New business spaces available for creative minds

http://www.chesterfield.ac.uk/news/new-business-spaces-available-creative-minds

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Chesterfield College is expanding its portfolio to provide studio space for start-up or established creative businesses and creative businesses relocating into the East Midlands.

Free for a year, any creative businesses that are interested are being invited to apply for space now with tenancy beginning from the end of June. Studios come complete with phone line, WiFi and free business training, admin and social media support.

Businesses will have access to a strong networking community providing plenty of events and opportunities for future business. Tenants can also make the most of the College’s enviable reputation in the Arts with negotiated access to the printmaking, photography, metalwork and ceramics workshops in the Directorate of Art and Design which was graded Outstanding by OFSTED in October 2013.

The studios are situated in the former boy’s Grammar school on Sheffield road which has been refurbished through ERDF funding (European Regional Development Fund). For more information and an application pack please email: westblock@chesterfield.ac.uk

Closing date for applications 5pm, 9 June 2014.

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The West Wing project is part financed by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the managing authority for the European Regional Development Fund Programme, which is one of the funds established by the European Commission to help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support local businesses and create jobs. For more information visit http://www.gov.uk/browse/business/funding-debt/european-regional-development-funding

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