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SDP 66: Tracey Johnson and David Akeroyd on Barnsley's Digital Campus and supporting start ups
Episode 6621st October 2020 • Sheffield Digital Podcast • Sheffield Digital
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In episode 66 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast we speak to Tracey Johnson and David Akeroyd from Barnsley DMC and Barnsley College respectively. They tell us all about DMC2, a new space for companies to scale up, co-work and enjoy a thriving community. 

It was great to hear all about the digital scene in Barnsley from Tracey and David. Despite COVID, there is a lot going on and plenty for you to get involved with and check out. Please go learn more via the links in the show notes below. 

In the second half of the show, Mel and Chris share some of their usual updates from the city’s digital sector, including:

  • our community’s response to LEP strategic economic plan
  • a chance to connect with six talented interns on a new part-funded scheme for SMEs from the University of Sheffield and XR Stories
  • information about the new IR35 rules
  • Sheffield Digital being now part of the National Digital Skills Audit
  • Sheffield Digital Festival news.

Don’t forget, you can always join the Sheffield Digital Slack community or email to get in touch and share your thoughts. 

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Notes and links

Every episode comes with a list of links to all of the various people, companies and topics that we reference. 

Did I miss something you’re looking for? Just get in touch and let me know

Join the conversation

We’re really keen to get your feedback on the podcast. You can share your thoughts with us on Twitter or on the channel in the Sheffield Digital Slack community.

Thank you for the music

Thanks to Alex Mclean – aka Yaxu – for the show’s intro music, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. 




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