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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 »


Barnsley software company targeting new clients

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A Barnsley software company which increased turnover by 40 per cent last year has launched a fresh campaign to attract new clients following investment in staff development. Target Information Systems, which is supported through the Enterprising Barnsley business support programme, secured a £3,600 training grant from Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Target’s marketing manager… Read more »


‘One Great Day’ at the Alhambra raises £3,300 for charity

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The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley recently welcomed a whole host of superheroes to help with its ‘One Great Day’ fund-raising campaign to support two worthy charities. A staggering £3,300 was raised to benefit the town’s Tiny Hearts Foundation and, on a national level, Great Ormond Street Hospital. The charitable efforts featured a golf day;… Read more »


‘Bee Active’ response to help protect schoolchildren

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Award winning Active Response Security Services based in South Yorkshire are continuing to receive plaudits from far and wide for a community initiative aimed at protecting Primary School Children. Whilst the Initiative is to be pre-launched the benefits are available to Schools nationally. It is even expected to be used in Children’s Museums, Kidz Clubs… Read more »


Help Berneslai Homes into the top ten!

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Berneslai Homes are delighted to have been shortlisted for the 24 Housing Top 50 Social Landlords and really need your vote to get them to the top 10. The list has been put together by a national poll by 24 Housing magazine. Berneslai Homes was shortlisted for some big achievements including: staff raising £32,000 for… Read more »