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Businesses challenged to accumulate funds for hospice

Barnsley businesses are being encouraged to shake off the January blues by signing up for Barnsley Hospice’s annual ‘Accumulator Challenge’. The charity fundraiser sees teams given £28, with the aim of turning it into as much money as possible during the 28 days of February. Prizes will be awarded to the

New Barnsley markets set for official opening this Saturday

The new and improved Barnsley Markets will officially open its doors this week with an official celebration – marking a major milestone in the multi-million-pound redevelopment of the town centre. Barnsley Markets – which has been temporarily housed in May Day Green and Market Parade during the redevelopment of the town

Marshalls complete two new buildings at Capitol Park, Barnsley

Yorkshire developers CDP Marshall have completed two new speculative buildings at the successful Capitol Park Barnsley at Junction 37 of the M1. Unit B, which comprises 23,900 sq ft of prime industrial space, has already been let to Yorkshire conservatory specialists SolarFrame Holdings. SolarFrame have signed a 10-year lease at a

Developer targets Barnsley for new 15 unit industrial scheme

Developers are to deliver 80,000 sq ft of new industrial units at Barnsley’s Capitol Park, with the help of £2.20m investment loan from the Sheffield City Region JESSICA Fund. Carnell Management Services Ltd, which successfully developed and fully let Bullrush Business Park in Doncaster earlier this year, is to start on

South Yorkshire director achieves top marks for prestigious qualification

South Yorkshire director Vickie Brown has achieved one of the highest marks in the country for a prestigious qualification. The finance director at Barnsley-based Distinction Doors has attained one of the top three results this year for the Institute of Directors’ chartered director course. Chartered director is an exclusive qualification under Royal

New appointments provide boost for Barnsley Hospice

Barnsley Hospice has appointed two new staff members, complementing the care it provides for people with life-limiting illnesses. Diane Hinchliffe has taken on the new role of pastoral care lead - supporting the emotional and spiritual wellbeing of patients, family members, staff and volunteers - and Lindsey Dutton has been appointed

£1m refurbishment of Barnsley industrial unit reaches completion

A £1m refurbishment of a 20,000 sq ft Barnsley warehouse has reached completion. Overseas investors bought J38 Industrial Estate at Darton, near Barnsley, which comprises 215,000 sq ft of space across 16-acres, back in April 2017 with South Street Capital asset managing on their behalf. The £950,000 work on Unit 3a, which

National Grid funds a pilot to keep communities’ most vulnerable people safe

Age UK Barnsley secured funding from the National Grid community grant programme for a year-long pilot, to help bring the elderly and most vulnerable together, to stop them feeling isolated and to keep them safe and warm. Age UK Barnsley will consult with communities and service providers, including GPs, hairdressers and