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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.
12 August 2014 Traffic restrictions at Hornsbridge lifted ahead of schedule
Traffic restrictions at Hornsbridge Island in Chesterfield have been removed four weeks earlier than anticipated.
11 August 2014 Successful launch for Club 66
Around 40 people attended Chesterfield FC's Proact Stadium last week for the launch of Club 66 - the new business club run by the Spireites.
11 August 2014 Chesterfield company secures prestigious award
A Chesterfield company has won a major industry award for its refurbishment of the offices and reception of the Mining Information Centre in Mansfield.
11 August 2014 National acclaim for Chesterfield young gun
Chesterfield accountancy firm, Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP) is celebrating this week after one of its young employees received recognition from The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT).
11 August 2014 Ashgate Hospice staff ‘revved up' for ride out
Staff from the East Midlands' second largest hospice are teaming up with motorcycle enthusiasts for a big ride out in aid of the charity.
7 August 2014 Staff join together to celebrate a centenary in business
Chesterfield Champion Mitchells Chartered Accountants has commended its team this week following the news that three of its employees have clocked up a combined service of 100 years.
7 August 2014 See Chatsworth in a different light
Chatsworth is to be illuminated both inside and out for four special evenings this October...
6 August 2014 New development creating more jobs for Chesterfield
A new family pub and restaurant development is to open at the Markham Vale regeneration site bringing 40 jobs to the area.
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.