WHAT IS CHESTERFIELD LOCAL?
Chesterfield Local is the online hub for two popular printed publications, delivered free of charge and created to serve the community in the market town of Chesterfield.
S40 Local magazine has been helping support local business, encouraging a sense of community and championing local events for over 10 years.
Sister publication, S41 Local, was launched in 2018 and follows the same ethos as the original magazine with tailored content for the community based around Newbold and Sheffield Road.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED?
S40 Local magazine is the brainchild of local father or two, and cycling enthusiast Paul Chapman.
After many years spent project managing in IT, a chance of redundancy led to a slight change of career … Paul set up as a painter and decorator. It was during this time that it became apparent there was a gap in the market for an affordable method of advertising for small local businesses and S40 Local was launched.
Over the years the fantastic team has grown (see below) and in 2018 Paul partnered with local couple Simon Paterson and Bekah Anstey to launch S41 Local. Simon and Bekah have followed in Paul's footsteps, working tirelessly to teach themselves the skills needed to publish a magazine.
WHERE DO YOU DELIVER?
S40 Local and S41 Local are delivered to 14, 500 properties across Chesterfield to areas including Acorn Ridge, Ashgate, Brampton, Brockwell, Brookside, Highfield, Holymoorside, Newbold, Sheffield Road, Somersall, Walton and a small selection of independent town centre businesses.
(Please note: we do not cover the entire postcodes for S40 and S41 as distribution has grown organically.)
Meet the Team
Founder & S40 Local Editor
Writing, Layout, Editing, Design, Social Media... you name it Paul does it. Paul is an advocate for local business and a great believer in the power of community. When he's not in the studio Paul loves to get out on his mountain bike exploring the wilds around Chesterfield.
Bekah is a super hero mum and juggler of two jobs and Simon's partner.
Hannah works on updating the website and social media. When Hannah isn't battling a web builder she works as a freelance Illustrator.
Annie is a freelance writer and a wonder mum. She has written a number of fantastic articles for S40 Local magazine.
Writer, designer and the brains behind the S41 hero award. Simon is another great believer in the power of community and in encouraging everyone to do their bit. Simon loves spending time with his family and playing tennis.
Becky is our accounting wonder, we are very grateful for her mathematical brain.
Nicola assists in content creation and editing for S40. Quite simply S40 Local wouldn't function without her. Nicola loves family time and is passionate about promoting healthy eating.
Jack is a freelance writer and avid travel fan. He has a written a number of brilliant articles for S40 Local magazine.
There are currently no vacancies at Chesterfield Local.