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14 October 2014

Further funding requested to support local growth

An official application has been made for an additional £38 million of funding to further boost economic growth and create jobs in the area.

13 October 2014

Chesterfield firm named best in county

Marine maintenance equipment manufacturer Cathelco has been named Derbyshire Business of the Year 2014 by the county's Chamber of Commerce.

13 October 2014

First place awarded to West Bars Tandoori

West Bars Tandoori has taken home the top prize at this year's Chatsworth Road Curry Challenge.

10 October 2014 £300k boost for Chesterfield Innovation Centres
A major upgrade is on the cards to improve the digital connectivity and conference facilities at the Chesterfield Innovation Centres.
10 October 2014 Work begins on park's new pavilion
A team of Chesterfield Borough Council's builders and apprentices have started work on a new pavilion at Eastwood Park in Hasland.
10 October 2014 Chesterfield player wins Sky Bet League 1 Award
Chesterfield striker Eoin Doyle has been named the Sky Bet League 1 Player of the Month for September.
9 October 2014 Chesterfield factory expands with bank support
A six figure funding deal from Yorkshire Bank is enabling one of the UK's leading nickel plating specialists to grow.
9 October 2014 £16m now available to support growing businesses
Businesses with clear growth aspirations are now invited to apply for a share of a £16 million fund via the University of Derby.
8 October 2014 Local magazines get national recognition
Staff at Heron Publications are celebrating after being presented with a second successive accolade in the national Magazine Publishers' Awards.
7 October 2014 Over £2m of grants still available for small businesses
Time is running out for firms to access grants of up to £75,000 available through the Global Derbyshire Small Business Support Programme.
7 October 2014 Saunders to speak at All-Star events dinner
Former Liverpool and Wales international striker Dean Saunders will speak at the next All-Star Events dinner at the Proact Stadium on Monday, February 2.
6 October 2014 Chesterfield solicitors receives national recognition
Banner Jones Solicitors has once again been named a ‘Leading Firm' in the 2014 UK Legal 500 rankings.
6 October 2014 Drive Electric event to showcase greener options
Businesses and residents are being invited to view and try out a range of electric vehicles at the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield this Saturday 11th October.
3 October 2014 Electronics firm moves into 21st-century building thanks to grant funding
An expanding electronics company is enjoying life in a new premises – and has created new jobs - thanks to grant funding of a quarter of a million pounds from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).
2 October 2014 A new white label SEO service from SEO CoPilot
Search Engine Optimisation (or SEO) has become an increasingly important tool for any business to have in their marketing arsenal. Ensuring your business figures prominently in search engine rankings to bring in new customers and sales can be the difference between success and failure.
2 October 2014 Further growth at BHP Accountants
Accountancy practice Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP) is once again expanding its team.
2 October 2014 Derbyshire apprentice wins award
One of Derbyshire County Council's apprentices has been commended for their outstanding achievement with his studies.
2 October 2014 Derbyshire firm supported to grow
A Derbyshire-based jewellery label manufacturer, which supplies major jewellery buying groups worldwide, has secured funding for new machinery.
1 October 2014 Chesterfield FC to launch Spireites TV
Chesterfield FC will be launching Spireites TV later this month, thanks to a new commercial partnership with Eleven Sports Media, providing significant investment.
29 September 2014 Free digital workshops to keep the town's high street thriving
With 10% of all retail sales being online, having an internet presence has been identified as the key to keeping Chesterfield high street thriving.
26 September 2014 Chesterfield Market Hall contractor scoops prestigious award
Midlands-based contactor G F Tomlinson is celebrating after being recognised for its work on Chesterfield's recently refurbished market hall.
26 September 2014 Team ride through the night for charity
Staff at Derbyshire Pony Trekking completed a 24 hour horse riding relay ride this month in aid of Chesterfield-based charity, Ashgate Hospice.
25 September 2014 Second speaker announced for Future of Manufacturing seminar
Chris Heaton has been confirmed as the second key speaker for this year's annual Manufacturing breakfast Seminar hosted by Shorts Chartered Accountants, NatWest and Banner Jones Solicitors.
24 September 2014 First time buyer scheme extended
People in Chesterfield hoping to get on the property ladder can now receive support to buy homes costing up to £150,000.
23 September 2014 Three Chesterfield businesses win regional awards
Three Chesterfield-based companies have been recognised in a prestigious awards scheme.
23 September 2014 Student discount day coming up at Vicar Lane Shopping Centre
Students visiting Vicar Lane Shopping Centre will be able to save money on Thursday 2nd October 2014.
23 September 2014 Free workshops on offer to help Chesterfield firms grow
A range of free business development workshops will run in Chesterfield this October and November thanks to a grant secured from the European Regional Development Fund.
23 September 2014 Talented athletes invited to apply for financial support
Local sports people aiming to follow in the footsteps of Commonwealth Games medallists Adam Peaty and Liam Pitchford are being invited to apply to the Derbyshire Sport ICON programme.
22 September 2014 Improving Chesterfield's railway station link
An eight-week project has begun to improve a key gateway into Chesterfield - from Malkin Street at Chesterfield Railway Station through to Corporation Street in the town centre.
22 September 2014 Bespoke distribution centre being built at Markham Vale
A Chesterfield-based metal distributor which ships stock around the world is marking its 30th anniversary by relocating to Markham Vale to benefit from better transport links.