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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

Community Shop delivers greater impact than ever

Lords, MPs and food industry leaders celebrated the impact of Community Shop, the UK’s first social supermarket chain, at a high-profile event in the House of Commons. The event was held to launch Community Shop’s 2017 Impact Report, which celebrates the positive outcomes that the pioneering community food hubs have had

Capitol Park Barnsley tackles shortage of quality industrial stock

There remains an imbalance between demand and supply of industrial property across South Yorkshire, particularly in respect of modern accommodation, according to leading global property consultancy Knight Frank. Rebecca Schofield, partner and head of Knight Frank’s industrial property team in Yorkshire, said: “The good news is that a number of developers,

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm celebrates ten years in Barnsley

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm is celebrating the ten year anniversary of its Barnsley depot.   Arrow Self Drive opened its Barnsley depot in April 2008, following success in several other Yorkshire depots. The local celebration comes as the firm celebrates 30 years since beginning in Huddersfield. Barnsley depot manager, Louise Ramsbottom, is

B&Q customers build up four-figure sum for Barnsley Hospice

Barnsley Hospice has received a donation of over £3,000 from B&Q’s Cortonwood store in Brampton. Staff and customers raised the money through in-store fundraising and collection days, to help the hospice provide specialist care for people affected by life-limiting illnesses including cancer, motor-neurone disease and heart disease. Sam Silverwood, fundraising manager at

Barnsley-based vehicle-hire firm partners with local hospice

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has entered into a long-term partnership with Barnsley Hospice. Arrow Self Drive will provide the charity with exclusive use of a Luton tail lift van, for use across the hospice’s nine retail sites in the region.   Arrow Self Drive’s contribution will allow the charity to