‘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 »


‘Fantastic feedback’ as BBIS project gathers pace

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There has been some fantastic feedback from speakers involved in Lifetime’s ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project. Following the official launch at Horizon College in September, the ‘BBIS’ venture, the brainchild of Dodworth-based financial management company Lifetime,  is now really kicking into gear. Lifetime have now managed to attract around 70 ‘committed speakers’ – 15 of… Read more »


‘It’s Just Like Watching Brazil’ exhibition to feature the ‘travels and travails’ of Barnsley supporters

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‘It’s Just Like Watching Brazil’. The Barnsley supporters may not have had many opportunities to sing that particular ditty in this current dismal season, but back in the unforgettable 1996-97 campaign it was belted out very regularly – and with some gusto! That was the glorious season when Danny Wilson’s original ‘Super Reds’ won their… Read more »


Dodworth Colliery MW brass band to stage fundraising concert

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A fundraising concert featuring Dodworth Colliery MW brass band will be held at Ardsley House Hotel on Sunday, April 6 in aid of BIADS – Barnsley Independent Alzheimers & Dementia Support. All monies raised will go directly to BIADS for projects in and around Barnsley. The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets (priced £5) are… Read more »


Great stories to be told, as Milly and more BBIS speakers get set to inspire Horizon students

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Horizon Community College students are in for a treat – as more Barnsley-based speakers are booked in to inspire them. The ‘Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students’ project, the brainchild of South Yorkshire financial management company Lifetime and being trialled at Horizon, has already seen some terrific people deliver their ‘stories’ to various classes and assemblies –… Read more »



A bit of Cream with your lunch at Barnsley FC Business Hub

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Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce have announced that the next Barnsley FC Business Hub will be held in association with Cream Consultancy on Tuesday, February 11, commencing at 12 noon. A statement from the Chamber read: “In a digital world, businesses could be forgiven for thinking that the press release is dead. “But as… Read more »



Lifetime MD Ian inspiring next generation with stirring BBIS talk

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Lifetime MD Ian Dickinson, together with Social Media Manager Andrew Lodge, went back to school on Thursday morning! They opted out of school dinners though! They were the special guests of Horizon College, as part of Lifetime’s Barnsley Businesses Inspiring Students project. Ian delivered his tremendous, inspirational success ‘story’ to Horizon’s Year 10 Business Studies… Read more »


The return of Danny Wilson – by Keith Lodge

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Highly-respected journalist Keith Lodge has covered the fortunes of Barnsley Football Club for many, many years. And he was the town’s main scribe during Danny Wilson’s first Oakwell managerial spell. So perhaps he is better suited than many to comment on Danny’s return…… ‘There’s only one Danny Wilson…’ That used to be the refrain reverberating… Read more »