. Jacob Platt, 18, from Astley, Greater Manchester, and Sebastian Swindells, 18, from Waddington, have both started their careers as Themis Apprentices at Boohoo, the successful, multi-national  online fashion retailer. And both have made a huge impression with Boohoo... readmore »

Made it in Burnley: Lolli Molyneux from Lollipop Magazine (ep. 3)

4th June 2021
For our third episode of #MadeItInBurnley we're bringing you the creator of our favourite local publication, Lollipop Magazine. After discovering the sheer amount of underrated talent in the area, Lolli Molyneux decided... readmore »

Made it in Burnley: Chris Forrest from TCB Designs (ep. 2)

For our second ever episode of #MadeItInBurnley we have Chris Forrest from TCB Designs. Anyone interested in graphic design NEEDS to watch the clip above. At just 27, Chris is absolutely killing it from his... readmore »

We tour Grayco Entertainment, Burnley

Back in December burnley.social had a tour of the fantastic, new Grayco Retro Gaming Centre, the brand new gaming venue right in the centre of town. Warhammer 40,000PlaystationXboxNintendoAtari If you're a fan... readmore »

Made it in Burnley: James Gibb from Illuminati (ep 1)

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

Looking for employment? A First-of-its-kind hub has started in Burnley

3rd June 2021
Thrive is the first face-to-face “youth hub” in Lancashire that provides young people with tailored support to help them get into work, training or further education.  It’s based the Calico Group’s offices... readmore »

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... 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 »