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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). Kingfield Electronics, based in Chesterfield, has moved from two separate locations into a large new manufacturing facility that provides an […]

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Derbyshire firm supported to grow

A Derbyshire-based jewellery label manufacturer, which supplies major jewellery buying groups worldwide, has secured funding for new machinery. This was made possible thanks to the Growth Accelerator Programme and support from Chesterfield-based asset finance broker, Balanced Funding Solutions. The firm now has a bespoke labelling converter which has contributed to an increase in efficiency, with […]

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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. To help the town’s independent retailers get internet savvy, Destination Chesterfield is running a free Digital High Street course. The free course is open to any retail, leisure, hospitality, and tourism […]

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Three Chesterfield businesses win regional awards

Three Chesterfield-based companies have been recognised in a prestigious awards scheme. The national Chamber Awards, now in their 11th year, are a highlight of the business calendar, showcasing the pivotal role local businesses play in the UK’s continuing growth story. Casa Hotel, Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Northern Lights all came top in their respective categories. […]

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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. Established in 1984, Gould Alloys is expected to move from its current base on Carwood Industrial Park and be up-and-running at new purpose-built premises located at Markham Vale just […]

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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. The work is being carried out by landscape architects TEP in partnership with Chesterfield Borough Council and incorporates a ‘rain garden’ which operates by diverting drainage from the […]

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Chesterfield restaurant makes 2015 Good Food Guide

Chesterfield’s authentic italian restaurant, Calabria has been recognised in the Good Food Guide 2015. The restaurant will feature in a new ‘Local Gem’ category in the guide, which highlights local eateries that deliver perfect food and overall experience. Entries to the Good Food Guide are based entirely on anonymous expert inspections and reader recommendations. The guide, […]

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Lots of local water on the way for Chesterfield Marathon

Derbyshire-based Buxton Water, which was also the official water supplier of the 2014 London Marathon, will supply more than 14,000 bottles of natural mineral water for the Chesterfield Marathon on September 14. The water will be distributed across 9 service stations which will be spread across the course, with stations also at the half and […]

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First event announced for Made in Chesterfield Week

Businesses are being invited to attend Chesterfield’s Proact Stadium this November for a free breakfast seminar on the future of manufacturing. Hosted by Shorts Chartered Accountants, NatWest and Banner Jones Solicitors, the event takes place on Thursday 13th November from 8.00am and will bring together key speakers from the industry, including David Grey MBE, Group Managing Director […]

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