Burnley Council is running its Burnley Business Week again from 14th – 18th May 2018. Supporting Burnley businesses and their growth is a top priority for the Council.
Details of the week of FREE seminars, training sessions, and masterclasses can be found by visiting Burmley.co.uk or calling Burnley Council on 01282 477213. All the events are hosted by business experts to help businesses grow.
One of the first items of business when councillors met in Burnley Town Hall this week was for the Mayor to award an official certificate of recognition to Mr Steven Pyecroft,
Steven has volunteered in Scott Park for the last three years. He began repairing and repainting benches in Scott Park together with other benches on Manchester Road and around Rosehill and some in Cliviger.
Burnley Council’s strategic partnership with Liberata is helping create new jobs, councillors will be told.
The council has just started its third year of its partnership with Liberata with the announcement that the private contractor is ahead of schedule in locating new jobs to the borough, with a further eight posts having been recently created to support the delivery of contracts with other local authorities.
Arrangements have been made for the annual service of remembrance to be held at the Peace Garden, Croft Street, Burnley, on Sunday, 12th November.
The service will start shortly before 11am and will be conducted by the Bishop of Burnley, Reverend Philip North CMP, Father Roger Parker, Chaplain to the Royal British Legion, and Father Peter Hopkinson of St Mary’s of Assumption.
Members of the public attending are asked to be at the Peace Garden no later than 10.45am.
Burnley Council has launched its annual residents’ survey to gauge people’s priorities and help shape its services.
The survey, which is open to anyone living in the borough, covers a number of issues including satisfaction levels about services, questions about Thompson Park and the customer service the council provides, anti-social behavior issues, and the three best and worst things about Burnley.
A long-standing Burnley councillor has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of his work.
John Harbour was nominated in the “Place Shaping and Environment” category of the national LGIU councillor of the year awards for his work on environmental improvement schemes and for his “hands on” involvement in initiatives to boost the borough’s housing market.