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28 October 2014

Innovative digital art comes to Vicar Lane Shopping Centre

Colourful digital artwork and animation will illuminate Vicar Lane this Sunday 23rd November when the town's Christmas Lights are switched on for 2014.

28 October 2014

Building work starts on new housing scheme

Work is underway on a £3 million housing scheme that will provide 22 new homes for pensioners in Chesterfield.

28 October 2014

Engineering showcase on way for Made in Chesterfield Week

A unique travelling showcase for advanced engineering will roll into the Proact Stadium for Made in Chesterfield week on Thursday 13 November.

27 October 2014 Gold for Ringwood Hall Hotel
Ringwood Hall Hotel has scooped a Gold Award at this year's East Midlands in Bloom ceremony in the Best Hotel/Pub Gardens category.
27 October 2014 Join in the fun of the fireworks
The skies above Chesterfield will light up during a spectacular show as Chesterfield Borough Council's fireworks extravaganza returns.
27 October 2014 Brimington children enjoy new park facilities
New play equipment and better drainage has now been installed at Thistle Park in Brimington.
27 October 2014 Chesterfield's table tennis star shortlisted for Derbyshire Sports Awards
Chesterfield's Liam Pitchford is one of four medallists who shone at this summer's Commonweath Games in the race for the top honour at the 2014 Derbyshire Sports Awards, sponsored by the University of Derby.
27 October 2014 Latest HS2 report welcomed by Sheffield City Region
Chairman of HS2 Ltd, Sir David Higgins has today released his second report on the future of high speed rail in Great Britain.
27 October 2014 Latest high speed rail report not firm enough on East Midlands HS2 hub
Following publication this morning of Sir David Higgins' Report on HS2, the Chamber is calling on the region to unite to remove doubt and uncertainty over plans for the location of the East Midlands hub.
23 October 2014 Government and Sheffield City Region sign £325 million Growth Deal
Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister, will today join up with council and business leaders from across Sheffield City Region to sign a £325 million Growth Deal
23 October 2014 Local bank named best for customer satisfaction
Handelsbanken, the fast-growing relationship bank, was today rated top for customer satisfaction for the sixth year running, in an independent survey of British banks' personal and business customers.
23 October 2014 Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards Declared a Sell-Out!
Celebrity chef, Ainsley Harriott will be in town next week (29 October) to host Chesterfield's annual Food and Drink Awards. Organised by Destination Chesterfield and sponsored by Chesterfield College, the awards this year are a sell-out.
22 October 2014 Spireites plan ‘Ernie Moss Day'
Chesterfield fans will be given a chance to pay tribute to the club's record goalscorer, Ernie Moss, when the Spireites face one of his former clubs in the new year.
21 October 2014 New Nando's creates 30 new jobs in Chesterfield
Chesterfield residents and visitors are in for a tasty treat as Nando's, home of legendary Portuguese flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken, opens to the public on Wednesday 22nd October 2014.
20 October 2014 Chesterfield Market Festival returns this half term
Residents and visitors to Chesterfield can enjoy the town's annual Market Festival this half term.
20 October 2014 The Big Draw at Chesterfield Museum
Visitors to Chesterfield Museum can take over the art gallery with The Big Draw.
20 October 2014 Peak Tourism Economy on the up
Tourism continues to make a key contribution to the Peak District and Derbyshire economy – generating more than £1.8 billion in 2013.
20 October 2014 Town's businesses get set for Made in Chesterfield Week
The first ever Made in Chesterfield week has been coordinated by Destination Chesterfield in partnership with Natwest, United Cast Bar, Chesterfield College, Derbyshire Education Business Partnership, Positive 4 Young People, Placing Futures, Derbyshire County Council, and Chesterfield Borough Council.
20 October 2014 Chesterfield recognised in first 2014 Derbyshire Sports Awards shortlist
Two Chesterfield organisations who excel at promoting sports and fitness participation among their employees are on the final shortlist of three for a 2014 Derbyshire Sports Award, sponsored by the University of Derby.
16 October 2014 App inspires Chesterfield workers to be career proud
In a bid to encourage worker-confidence, Pitman Training Chesterfield has launched a social media campaign for a new free app from job-search company Monster.
16 October 2014 Storage Hunters star heading to the Proact
Jesse McClure, a star of cult TV show Storage Hunters, is heading to the Proact Stadium for an All-Star Events night.
16 October 2014 Get ghostly this Halloween at Chatsworth
Spooktacular Chatsworth will be full of scary surprises this half term as the haunting Halloween Hoot returns to the eerie Peak District.
15 October 2014 Chesterfield sees further fall in unemployment
The number of unemployed people in the East Midlands fell by a further 5,000 in the three months to August, according to new figures out today.
14 October 2014 Brampton Brewery wins Best Borough Bitter
Brampton Brewery in Chesterfield has once again been recognised at the Chatsworth Road Festival, having scooped ‘Best Borough Bitter' for the second year in a row.
14 October 2014 Further growth for local finance team
Shorts Chartered Accountants is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Milnes who joins the firm from Lloyds Banking Group this month.
14 October 2014 Chesterfield solicitors expand team
Banner Jones Solicitors has recently strengthened several of their key departments with the addition of 5 new team members.
14 October 2014 Further funding requested to support local growth
An official application has been made for an additional £38 million of funding to further boost economic growth and create jobs in the area.
13 October 2014 Chesterfield firm named best in county
Marine maintenance equipment manufacturer Cathelco has been named Derbyshire Business of the Year 2014 by the county's Chamber of Commerce.
13 October 2014 First place awarded to West Bars Tandoori
West Bars Tandoori has taken home the top prize at this year's Chatsworth Road Curry Challenge.
10 October 2014 £300k boost for Chesterfield Innovation Centres
A major upgrade is on the cards to improve the digital connectivity and conference facilities at the Chesterfield Innovation Centres.