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Barnsley photographer shortlisted for prestigious award

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Barnsley photographer Collette Evans is in the running for a Federation of Small Businesses award. Collette (pictured), who runs Picture Perfect Photography, is shortlisted in the Scale-up Business category of the FSB’s Celebrating Business Awards 2019 regional final. The shortlisting recognises the growth the company has made over the last year, with corporate clients increasing… Read more »


Victoria challenge for Barnsley businesses in Hospice fund-raiser

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Barnsley businesses are being encouraged to shake off the January blues by signing up for Barnsley Hospice’s annual ‘Accumulator Challenge’. The charity fund-raiser sees teams given £28, with the aim of turning it into as much money as possible during the 28 days of February. Prizes will be awarded to the team that makes the… Read more »


Alhambra smashes fund-raising goals

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The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley teamed up with The Royal British Legion this year for the annual Poppy Appeal, to remember the lives of those fallen heroes who bravely fought to protect our country over the years. The centre decided to try something a little different this year to mark the 100 year anniversary since… Read more »


Businesses urged to celebrate with Barnsley Hospice

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Businesses are being invited to book their Christmas works ‘do’ with Barnsley Hospice. The hospice is organising its first ever Christmas Bash on Saturday December 22 at the Holiday Inn, Dodworth. The event, which costs £16, will feature a DJ and a party band, playing hits from the last seven decades. Martyn Hughes, events fund-raiser… Read more »



Seven Alhambra staff members clock up 110 years of service

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Long-serving security and cleaning staff have recently been recognised for their dedication and years’ of service working at the Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley town centre. Seven members of staff were presented with long service awards clocking up 110 years’ worth of service between them. Staff who had worked at the Centre for ten years… Read more »


Yorkshire businesswoman to host free PR masterclass

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The director of a South Yorkshire public relations and media training agency is holding a free DIY PR masterclass. Kate Betts, a journalist turned-media consultant who launched Capital B Media in 2006, will offer expert advice in the workshop at Wakefield Business Conference on October 3. Kate said: “I will look at the many different… Read more »


Copier Systems putt it there for Hospice

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Darton-based photocopier supplier Copier Systems has raised £630 for Barnsley Hospice from its annual charity golf day. The money raised from the event will help the hospice provide specialist care for people affected by life-limiting illnesses, including cancer, motor neurone disease and heart disease. Copier Systems has run the golf day since 2015 and managing… Read more »



Barnsley business sharpens up to keep up with demand

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A South Yorkshire business has expanded to keep up with worldwide demand for its tattoo and piercing products. Barber, of Sheffield, has taken over a 4,900 sq ft. neighbouring unit at its base in the Dearne Valley, thanks to support from Enterprising Barnsley. The company, which started off making suture needles and scalpel blades for… Read more »