Chesterfield information centre receives top honour

Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre has been highly commended in a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

Wednesday, 20th May 2015, 12:34 pm
Chesterfield VIC VisitEngland award shows (left to right): Lady Cobham (chairman, VisitEngland), Catherine Walker, Kerry Sheldon, Anne McFarlane, Bernadette Wainwright and James Berresford (chief executive, VisitEngland).

The centre in Rykneld Square, operated by Chesterfield Borough Council, received the accolade in the visitor information provider category of the VisitEngland awards for excellence 2015.

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Councillor Amanda Serjeant, Chesterfield Borough Council’s cabinet member for town centre and visitor economy, said: “The VisitEngland awards for excellence are prestigious national awards and I am proud that our Visitor Information Centre has been nationally recognised. Our friendly, hard-working staff are the first contact many visitors have with Chesterfield. Their knowledge about the borough and the wider area is second-to-none.”