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Berneslai Homes are finalists in three national awards

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Berneslai Homes have been named as finalists for three national awards. The 24housing Awards have recently named Berneslai Homes as finalist for: ‘Best Green Scheme award’ for the Moixa Smart Battery pilot in Oxspring; ‘Community Achievement award’ for Loxley Community Garden in Wombwell; and Repairs & Maintenance Provider award’ for Berneslai Homes’ in-house repairs and… Read more »


Jobs on offer at Barnsley finance firm Lifetime

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Barnsley-based finance firm Lifetime are on the look-out for a new office administrator and a new receptionist. The company, which has its headquarters at Great Cliffe Court, Dodworth, are looking for someone ‘with individual flair allied with a tremendous team ethos, someone who wants to progress and thrive with a dynamic, high performing company who puts people at the very heart… Read more »


Berneslai Homes top of social landlords list

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Berneslai Homes has been named as number one in the UK’s Top 50 social landlords list in a national poll put together by 24 housing magazine. They had been shortlisted for some big achievements including: collecting 98.5% of rent and helping tenants gain £444,000 in extra benefits; moving services online with a 155% increase in… Read more »


Engineering company invests £500,000 in new Barnsley base

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A surveying and engineering company has invested £500,000 in a new purpose-built headquarters in Barnsley. 1st Horizon, which specialises in 3-dimensional laser scanning of buildings and surveying for underground pipes and cables, has turned a former fizzy drinks factory in the borough into its new home. The company will officially open ‘The Old Pop Factory’… Read more »


‘Role model’ Active Response celebrate ten-year success story

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Active Response Security Services have celebrated their ten year success story with special guests at Barnsley Town Hall. South Yorkshire’s Lord Lieutenant and Queen’s representative Andrew Coombe addressed the audience which included the Mayors of Barnsley and Rotherham and representatives of the British Security Industry Association who had travelled from London.(BSIA) Barnsley Mayor Councillor Jeff… Read more »


Barnsley finance firm Lifetime raise over £27,000 for hospices

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Barnsley-based finance firm Lifetime has now given over £27,000 to hospices via their highly successful referral scheme. Lifetime, who have their headquarters in Dodworth and also have an office in Driffield, East Yorkshire, have raised the much-needed cash for 20 hospices up and down the country. One of the latest cheques was presented  by Lifetime… Read more »


Help Berneslai Homes take top spot and put Barnsley on the map

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Berneslai Homes have expressed  their delight at being again shortlisted for the 24 Housing Top 10 Social Landlords. Now they need your help and support. The list has been shortlisted by a national poll by 24 Housing magazine. Berneslai Homes was shortlisted for some big achievements including: collecting 98.5% of rent and helping tenants gain… Read more »


Hoyland woman scoops Alhambra’s bumper bundle competition prize

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‘Unbelievable’ was Claire Woodhall’s reaction when told she had won a huge prize bundle as part of the Alhambra Shopping Centre’s What’s It Worth? competition in conjunction with Dearne FM. From Friday 5th May until Sunday 21st May, a large glass display box, supplied by JSS Installations, was placed outside Primark in the Alhambra. The… Read more »


Barnsley accountants expand with two new appointments

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Barnsley-based Gibson Booth Ltd has strengthened its accountancy and tax departments with two new appointments. Helen Needham has joined the firm as accounts senior from a Sheffield-based accountancy and Anne Cook has been appointed as a tax senior, after working at an accountancy practice in West Yorkshire. Helen holds a degree in mathematics and finance… Read more »


Berneslai Homes and NPS Barnsley highly commended for building schemes

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Staff at NPS Barnsley and Berneslai Homes receive their award at the LABC South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Awards. Berneslai Homes and NPS Barnsley have recently been highly commended for two schemes at the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Awards. The first award was for ‘Best new Housing… Read more »