The ultimate cycle route…

11th October 2022
We’re lucky to have some amazing award-winning parks across our borough and it’s worth seeing them all, at different times of the year, to fully enjoy their true beauty. Which led us to thinking – could you get to every one of our six main parks while avoiding too much traffic or built-up areas? And the answer is Yes! Sort of. We set off... readmore »

BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North is broken but not beaten in final day of 100-mile rowing challenge.

4th March 2022
Friday 4th March: Broken but not beaten BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North set off this morning for the final day of Rowing Home with Jordan North to raise money for Red Nose Day.... readmore »

New sports lounge offers free membership to students.

19th October 2021
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 »

Win a Ben Mee signed shirt in celebration of 10 years at Burnley Football Club.

14th July 2021
Legendary defender and captain, Ben Mee, is celebrating 10 years at Burnley Football Club today (14/07/2021). We thought a great way to help celebrate a decade of the skipper's devotion to the... readmore »

Inspirational Elite Athletes at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre Honoured

13th July 2021
++ An end-of-year awards ceremony for members of the successful Elite Athlete Programme at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has recognised students’ achievements in a year where Covid has impacted the world... 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 »

Evolving into Champions: A look at Burnley College’s Elite Athletes

20th May 2020
Here at Burnley Social, we’re all about showcasing world class locations and one-of-a-kind individuals. As the primary training ground to countless elite athletes, Fitness Evolution fits both our criteria with ease! This... readmore »

The Girl Fans of Burnley FC

1st November 2019
When you think of Burnley, the first thing you think of is our incredible, world-class, Premier League football team. We’ve come a long way since that near fatal day in May ’87... readmore »

Wrestling with Stereotypes: How Georgina Nelthorpe is Fighting Back

13th September 2019
Everyone has fantasised about meeting their childhood sports heroes, haven’t they? We still reckon we’d lose it if we ever met Ashley Barnes. Now, imagine actually competing against your childhood sports hero!?... readmore »

How Charlotte is Redefining the Phrase ‘Throwing like a Girl’

16th August 2019
Charlotte Williams is smashing stereotypes when it comes to women in sport. At just 17, the hammer thrower is proving you can be at the top of your game, winning medals across... readmore »