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3 October 2014

Electronics firm moves into 21st-century building thanks to grant funding

An expanding electronics company is enjoying life in a new premises and has created new jobs - thanks to grant funding of a quarter of a million pounds from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).

2 October 2014

A new white label SEO service from SEO CoPilot

Search Engine Optimisation (or SEO) has become an increasingly important tool for any business to have in their marketing arsenal. Ensuring your business figures prominently in search engine rankings to bring in new customers and sales can be the difference between success and failure.

2 October 2014

Further growth at BHP Accountants

Accountancy practice Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP) is once again expanding its team.

2 October 2014 Derbyshire apprentice wins award
One of Derbyshire County Council's apprentices has been commended for their outstanding achievement with his studies.
2 October 2014 Derbyshire firm supported to grow
A Derbyshire-based jewellery label manufacturer, which supplies major jewellery buying groups worldwide, has secured funding for new machinery.
1 October 2014 Chesterfield FC to launch Spireites TV
Chesterfield FC will be launching Spireites TV later this month, thanks to a new commercial partnership with Eleven Sports Media, providing significant investment.
29 September 2014 Free digital workshops to keep the town's high street thriving
With 10% of all retail sales being online, having an internet presence has been identified as the key to keeping Chesterfield high street thriving.
26 September 2014 Chesterfield Market Hall contractor scoops prestigious award
Midlands-based contactor G F Tomlinson is celebrating after being recognised for its work on Chesterfield's recently refurbished market hall.
26 September 2014 Team ride through the night for charity
Staff at Derbyshire Pony Trekking completed a 24 hour horse riding relay ride this month in aid of Chesterfield-based charity, Ashgate Hospice.
25 September 2014 Second speaker announced for Future of Manufacturing seminar
Chris Heaton has been confirmed as the second key speaker for this year's annual Manufacturing breakfast Seminar hosted by Shorts Chartered Accountants, NatWest and Banner Jones Solicitors.
24 September 2014 First time buyer scheme extended
People in Chesterfield hoping to get on the property ladder can now receive support to buy homes costing up to £150,000.
23 September 2014 Three Chesterfield businesses win regional awards
Three Chesterfield-based companies have been recognised in a prestigious awards scheme.
23 September 2014 Student discount day coming up at Vicar Lane Shopping Centre
Students visiting Vicar Lane Shopping Centre will be able to save money on Thursday 2nd October 2014.
23 September 2014 Free workshops on offer to help Chesterfield firms grow
A range of free business development workshops will run in Chesterfield this October and November thanks to a grant secured from the European Regional Development Fund.
23 September 2014 Talented athletes invited to apply for financial support
Local sports people aiming to follow in the footsteps of Commonwealth Games medallists Adam Peaty and Liam Pitchford are being invited to apply to the Derbyshire Sport ICON programme.
22 September 2014 Improving Chesterfield's railway station link
An eight-week project has begun to improve a key gateway into Chesterfield - from Malkin Street at Chesterfield Railway Station through to Corporation Street in the town centre.
22 September 2014 Bespoke distribution centre being built at Markham Vale
A Chesterfield-based metal distributor which ships stock around the world is marking its 30th anniversary by relocating to Markham Vale to benefit from better transport links.
22 September 2014 Actress Claire Price to speak at charity lunch
Chesterfield-born actress, Claire Price, is to be guest speaker at a charity ladies lunch in aid of Ashgate Hospice.
19 September 2014 Chesterfield firm to expand thanks to £50k grant
A Chesterfield business is set to boost its workforce thanks to grant funding from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
19 September 2014 Young Chesterfield sprint hurdler wins top honour
Alicia Barrett has been crowned a joint winner of Sportsperson of the Year at the Derbyshire Schools' Sports Association Awards.
17 September 2014 Boycie to officially open redeveloped Chesterfield Theatres
Actor John Challis who played Boycie in Only Fools and Horses is to officially reopen two Chesterfield theatres following an £700,000 refurbishment.
17 September 2014 More people getting back into work
Further positive employment figures have today been announced for the region.
16 September 2014 Get your business recognised at Derbyshire Sports Awards
Friday 19th September is the deadline for nominations...
16 September 2014 Chatsworth 3D art wins prestigious international award
A groundbreaking fusion of art and architecture - installed in Chatsworth's North Sketch Gallery - has won the prestigious international CODA award.
16 September 2014 Growing Chesterfield business nominated for two national awards
Recon Electrical Ltd is once again in the running for a national award after being nominated in two categories for the 2014 National Electrical Industry Awards.
15 September 2014 Chesterfield restaurant makes 2015 Good Food Guide
An authentic italian restaurant based in Chesterfield has been recognised in the latest Good Food Guide.
15 September 2014 Local publisher nominated for three national awards
A Chesterfield Champion has been nominated for a hat-trick of titles at the prestigious 2014 National Magazine Publishers' Awards.
12 September 2014 Countdown to Derbyshire's largest careers event
There are less than 2 weeks to go until this year's Derbyshire Skills Festival comes to Chesterfield.
11 September 2014 Top Elvis Tribute act ready to rock Chesterfield
One of the world's greatest Elvis tribute acts is set to appear at the Winding Wheel all next week.
11 September 2014 Work begins on new Queen's Park Sports Centre
A sod cutting ceremony has been held to mark the start of work on Chesterfield Borough Council's £9.3 million project to replace the Queen's Park Sports Centre.