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8 September 2014

Heart of Derbyshire campaign launched

Residents are being encouraged to make healthier food choices when eating out through a new scheme launched by Derbyshire County Council.

5 September 2014

Lots of local water on the way for Chesterfield Marathon

Thousands of bottles of natural mineral water will be available for runners this September 14th.

5 September 2014

Spireites academy welcomes new recruits

The Chesterfield FC academy has welcomed nine new recruits who will represent the club in the upcoming season.

4 September 2014 First event announced for Made in Chesterfield Week
Businesses are being invited to attend Chesterfield's Proact Stadium this November for a free breakfast seminar on the future of manufacturing.
3 September 2014 Spireites boss nominated for award
Chesterfield FC Manager Paul Cook has been nominated for the Sky Bet League 1 Manager of the Month award for August.
3 September 2014 Chesterfield team take on Snowdon challenge for charity
The management team at Franke Sissons is to tackle Mount Snowdon - the UK's second highest peak - for three cancer charities.
2 September 2014 New addition to the Spireites
Sam Clucas has spoken of his delight at joining Chesterfield from rivals Mansfield Town.
1 September 2014 Accountancy firm plans for further growth with new appointment
Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP) is delighted to welcome Amanda Noble-Simmons as the firm's new Head of Marketing and Business Development.
29 August 2014 Spireites sign Winger
Chesterfield have signed winger Gboly Ariyibi, who was a free agent after leaving Leeds United.
28 August 2014 Deadline approaching for Derbyshire Times Business Awards
Time is running out for companies and individuals hoping to enter the 2014 Derbyshire Times Business Awards, with all entries required by Friday September 5th.
28 August 2014 Top Jackson tribute to thrill fans at Winding Wheel
Jackson Live in Concert is to appear at the Winding Wheel in Chesterfield for one night only this Friday 31st October.
27 August 2014 Building work to begin at Eastwood Park
Hasland residents are set to benefit from a new sports pavilion at Eastwood Park with construction due to start on Monday 8th September.
26 August 2014 Final three announced for Chesterfield Food Producer of the Year
Teresa Lambarelli is hoping to retain her Food Producer of the Year title for a second year running after being selected as one of the three finalists shortlisted for the prestigious award at the 2014 Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards.
21 August 2014 Funding boost for new Queen's Park Sports Centre
Chesterfield residents are to benefit from an enhanced new Queen's Park Sports Centre thanks to £2 million funding package awarded to the project this week.
21 August 2014 Free tickets on offer for Proact's international match
Chesterfield's Proact Stadium will host an international fixture when England Under-17s take on Portugal on Friday, August 29 (kick-off 7.30pm)...
21 August 2014 Further development in the pipeline at Markham Vale
A planning application has been submitted for a new 100,000 sq ft warehouse and office building at Markham Vale.
21 August 2014 Still time to register for community 5k
Bookings are still being taken for the Chesterfield 5k Community Run, taking place this coming Bank Holiday Monday (August 25).
20 August 2014 Chesterfield Marathon runner registration at Casa Hotel
Runners taking part in the Chesterfield and Derbyshire Marathon are being asked to collect their race number for the event in the two days leading up to the big day.
20 August 2014 East Midlands leading the way in economic recovery
A new report out today reveals the East Midlands had the fastest-growing economy in England in the first six months of the year.
20 August 2014 New partner welcomed to BHP
Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP) is thrilled to announce the appointment of new partner Daniel Sowden. Daniel will advise owner managed businesses in the SME sector, support the firm's Agriculture and Landed Estates team and lead the firm's service offering to the Leisure and Tourism industry.
19 August 2014 Best ever foodie line up at Chatsworth Country Fair
A mouthwatering line up of the UK's top chefs, bakers and food suppliers will be served up at Chatsworth Country Fair this year on August 29, 30 and 31.
19 August 2014 Sharpe speaking at Spireites Sporting Dinner
Former Manchester United and England star Lee Sharpe will speak at a sporting dinner at Chesterfield FC's Proact Stadium in October.
19 August 2014 Plans for extended Queen's Park Sports Centre approved
Councillors have approved plans for a new, extended, Queen's Park Sports Centre to be built.
15 August 2014 New fully funded training available for SMEs
Businesses are being supported to grow and develop both current and future workforces through a new, fully-funded mentoring programme.
15 August 2014 Nominations invited for Chesterfield FC young fan of the year
The hunt is on for Chester's Young Fan of the Year.
13 August 2014 Casa Hotel voted top employer
Casa has been named by its employees as one of the best places to work in the country.
13 August 2014 Cricket Derbyshire Foundation on the hunt for photographic collections
Members of the public are being asked to come forward and share photographs of Derbyshire County Cricket Club to help create a pictorial archive.
13 August 2014 Local job market continues to improve
Further positive employment figures have today been announced for the region.
13 August 2014 Tumble into Alice's Wonderland at Chatsworth this Christmas
Visitors to Chatsworth this Christmas should prepare to head down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass as this year's festive theme takes inspiration from the vivid and fantastical world created by author Lewis Carroll in his classic ‘Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'.
12 August 2014 Markham Vale expansion underway
One of the country's largest cranes is in Derbyshire to remove a bridge deck as part of plans to expand the Markham Vale regeneration site.