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New hub will provide limitless opportunities for young people.

24th November 2021
Friday 19th November saw the official launch of a brand-new Burnley-based centre for 16-24 year olds. Thrive is a Calico creation which aims to get 16-24 year olds into education and work. burnley.social is all about promoting some of the amazing opportunities young people have at their feet in our area, so we’re all for this unique new facility and look forward to showcasing... readmore »

We ate at Mechanics 1855 Bistro and Bar – here’s what we think!

16th November 2021
Thought Burnley's famous Mechanics Theatre only had food for pre-theatre dining? Think again... This delicious, newly-refurbished venue is open 11am - 2.30pm, Tuesday to Saturday and burnley.social had the absolute pleasure of... readmore »

Business leaders handle hard-hitting questions from students.

11th November 2021
Yesterday (Wednesday 12th November) the burnley.social team headed to Burnley College Sixth Form Centre where local businesses were faced with hard-hitting questions on their environmental policies. This was part of the college’s forward-thinking... readmore »

Is It Vegan? Yes is it!

8th November 2021
Burnley Market Hall has recently welcomed a new trader called 'Is It Vegan'.  Is It Vegan is the brainchild of Michelle,  "I’m super conscious about the environment and the fact that we need to do something about it now. We only get... readmore »

No Planet B – Students tackle climate change in on-campus conference

4th November 2021
As world leaders assemble in Glasgow for the COP26 climate change conference, students at Burnley College are taking the future of the planet into their own hands by taking part in their... readmore »

Are you the future of print?

3rd November 2021
Last year, Peter Scott Printers had invested £200,000 in a new £1 million factory, after moving from Billington Road to be neighbours with boohoo at Widdow Hill on the Heasandford Industrial Estate.... readmore »

Students and former-F1 engineer start exciting new drone project

26th October 2021
Expert Tutors, environmentally-conscious learners and industry experts at Burnley College are setting their sights on revolutionising drone technology in an exciting new project. The aim is simple – design, build and fly a zero-emissions... readmore »

Burnley College and the Clarets team up to form an unbeatable Esports team

19th October 2021
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s talented new Esports team has joined forces with professionals from Burnley FC’s successful Esports squad in a bid to dominate the world gaming stage. The College has... readmore »

New sports lounge offers free membership to students.

The area around UCLan’s Victoria Mill building has recently seen some big changes including the Sandygate Student Accommodation and luxurious Bridgewater Apartments. Sandygate’s latest addition is a state-of-the-art sports lounge boasting professional-standard... readmore »

burnley.social interviews DJ Paul Taylor at Retro in the Park 2021

8th October 2021
Well... there it is! Our final interview from Retro in the Park back in late August: "I think everybody is really embracing the fact that we're back out again. It's great." DJ... readmore »