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3 April 2014

Local events to commemorate the First World War

Residents are being offered support to stage their own First World War events as part of Derbyshire County Council's project to commemorate the conflict.

3 April 2014

New tax partner welcomed to BHP

Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP), North East Derbyshire's largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants, has announced the appointment of new tax partner Chris Humphreys.

3 April 2014

Film and TV producers explore Peak District

Last week film and television producers and location managers visited from across the country to see why the Peak District is in so much in demand as a scenic backdrop...

2 April 2014 Peak District stars in ITV competition
Hot on the heels of the Peak District's first-ever television commercial, the area is now featuring in a high-profile competition running all this week on ITV's flagship Daybreak morning show.

2 April 2014 Partner appointment for Shorts
Shorts are delighted to announce the appointment of new partner Andy Ryder, who joins the firm this month from BDO (formerly PKF).
2 April 2014 Latest community care from Franke Sissons
This week Chesterfield Champion, Franke Sissons, has announced a further round of gifts to a variety of worthy local causes.

2 April 2014 Top athletes launch Peak District's summer-long cycle fest
Triple gold medal-winning Paralympic cyclist Anthony Kappes returned to the saddle with a brand new co-pilot to get the Peak District & Derbyshire Summer of Cycling off to a trailblazing start.

1 April 2014 Tinie Tempah to headline Party at the Proact
Multi-award winning rapper Tinie Tempah will headline this summer's Party at the Proact on Sunday, June 8, joining Labrinth, Katy B, Lawson, Union J and Ms Dynamite.
1 April 2014 Local performers to feature in Pop Factor
Students from Chesterfield Studios are to appear in Pop Factor!
1 April 2014 Chesterfield FC's new away kit revealed
Chesterfield's away kit for the 2014/15 season has been revealed, featuring a white shirt with blue shorts and white socks.
1 April 2014 Hornsbridge plans submitted
Plans have been submitted to Chesterfield Borough Council for the transformation of a key gateway into the town centre.
31 March 2014 Eyes right as Mercians march into town
Chesterfield residents are invited to watch as 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment marches into the town.

31 March 2014 Time for tea with Wings
A party will be held next month to celebrate the 100th edition of local glossy magazine, Wings.

31 March 2014 Further funding in the pipeline for Digital Derbyshire
A £27.67 million project to transform broadband speeds for thousands more businesses and residents across Derbyshire could be in line for another boost.

31 March 2014 Final Growth Plan submitted to Government
Today the public-private partnership responsible for growing the economy in the Sheffield City Region has submitted its final Strategic Economic Plan (SEP) to Government.
27 March 2014 Chamber welcomes Energy Inquiry
Chris Hobson, Head of Information and Representation comments on today's launch by Ofgem of an inquiry into the activities of the "Big Six" energy companies.
27 March 2014 Spireites extend deal with Puma
Chesterfield Football Club has announced a new long-term contract extension that sees global sports brand PUMA® continue as the club's official supplier and licensee partner of replica merchandise.

26 March 2014 Cathelco make a Quantum leap in control panel design
Cathelco has introduced a new series of Quantum control panels for their sea water pipework anti-fouling systems and impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) systems.
25 March 2014 Chesterfield Carnival supported by Band of the Year
The Chesterfield Carnival has been officially backed by the winners of the Band of The Year competition, ‘Somewhat Unprepared'.

25 March 2014 Businesses encouraged to support Chesterfield FC Memorial Garden
The Chesterfield FC Supporters Club is looking for 20 generous businesses to each donate £500 to the Chesterfield FC Memorial Garden Project.

25 March 2014 Find out about superfast broadband plans at business event
Businesses are invited to the Markham Vale Environment Centre to learn about the Digital Derbyshire programme which will deliver superfast broadband.
25 March 2014 Chesterfield is the perfect blend for Ringtons tea
Ringtons tea is moving to Chesterfield following its purchase of two industrial units on Dunston Trading Estate, Sheepbridge.
25 March 2014 Fox-trotting Fairy to cha cha charm Chesterfield!
Pomegranate Theatre audiences will be utterly charmed this Christmas when the classic rags to riches fairy tale of Cinderellais brought to life in strictly panto style!
24 March 2014 National appointment for local solicitor
Robert Banner, Executive Director of the Chesterfield and Sheffield based firm of Solicitors Banner Jones Ltd has recently been elected as Chairman of the National Executive Committee of the Law Society's Law Management Section.

24 March 2014 New business venture at Vicar Lane
An entrepreneur has started a new business venture at Vicar Lane Shopping Centre, Chesterfield.

24 March 2014 Spireites to make stylish Wembley entrance
Chesterfield FC players and staff will make a stylish entrance at Wembley Stadium for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final after being supplied with smart new suits for the occasion by Greenwoods Menswear.

24 March 2014 Apprenticeships highlighted as being key to Chesterfield's continued growth
Chesterfield has been highlighted as being on one of the fastest growing corridors in the UK.
21 March 2014 Access free workplace pensions advice
Business owners and HR staff are invited to a free pension reform implementation workshop on 26th March 2014.

20 March 2014 Budget boost for Markham Vale Enterprise Zone
New businesses locating to the Sheffield City Region Enterprise Zone, which includes Markham Vale at Chesterfield, will benefit from tax incentives for a further three years, under measures announced by the Chancellor in yesterday's Budget.

20 March 2014 Civic Society to honour Chesterfield Market Hall as a historic building
The organisation that has helped shape Chesterfield town centre as we know it today is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special talk programme and blue plaque unveiling at the Market Hall on Tuesday 8th April at 6.00pm.