Category: Events

Plans for the regeneration of Staveley town centre released

Revised proposals for the multi-million-pound regeneration of Staveley town centre have been released by Chesterfield Borough Council, following Government approval to allocate additional funding to the project.

The six-million-pound Staveley 21 project has been in development over the last year following publication of the Staveley Town Centre Vision Masterplan which received strong public support in November 2021.

The proposals – which are funded through the Staveley Town Deal – were shared at a meeting of Staveley Town Council on Tuesday night.

Council partners with Chesterfield FC to deliver family friendly fireworks event


Chesterfield Borough Council is again working with Chesterfield Football Club to deliver the family friendly fireworks event in Stand Road Park.

1866 Sport, Chesterfield FC’s in-house radio station, will deliver the entertainment at this year’s event with Becky Measures hosting on the night. Confirmed acts include the return of the Disney Princesses performing well known songs. The fireworks theme will be decades, with the display set to popular sing-along songs from the 60s through to present day.

Derbyshire bench makers keep stories alive with innovative new memorial project

An award-winning Derbyshire sustainable business making outdoor furniture from recycled plastic is helping tell the stories of those who have passed on, with a highly innovative new memorial bench digital platform.

Wirksworth-based TDP Ltd, recently crowned with a coveted King’s Award for Sustainable Development, is launching ‘My Place and Story’ this month.

The platform will allow those who buy one of TDP Ltd’s commemorative benches in memory of a loved one to add a QR code so that anyone sitting on it can scan the code and read the life story of the person commemorated.

Join the Magical Duffield Scarecrow Trail: A Mysterious Journey Awaits!

Join the Magical Duffield Scarecrow Trail: A Mysterious Journey Awaits!

Duffield Derbyshire - Get ready for an enchanting adventure as Duffield Arts Festival presents the highly anticipated Enchanted Scarecrow Trail! This unique event promises fun, creativity, and a touch of magic for all ages.

Event Details:

Date: 13th to 17th September

Admission: Free and open to the public. Scarecrow Trail Maps are just £2 and profits will be donated to a local charity.

About the Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales Scarecrow Trail:

Live & Local launches Autumn/Winter 2023/24 Season of Live Shows in Rural Derbyshire

Live & Local announces its new Autumn/Winter 2023/24 season of professional performances in community venues across Derbyshire: dance & drama, poetry & puppetry, folk & funk – in short, there is something for everybody. Live & Local continues facilitating surprising shows in surprising places by supporting local volunteers to bring exciting and awe-inspiring shows for all ages to a village hall or community venue near you.

Laura Bagley, Programme Administrator at Live & Local said:

Denzel is back! The Equalizer 3 from Friday

Denzel is back! at the RItz cinema in Belper!

Friday 15 September
The Equalizer 3 5:45pm
Strays 8:15pm

Saturday 16 September
Haunted Mansion 12:15pm
The Equalizer 3 3:30pm (Captioned), 8:15pm
Dead Man's Shoes 6:00pm

Sunday 17 September
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake 4:00pm


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