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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: James Gibb from Illuminati (ep 1)

4th June 2021
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 »

‘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 »

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 »

Coffee Shop Culture – Where can you change the world in Burnley?

4th September 2020
Coffee shops! Without them, the legendary Harry Potter books would probably cease to exist, as J.K. Rowling famously authored much of the series in the coffee shops of Edinburgh. More historically, great... readmore »

Phoenix Archery is for the Robin Hood wannabees of Burnley

25th August 2020
Archery is addictive. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Burnley is home to one of the largest indoor archery ranges in the UK - Phoenix Archery. The attraction incorporates two archery ranges, one a... readmore »

New Burnley Hotspot

21st August 2020
New Burnley wine and gin bar The Penny Black opened in the former Post Office building on Hargreaves Street, in the heart of Burnley's nightlife district. The official opening was celebrated with... readmore »

Here’s 10 reasons why you should study in Burnley

13th May 2020
With two rapidly growing universities, it’s now clear that Burnley is budding into a desirable university town. University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and Burnley College University Courses (BCUC) are not only drawing... readmore »

Show us yer brains – Lottie May Taylor gives us a glimpse into the world of SFX

20th March 2020
We’re all guilty of being so into a tv series that we’ve imagined ourselves as one of the characters. We won’t judge, we do it too. However for Lottie May Taylor, there’s... readmore »

Molly Cronshaw isn’t bad for a girl

13th March 2020
Molly Cronshaw is completely redefining what it means to be a female DJ in the North West. At 24, the former Burnley College student is already playing her own shows in Manchester... readmore »