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Ambitious Burnley College apprentice welder heading to China to test his metal against the rest of the work

6th June 2022
A young welder who goes to Burnley College is delighted to be selected to represent Great Britain at the ‘Olympics of engineering’, the WorldSkills Competition. Kieran McShane, a third-year apprentice with Themis at Burnley College, is heading to Shanghai to take part in the vocational skills competition, where he will battle against top welders from up to 85 countries in the highly competitive Construction... readmore »

Talented Burnley College bands to play at Over The Hill concert at The Grand

26th May 2022
Talented Music students at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre will be taking to the stage at the Over The Hill concert featuring top local bands at The Grand, one of Clitheroe’s top... readmore »

Sandygate Mill welcomes UCLan students

13th April 2022
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has renovated and opened Sandygate Mill in Burnley as part of the next stage of its exciting plans to expand its offerings in the town. The... readmore »

Five things to do in Burnley this April

31st March 2022
Artisan Market – Burnley town Centre Burnley is getting ready to welcome back the Artisan Market which returns to town this Saturday (5th February). There really is something for everyone at the... readmore »

SS&C to Add 50 Jobs in Burnley

22nd March 2022
WINDSOR, CT, March 16, 2022 – SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) today announced it is creating a new customer service centre in Burnley, creating an initial 50 new roles and bringing... readmore »

Burnley’s university town ambitions take another major step forward

The University Central Lancashire (UCLan) will be expanding into the vacent Newtown Mill on Queen's Lancashire Way to further their ambitious expansion plans. Burnley Council, who have acquired the mill, and UCLan,... readmore »

BBC Radio 1 presenter Jordan North returns home after rowing from London to Burnley.

7th March 2022
What a fantastic achievement on Friday (4/3/22) as BBC Radio 1 presenter Jordan North arrived home after his row from London to Burnley for Comic Relief. #rowinghome The former ‘I’m A Celebrity... 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 »

Three Valentine’s menus for you to try out in Burnley.

11th February 2022
Valentine's day is fast approaching (this Monday people!) and whether you’re having a Valentine's, Galentine's or Ladentine's we’ve rounded up three Valentine's menus available this weekend at restaurants that you may not... readmore »

#NAW2022 Root Fifty-Two hires new Digital Marketing Apprentice

9th February 2022
This week is National Apprenticeship Week and burnley.social have plenty of stories that prove why Burnley the ideal location for apprenticeships. With an increase in demand for their social media management services,... readmore »