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Duke of York set to visit Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Prince Andrew, Duke of York Prince Andrew, Duke of York

THE DUKE of York will visit Burnley next week to officially open the town’s £10.3million University Technical College (UTC).

Prince Andrew will meet bosses from the Visions Learning Trust, which runs the college, and unveil a plaque at the newly-regenerated Victoria Mill in Trafalgar Street.

The college, which welcomed its first intake of 74 students last August, is the first of its kind in Lancashire, mixing academic teaching with vocational courses.

Prince Andrew was last in East Lancashire in December 2012, when he attended a ceremony marking Nelson and Colne College’s STEM assured status in a visit postponed from October.

Martin Callagher, managing director of the UTC, said he would be ‘honoured and delighted’ to welcome the Duke to Burnley.

He said: “Our students are really looking forward to meeting him and showing him the projects they are working on.

“We deliver a new and innovative way of learning for 14 to 19-year-olds who wish to study towards a career in engineering or construction.

“These are areas in which the UK is likely to see a skills gap unless efforts are made to encourage and develop young people with the correct aptitude.

“The Duke is a great ambassador for enterprise-focused education and we are excited about introducing him to our talented students who I am sure will make a great impression on our royal guest.”

The Mayor of Burnley, Councillor Frank Cant, said it was a great chance to show off the wider £100m Weavers’ Triangle redevelopment along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

He said: “The Duke’s brother, The Prince of Wales, has become a regular visitor to Burnley and I know our town is close to his heart and we hope the Duke will feel the same affinity.

“This visit will be an opportunity for the Duke of York to see Burnley’s historic heart and the transformations underway to transform it in to a modern centre for education, leisure and business uses.”

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3:17pm Thu 13 Mar 14

leyton says...

another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.
another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers. leyton
  • Score: -18

3:38pm Thu 13 Mar 14

notchuffed says...

leyton wrote:
another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.
What a gimp you are. This is a member of the Royal Family who put his life on the line for this country in the Falklands War. Unlike you who probably never gets off the settee and more than likely the only time you put your life at risk is going to pick up your benefits and free hand-outs.

In fact what a miserable low-life cretin you are!!!
[quote][p][bold]leyton[/bold] wrote: another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.[/p][/quote]What a gimp you are. This is a member of the Royal Family who put his life on the line for this country in the Falklands War. Unlike you who probably never gets off the settee and more than likely the only time you put your life at risk is going to pick up your benefits and free hand-outs. In fact what a miserable low-life cretin you are!!! notchuffed
  • Score: 18

5:34pm Thu 13 Mar 14

tall in the saddle says...

And whilst he’s in Burnley he will call in at Turf Moor to congratulate Sean Dyche on the marvellous job he and the team are doing at Burnley FC this season.
And whilst he’s in Burnley he will call in at Turf Moor to congratulate Sean Dyche on the marvellous job he and the team are doing at Burnley FC this season. tall in the saddle
  • Score: 12

6:16pm Thu 13 Mar 14

Marsdogs says...

leyton wrote:
another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.
If you want to live in a banana republic, you're welcome to leave the country.
[quote][p][bold]leyton[/bold] wrote: another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.[/p][/quote]If you want to live in a banana republic, you're welcome to leave the country. Marsdogs
  • Score: 9

6:28pm Thu 13 Mar 14

shytalk says...

Duke of York set to visit Burnley.....Never mind, am sure he'll get over it one day.
Duke of York set to visit Burnley.....Never mind, am sure he'll get over it one day. shytalk
  • Score: -12

8:47pm Thu 13 Mar 14

Steven Seagull says...

notchuffed wrote:
leyton wrote:
another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.
What a gimp you are. This is a member of the Royal Family who put his life on the line for this country in the Falklands War. Unlike you who probably never gets off the settee and more than likely the only time you put your life at risk is going to pick up your benefits and free hand-outs.

In fact what a miserable low-life cretin you are!!!
That's an insult to miserable low-life cretins.
[quote][p][bold]notchuffed[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]leyton[/bold] wrote: another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.[/p][/quote]What a gimp you are. This is a member of the Royal Family who put his life on the line for this country in the Falklands War. Unlike you who probably never gets off the settee and more than likely the only time you put your life at risk is going to pick up your benefits and free hand-outs. In fact what a miserable low-life cretin you are!!![/p][/quote]That's an insult to miserable low-life cretins. Steven Seagull
  • Score: 2

7:36am Fri 14 Mar 14

greenscreener says...

Steven Seagull wrote:
notchuffed wrote:
leyton wrote:
another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.
What a gimp you are. This is a member of the Royal Family who put his life on the line for this country in the Falklands War. Unlike you who probably never gets off the settee and more than likely the only time you put your life at risk is going to pick up your benefits and free hand-outs.

In fact what a miserable low-life cretin you are!!!
That's an insult to miserable low-life cretins.
Sorry Steven, don't take it personally.
[quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notchuffed[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]leyton[/bold] wrote: another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.[/p][/quote]What a gimp you are. This is a member of the Royal Family who put his life on the line for this country in the Falklands War. Unlike you who probably never gets off the settee and more than likely the only time you put your life at risk is going to pick up your benefits and free hand-outs. In fact what a miserable low-life cretin you are!!![/p][/quote]That's an insult to miserable low-life cretins.[/p][/quote]Sorry Steven, don't take it personally. greenscreener
  • Score: 2

9:06am Fri 14 Mar 14

notchuffed says...

Steven Seagull wrote:
notchuffed wrote:
leyton wrote:
another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.
What a gimp you are. This is a member of the Royal Family who put his life on the line for this country in the Falklands War. Unlike you who probably never gets off the settee and more than likely the only time you put your life at risk is going to pick up your benefits and free hand-outs.

In fact what a miserable low-life cretin you are!!!
That's an insult to miserable low-life cretins.
Are they capable of being insulted or even understand what one is?
[quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notchuffed[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]leyton[/bold] wrote: another parasite to cost the taxpayers some more money.Where the snipers.[/p][/quote]What a gimp you are. This is a member of the Royal Family who put his life on the line for this country in the Falklands War. Unlike you who probably never gets off the settee and more than likely the only time you put your life at risk is going to pick up your benefits and free hand-outs. In fact what a miserable low-life cretin you are!!![/p][/quote]That's an insult to miserable low-life cretins.[/p][/quote]Are they capable of being insulted or even understand what one is? notchuffed
  • Score: -2

3:04pm Mon 17 Mar 14

leyton says...

the usual morons reply lol the man is a parasite and a liar.Never done a days work in his life you brain-dead parasites.Where are the snipers when you need them.
the usual morons reply lol the man is a parasite and a liar.Never done a days work in his life you brain-dead parasites.Where are the snipers when you need them. leyton
  • Score: 0

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