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Chesterfield College - The Heart Space

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Chesterfield College recently saw its flagship sports hall and new entrance block,"The Heart Space" completed after months of work and investment and it welcomed Olympic Gold Medallist, Jessica Ennis to open the new facility - wth the sports hall being renamed in her honour.

As thousands, including the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield and the Duke of Devonshire, crowded around the building on Infirmary Road to watch Jessica and Principal Trevor Clay unveil a plaque commemorating the event, Jessica spoke of her pride in her achievements and her commitment to helping other young people follow in her footsteps.

Trevor Clay admitted it was a great day for the college and the town and pail tribute to all who have made the project, part funded by the Skills funding Agency, possible.




Elaine Emery, ABC Awards Centre Support Officer attended the opneing event which turned out to be a very important invitation as only 50 guests made it to the short list!  Elaine is pictured here with Ray Peet, Student Support Manager, Directorate of Engineering at the College.

Chesterfield College is an ABC Awards recognised Showcase Centre for Fabrication and Welding, willing to offer advice and support to new and exisiting centres.  

Contact Ray Peet on 01246 500715 or e-mail









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