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Burnley College launches FREE online learning

24th January 2023
Burnley College is launching its pioneering new online learning which will give everyone access to real qualifications in highly desirable skills – and with full funding available, learners won’t have to pay anything. This brand-new blended, flexible approach to learning allows people to shape their own education to fit around their lives. Learners won’t even have to attend the College if they choose not... readmore »

A record number of Apprenticeships for Burnley Business

10th January 2023
VEKA plc is delighted to announce the recruitment of 14 new apprentices adding to the 4 already in post from last year’s intake. The apprenticeships, which are split between Manufacturing and Engineering... readmore »

Young people in Burnley shape £23m Pioneer Place

Young people in Burnley are shaping the development of the £23 million Pioneer Place retail and leisure scheme, which is due to open in autumn 2023. The huge project is being built... readmore »

Saturday Girl – Casey Orr

Saturday Girl is an award-winning photographic project. Since 2013 international photographer Casey Orr has travelled the UK with a pop-up portrait studio photographing people in towns and cities on Saturday afternoons; exploring... readmore »

Sameera Mohmed – fashion designer with a bright future

Sameera Mohmed is about to graduate from University of Central Lancashire with a first-class degree in Fashion Design and the future couldn’t look brighter for this talented student after winning the Graduate... readmore »

Degree level learning in Burnley gets £6.6 million boost as Burnley College University Courses announces massive expansion

A cutting-edge expansion to Burnley College’s University Courses learning facilities has been given the green light which will see three new storeys containing everything from immersive skill laboratories to dedicated employer engagement... readmore »

Young people in Burnley shape new cinema and restaurant complex

3rd November 2022
Young people in Burnley are shaping the development of the £23 million Pioneer Place retail and leisure scheme, which is due to open in autumn 2023. The huge project is being built... readmore »

The hidden garden paradise in Stoneyholme

31st October 2022
There's a hidden gem in Stoneyholme - Pennine Lancashire Community Farm. burnley.social met with Helen, one of the members of staff to find out what happens here. Its Eco Community Hub is... readmore »

A party like no other is coming to Burnley this Friday.

20th October 2022
This Friday, 21st October 2022, Faire Le Fête is hosting a unique nightlife concept at DLA Club on Hammerton Street in Burnley. After their successful debut on 30th September with Episode 1,... readmore »

Craig David at Wile Out Festival 2022

20th September 2022
Wile Out Festival 2022 - you were amazing! What an experience seeing Craig David perform live in our stunning Towneley Park. 🤩 Here's a short clip of that sensational performance - more... readmore »