Top businessman Theo goes tweeting Barmy for Barnsley teenager!

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Twitter has been going Barmy for a teenage businesswoman from Barnsley this week! Eve Lodge, 17, is the owner of ‘Barmy’, a company that makes bespoke bunting for individuals, businesses and events. The young lady from Worsbrough, who is in her first year of A level study at Shelley College near Huddersfield, has won a… Read more »



Leading Barnsley business woman joins Lifetime’s ‘BBIS’ stable

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Jane Robinson,  the co-founder of highly successful Cutting Technologies, is the latest addition to the ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students project’, the brainchild of Dodworth-based financial management company Lifetime. Leading laser cutting and engraving firm Cutting Technologies – more affectionately known as Cut Tec, was launched in 2003 and now turns over £3m and employs 32 people at… Read more »


‘I Know I Can’ challenge is back – bigger and better than ever!

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Barnsley’s Big Challenge is back! The I Know I Can 2015 competition is being launched now in schools, colleges and community groups, and, for the first time, all primary schools. The popular challenge, which sees young people in teams or individually creating and running businesses, is open for applications from entrepreneurs aged between nine and… Read more »



Barnsley hospice hail Lifetime commitment to the community

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Barnsley Hospice has hailed Lifetime’s commitment to the community. Andrew Lodge, Social Media Manager of the Dodworth-based financial management company, popped along to the hospice in Gawber on Thursday morning, to deliver a cheque for £200.56 from their hospice referral scheme to fundraiser Sam Silverwood (see picture). A hospice representative said: “Lifetime’s continued support is absolutely fantastic…. Read more »


‘Do what you love – and be yourself’ – brilliant BBIS story from Birdwell-born Helen!

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‘Do what you love’. ‘Be yourself’. Two lovely, pertinent sentiments that were delivered by Birdwell-born Helen Clarke as she gave ‘her story’ to Horizon College students on Thursday afternoon. Helen, who attended Worsbrough High School and has lived in London for 20 years, was the latest brilliant speaker in the ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project,… Read more »