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We’re very proud to announce that Plusnet has stepped in for the second year running to give support to the world famous Grimethorpe Colliery Band, allowing the band to continue its great work in the community and help grow talent in the area.

The band, based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire has been a bastion of the local community since founded in 1917 and achieved global fame in 1995 when it was the inspiration for the hit British movie, Brassed Off, which starred Ewan McGregor.



Extreme Job Hunting: Making yourself more visible for jobs

March 31st, 2014 at 17:30 by Martyn Hudson

Extreme Job Hunting

Tired of getting knocked back for jobs? With competition for jobs growing and more people getting higher grades and qualifications, applying for jobs can be a frustrating experience. But some people have been inspired to think outside the box, by thinking of innovative methods to get some publicity and the attention of headhunters/HR Managers. Welcome to extreme job hunting. Following on from our guide on how to stand out online, we decided to investigate just how far some people will go in their attempts to secure employment…


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Top 10 business apps

March 27th, 2014 at 15:00 by Guest Blogger

Top 10 apps for business

With Plusnet offering a dedicated business product and 24/7 support team, we know all about the broadband demands of small businesses and how our customers rely on reliable connection to operate effectively.

Today, more and more businesses are relying on the internet for marketing, sales and contacting potential customers. Having a great website is a no-brainer but what if you also want the very best business apps to make your professional life a little more… professional?

We’ve teamed up with Dean Reilly from telecoms advice service, to provide a guide to the 10 essential business applications for your mobile, tablet and PC.


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Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon

Eleven employees from phone and broadband provider, Plusnet, will bravely pound the streets of York this October taking on the challenge to run the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014.

The runners – will line-up as part of 7,000 strong field including both elite athletes and famous faces – to run 26.2 miles on Sunday 12th October. The team will be taking on the challenge to raise funds for the Plusnet charity of the year, the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

Despite this being only the second time this event has taken place, the event is in huge demand and all running places sold out within hours.


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