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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. 230 guests – nearly double the amount that attended last year’s awards, will come together to celebrate the success […]

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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. In July, the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) secured the landmark funding for Sheffield City Region, which will create over 28,000 jobs and training for 40,000 people. The official signing […]

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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. Located in Alma Leisure Park on the former Blockbusters retail site, the restaurant stays true to Nando’s unique Afro-Portuguese roots with a stunning design seating up to […]

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Town’s businesses get set for Made in Chesterfield Week

Eight businesses within the town’s manufacturing and engineering sector are being invited to get involved in Destination Chesterfield’s November Round Table event held in conjunction with the Derbyshire Times. The monthly Round Table discussion is just one of a number of free business events taking place from 10 – 14 November as part of Made […]

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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. New research reveals that the area’s tourist economy has been on the up since 2009, despite the general economic recession. The industry’s value to the local economy increased from £1.47 billion in 2009 […]

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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. The Chesterfield-based firm which produces anti-fouling systems for seawater pipework received the award at the Chamber’s Derbyshire Business Awards at the Roundhouse on Friday. The company also won the Excellence in Innovation award. In its […]

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£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. Tapton Park Innovation Centre and Dunston Innovation Centre – both owned and managed by Chesterfield Borough Council in partnership with Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce – look set to receive £200,000 investment toward […]

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£16m now available to support growing businesses

Businesses with clear growth aspirations are now invited to apply for a share of a £16 million fund via the University of Derby. The money has been secured from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF), which is aimed at fuelling business expansion and helping to create and safeguard thousands of jobs in the East Midlands […]

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Chesterfield factory expands with bank support

One of the UK’s leading nickel plating specialists is expanding its factory after securing a six figure funding deal. NiTEC UK Ltd is based in Chesterfield and boasts one of the world’s largest electroless nickel plating facilities.  This cash injection will allow it to increase its existing production capacity which provides services including pipe strengthening […]

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Chesterfield solicitors receives national recognition

Banner Jones Solicitors has once again been named a ‘Leading Firm’ in the 2014 UK Legal 500 rankings. Ann-Marie Lowe, Marketing Manager comments “Following our family law team’s success last year, we are delighted to have received a ranking for our personal injury team this year as well.  Being a Legal 500 firm is a […]

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