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8 July 2014

Derbyshire Falcons to face Yorkshire Vikings at Queen's Park this Sunday

Derbyshire vs Yorkshire gets underway at 2.30pm with supporters from both sides of the border set to pack out one of first-class cricket's most picturesque venues.

7 July 2014

Government funding boost welcomed by Chamber of commerce

A total of £174m of government funding has been awarded to the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to support local projects over which will create jobs and generate growth over the next five years.

7 July 2014

£174m investment deal agreed for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

£174.4 million is to be invested in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire thanks to an historic Growth Deal agreed with the government by the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) D2N2.

7 July 2014 Funding deal to create 28,000 jobs in the region
A £320 million cash boost has been secured by local leaders from the public and private sector to create over 28,000 jobs and training for 40,000 people across the Sheffield City Region (which includes Chesterfield).
7 July 2014 Chesterfield manufacturer breaks world record
United Cast Bar has once again broadened the boundaries in the manufacture of continuously cast iron.
7 July 2014 Chesterfield to turn red for Heart Research UK charity at T20 showdown
Supporters of Derbyshire and Yorkshire are set to turn Queen's Park red this coming Sunday, as the two sides meet for their traditional NatWest T20 Blast local derby.
4 July 2014 Cool offer up for grabs in the run up to Chesterfield Marathon
Organisers of the Chesterfield Marathon will be offering half price Frederick's ice creams over a two-week period to promote the route of the race.
3 July 2014 Businesses encouraged to sign up to breastfeeding award
Businesses and organisations are being encouraged to sign up to Derbyshire County Council's 'Breastfeeding Welcome Here' award.
2 July 2014 Old Speckled Hen sponsors the Chesterfield Festival of Cricket
Old Speckled Hen has reinforced its support for cricket across Derbyshire by becoming official sponsors of the 2014 Chesterfield Festival of Cricket, held in association with Chesterfield Borough Council at Queen's Park.
1 July 2014 Local buddy scheme launched for national business awards
The Chamber of Commerce is helping Derbyshire businesses to submit applications for the Queen's Awards for Enterprise.
1 July 2014 £500 prize up for grabs for Chesterfield sports clubs
Miller Homes has launched its Summer of Sport initiative for a third year running and is once again giving local sports clubs across Chesterfield the opportunity to win a fantastic £500.
30 June 2014 Royal Lancers to march through Chesterfield
Residents are invited to watch as a local regiment marches through the town centre.
30 June 2014 Meet a meerkat at Ashgate Hospice summer fair
If you ever fancied meeting a meerkat or stroking a snake then get down to Ashgate Hospice Summer Fair this weekend.
27 June 2014 Champions Ale launched by Chesterfield Champion Brampton Brewery
Champions Ale launched to commemorate Chesterfield FC league 2 title triumph
26 June 2014 Kelis tent on show at Glastonbury for Chesterfield's FieldCandy
It started with a simple sheep on a tent for Chesterfield based FieldCandy to capture the attention of international singing sensation Kelis back at the Agenda Show in 2013.
25 June 2014 Your chance to nurture the business success of the future
YOUNG Enterprise, the UK's largest business and enterprise education charity, is looking for North Derbyshire volunteer business advisers to help lead the entrepreneurs of the future to their first success.
25 June 2014 Student showcase event set to wow Chesterfield employers
On Monday 30th June from 7pm, students from Chesterfield College's Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Catering and Hospitality, Business, Travel and Tourism departments will be showcasing the latest industry skills and developments to local employers at the College's Infirmary Road campus.
25 June 2014 Chamber says Exclusive Zero-Hours Contracts Ban a Sensible Move
Business Secretary Vince Cable today outlawed the use of exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts.
24 June 2014 Two foodie families sought for Chesterfield's Food and Drink Awards
Two families are being sought to uncover Chesterfield's most family-friendly restaurant or café.
24 June 2014 Nominate your favourite out of Chesterfield eatery for a chance to meet TV chef
People around North Derbyshire are being urged to nominate their favourite eateries in the Best out of Town category in the 2014 Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards.

The Best Out of Town category, which is sponsored by Northern Tea Merchants, is open to all establishments outside the boundary of Chesterfield and within 10 miles of it. Last year, the category was won by the Peak Edge Hotel at The Red Lion in Stanedge.
24 June 2014 Chesterfield Funfair donation boosts Mayors appeal
The Chesterfield mayor's fundraising efforts were boosted by the donation of a four-figure sum from the organisers of a funfair at Chesterfield FC's Proact Stadium.
24 June 2014 Judging for green-fingered Chesterfield residents
The tension is mounting for the borough's keen gardeners as judging takes place in the annual Chesterfield in Bloom competition.
23 June 2014 Chamber Stresses Need For Rail Connectivity
Chancellor George Osborne today unveiled plans for a third High Speed Rail phase to connect the proposed HS2 lines across the north of England.
23 June 2014 New footbridge to be opened at chesterfield canal festival
A new footbridge which has been built in Staveley over Chesterfield Canal will be officially opened on Saturday 28 June.
23 June 2014 Pomegranate Theatre wins TripAdvisor award
Chesterfield's Pomegranate Theatre has won a prestigious award from the online review site, TripAdvisor.
20 June 2014 Further growth for Shorts Chartered Accountants
Shorts Chartered Accountants are delighted to announce their latest recruit, with the appointment of Matthew Goodchild, who joins the firm from BDO.
20 June 2014 Free support on offer ahead of Derbyshire Times Business Awards
Businesses are invited to brush up on their award writing skills in preparation for this year's Derbyshire Times Business Awards in association with Destination Chesterfield.
19 June 2014 Sign up for county's largest careers event
Employers, colleges, training providers and voluntary organisations are being encouraged to book their place at this year's Derbyshire Skills Festival.
19 June 2014 Chesterfield Retail Awards winners announced
11 of Chesterfield's retailers have fought of stiff competition from more than 240 businesses to be named the very best in the town.
18 June 2014 Santander focuses on Chesterfield expansion
Santander Corporate & Commercial has revealed plans to launch a base in Chesterfield to increase its lending to the town's businesses.