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Shoppers win big at The Alhambra

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Since 15th November, a local shopping centre has been treating late night shoppers as part of their annual Random Acts of Kindness campaign. The Alhambra shopping centre in Barnsley has paid for £1,000 worth of festive goodies for Barnsley residents so far, including products from the Perfume Shop;  a games console from GAME,; Primark and… Read more »



Alhambra treat leaves Craig ‘over the moon’

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Since 15th November, a local shopping centre has been treating late night shoppers as part of their annual Random Acts of Kindness campaign. The Alhambra shopping centre in Barnsley has been paying for shoppers Christmas spending and has paid for £1,000 worth of festive goodies for Barnsley residents so far. Shopping has included products from… Read more »


Barnsley Football Club take-over completed

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Barnsley Football Club has issued the following statement. “The Cryne family have been in discussions regarding a potential takeover of Barnsley Football Club for the last few months with an investor consortium led by Chien Lee of NewCity Capital and Pacific Media Group, which is led by Paul Conway and Grace Hung. The best interests… Read more »


£28 Hospice challenge for local businesses

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Barnsley Hospice is calling on South Yorkshire businesses to battle for first place in its New Year ‘Accumulator Challenge’. The charity is throwing down the gauntlet to 28 teams to turn £28 into as much money as possible during the 28 days of February. Participants will be encouraged to think creatively to multiply the money,… Read more »


Barnsley MP welcomes local brewery to Parliament

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MP for Barnsley East, Stephanie Peacock, welcomed Barnsley’s Acorm Brewery to Parliament this week. The local MP arranged for the brewery’s flagship ‘Barnsley Bitter’ to be served in the Parliamentary bar as the guest ale. Along with fellow Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis, Stephanie was joined by Acorn Brewery’s Managing Director Dave Hughes and Director of… Read more »


Toby Tyke and new friend Buzz Bee ask Reds’ fans to #Bee Kind

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Barnsley mascot Toby Tyke found a new friend in Buzz Bee at the Reds’ home game with Derby County on Saturday and together they encouraged the crowd to #Bee_Kind. BuzzBee is a Football mad 3D Character, innovated and brought together by Barnsley based Active Response Security Services as a teaching tool to safeguard primary school… Read more »


A Capital result for Millhouse Green PR agency

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A South Yorkshire public relations and media training agency has won two prestigious industry awards. Capital B Media collected the Gold award for Best Publication and Silver for Outstanding Small PR Consultancy at last night’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The firm, based in Millhouse Green near Penistone,… Read more »


M&S staff raise £20,000 for Barnsley Hospice

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Staff at Marks & Spencer have shown their support for Barnsley Hospice by raising more than £20,000. Over the past 12 months, the team at the Barnsley store have raised the money through customer donations for bag packing, in-store raffles and collections, and donating the 5p carrier bag levy. They also used funding from the… Read more »


Berneslai Homes start first self-build scheme in Barnsley for decades

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Berneslai Homes held an event with Barnsley Council this week to celebrate the start on site of foour two-bedroom semi-detached new build council homes at Bellbrooke Avenue, Darfield. The properties will be the first to be built in-house by Berneslai Homes Construction Services team, making them the first self-build scheme in Barnsley for decades. The… Read more »