Business to help drive growth of Burnley town centre

Councillors are being asked to approve the next stages in a process to develop a Business Improvement District to support the drive for economic growth in Burnley town centre.


Flood defences coming to Padiham

A multi-million pound boost for two major infrastructure schemes in Padiham is set to take another step forward.

Empty homes are being brought back into use

Burnley's empty homes blight being tackled

More empty houses in Burnley are set to be brought back into use again through Burnley Council’s Empty Homes programme.

Police have warned they will take further action

Call for action after police pelted with stones and abused in Nelson and Brierfield

Police have warmed they will not tolerate abuse after two shocking incidents in Nelson and Brierfield saw officers surrounded by angry groups of youths.

The fund-raisers

Higham rose queen raises right royal amount for charity

A caring young village rose queen raised a right royal amount for charity.
Police are not treating the death as suspicious

Man (29) found dead in Burnley street

Police were called after a man was found dead in a Burnley street.

The staff of Alexander Grace Law

Vibrant law firm one of fastest growing in North-West

A young and vibrant law firm is building a growing reputation for excellence.

An example of Sophie's work

Still time to see Towneley Hall art exhibition

Time is running out to view the work of a talented Burnley artist is exhibiting in her home town.
The children enjoying their party

Padiham tots hold their own royal wedding

Tiny tots got into the royal wedding spirit in Padiham.

Burnley Council chief operating officer Lukman Patel (centre) presents Joanne Cudworth, assistant lettings manager and Simon Westwell, director, of Petty estate agents with its certificate.

Praise for good landlords in Burnley

Landlords and managing agents in Burnley have been praised for their professional approach to looking after their properties and tenants.

Ryan and Chloe enjoying their honeymoon before Ryan became ill

Burnley couple overwhelmed by public's support

A brave cystic fibrosis sufferer and his new wife have landed safely back home after their dream honeymoon to Florida turned into a nightmare.

Police have closed the road

Busy road closed after accident

Police have closed a busy road and the air ambulance has been called after a serious accident.

Miners regular Harry Eccleston, whose father was known locally as the King of Bene, enjoyed the festivities

Cheers and a happy 100th to the Miners' Club!

Burnley Miners’ Club celebrated its centenary with a party weekend and what else but a Béné and Hot.

Burnley Bridge business park

Residents wants voices heard over Burnley Bridge concerns

Residents opposed to the increasing growth of the Burnley Bridge business park have called on Burnley Council to support their views rather than those of big business.

Pothole repair

Burnley MP slams £1m. waste of county compensation payouts

More than £1m. has been paid out in compensation by Lancashire County Council over the past year as a result of people falling and injuring themselves on the country’s pavements.

Mr Robert Reed

Tributes to respected businessman

A well-respected retired Pendle businessman has died at the age of 94.
Police are appealing for the public's help

Police appeal to trace Burnley man accused of knife threat to woman

Police want to trace a man who pinned a woman against a wall and threatened her with a knife in Burnley.

Burnley Bridge Business Park

Huge jobs boost for Burnley

Up to 1,300 new jobs are set to be created at the Burnley Bridge business park.

The donation

Hospital fund-raising is child's play for Burnley rounders team

Playtime for young hospital patients just got a whole lot better after a team of rounders fanatics from Burnley raised £700 to provide a truckload of new toys.

The happy couple on honeymoon before Ryan was struck down with an infection

Burnley couple overwhelmed by kindness following honeymoon nightmare

A grateful Burnley couple have said they have been “overwhelmed” by the kindness of local people pledging to help them pay for a $38,000 medical bill, incurred when their dream honeymoon to Florida turned into a nightmare.
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