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MP to open new radio engineering facility

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MP Angela Smith is to open a new radio engineering facility in South Yorkshire on Friday. Gaddon Ltd, a radio frequency (RF) engineering and test solution consultancy, has moved into new offices in Penistone, near Barnsley. The workshop at Hoyle Mill allows Gaddon to carry out general RF and electronic repairs and can be hired… Read more »


Barnsley business community urged to back museum trust fund-raiser

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Business people in Barnsley are being urged to back a charity fund-raising dinner to help safeguard the town’s heritage. Singer-songwriter Kate Rusby (pictured) Barnsley’s own poet laureate, Ian McMillan, and Egyptologist Joann Fletcher will entertain guests at the ‘Night at the Museum’ dinner on Thursday 15 March at The Ironworks, Elsecar Heritage Centre. The event… Read more »


Schoolchildren climb to new heights

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A South Yorkshire height safety firm has officially opened for business near Penistone. ESAT Safety Systems Ltd invited schoolchildren from Springvale Primary School in Penistone to try out a climbing wall to celebrate the opening. The company also offered advice for tradespeople working at height. The company designs, installs and distributes a wide range of… Read more »


Sky’s the limit for South Yorkshire height safety company

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A South Yorkshire height safety specialist is on course to exceed its projected target turnover after just 12 weeks of trading. ESAT Safety Systems Ltd, founded by entrepreneurs Neil Chippindale and James Bodell, is predicting a turnover of around £750,000 in year one and has secured major contracts with UK airports and a high street… Read more »


Barnsley business people urged to back ‘Night at the Museum’ fund-raising dinner

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Business people in Barnsley are being urged to back a charity fund-raising dinner to help safeguard the town’s heritage. Singer-songwriter Kate Rusby, poet laureate Ian McMillan, and author Joanne Harris will entertain guests at the ‘Night at the Museum’ dinner on Thursday 9 November at The Ironworks, Elsecar Heritage Centre. The event has been organised… Read more »


Top chefs join SushiSushi at national food show

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Two of the UK’s top chefs will join Barnsley-based SushiSushi when it exhibits at a national food show this Autumn. The Japanese and Asian food supplier (director Stuart Turner pictured) will exhibit at The Restaurant Show from 2 – 4 October at Olympia, London. The team will be joined by Liam Watton, head chef at… Read more »


One lucky shopper lands a grand at the Alhambra

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Annette Siddall of Hoyland, has bagged herself £1,000 thanks to the Grand in your Hand prize draw competition at the Alhambra Shopping Centre in association with Dearne FM. From Tuesday 1st – Saturday 5th August, a large cyclone machine was placed inside the local shopping centre containing coloured balls with points on. Players needed to… Read more »



Barnsley man launches revolutionary horse recovery supplement

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A Barnsley businessman has launched a revolutionary horse supplement product. James Gaskell, Barnsley UK, has secured a partnership with the research-driven and all-natural horse supplement company Equitein, who have plans to extend their business with the introduction of a range of horse care products. Gaskell (pictured) is a family man who has worked hard to… Read more »


Alhambra car park renovation completed

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The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley has successfully completed a full car park renovation, complementing the centre’s vibrant retail offer and providing a safe and clean environment to park. The centre owners, clients of CAPREON, have invested a huge £340,000 in the total revamp of the car parking facility which includes concrete repairs, relining of… Read more »