Business backs mayor’s parade

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BARNSLEY and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce and more than a dozen businesses and organisations are sponsoring this year’s Barnsley Mayor’s Parade.

The event is on Saturday, July 14, and will celebrate the Olympic year.

The Chamber’s business development manager Michael Cullen said: “The parade is a very important occasion for the town and we are proud to join local businesses in supporting this year’s event.

“2012 is a special year for Britain as the Olympics come to our shores and we look forward to seeing the people of Barnsley embrace the Olympic theme.”

A number of member companies have joined the Chamber in sponsoring the parade including Galglass, Barnsley College, Team Barnsley, Churchfield Vets, Dilraj Restaurant, Galglass, University of Huddersfield – Barnsley Campus, Northern College, Pyronix, RTR, Gala Tent, Barnsley Hospice, Kingston Jewellers, Sheffield Eagles Rugby Club and Stagecoach.