The Spireites football team won promotion and the championship, street parties were held in honour of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer’s wedding and a new Chesterfield Royal Hospital opened at Calow.
Beauty queen Louise Gray was crowned Miss YTV, proving that Chesterfield is home to the best girls in the region.
On the flipside, miners waged a hard-fought strike against pit closures in a campaign which split communities.
1. Community celebration
Families enjoying a street party in Springbank Road, Chesterfieldf, to celebrate the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.
2. Champions delight
Chesterfield FC gain promotion and win the fourth division championship in 1985.
3. Vital preparation
Staff get equipment ready for the opening of the new Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Royal Hospital at Calow in 1984.
Photo: Sheffield Newspapers
4. Miners Strike January 19th 1985
Miners Wives Action March to Chesterfield Town Hall
Miners Wives Action March arrives at Chesterfield Town Hall in 1985.