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Berneslai Homes announce Funding Pot winners

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Berneslai Homes have announce the successful bids for this year’s Funding Pots. Voluntary and community groups were invited to apply for up to £300 towards their projects which promote a common sense of belonging and vision, for local communities. This year a total of £10,000 was donated to help 39 local community groups. Berneslai Homes’… Read more »


Could you be next to win your Christmas shopping at The Alhambra?

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The Alhambra kicked off their late night shopping and Random Acts of Kindness Christmas campaign on a high last week as two lucky shoppers were chosen to win their Christmas shopping, totalling a whopping £205.50. On Wednesday 23rd November, Dawn Turner and Emma Charlesworth were shopping in Primark when they were approached by the Alhambra… Read more »


Berneslai Customer Panel at Priory Campus

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Berneslai Homes’ customers are invited to go along to the next Customer Panel on Wednesday 14th December at 6pm, at Priory Campus. Customers will be given an update on Berneslai Homes’ budget for 2017/18; hear the latest on the changes to social housing; pay to stay and the sale of higher value stock. Director of… Read more »


Two Barnsley ladies named among JCI UK’s ‘Ten Outstanding Young Persons’ for 2016

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Two Barnsley ladies have been named among the UK Junior Chamber of Commerce (JCI UK) ‘Ten Outstanding Young Persons’ for 2016. The 10 award winners were announced on Friday (November 25) during the JCI UK’s national convention in Manchester. Eighteen-years-old Barnsley Eve Lodge (pictured below), the owner of bespoke bunting company Barmy, won the TOYP award for Business/Economic/Entrepreneurial… Read more »


A chance to win your Christmas shopping at the Alhambra

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This Christmas, the Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley is giving eight lucky people the chance to win their Christmas shopping. From 23rd November – 16th December, the Alhambra will be opening late two nights a week every Wednesday and Friday until 8pm. If you’re in the centre on one of these dates between 6pm and … Read more »


A festive Apothecarium at The Civic

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On Saturday, November 26, the gallery at The Civic hosts their latest edition of Apothecarium, Barnsley’s very own alternative craft market, catering for fans of all things gothic, steampunk, vintage, retro and geek. It’s the perfect opportunity to find that unique gift for Christmas, while also supporting local independent businesses and craftsmakers. Included amongst the… Read more »


Planning permission given for new business park at Dodworth

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A proposed new business park on land at Capitol Park, Dodworth, is one step nearer becoming reality. Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council’s planning board has agreed in principal to the development of 12.63 acres for general industrial use plus storage and distribution facilities off junction 37 of the M1 motorway. Developer CDP Marshall has worked with… Read more »


Bee kind to Tiny Hearts with a Christmas E-card

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A local Bee character is encouraging business to support the Tiny Hearts Charity at Barnsley Hospital. Created by Active Response Security, BuzzBee is a 3D animation video character used in schools for safeguarding children from dangers. Used as a teaching tool it draws attention to staying safe. As a way of using funds normally spent… Read more »



Another award for Active Response’s Michelle Bailey

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Active Response Security are celebrating the continued success of their managing director Michelle Bailey. At the recent Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards held at Magna in Rotherham she became the 2016 Business Person of the Year. The judges considered the strength of brand shown by the Company and the Safeguarding of the… Read more »