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Kate Betts

Media and PR Consultant, Owner of Capital B Media Kate set up Capital B Media (formerly Kate Betts Media) in 2006 to help organisations deal with the press. She specialises in crisis media management and is an associate trainer at the Cabinet Office-approved Emergency Planning College and for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Kate’s…

Kimb Jones

“I’m Michael Kimb Jones. But please don’t call me Michael, it’s just Kimb with a ‘b’ because without it I’d just have a girl’s name! “I love films, animation, technology, space, comic books, converse trainers and hoodies. I also have an unhealthy addiction to Wikipedia.” Making, doing & learning: “I’ve always been in love with…

Kyle Wilkinson

Creative Director and Co-Owner of HACKSAW: Kyle is a Designer, Letterer and Creative Director all rolled into one! Not defined by one creative discipline, Kyle works across many platforms, primarily designing Letters, Brands and Websites. As well as graphics, Kyle designs products, most recently his highly acclaimed Phaeton chair, which graced the front cover of…

Laura Davies

Laura is the owner of CopyCat Costumes – an online fancy dress and party supplies business. “I am a former stage manager who worked for the Welsh National Opera and Stephen Joseph Theatre with Alan Ayckbourn. “I later went on to open an e-commerce party supplies business which has recently been awarded the ‘Best Party…

Lindsey Cornish

Lindsey is the joint-founder and join Editor-in-Chief, ‘Ballad Of…..’ ‘Ballad Of…..’ is a London-based art and photography magazine which was established in 2008 by Barnsley-born Lindsey and fellow Northerner Claire Murray. Says Lindsey: “I originally went to Holgate. I was the class of 2002 I think! I actually studied in Sheffield. Sorry! I would have…

Liz Paton and Jon Preston

Liz is the Animation Director and Jon the Creative Director of Tarnished Studios Ltd, a full animation and post production house based in Barnsley. Says Liz: “We specialise in CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) and animation for use on websites, games, films, cartoons, corporate and informational videos, animated logos, gifs and much more. “We work with a…

Malcolm Exley

Managing Director, Wharncliffe Business Systems: Wharncliffe Business Systems Ltd is unlike other technology companies: for one thing, it has been trading for longer than most, and secondly, it is a family-run business. First incorporated in 1981 with four partners, Wharncliffe has been providing specialist IT support and expertise for over 25 years. Today Malcolm Exley,…

Mark Asquith

Partner, HACKSAW: HACKSAW is a specialist design and digital agency, focussing on developing highly creative brand and graphic solutions alongside digital solutions such as websites, e-commerce, online applications / portals and mobile / tablet apps. Says Mark: “My role within the agency is to manage all aspects of a digital project, from conception through to launch…

Matt Watson

“I am a freelance web developer working in Barnsley. “I have worked in the web industry for over 15 years, working in both private and public sector. “As a freelancer, I specialise in building static websites. I will assist you with project planning, web design, information architecture and user experience. I will then build your…

Mike Lees

Mike is the Head of Security and Resilience at Barnsley Hospital. Earlier in 2013 the hospital were recognised in a prestigious awards scheme run by major security firm Securitas. The hospital was highly commended in the Securitas Community Awards 2013 in association with IFSEC Global.com in the Good Customer Award category, which recognises customers of…