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Steven Wills

Partner, B & W Studio: Steve says: “We’re B&W – a design and communications practice based in Leeds. Formed in 2005 by award-winning creative directors Lee Bradley (B) and Steven Wills (W), we’ve become well known for our ability to combine big ideas with meticulous attention to detail – what you might call ‘craft’. “Our…

Stan and Shelley Bulmer (Stan Plus Stan Two)

Husband and wife team Stan and Shelley run one of Yorkshire’s most successful and reputable photographic studios. Stan Plus Stan Two (the name comes from the fact that the business was launched by Stan and his late father, also called Stan!) has been based in Barnsley for over 30 years. Stan always seemed to look…

Simon Biltcliffe

Managing Director, Webmart: At Work: “Every day, I strive to make Webmart the world’s best print services agency. “I am an odd, restless, impatient, malcontent soul in work – there are always better ways to do things! Knowing what they are is the easy bit; getting them done is less easy, but we improve every…

Sarah Goldthorpe

Assistant Editor, BBC Look North: “From May 2011 to May 2013 I worked at BBC Breakfast – at first getting to know the format of the programme and then responsible for either its planning or output. It was one of the BBC’s flagship national news programmes, boasting over seven million viewers every week. It was…

Adele Haywood

Owner, Blue Lights Photography: “I live in Barnsley and I’m a ‘people photographer’. By that I mean anything to do with people and I’m there! I love being sociable. I mainly concentrate on weddings and portraiture of children and families, but have expanded into maternity photography, modelling portfolios, boudoir and fine art. I work nationwide….

Alison Fernandes

“I am a Resolution Accredited Specialist in matrimonial finance and private children law at Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, and Vice Chair of South Yorkshire Region Resolution. “I am also a trained Collaborative lawyer and have built one of the largest collaborative practices in the region. “My passion is to help clients reach their desired outcomes in…

Amanda Heenan

Director, 360 Engagement: To start, here are some things that come to mind when I try to define myself: A single parent A good friend Never one to travel a straight path to anywhere Passionate and dedicated Having physical limitations has had no impact on my ability to achieve and has helped me to explore…

Amanda Lennon

Amanda joined Oxford Innovation in 2012 as Regional Director for the North, specifically covering Barnsley Digital Media Centre, based in the town centre. “For me, the biggest challenge to innovation in Barnsley and the DMC in fact, is aspiration. I guess for any talk I do, I’d like to focus on the fact that anyone…

Andrew Lodge

Andrew is the social media manager and part of the communications team at Barnsley-based financial management company Lifetime. Prior to Andrew joining Lifetime early in 2013, he was the sports editor of the Barnsley Chronicle newspaper and has also worked for the Press Association. He has over 25 years experience in journalism. Says Andrew: “I…

Andrew Nicholson

Andrew is the Managing Director of Doyle Consultants Limited and Doyle CCTV and Monitoring Ltd, a security company based in Barnsley since 1985: “We employ over 250 staff, primarily in and around the Barnsley area, and currently turn over around £4,000,000,00. “I was born in Barnsley and since the age of five to the present…