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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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Lights, Camera, Developments!

Destination Chesterfield has teamed up with media students at Chesterfield College to produce video content to promote the town’s regeneration sites.   The students, who went through a full briefing process including pitching their story boards to liaising with venues to acquire filming rights, have produced two short films on business and development sites in […]

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Squadron Medical Takes Occupation at Markham Vale

Construction of Squadron Medical’s new 41,000 sq ft Design and Build facility at Henry Boot Development’s Markham Vale scheme is now complete. The new facility will be the medical supplies distributor’s national distribution centre and headquarters. Squadron Medical operated from 3 smaller units in Staveley andChesterfieldbut soon realised their need for expansion space so took […]

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Inspired Investment to drive Chesterfield forward

Destination Chesterfield recently held its latest ‘Inspired Investment’ event to update local businesses and the media on the progress of the regeneration schemes in Chesterfield. The event, held at the Casa Hotel included Ellen Cutler, Director of Investment from Sheffield City Region, who highlighted their plans to attract investment to the area and how they […]

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New look gateway signs to Chesterfield will shout about town's events

New welcome signs have this week been installed on the key gateways into Chesterfield. The signs, incorporating the Destination Chesterfield branding which is based on the crooked spire, have interchangeable sections that will allow major events and the historic market to be promoted. Peter Swallow, Chair of Destination Chesterfield said: “The impression we give visitors […]

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Chesterfield markets give a warm welcome

Chesterfield’s outdoor market stall canopies have been given a fresh new look that reflects the Destination Chesterfield branding. The 200 canopies have all been replaced with striking colours and a special welcome message on each corner. Peter Swallow, Chair of Destination Chesterfield said: “Our markets are one of the biggest attractions for the town so […]

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Chesterfield bids to be a Portas Pilot

Destination Chesterfield in partnership with Chesterfield Borough Council is submitting a bid for Chesterfield to become a Portas’ Pilot town Up to £100,000 of government cash is on offer for 12 towns to pilot the scheme, which was set up after Mary Portas led a review on revitalising town centres. Local government minister Grant Shapps […]

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Chesterfield’s revamped Visitor Centre open for business

The doors were opened today (Friday 16th March) on Chesterfield’s new look Visitor Information Centre. The Centre has recently undergone a £40k refurbishment from the Destination Chesterfield project with funding from the European Regional Development Fund. The Centre was opened by Councillor Peter Barr, Mayor of Chesterfield, MP Toby Perkins and James Berresford, Chief Executive […]

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A different view for Chesterfield Tourism Centre

Chesterfield Borough Council has given approval for a revamp of its award-winning Tourist Information Centre (TIC). The refurbishment which will be carried in February is one of a number of projects by Destination Chesterfield to update key gateways into the town. The revamp will give the Centre a more vibrant, modern and customer-friendly location that showcases […]

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