Pendleside Hospice benefit from networking event

Local business man Gavin Roper of Press Group based in Burnley arranged a business networking event at Burnley Golf Club for companies to meet and investigate if trade can be passed between each other, forming good local connections.

New self-service McDonald’s

New self-service McDonald’s

Burnley’s McDonald’s drive-through has been given a makeover.

Travel Counsellors operates in seven countries, turning over 166 million pounds last year.

Burnley travel guru helps HQ to business award

A Burnley travel expert has spurred her parent company on to award-winning success at the 2016 Amazon Growing Business Awards.

Personal shopper Jenny Norton at Debenhams

Santa’s real life little helper

It is one of the dilemmas of the Christmas countdown just what do you get for that person in your life who has everything. A personal shopper might just have the answers. Mike Hill reports

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Poultry keepers are advised to keep their birds inside.

Keepers of poultry warned to keep birds inside to protect from bird flu

The Chief Veterinary Officer has declared a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from a strain of Avian Flu in Europe

LATEST: Over 100 firefighters called from across Lancashire to battle blaze in Altham

Over 100 firefighters have been called to battle a blaze at a salvage yard in Accrington.
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Presses stop as staff embrace the 'Mannequin Challenge'

Time stood still and the front pages were held at the newsroom of East Lancashire Newspapers when editorial and advertising staff embraced the "Mannequin Challenge".


Dream VIP ride for brave young firework victim Tyler

Car crazy Tyler Norris-Sayers got a ride in his dream car on Sunday as a special treat to help him recover from devastating injuries he suffered in a firework accident.
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Barton Grange Garden Centre

Lancashire recommends... Christmas shops

Here is a list of the best places to get your festive decorations and trees, as voted by readers.

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TalkTalk headquaters in west London

TalkTalk hit by massive cyber attack

TalkTalk has said it has been affected by the same cyber attack that left Post Office broadband customers without an internet connection.

Burnley College which is set to merge with Accrington and Rossendale College.

College merger could happen by May next year

Proposals have been announced for the merger of Burnley College with Accrington and Rossendale College, which could happen as soon as May next year.

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Boohoo Company on Heasandford Industrial Estate

Boohoo submits plans for second huge warehouse

Controversial plans to build a second huge warehouse near a secondary school have been submitted by Burnley company – which would be open 24 hours a day seven days a week.

The Rev Jim Corrigall minister at Padiham Unitarian Chapel which has become the first in the area to be approved to carry out same sex weddings.

Padiham church makes history as first in the area to marry gay couples

A church in Padiham has made history by becoming the first in the area to gain approval to hold same sex weddings.
Nixie Edwards (left) and Saira Hussain - Practice Managers at HAD

Burnley firm wins “Most Outstanding Design Practice” at Global Excellence Awards

Hussain Architectural Design has been recognised in the 2016 Global Excellence Awards 2016 as the “Most Outstanding Design Practice,” by Acquisition International Magazine.

Justin Birchall (second right) with his wife, sales director Louise; company chairman Colin Birchall (third left) and Master of Ceremonies Brian Conley; (forward) chairman Martin Williams and Damian McLoughlin, sales director UK & Ireland at Unilever Food Solutions.

Gold star for Burnley food company's impeccable service

Burnley-based Birchall Foodservice has scooped a gold medal for their excellent service at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.

A lack of social provision for elderly patients is being cited as one of the reasons for longer waiting times, with hospital beds at a premium.

A&E ambulance waiting time increases by 62% in north west

The time ambulances spend at A&E in between calls in the north west has risen by 62% in the past two years, as social care provision struggles to cope with an aging population.

Major retailer Primark has announced it is coming to Burnley

Major boost for Burnley as Primark announces it is coming to town

One of the biggest and best known names on the high street is coming to Burnley.
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Amanda Hanson in her new shop in Burnley's Standish Street.

Sweet smell of success for florist Amanda

Business is blooming for a Burnley florist who has branched out on her own.

Colin and Rachael White set up Thingimijigs in 2004.

Black Friday Bay ad gets Burnley touch

An eBay advert has thrust a Burnley business into the national spotlight after the e-commerce giant chose the company as the face of one of its Black Friday campaigns.

(From left to right) Neil Hutchinson, Scott Bryce and Gerard Vinton from Burnley Leisure outside the new store.

Burnley Leisure open town centre store ahead of Christmas

Shoppers in Burnley are being encouraged to shop for a healthy lifestyle this festive season at Burnley Leisure's new store in the town centre.

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