Burnley community centre to be demolished

A Burnley community centre is set to be demolished to make way for a new housing development despite pleas from residents.

The proposals for Glebe Street Community Centre were passed at an explosive meeting of Burnley Borough Council’s development control committee last night which also saw two councillors resign from the committee.

Residents protest against the closure of Glebe Street Community Centre (S)

Residents protest against the closure of Glebe Street Community Centre (S)

• See Tuesday’s paper for more on this story and Burnleyexpress.net later today for video coverage of the protest.