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Berneslai Homes scoop national award

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Berneslai Homes are celebrating after winning the ‘Best Apprenticeship Scheme Award’ at the national 24Housing Awards, held last week at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. They were also pleased to be named as a finalist for the Community Achievement Award for their Housing Management team’s youth engagement work and ‘Communications Team of the Year Award’… Read more »


Play your cards right to support Hospital’s Baby Unit

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Managing Director of Active Response Security, Michelle Bailey, is encouraging local business to join them in a gesture to support the proposed Baby Unit at Barnsley Hospital. Michelle told us: “ My staff constantly look for ways of supporting our community. We have decided to use Christmas as a way to benefit such a good… Read more »


Six new council homes built in Worsbrough Dale

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Berneslai Homes, on behalf of Barnsley Council, have recently completed a scheme of six, two-bedroom semi-detached homes on Green Street, Worsbrough Dale. The new homes have been built on a brownfield site created following demolition of unpopular bedsit bungalows. The spacious family homes have an innovative split level design. All units are built to modern… Read more »


New commercial development set to attract more business to Barnsley

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Detailed plans have been drawn up for development of a new business park near to junction 36 of the M1 in Barnsley. ‘Enterprise 36’, which will accommodate four large new industrial units, is now being promoted to potential tenants as a strategic UK location for manufacturing and distribution. Owners Barmston Developments, a joint venture partnership… Read more »


Alhambra fashion week proves a huge success

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The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley recently transformed into a haven for fashion lovers, showcasing the latest trends from the centre’s top retailers and giving away free vouchers. TK Maxx, Primark, Roman and Domo all took part in the fashion shows to display this season’s newest styles, and all four have seen a significant increase… Read more »


Accolades continue to roll in for Active Response Security

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It has been a very successful year for Barnsley Based Active Response Security, with recognition being received from far and wide. Managing Director Michelle Bailey was a recent finalist in Women in Security Awards and this was followed by news that she is a finalist in Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for… Read more »


Reaching awards finals is becoming a habit for Michelle

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Michelle Bailey has been shortlisted for Business Person of the Year and a Digitial and Media award by Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce. Managing Director of Active Response Security Services, Michelle (pictured) is making a habit of reaching finals, the most recent being in the Women in Security Awards. Her nomination has again been… Read more »


Local MP joins campaign to protect Barnsley apprenticeships

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Michael Dugher, Labour MP for Barnsley East, has joined a campaign against cuts for young apprentices, with Government funding set to be slashed by 30 per cent for 16 to 18-year-olds. The cuts were announced by the Skills Funding Agency and are set to take effect from May 2017, meaning less funding for apprentices seeking… Read more »


Barnsley’s Michelle in final of Women in Security awards

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Michelle Bailey, Managing Director of Active Response Security Services based in Barnsley has reached the Final of the Women in Security Awards to be held in Marble Arch, London, on September 22nd. She is Included in the  Contribution to Security Category. Active Response are already an award winning company and are rated highly as an… Read more »


Keepmoat team helps the flow of Hospice goods

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Barnsley Hospice has a new warehouse in Dodworth that is now open for donations and needs help to sort the donated goods. Martin Sugden, Business Liaison Manager at Voluntary Action Barnsley, has been working with the Hospice team to build up the Employee Supported Volunteers (ESV) from local companies to help the regular volunteers they… Read more »