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Burnley,

city (1991 pop. 76,365) and district, Lancashire, NW England. Historically a coal mining and cotton-weaving town, Burnley's economy is increasingly dominated by light engineering, including kitchen equipment and electrical heating appliances.

Burnley

an industrial town in NW England, in E Lancashire. Pop.: 73 021 (2001)
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22 August 2017 - UK-based property investor LXi REIT plc (LSE: LXI) has acquired the Motorpoint car showroom in Burnley, Lancashire, the company said.
Richards, 45, from Burnley, Lancashire, said that he was "gobsmacked" by the price.
The raider posed as a woman in the traditional garment to gain access to the jeweller's in Burnley, Lancashire.
Sgt Taylor, from Bournemouth, Dorset, leaves behind his wife Nicola and their son Roan, while L/Cpl Foley, from Burnley, Lancashire, leaves his wife Sophie and their three sons Calum, Warren and Jake.
2001: Race violence erupts in Burnley The ring leaders of a weekend of racial clashes in Burnley, Lancashire, are hunted by the police as the clear up in the town begins.
The dad-of-five was jailed for six-and-a-half years last July after pleading guilty to an unsolved rape in Burnley, Lancashire, in 1989.
Single Anthony, from Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, revealed he had only been on one overseas holiday in his life - a trip to Cuba last year.
Yet in Burnley, Lancashire Council bosses have used similar state snoopers to view staff using showers to clean up after doing dirty jobs.
Ian Terry, of Burnley, Lancashire, had been a firearms officer since 2002 after joining in 1997.
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Mr Picton-Turbervill, from Bridgend, ran a successful furniture company in Burnley, Lancashire, before moving to the country in 2003.