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£300k investment for Chesterfield’s Revenues Hall

Chesterfield Borough Council’s Revenues Hall will soon benefit from a substantial £300k refurbishment programme. The Revenues Hall, which provides payment facilities, customer information and advice for a wide variety of Council services, will close on 22 October 2012 for a period of up to five months; re-opening in early March 2013. Updating the building, which […]

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Local design star to unveil Debenhams Chesterfield Store

The eagerly awaited new Debenhams Chesterfield store will open on Thursday, 20 September. Local designer, Ashley Thomas – whose designs are currently available as part of the Debenhams Edition homeware collection – will officially launch the store, alongside manager Natalie Collins and her new team. Ashley studied Art and Design at Chesterfield College before going […]

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There’s nothing vacant about Chesterfield

Chesterfield is riding high on the retail front after a national report revealed the town is bucking the north-south divide with low shop vacancy rates. The latest figures from the Local Data Company (LDC) gives a detailed insight and analysis of 506 town centres and Chesterfield is third best of the largest centres in the […]

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Promoting the changing face of Chesterfield

Destination Chesterfield, in partnership with local developers, has launched a series of hoardings to tell the story of the changing face of Chesterfield The new hoardings, which have been erected at the Ravenside Retail Park and at the Shorts Accountants development on Ashgate Road, are part of Destination Chesterfield’s ‘Warm Welcome’ campaign and are supported […]

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Destination Chesterfield secures future funding

Destination Chesterfield is pleased to announce that it has secured additional funding which will extend the initiative until the end of December 2015. Further funding will be received from the European Regional Development Fund and a new three year plan will be developed through consultation with businesses and local residents to promote the town as […]

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70 new jobs created at Chesterfield superstore

Chesterfield Borough Council and Jobcentre Plus have worked with one of the town’s newest superstores, The Range, to appoint 70 employees for the store. The Range, which opened on 29th June on Lordsmill Street, offers more than 65,000 products across 16 departments including DIY, homewares, furniture, lighting, arts and crafts and garden. The Council and […]

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Sector specialists appointed to Destination Chesterfield Board

Destination Chesterfield has recently appointed sector specialists for the manufacturing, professional services and retail, leisure and tourism sectors to their board. Destination Chesterfield, funded through money from the European Regional Development Fund, Chesterfield Champions and Chesterfield Borough Council is helping to improve the economic prosperity of the town through a campaign to promoteChesterfield.  This approach […]

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Chesterfield school children promote world's largest steel bar

During February 2012, United Cast Bar (UK) have broken another production record by successfully casting a 635mm diameter bar using the continuous casting process. This increases above the current largest size of 600mm produced a competitor. To support the presentation of this success, UCB engaged students from Parkside Community School, Chesterfield to produce a digital […]

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First plans for Chesterfield’s Northern Gateway go on show

Chesterfield Borough Council and their development partner, Wilson Bowden Developments, are inviting the public to come and meet the team behind the Northern Gateway project and to see first hand the images of the proposed scheme. The estimated £50m project will transform the Donut roundabout area, one of the main gateways of Chesterfield town centre, […]

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Elton John Concert: What was it like for you

History was made in Chesterfield at the weekend with the biggest concert ever held in the town as Sir Elton John, CBE, wooed a record crowd of 15,019 at the Spireites’ B2net football stadium, and the football club is wanting feedback from those who attended as a record of this land-mark event.   The 65 […]

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Chesterfield Welcome Signs

The board of Destination Chesterfield has been listening to the debate around the new welcome to Chesterfield signs over the past month with interest. Both positive and negative feedback on the design of the new road signs has been received. As a result of this, following a Destination Chesterfield Board meeting last Thursday (24th May) […]

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