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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 this year launched its pioneering Esports course, with learners working towards an Advanced Level Diploma in Esports - the fastest growing entertainment industry in the world. Combining dexterity, focus, analytical skills and... readmore »

Burnley medical student selected to join prestigious scholarship

25th September 2021
A final year medical student from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been selected to join a prestigious scholarship set up to develop and nurture healthcare leaders of the future. After... readmore »

This Burnley brand will be ran completely by apprentices…

19th August 2021
Burnley business Red-Fern Media is exploring the idea of a new sub-brand that is entirely ran by apprentices. The web designer, based at the historic Slater Terrace next to UCLan’s Victoria Mill, has experienced... readmore »

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... 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 »