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General news and event news.

Towneley Hall has been delving into its archives to put together a brand new exhibition showcasing Burnley’s past and present.

It’s Not Negative exhibition, which opened on Tuesday, 31st October, gives visitors a rare opportunity to see images reproduced from glass negatives, dating from the 1880 period until the 1930s.

The pictures feature scenes of Burnley streets, local families, playing children, transport, public events and parks.

Work has started on restoring Burnley park gardens to their former glory as part of the £1.2 million Heritage Lottery Funded project.
  
The work on Thompson Park Italian gardens includes repairing and conservation of the shelters and walling, and replanting the flower beds with colourful herbaceous perennials.  
 
The pergolas and Doric columns, which were blown down in 2011 and have been kept in storage, will also be restored and installed in the garden.  
 

Towneley Hall in Burnley has joined forces with a local Lions club to stage an exhibition with a difference. 

The historic hall will be hosting a one-day only exhibition for blind and visually impaired people on Saturday, 18th November, which has been organised by members from Burnley Lions Club. 

Green fingered volunteers have planted thousands of crocus bulbs in Burnley park as part of a worldwide campaign. 

Members of the Rotary Club of Burnley Pendleside together with volunteers from Pennine Lancashire Community Farm planted 5,000 purple crocus bulbs in Thompson Park on the grass area above the rose garden.   

A new round of public consultation has been launched by the Boundary Commission for England as part of a national review that could change the shape of Burnley’s Parliamentary boundary.

Interested parties have until 11th December to comment on the revised proposals. The best way to do this is via the Boundary Commission website www.bce2018.org.ukwhich also has further information about the review.

A series of events is being held in Padiham over the coming weeks to highlight the work being done to combat crime and anti-social behavior (ASB) in the town.

The events will also give residents the opportunity to raise issues and areas of concern, as well as finding out more about what is happening to tackle local problems.

The borough’s MATAC group, which brings together a wide range of agencies to take a co-ordinated approach to tackling crime and ASB, is organising the campaign.

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is drawing up ambitious plans to expand its operations in Burnley and Pennine Lancashire.

The Provost of UCLan’s Burnley campus, Dr Ebrahim Adia, confirmed that UCLan are looking at options which would lead to a “significant expansion” of student numbers in the town.

For four days from Friday 6th October to Monday 9th October Burnley town centre will be transformed into a literary lover’s dream as Burnley welcomes

Burnley has joined all the other local authorities in Lancashire in being awarded White Ribbon status for the local work to tackle domestic violence.

The accreditation by White Ribbon UK recognises the work being done in this, and other boroughs, to reduce incidents of domestic abuse and raise awareness of the issue surrounding it.

The annual bonfire and firework display notification scheme has been launched in Burnley.

The scheme is aimed at people and organisations holding bonfires or firework displays in the run-up to and on and around Bonfire Night.

The scheme has been successful in cutting the number of call-outs by the fire service to “nuisance” fires during its busiest time of the year.

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