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23 December 2014

Celebrate Christmas at services at the Crooked Spire Church and St Thomas

Celebrate Christmas at the Crooked Spire Church and St Thomas. There are Crib services and Christingle for the family, Carols and traditional services including Midnight Mass.

23 December 2014

Recognition for Chamber's efforts to close employability gap

The work East Midlands Chamber does to help create closer links between business and education has been praised by Government.

23 December 2014

Chesterfield Theatres springs into action with the 2015 spring play season - 3 weeks, 3 plays

The Chesterfield Theatres annual Spring Play Season at the Pomegranate Theatre will take place from Tuesday 20 January to Saturday 7 February 2015. There will be three fantastic plays taking to the stage over three consecutive weeks. TABS Productions will present Willy Russell's One for the Road and Simon Gray's Stage Struck. Rumpus Theatre Company will present Parlour Song by Jez Butterworth.

22 December 2014 Jog in to the New Year
Jog Derbyshire is once again running its popular campaign to encourage people who are inactive to take the first steps towards getting fitter by starting jogging.
22 December 2014 Council approves study into new Chesterfield market layout
Plans to improve Chesterfield's historic open-air market are to be drawn up.
22 December 2014 Derbyshire workplaces aim to stay top in 2015
Derbyshire is aiming to stay top of the leaderboard for sign-ups to a nationwide fitness programme to encourage workers to take a social approach to getting more active. Staff will once again battle it out to win points for their company or organisation as new eight week Active Derbyshire Workplace Challenge #MyTeam2015 is launched on Monday 5th January (until Sunday 1st March 2015).
22 December 2014 New era beckons for Peak District and Derbyshire Tourism
Tourism in the Peak District and Derbyshire is poised on the brink of a brand new era as the newly-restructured tourist board looks forward to fresh challenges and opportunities in 2015 and beyond.
22 December 2014 Chesterfield Borough Council branding changed for first time in 40 years
New branding is being introduced to help Chesterfield Borough Council improve customer service, generate more income and save on future design costs.
19 December 2014 Spireites sign young midfielder
Young midfielder Billy Beresford has joined Chesterfield on a non-contract basis.
17 December 2014 New facilities in Chesterfield for Derbyshire athletes
A new satellite hub designed to help athletes from the Chesterfield area reach the top of their chosen sports has been unveiled.
17 December 2014 Jobseeker figures continue to fall
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit across the East Midlands Chamber region continues to fall.
17 December 2014 Team raises £3.5k for cancer charities
A big-hearted senior management team from Franke Sissons has successfully summited Mount Snowden to raise money for three important cancer charities.
15 December 2014 Business leaders to have greater say on local economy
Local businesses and councils are to be given more power over the economic development of Chesterfield and Sheffield City Region following the agreement of a Devolution Deal with government.
12 December 2014 Local team leads in national survey
Chesterfield based Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP Chartered Accountants) has come out on top in the Charity Audit Survey 2014.
11 December 2014 One-of-a-kind bike arrives at Autoworld
Autoworld in Chesterfield has this week taken delivery of a unique Triumph motorcycle.
11 December 2014 Spireites challenge locals to get fit for charity
The Chesterfield Community Trust is encouraging residents to get fit and lose some weight while raising money for charity.
10 December 2014 Mayor opens new home for three of Chesterfield's small businesses
The Mayor of Chesterfield, Councillor Alexis Diouf, took time out of his busy schedule on Small Business Saturday...
9 December 2014 Proact offers female football programme
Girls and women can now access soccercise sessions at Chesterfield Football Club thanks to funding from Sport England.
9 December 2014 Cathelco supplies equipment for specialised vessels in Croatia
Cathelco has won orders for hull protection equipment for a number of ships being built by Croatian yards.
8 December 2014 Discover ‘Life at Chatsworth' this winter with behind the scenes talks
Staff at Chatsworth are to reveal what it takes to run one of the UK's most prestigious country estates through a series of entertaining talks.
4 December 2014 Business Growth Hub to be launched by Minister
A new Growth Hub which will act as a single point of contact for business advice and support will be launched tomorrow...
3 December 2014 Local manufacturer breaks another world record
United Cast Bar has once again taken the lead in the manufacturing industry by increasing their already large portfolio of sizes.
2 December 2014 Mayor to officially open new home for three small businesses
The new home of Chesterfield based creative business, StraightCurves will be officially opened by the Mayor of Chesterfield, Councillor Alexis Diouf on Saturday 6 December.
1 December 2014 Exciting summer of cricket ahead as Derbyshire announces fixtures for 2015
A duo of sell-out local derbies are expected following Derbyshire's announcement of fixtures for the 2015 season.
28 November 2014 Town's top firms rewarded at Derbyshire Times Business Awards
Chesterfield's best firms were in the spotlight at last week's Derbyshire Times' Business Awards in association with Destination Chesterfield.
27 November 2014 Christmas Toy Appeal gets underway
Christmas cheer will once again be brought to underprivileged children across North Derbyshire through the launch of Autoworld's annual Toy appeal.
27 November 2014 Election wish list unveiled by local business leaders
Business leaders from Chesterfield are among those who have this week unveiled their demands of the next UK Government.
25 November 2014 Building foundations for new Chesterfield Sports Centre
Work has begun on building the foundations for the new Queen's Park Sports Centre on behalf of Chesterfield Borough Council.
21 November 2014 Funding enables local firm to grow
An expanding Chesterfield-based engineering firm has secured funding for new equipment.
20 November 2014 Chesterfield gets crafty in time for Christmas
An exciting new range of crafty Christmas workshops has been announced by StraightCurves in Chesterfield.