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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 »


Girl Power at Berneslai Homes!

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Berneslai Homes recently held a well-attended ‘Girl Power’ event to encourage females to apply for trade apprenticeships in gas plumbing, electrical, joinery and plastering. There were stalls for each of the trades, giving attendees the chance to find out more about what was on offer. More and Better Jobs Task Force and Barnsley College were… Read more »


Hospice patient care supported by TSB donation

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Patient care at Barnsley Hospice has been given a boost thanks to a donation from TSB Barnsley. The bank, based on Market Hill in Barnsley town centre, handed over a cheque for £309 raised through Easter and Valentine’s Day themed events, including raffles and lucky number draws. TSB Barnsley has selected the hospice as its… Read more »


Primark scoops Alhambra shopper award

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The Alhambra Shopping Centre hosted its Retailer Awards last week to give praise to the shops on offer for Barnsley residents. The entire centre was invited to enter and nominate across seven award categories that included: Best Retail Presentation Best Involvement in Marketing Initiatives Health & Safety Shopper Award Best Large Store Best Medium Store… Read more »


Financial planners raise wealth of funds for Barnsley Hospice

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Dodworth-based financial planners Lifetime have generated a ‘wealth’ of funds for Barnsley Hospice through their continued support of the charity. The firm has raised £18,422 since 2010, with the majority coming from its successful referral scheme. The total has also been boosted through sponsorship of the charity’s mascot, Oscar, and of the annual Barnsley Hospice… Read more »


Victory for Victoria in Barnsley businesses fund-raising challenge

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Businesses in Barnsley battled for first place in the Barnsley Hospice ‘Accumulator Challenge’, with the town’s Victoria Medical Centre crowned 2018 winners. The charity set The Apprentice-style task to organisations across the area to turn £28 into as much money as possible during the 28 days of February. The team from the GP surgery, based… Read more »