Chesterfield from above.

11 common complaints made by the people of Chesterfield

Most of the time, Cestrefeldians are happy and positive - but they're certainly not afraid to speak out when something's getting on their wick.

Here's a list of common gripes made by Chesterfield folk at the moment, based on comments on our Facebook page as well as the results of a recent Derbyshire Times' survey on the town centre.

Chesterfield market faces the same challenges as other markets. The borough council says it's not increased rates for traders for the last four years and 'listens very carefully' to traders.

5. 'THE MARKET'S NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE'

Chesterfield market faces the same challenges as other markets. The borough council says it's not increased rates for traders for the last four years and 'listens very carefully' to traders.
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The borough council used 10,838 of taxpayers' cash to deal with illegal Gypsy and Traveller encampments last year. The authority insists it will continue to 'react quickly' when faced with illegal camps.

6. 'ILLEGAL TRAVELLER CAMPS BLIGHT THE TOWN'

The borough council used 10,838 of taxpayers' cash to deal with illegal Gypsy and Traveller encampments last year. The authority insists it will continue to 'react quickly' when faced with illegal camps.
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Some people are rather pessimistic when it comes to Chesterfield's major developments. However, lots of work is happening to make them a reality. Residents are being urged to support developers as they work to revitalise the town.

7. 'WILL THE BIG DEVELOPMENTS EVER HAPPEN?'

Some people are rather pessimistic when it comes to Chesterfield's major developments. However, lots of work is happening to make them a reality. Residents are being urged to support developers as they work to revitalise the town.
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Street fundraisers - also known as 'chuggers' - are the bane of many shoppers' lives. But it's important to remember that they're doing their job. Simply say 'no, thank you' if you want to avoid them.

8. 'CHUGGERS DO MY HEAD IN'

Street fundraisers - also known as 'chuggers' - are the bane of many shoppers' lives. But it's important to remember that they're doing their job. Simply say 'no, thank you' if you want to avoid them.
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