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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

Hargreaves to drive forward property division with new strategic appointment

Hargreaves Services Plc has announced the appointment of David Anderson as group property director to drive forward the development of its property business, Hargreaves Land. The senior appointment forms a strategic part of Hargreaves’ repositioning strategy to diversify away from coal and heavy industry into new sectors which provide better long-term

Co-op invests £600k opening a new store in Yorkshire – creating 18 new jobs

Central England Co-operative opened the doors to its new food store in Barnsley by handing 50 lucky shoppers golden tickets – with one walking away with a brand new 49” television. The opening of the brand new food store, based in Keresforth Hill Road, has created 18 jobs and offers a

Barnsley business sharpens up to keep up with demand

A South Yorkshire business has expanded to keep up with worldwide demand for its tattoo and piercing products. Barber of Sheffield has taken over a 4,900 sq ft neighbouring unit at its base in the Dearne Valley, thanks to support from Enterprising Barnsley. The company, which started off making suture needles and

The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley to host fundraising fun day

The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley is set to host "One Great Day"' of fundraising fun for all the family to enjoy. The One Great Day fundraising spectacular follows similar successful events that have taken place the last four years, that have raised more than £15,000 for charity. This year the funds

Barnsley payment systems specialist acquired by Civica UK

Barnsley-based Nationwide Retail Systems Limited has been acquired by Civica UK Limited - a market leading specialist in business-critical software applications - for an undisclosed sum. hlw Keeble Hawson represented Nationwide Retail Systems, a market leader in cashless catering systems which has more than 2,000 installations with local authority, school and

CPP achieves full capacity at three Sterling Industrial estates

Leading property consultancy Commercial Property Partners LLP (CPP) has facilitated eight property deals on behalf of Sterling Industrial in the first quarter of 2018, the company has revealed. A hotbed for growing industrial businesses in the Barnsley and Doncaster area, Armthorpe Business Centre, Harworth Enterprise Park and Mitchells Enterprise Centre offer