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6 August 2014

Permit scheme bid to keep traffic moving

Plans for a new permit scheme have been agreed to reduce the disruption to drivers caused by roadworks and get traffic moving across the county.

4 August 2014

2014 Food and Drink Awards shortlist announced

Twenty four food and drink businesses have been shortlisted across nine categories in the 2014 Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards, organised in association with Chesterfield College headline sponsor of the awards for the second year running.

4 August 2014

Proact Stadium to host international match

Chesterfield's Proact Stadium will host an England Under-17 international match later this month.

31 July 2014 Derbyshire charity partnership shortlisted for national award
The partnership between the Wilko stores across Derbyshire and Ashgate Hospice has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
31 July 2014 Workplace Challenge launches its alternative Commonwealth Games
A new Derbyshire Workplace Challenge has been launched this month, as part of a national #TeamEngland Workplace Challenge linked to the Commonwealth Games.
31 July 2014 Nominations now open for Derbyshire Times Business Awards
The hunt is now on to find the very best of north Derbyshire's businesses.
30 July 2014 Nominations welcomed for 2014 Derbyshire Sports Awards
Derbyshire's most talented and dedicated sporting stars will once again be celebrated at the 2014 Derbyshire Sports Awards - and nominations are now being welcomed.
29 July 2014 Holmebrook Valley Park to host Festival of Football
Chesterfield football fans can put their best foot forward at next month's Festival of Football a free event designed to celebrate Holmebrook Valley's seven newly renovated pitches.
29 July 2014 Chesterfield's parks among the best in the country
Four parks, all maintained by Chesterfield Borough Council, have retained the prestigious Green Flag award.
29 July 2014 Spireites to launch new business club
Local business people are invited to the launch of an exciting new organisation called Club 66, run by Chesterfield FC, which aims to bring businesses together.
29 July 2014 Chesterfield's Hidden Talent winner announced
Louisa Pennington from Whitwell secured first place last weekend at Chesterfield's Hidden Talent Content following a faultless singing performance at Vicar Lane Shopping Centre.
28 July 2014 Specialist support on offer for new wave of entrepreneurs
Chesterfield start-ups can now access dedicated legal support to help them succeed in the early stages - thanks to a new team set up by BRM Solicitors.
28 July 2014 A model railway show with a difference
Chesterfield's popular model railway show - Barrow Hill Live! - is to return for a fifth year...
28 July 2014 Tapton Lock declared one of best green spaces in the UK
Chesterfield's Tapton Lock has received a prestigious Green Flag award
28 July 2014 Paving the way for more Markham Vale development
Work to open up a new section of the Markham Vale regeneration site started today with a £1.2m road refurbishment project.
28 July 2014 Spitfire and Hurricane display to pay tribute to WWII airmen at Chatsworth Country Fair
The famous roar of the Rolls Royce Merlin engine will herald the arrival of the legendary Spitfire and Hurricane fighter planes in a thrilling display over the heads of thousands of visitors to the Chatsworth Country Fair this August.
25 July 2014 Hornsbridge Roundabout project ahead of schedule
It is hoped that traffic restrictions at Hornsbridge Roundabout will be lifted earlier than planned.
24 July 2014 Improvements planned at Thistle Park
Children in Brimington are set to benefit from new play equipment.
24 July 2014 Council's drive to boost business for Derbyshire food industry
Food businesses in Derbyshire are being encouraged to promote healthier eating by becoming members of a new scheme called Heart of Derbyshire.
24 July 2014 Ashgate Hospice gardens officially opened
Patients and visitors are benefiting from the completion of a major project to redesign the walled garden at Ashgate Hospice.
23 July 2014 Kids encouraged to try a new sport this summer
Youngsters in Chesterfield can get active this summer with a full programme of summer holiday activities at Chesterfield Borough Council's two sports centres - Queen's Park Sports Centre and The Healthy Living Centre at Staveley.
22 July 2014 Chesterfield FC Community trust to host junior awards event
The Chesterfield FC Community Trust Junior Awards will be presented at an event at the Proact Stadium next month.
22 July 2014 New department store to open in Chesterfield
Boyes will be opening the doors to its new store in Chesterfield this Thursday 24th July.
22 July 2014 Donation funds new team kit for Wingerworth Wolves Under 8s
Young footballers at Wingerworth Wolves are sporting a new team kit thanks to a donation made by Chesterfield-based manufacturer, Franke Sissions.
22 July 2014 More new homes for Chesterfield
Plans have been announced by Miller Homes Midlands for a 63 further homes to be built at Chesterfield's popular housing development, The Portlands.
21 July 2014 Get set for 5k charity run
Next month's Chesterfield Community 5k Run will raise funds for both The Child Foundation and the Chesterfield FC Community Trust.
21 July 2014 More pedal power needed for Flagg Challenge
Chesterfield's Ashgate Hospice is urging as many cyclists and volunteer marshals to get into the spirit of the Tour de France and take part in JE James and Derbyshire Times Flagg Challenge this Sunday, July 27.
18 July 2014 Could your business benefit from a grant of up to £75,000?
Small businesses in Derbyshire are being helped to develop and grow with grants of up to £75,000 − and there's still time for local firms to bid for cash.
17 July 2014 Hornsbridge roundabout update
An urgent review is being carried out to see if traffic restrictions at Hornsbridge roundabout can be relaxed earlier than predicted.
17 July 2014 Win tickets to see Jools Holland at Barrow Hill Roundhouse
Star pianist Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, with special guest star Melanie C and guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall, will perform at Barrow Hill Roundhouse on Saturday 13th September - and you could win tickets to see them.