East Lancashire property boss and magician dies

The founder of one of East Lancashire’s largest commercial property companies has died aged 82.

Sonia with her fiance Arron Machin

Talented young actress doing her hometown proud in nation's best loved soap

Top soap Coronation Street is tackling one of its most hard hitting and controversial storylines in its 57 year history.

Magistrates have dealt with a thief who walked out of a store with necklaces he had not paid for,

Shoplifter helped himself to necklaces in store

A thief who helped himself to necklaces worth £67.96 has landed himself with a " bill" for more than £500.

The statepension agewill rise from 67 to 68 from 2037

State pension age to rise to 68 earlier than planned

The state pension age will rise from 67 to 68 from 2037, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced.

A thief has been given a curfew by magistrates after she was caught trying to leave a supermarket with 500 of items in a trolley

Store thief helped herself to £500 worth of food and make-up

A prolific thief, who tried to walk out of Burnley Tesco with a trolley full of groceries and make-up worth almost £500, has been given a curfew.

Train users are being warned of disruption ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend

Train users warned over closures and reduced services over bank holiday

Train users hoping to travel to and from London over the August bank holiday weekend are being warned to plan their journeys now as a major London station is set to close for engineering works.

A season ticket at the Turf is amongst the cheapest in the Premier League

Burnley FC has the Premier League's fourth-most affordable season ticket

Burnley Football Club has the fourth-most affordable season ticket in the Premier League based on data revealing how long it would take a local fan to earn enough money to be able to afford a season ticket at the club, new research has revealed.
Barbara McHallam with her latest novel, Matches.

Cancer survivor author releases latest novel

A Burnley author who beat breast cancer whilst undertaking a degree in history as a mature student has released her third novel centred around overcoming domestic violence.

Pioneering couple Dan and Joanne Thompson, who are to host a family first aid awareness course in Burnley, with their son Leo.

Campaigning couple set to host vital first aid training courses in Burnley

A campaigning couple, who have been responsible for providing life-saving first aid training for thousands of people, are coming to Burnley.

Peter Byrne of Taylors Solicitors, Laura Brown and Justin Sherwood of Seriun

Exciting future for digital company

A respected company, recently highly commended at the Burnley Business Awards, could be in line for two more gongs.
All fees and charges associated with unplanned overdrafts are set to be removed by Lloyds Bank Group.

Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland and Halifax to scrap charges for unplanned overdrafts

Lloyds Banking Group is to launch a simplified "pay-as-you-go" overdraft charging system and scrap some fees, in a shake-up affecting millions of customers.

Blessed Trinity RC Colleges Young Enterprise group has won the Jewson Health and Safety Award at this years Community Education Awards. (s)

Business whiz-kids win national award

These Year 10 entrepreneurs have blazed their way to a national award with their fire-safety book.
With a net worth of 2,722,676,040, President Donald Trump could afford 25,182 houses in Burnley, or 67.06% of the town.

How many houses in Burnley could global celebrities afford?

Which British entrepreneur could afford to buy 97% of the houses in Burnley? Who could afford to buy every single one 17 times over? And how much of Burnley could Simon Cowell afford? A new online tool has revealed all...
(From left): Laurence OConnor, Managing Director of Financial Affairs; Stuart Fraser, Manufacturing Director of Graham Engineering; and Frank Kelly, Financial Director of Graham Engineering.

Burnley and Nelson firms celebrate 40-year partnership

Two successful local companies have celebrated a business partnership which has stood the test of time for four decades, ringing in the big landmark with a commemorative cake.
Brian Parker with his wife Jane are moving to the Ighten Leigh Social Club

Popular Burnley landlord moving to pastures new

Well-known Burnley landlord Brian Parker leaves the Commercial in Harle Syke this weekend...but he isn’t going very far.
Lancashire Business View have rebranded the Young Uns programme.

Lancashire Business View reveals new awards initiative

Lancashire Business View has unveiled its new showcase for the county’s most influential and inspiring young men and women, named Sub36.

Towneley Hall was the setting for the Burnley Business Awards

Brilliant Burnley is open for business

The cream of Burnley business was feted in a lavish ceremony set in the jewel of Burnley’s crown, Towneley Hall.
A total of 465 was raised at the event.

Care home Summer Fair a great success

After a fantastic event featuring a range of fantastic attractions, the Grove Care Home's Summer Fair has raised £465 for the residents' fund.

Burnley centre revamp still on target

Work on Burnley town centre’s £3m facelift continues apace as these pictures taken by reader Peter Stawicki show.

The number of zero hours and agency contracted workers has doubled in the North West since 2011, according to the GMB union.

Number of zero hours workers doubles in north west

The number of zero hours and agency contracted workers has doubled in the north west since 2011, according to the GMB union.

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