Declan tragedy shows Burnley’s a special place

Tributes for Declan Edwards
Tributes for Declan Edwards

The tragic events surrounding the death of “top lad” Declan Edwards have stunned the Burnley community.

Tributes have poured in by their thousands as the Burnley public mourns one of their own.

And residents have already dug deep to raise thousands of pounds to help support Declan’s grieving family who want to give him a fitting funeral.

This will come as no surprise to readers as Burnley’s track record of rallying round in times of need is second to none. Time and again we unite to offer help, both mentally and financially. This really is one very special place .