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A gin lover’s dream job?

6th July 2021
Just five years ago, Ryan Evans was pursuing his dream in the world of music. To this day, he’s still making strides in grime and mc culture, with bookings all over the North and even being noticed by a top music label. However, over the years Ryan, now aged 22, has gained passion in a very different, yet equally as exciting industry. Ryan is... readmore »

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

4th June 2021
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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »