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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 »


Barnsley recruitment agency to open new office in Teesside

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A specialist Barnsley based recruitment agency is expanding into the North East following record breaking growth. Provide Education, which has its head office in Barugh Green and branch offices in Brighouse and Worksop, is opening a new office in Teesside this summer. Its new base will be in Billingham and the expansion will see the… Read more »


Barnsley accountants add to expanding team

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Barnsley accountants Gibson Booth Limited has added to its growing team with the appointment of an accounts and audit assistant. Philip Dods (pictured) has joined the company to help with the dealing of small to medium sized businesses. Philip, aged 23, studied accounting and finance at Sheffield Hallam University and previously worked at an accounting… Read more »


Capital B Media on industry awards shortlist

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A South Yorkshire public relations and media training agency has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards. Capital B Media is up for accolades in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The business has been shortlisted as Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy, and account manager Joshua Nutt has… Read more »


Barnsley craftsman carving out new focus

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A Barnsley-based craftsman is carving out a new focus for his business by building bespoke furniture for local homes and companies. Designer and cabinetmaker Reece Van Sanden (pictured) who runs Van Sanden from a workshop in the town centre, has spent the last five years completing home improvement projects for people across South Yorkshire. He… Read more »


Leave vote wins out in Barnsley

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More people in Barnsley voted to leave the European Union than opted to remain. A total of 122,909 people voted in the borough, representing 69.93% of the 175,760 electorate. After the count it was revealed that 38,951 (31.69%) had voted to remain, but 83,958 (68.31%) had voted to leave. That meant there was a 36.62% majority…. Read more »