Tots were not hen pecked down on the farm

Staff and children from Padiham Primary School donned wellies and waterproofs for a visit to Cronkshaw Farm in Helmshore.

Key Digital is looking to expand

Jobs boost as company bids to expand

After a magnificent seven years of growth, a Burnley company is looking to increase its workforce.

Jamie Trotter

Jamie is building a bright future

A housing association employee is building a bright future after winning a top regional award.

Henry Cole (left) andSimon OBrien.

Award-winning Channel 4 show heads to Burnley

Channel 4’s award-winning TV show, 'Find It, Fix It, Flog It', is heading to Burnley in search of a whole new world of hidden gems.
The course is aimed at upskilling the local workforce.

Burnley firm rolls out free career development courses

A Burnley-based career development company will soon deliver free workplace learning courses across Lancashire in an effort to upskill the local workforce.

Francesca Dean (22).

Woman with Cerebral Palsy lands dream X-Factor audition

It took a while for Francesca Dean to hit send on the application - she had been deliberating the decision for some time - but in the end, all it took was a friend saying “Just do it.” So she did.
Shuttleworth Community College students Chelsea Carmen, Caitlan Nelson, Roger Norman, Miles Preston, Sarah Birbeck, Phoenix Sayers get ready to tinker with bikes as part of a pilot project to encourage more young people into engineering.

Students inspired by Simon Cowell and 007 in a wheely great project

A Padiham high school is piloting a scheme to encourage students into engineering.

The former Burnley Council offices

Town centre apartment plans lodged

Former Burnley Council offices could be transformed as part of a 31 apartment development.

From Burnley to San Francisco: local firm heads stateside

A Burnley eCommerce firm is branching out across the Atlantic as they open their second branch in San Francisco, rubbing shoulders with global titans of the online industry.
Walter Barlow went missing from his Burnley home this morning (May 8th).

Missing 92-year-old dementia sufferer found

A 92-year-old man with dementia has thankfully been found after police launched an appeal.
Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

The M6 is scheduled to close for two consecutive nights to allow essential work to be carried out to a footbridge, says a motorway service provider.
John Henry King was sentenced to 30 months' imprisonment along with his brother.

Cowboy builders jailed after Burnley pensioners scam

Two "greedy and unscrupulous" rogue traders have been jailed for targeting and defrauding elderly and vulnerable victims in Burnley of more than £100,000.

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Burnley business Jay-Care celebrates 11 years

As a company stairlift and mobility specialists Jay-Care strives to be both professional and caring.


Builder jailed after carrying out 'shoddy' roofing

A builder was wracked with remorse after carrying out 'shoddy' roofing and gardening work.

Crime 3
Wilko's new Burnley store opens next week

New Wilko store set to open

Wilko opens its new Burnley store next week with a special prize giveaway for the first 100 customers.
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Colleagues gather to say farewell to Phil Ridge after 40 years at Peter Scott Printers

Phil says farewell after four decades with same firm

A printing company worker has signed off after 40 years.

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Primark set to launch bridal collection

Here comes the bride... all dressed in Primark apparently.
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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

Transport 1
Pendleside Hospice fund raiser Sammi Graham receives the cheque from (left to right) Tony Doherty (site manager), Simon Dodd, Jimmy Crosby and Colin Nicholson (general foreman)

Promoting health and safety nets hospice £500 donation

Two big businesses have joined forces to donate £500 to Pendleside Hospice.
Sean Ruane at his Burnley-based CHANT Productions

Opera singer Sean hopes to hit the heights with workers

A renowned opera singer is hoping to inspire Burnley workers to hit all the right notes and give them the opportunity to perform at prestigious events.

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