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4 February 2015

Young Entrepreneurs Head to Chesterfield Market

Pupils from schools across North Derbyshire will be heading to Chesterfield Market on Thursday 5th February to wow shoppers with their products and services.

3 February 2015

Two Chesterfield Schools Set to Share £400k Funding Boost

Two schools in Chesterfield are earmarked for help from Derbyshire County Council's £16m capital grant allocation.

3 February 2015

Shorts Appoint new Healthcare Director

Shorts Chartered Accountants are delighted to announce the recent appointment of Ceri Lewis as Healthcare Director.

3 February 2015 SEO CoPilot prepares College Students for Employment
SEO CoPilot presented a technical masterclass to digital and creative students at Chesterfield College last week to give them a competitive edge when applying for work.
2 February 2015 Business people wanted to guide workers of the future
A recruitment drive has begun to find four volunteer business advisers who will share their experience and enthusiasm with Chesterfield and Derbyshire pupils to help them succeed in a national competition.
2 February 2015 The Christians to Perform at Chesterfield's Player of the Year Dinner
The Christians, who had a string of hits in the late 80s/early 90s, will perform at Chesterfield FC's Player of the Year dinner.
2 February 2015 Hospital CEO joins Destination Chesterfield board
Gavin Boyle, Chief Executive of Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is the newest addition to the Destination Chesterfield board.
29 January 2015 Extra £30m Cash Boost Secured for Sheffield City Region
Local leaders from the public and private sector have secured a £30 million cash boost for Sheffield City Region which includes Chesterfield.
29 January 2015 Expanded Growth Deal Fires up the Derbyshire Economy
Government and D2N2 the Local Enterprise Partnership for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire today agreed an additional investment package to further accelerate economic growth locally.
28 January 2015 Local Leaders to Discuss Economic Growth at Business Conference
Business leaders in and around Chesterfield will meet on Thursday 29th January to discuss how to boost economic growth and create jobs locally.
28 January 2015 Spireites Sign Cheltenham Striker
Chesterfield have signed striker Byron Harrison from Cheltenham Town for an undisclosed fee.
28 January 2015 Work starts on new Chesterfield College building
Work has begun at Chesterfield College to create a new home for students studying plumbing, joinery and other building services courses.
27 January 2015 International Football Returns to Chesterfield
The Proact in Chesterfield will once again host international football when the England Under-17s play Slovenia in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship on March 23rd.
27 January 2015 University of Derby to Help More Chesterfield Youngsters access Higher Education
Inspiring more youngsters in Chesterfield to get better qualifications is one of the aims of a new £197,000 project led by the University of Derby.
26 January 2015 Chesterfield College Launches New Creative Hub
West Studios opened its doors for the evening on Thursday 22nd January to showcase the new facilities it has available for creative businesses in Chesterfield.
26 January 2015 Peak and Derbyshire Share in £20m Tourism Spending and Jobs Boost
Concerted marketing campaigns to persuade more tourists to book a short break or longer stay in the Peak District and Derbyshire are reaping rich rewards.
23 January 2015 Casa named Top 5 UK Hotel
Casa Hotel in Chesterfield has been announced as one of the top 5 hotels in the UK in the Trip Advisor 2015 Travellers' Choice Awards.
21 January 2015 Latest good news on jobs
The latest job figures announced today show significant annual falls in the number of people claiming out of work benefits and the total number of unemployed people across the region, along with a large annual increase in employment.
21 January 2015 Holocaust survivor to speak at Chesterfield College
Holocaust survivor, Bernard Grunberg will present at Chesterfield College on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
21 January 2015 Franke Sissons serves up more help for Ashgate Hospice
Ashgate Hospicecare is now benefitting from two new food delivery trolleys thanks to local manufacturer and Chesterfield Champion, Franke Sissons.
21 January 2015 Council Tax freeze on the cards for a second year
Borough councillors in Chesterfield are to be recommended to freeze Chesterfield Borough Council's portion of Council Tax for a second year running.
20 January 2015 Successful year for Markham Vale
Developers are celebrating following an unprecedented year of activity at one of Chesterfield's most prominent development sites.
19 January 2015 Local pottery display opens at Chesterfield Museum
Locally produced pottery created between 1930 and 1960 can now been enjoyed at Chesterfield Museum.
19 January 2015 'Fuller's Rail Ale' Train to visit Barrow Hill Roundhouse
A special train has been chartered to transport guests to Chesterfield for the first day of the 2015 Rail Ale Festival.
15 January 2015 £400m Peak Resort development to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron
Prime Minister David Cameron is set to announce a £400m leisure development near Chesterfield, which will create 1,300 jobs.
15 January 2015 Proact Stadium prepares for popular Player of the Year dinner
This season's Chesterfield FC Player of the Year dinner will be on a much larger scale than ever before to cope with the demand for tickets.
14 January 2015 Grants awarded to support Chesterfield athletes
Some of the best young talent in the Chesterfield Borough have been handed a share of £2,250 in grants from business network ICON to help them chase their sporting dreams.
14 January 2015 Anna Cattee qualifies as Notary Public
Commercial solicitor, Anna Cattee, has become Chesterfield's newest Notary Public.
13 January 2015 Chatsworth to turn dream weddings into reality
Couples can begin their happy ever after with a helping hand from Chatsworth this February as its annual wedding fair returns, with over 40 new and exciting suppliers showcasing their services.
12 January 2015 Care centre builds bring multi-million boost to local economy
Local businesses have been given a trade boost of almost £15 million during the building of six new housing and care developments aimed at older people across Derbyshire including a scheme in Chesterfield.