Statement Relating to Takeover

Chesterfield FC Community Trust’s plans to purchase Chesterfield FC have been delayed by the current coronavirus pandemic, but the deal remains on course to be concluded. Providing an update on the takeover situation, Trust chairman Mike Goodwin said: “The pandemic has had an impact on the timing of the takeover as our funding partners currently …

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CHESTER’S DEN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Please note that Chester’s Den and the adjoining cafe will be closed until further notice due to to the coronavirus pandemic. The Spireites Sport & Health Club within the HUB is also closed. Social distancing has been encouraged in recent days, prompting the closure, as the safety and wellbeing of everyone is the priority. For …

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EDUCATIONAL DAY AT THE PROACT

Over 120 primary school pupils attended an Educational Day at the Proact Stadium, which was organised and delivered by Chesterfield FC Community Trust. The theme of the Premier League Primary Stars event was ‘One World’, featuring the importance of being part of a diverse community, black history and world languages. Spireites stars Will Evans, Scott …

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SUPPORT FOR ELDERLY PARTICIPANTS

As part of the Trust’s ongoing commitment to the welfare of those who take part in the organisation’s activities, staff will act as a point of contact for elderly and vulnerable participants. Staff will engage with elderly people who attend the Senior Spireites exercise group and the Spireites Speakeasy to determine if they require any …

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TRUST & POLICE TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE

Chesterfield FC Community Trust, along with partners Men-Talk and Fem-Talk, has recently been working with the East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) to tackle the issue of mental health in the workplace. Mental and emotional wellbeing is an increasing concern in such a high-pressure environment so the Trust and the police have joined forces to …

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Keeping Chester’s Den/theHUB Clean and Safe

Amid concerns relating to the coronavirus pandemic, please be assured that we have taken measures to ensure that Chester’s Den and the cafe within the HUB are clean and safe. The wellbeing of our employees and those who visit the HUB is of paramount importance to us and we are following guidelines issued by the …

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Office Space Available

If you are looking for an office or work space for your company or organisation, we may have the ideal solution. We have available space within the HUB at the Proact Stadium, which is home to a number of companies and organisations who benefit from the modern facilities on offer. With plenty of on-site parking …

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National League Trust Grant Success

The Community Trust has secured funding for the 2019/20 season from the National League Trust to support delivery of Sports Clubs in the community. The project is aimed at engaging parts of the community that don’t always have the capacity to access sporting opportunities. Keith Jackson, The Trust’s head of sport and activities, said: “It’s …

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Time to Change Fixture Raises Awareness

Chesterfield’s game at home to Ebbsfleet United last weekend was the Time to Change fixture for Chesterfield FC Community Trust. Time to Change is a nationwide campaign to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people who experience mental health problems. Statistically, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year. …

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Record Engagement During Half-term Break

It was a record-breaking half-term break for the Chesterfield FC Community Trust with a higher than level of engagement than ever before. The Spireites Sports Club, held at St Mary’s Catholic High School, featured around 200 appearances while the Pan-disability Holiday Club and the Spireites Girls Sports Club attracted 60 and 22 attendees respectively. There …

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