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Students are shown why Burnley Means Business in first burnley.social event of 2022

1st February 2022
Today (February 1st) Burnley College learners met with three successful business pioneers that have grown their careers in Burnley. The burnley.social event ‘Burnley Means Business’ was organised in order to inspire advanced level learners by introducing them to guest speakers from local businesses. It was the first event of the year for burnley.social and the guest speakers included; Sam Keenan, Marketing Director at the... readmore »

The Welding Institute Honours for Themis Apprentices and Engineering Students at Burnley College.

18th January 2022
Burnley College is celebrating after six of its dedicated Themis Apprentices and two talented Engineering students were honoured with awards from The Welding Institute. In partnership with leading employer Graham Engineering, Nelson,... readmore »

The Landmark named one of the best co-working spaces in the UK.

14th January 2022
Burnley is leading the way for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. The Landmark, an impressive high-tech collaborative hub near the centre of town, has just been chosen by The Daily Express as one of the... readmore »

Huge leisure complex will begin construction this month.

13th January 2022
We've been seriously excited for this one - a new multi-million pound leisure complex will start being built on Monday 24th January. A seven-screen cinema, five retail and leisure units with a... readmore »

Dry Jan detox? Try these 3 locations for a alcohol-free start to 2022.

8th January 2022
As we dive into 2022, dry January seems to be a common trend amongst those wanting to stay healthy and save some money. However, going alcohol-free doesn’t mean you’ll have to halt... readmore »

Top 5 places to grab vegan food in Burnley

7th January 2022
The new year brings in new resolutions, time to eat better and do better. If you are being vegan for a month (during the so-called Veganuary) or have been vegan for a... readmore »

Engineers Rochelle and Laura are doing it for the ladies at boohoo…

5th January 2022
It's the first full week of the new year we're starting as we mean to go on. First up showing us how to smash those 2022 goals are two young engineers at... readmore »

Top 5 dessert places in Burnley

14th December 2021
Over the past few years, we’ve seen multiple desert cafes pop-up around Burnley. Here’s five places to visit to satisfy your sweet tooth this December… W4D? Desserts Not far from UCLan’s Victoria... readmore »

New hub will provide limitless opportunities for young people.

24th November 2021
Friday 19th November saw the official launch of a brand-new Burnley-based centre for 16-24 year olds. Thrive is a Calico creation which aims to get 16-24 year olds into education and work.... readmore »

We ate at Mechanics 1855 Bistro and Bar – here’s what we think!

16th November 2021
Thought Burnley's famous Mechanics Theatre only had food for pre-theatre dining? Think again... This delicious, newly-refurbished venue is open 11am - 2.30pm, Tuesday to Saturday and burnley.social had the absolute pleasure of... readmore »