Karen Tyas is a Penistone girl with a passion for baking that was instilled in her by her grandmother when she was a child. She’s worked in catering since she was 15 and her ambition was always to own a café and cake shop of her own.
When Shelly Redding was out walking her dogs in spring 2014 Rocco, her staffy cross, was stolen from her by a man in the park. Determined to get him back Shelly initiated a campaign using local media and social media which was supported by numerous local dog charities
Our Local Community Business Heart award winner, Phil Anderson Financial, first became involved in charities through Legal and General, when it ran a scheme which donated to the national charity, Shelter, every time a mortgage was arranged.