Chesterfield barbers join worldwide anti-suicide campaign

A Chesterfield barbers is involved in a worldwide campaign to help fight one of the biggest causes of death among men – suicide.

An artists impression of how high-speed trains will one day run through the Derbyshire countryside.

HS2 will bring 74,000 jobs and £4billion, report claims

High speed rail route HS2 could bring 74,000 jobs and almost £4billion to the region’s economy by 2043, a new report has claimed.

Gym owner Adam Bingham - the new Mr England.

Chesterfield gym owner crowned bodybuilding champ

A fitness fanatic from Chesterfield has won a prestigious bodybuilding competition at his first attempt.

Anti fracking protesters at Danesmoor.

REVEALED: Derbyshire anti-fracking protest cost police £138,000

An anti-fracking demonstration in Derbyshire has cost police almost £140,000 since it began in June.

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‘Retail giant’ to open store in Chesterfield town centre

Europe’s biggest shoe retailer, Deichmann shoes, is set to open its doors in Chesterfield early next month.

11-year-old Mia Gartland, who died after a collision in Duckmanton last Thursday night (October, 5).

Tributes paid to 11-year-old Mia after Duckmanton road tragedy

The family of a girl who died following a road crash have paid tribute to their ‘beautiful, always smiling angel’.

Margaret and Dennis Jones from Chesterfield celebrated their diamond wedding.

How chance ballroom meeting led to 60 years of marriage for devoted Walton couple

A couple who first met at the Victoria Ballroom in Chesterfield have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

John Lowe's Darts Arcade.

Derbyshire darts ‘app’ aims to hit the bullseye

A Chesterfield man has teamed up with a Derbyshire sporting legend to create a brand new smartphone app.

Christine Hill in the car park  off Foljambe Road which is going to have restrictions imposed upon it making it difficult for residents to find a parking space.

Brimington ‘will die’ if parking problems persist

A Brimington woman says the village will ‘die’ if it does not get its parking situation sorted soon.

Sue Bradford, Tara Lynch and Martin Burgess from Street Paws, give one street dog some fuss and attention outside Chesterfield Town Hall on Monday night.

Offering a helping hand to Chesterfield’s ‘street dogs’

The problem of homelessness in Chesterfield is well documented – but less has been said about the welfare of their dogs.

Amy, Evangeline and Mark Holmes.

Charity auction hopes to make Brimington woman’s final dream come true

Friends of a Chesterfield mum who died three months ago are raising money to make her last wishes possible.

Drug taking on New Beetwell Street in Chesterfield.

Police respond to renewed concern over drug abuse in Chesterfield town centre

Our expose of continuing drug abuse on New Beetwell Street in Chesterfield last week showed the long-standing problem had not gone away.

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Firefighters tackle Chesterfield kitchen blaze

Firefighters have been called out to tackle a kitchen fire in Chesterfield.


UPDATE: Tense 12-hour standoff on Chesterfield roof brought to an end

A tense 12-hour police standoff with a man on a roof in Chesterfield as has been brought to an end.

Marjorie Wills' 100th birthday.

Lifelong Derbyshire resident celebrates her 100th birthday

Lifelong Derbyshire resident Marjorie Wills has celebrated turning 100 years old with her family, friends and care home staff.

Project co-ordinator Beth Robson-Smith chats with Danny Newark during a visit back to Hope House.

Chesterfield church buys former guest house for town’s homeless

A former guest house in Birdholme is to become a sanctuary for homeless people after it was bought by a Chesterfield church.


VIDEO: Pensioner issues heartfelt plea over drug abuse in Chesterfield

A Chesterfield pensioner has issued a heartfelt plea for the authorities to ‘do something’ about drug abuse in the town.
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Chesterfield’s continuing problems with drug abuse laid bare by shocking new images

Further shocking evidence of the impact that homelessness and drug abuse is having on Chesterfield has come to light.

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