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Milly Johnson

Milly is a best-selling author based in Barnsley “I’m a 5ft, born and bred half-Glaswegian Barnsley bird – living not far off Horizon College – who writes books and has been a professional in the world of greetings cards for quite a few years now. “Right from being knee-high to an gnat (though I’m only…

Neil Hodgson

“I am the Business Development Manager at Barnsley-based financial management company Lifetime. “My role is to recruit, manage and develop 12 financial advisers at the moment up to circa 16 in the coming months. “I also ‘recruit’ professional Introducers and find client banks that are suitable for our business (e.g. from retiring Financial Advisers). “I…

Pete Thornton-Smith

Managing Director, PeterTS.com Pete is a qualified metallurgist and quality management specialist with good communication, technical, management and presentation skills relative to all levels within an organisation. His aim? A determination to create ‘order’ out of ‘chaos’ for companies who show a genuine desire to effect change so as to improve company performance and employee…

Peter Laverack

“I am originally from Cudworth or ‘Cudeth’ as we call it! “I think I should be able to identify with the students in and around the Barnsley area. “I was a pupil at Holgate from 1967-72 and was basically the class joker and didn’t really apply myself until it was too late. “I was also…

Rebecca Sykes

Owner, Blush Photography: “I’m 30 years old and a photographer. I have had my own photography business – Blush Photography – for over five years now. “I set up my business with the help of the Prince’s Trust in 2008. At the time I was a single parent and I had put myself through college…

Rita Britton

Owner, Pollyanna Pollyanna began in 1967 when Rita, then aged 23, realised her days working at the local paper mill were numbered. “I rang up Ossie Clark from a call box at the end of my Gran’s road and he agreed that I could buy from him when I was set up,” said Rita. So…

Robert Armitage

Managing Director, Alusec UK Ltd Established in 1993, Alusec UK Limited specialise in the design, supply and installation of architectural aluminium products throughout the whole of the UK. With a portfolio of products that will compliment any glazing requirement, covering Industrial Units, Warehousing and Office Accommodation as well as numerous Car Showrooms and Retail Developments,…

Roya Pourali

Roya is a member of the skilled, adaptable, professional team, strongly driven by their values, who make up 360 Engagement, a Barnsley-based social enterprise with a clear vision to bridge the gap between communities and services. Roya specialises in community development work, building capacity within communities and supporting organisations to develop cultural competence. She uses…