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Better Barnsley team get dirty for charity

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Henry Boot Construction is supporting local arts charity, The Civic, by taking on one of the UK’s toughest challenges. Its project team in Barnsley are in training to complete a 12km endurance run for charity on Saturday 24 June. The ‘Total Warrior’ challenge is one of the UK’s toughest and muddiest obstacle courses taking place… Read more »



Big prizes to be won at the Alhambra Centre

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A Barnsley shopping centre  is giving customers the chance to win big this May as they launch the ‘What’s it Worth?’ campaign. From the 5th – 21st May, a large glass display box will be constructed outside Primark in the Alhambra Shopping Centre and will be filled with retailer products, including a Nintendo 2DS, mobile… Read more »


Alhambra duo win customer excellence awards

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A local shopping centre in Barnsley is celebrating winning two Superstar Awards in the Revo Achieving Customer Excellence (ACE) Awards. Dave Hague, Customer Care Officer, and Greg Lindley, Cleaning Supervisor, from the Alhambra Shopping Centre, were two of only nine people who won the prestigious retail award from more than 400 participants. The Revo ACE… Read more »


Funding boost for two local schools

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Pupils at two schools in Barnsley are being helped to achieve a nationally-recognised arts qualification thanks to funding from one of the area’s largest employers. The Arts Award, delivered by Barnsley Museums, has received £5,000 in funding from XPO Logistics, which operates a Barnsley warehouse on behalf of online fashion retailer ASOS. The learning team… Read more »


Mapplewell entrepreneur launches Japanese alcohol e-commerce site

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A website stocking the UK’s largest range of Japanese sake has been launched by a Barnsley entrepreneur. Stuart Turner, who runs SushiSushi, launched a new e-commerce site, the SakeStore.co.uk, this week with the range of sake – a Japanese alcoholic drink made of fermented rice. SushiSushi sells over 200 kinds of sake via SakeStore.co.uk for… Read more »



Queen’s Young Leader Ashleigh to host LTL Enterprise Challenge Finals

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A Queen’s Young Leader will host the glittering final of a new Primary School enterprise challenge. Ashleigh Porter-Exley (pictured right and below), one of a ‘handful of exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth to become Queen’s Young Leaders’, also won the BBC’s Young Apprentice, and she is thrilled to team up with Yorkshire company Louder Than… Read more »


Barmy Barnsley teenager lands Young Leader accolade

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A Barnsley teenager was among the notable award winners at the Women in Business Athena International Women’s Day held at Tankersley Manor on Wednesday. Eve Lodge, the 19-year-old owner of bespoke bunting business Barmy, was unable to make the event due to Women’s Day commitments at The University of Hull, where she is studying marketing. However,… Read more »