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Hundreds of jobs created in Barnsley by business support programme

Pictured are Martin Beasley and Tom Janion at the new Equi-Trek site in Barnsley   Hundreds of jobs have been created in Barnsley over the last financial year, thanks to specialist business support. The borough has also seen a record level of inward investment. Enterprising Barnsley has helped create more than 1,300 new

Yorkshire training and education charity celebrates 35 years in business

Pictured is Jane Vaughan   Employees of a South Yorkshire training and education charity have amassed nearly 300 years’ service during the organisation’s 35 year history.  ITS Group was set up in Barnsley in 1981 in order to help young people progress into employment or further education.   The organisation has expanded into three new

Build to suit in Barnsley given first nod

Planners at Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council have given outline planning permission for a new business park on land at Capitol Park in Dodworth.  The council’s planning board agreed in principal to the development of 12.63 acres for general industrial use plus storage and distribution facilities at Capitol Close, just off junction

UK’s Internet of Things guru visits Barnsley to inspire young digital minds

Barnsley schoolchildren have had a visit from the UK’s leading champion of the technology of the future – the Internet of Things.  Caroline Gorski leads the Internet of Things UK programme at Digital Catapult. She visited Barnsley to speak to a group of young people at Horizon Community College this week.  The Internet of

Road tankers manufacturer expands business in Barnsley

Pictured is Don McKelvie, operations director at RTN   The UK’s leading road tankers manufacturer is investing in growth and creating more skilled manufacturing jobs in Barnsley.  Road Tankers Northern, based at Platts Common Industrial Estate in Hoyland, designs, builds, services and inspects road tankers for carrying petroleum and LPG gas.  Over the past