Chesterfield council: 'We can't afford to build and run an ice rink'

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Chesterfield Borough Council has said it cannot afford to build and operate an ice rink in the town.

During a meeting last night, councillors debated a petition - which has been signed by almost 1,500 people - calling for an ice rink to be built at the site of Chesterfield's former Queen's Park Sports Centre