Burnley named 'friendliest town in Britain'
0 Have your say Burnley is the friendliest town in Britain according to a leading national newspaper.
The Times published the acolade yesterday in the wake of a comprehensive lifestyle report as part of the Legatum Institute’s UK prosperity index.
Burnley ranked highly for the strength of family bonds and reliability in an emergency and for the affordability of its housing.
One of the key measures was how many friends and neighbours people can count on in an emergency and Burnley came top, the only urban area to perform well.
Researchers say they were struck by how urban areas, while... read more