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Armistice 100 - Bells to ring out as the nation says 'thank you'

Armistice 100 - Bells to ring out as the nation says 'thank you'

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:31 by Jo Mitchell

The Bellringers at Dronfield Church, and the Dronfield Handbell Ringers, will be joining ringers nationwide to pay tribute to those that served during the First World War.

This unique commemoration on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, will recognise the significance of the end of the First World War, and the sacrifice made by so many men and women during the war. More »

At 10:30am on November 11th, Remembrance Day ringing, on half-muffled tower bells, will take place prior to the Remembrance Day Service which will take place in the Library Gardens.

At 12:30pm open ringing will mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice to bring the First World War to an end. This will coincide with the ringing at towers up and down the country and as The Peoples Procession passes the Cenotaph in London.

The Handbell Ringers will also be ringing at 12:30pm in the courtyard of The Barn, as their contribution to the occasion.

At 7:05pm, the Church bells will ring out and the Handbell Ringers will ring in Sindelfingen Park, as the beacon is lit as part of the national commemorations to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Members of the public are welcome to attend any of the events. » Less

HS2 Consultation Event - Civic Hall, 7th November

HS2 Consultation Event - Civic Hall, 7th November

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:37 by Jo Mitchell

In July 2018 the Secretary of State announced the electrification of a 25km section of the Midland Mainline, from Clay Cross to Sheffield Midland station, to be included in Phase 2b of HS2.

This work will link Sheffield and Chesterfield to the HS2 network and will enable HS2 to call at these stations. On Wednesday 7th November HS2 will be carrying out two consultations at the Civic Hall in Dronfield on the Phase 2b route these are; More »

1) The working draft Environmental Statement and;

2) The working draft Equality Impact Assessment Report

The electrification proposals are in an early stage of development. The working draft Environmental Statement does, however, include useful information about the proposals both in the area and across the route.

You can find out more information by attending the public event which will be held on Wednesday 7th November at the Civic Hall between 2pm and 8pm. Alternatively you can visit www.hs2.org.uk/phase2b or copies of the consultation documents will also be available in Dronfield Library.

You can respond to the consultations in the following ways:

Working draft Environmental Statements;

Online: https://ipsos.uk/environment2b
Email: environment2b@ipsos-mori.com
Post: FREEPOST HS2 PHASE 2B ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTATION

Working draft Equality Impact Assessment Report

Online: https://ipsos.uk/equality2b
Email: equality2b@ipsos-mori.com
Post: FREEPOST HS2 PHASE 2B EQUALITY CONSULTATION

The deadline for responding to the consultations is 21st December 2018.

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Remembrance Day Parade & The Lighting of the Beacon

Remembrance Day Parade & The Lighting of the Beacon

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:53 by Jo Mitchell

Sunday 11th November commemorates one hundred years since the end of the First World War. To mark this historic event there will be two events taking place in Dronfield that day.

Remembrance Day Parade More »

The annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place at the War Memorial in the Gardens outside Dronfield Library. Members of the public are invited to attend or follow the parade, which will begin on School Lane at 10:35am.

Hymns will then be sung at the War Memorial before the Last Post and a two minutes silence at 11am. The naming of the war dead will be read out before local organisations lay wreaths at the base of the Memorial. This will be followed by further hymns and prayers before the parade makes it's way back down High Street to School Lane.

The Lighting of the Beacon

As part of the national commemorations 'Battle's Over - A Nations Tribute' there will also be an event in Sindelfingen Park which will begin at 6:30pm with an introductions and welcome from Town Mayor Cllr Philip Wright and Rev Peter Bold.

At 7:00pm Beacons of Light across the country, including the Beacon in Sindelfingen Park, will be lit - symbolising an end to the darkness of war and a return to the light of peace.

At 7:05pm churches across the country, including Dronfield Parish Church, will ring out their bells across the nation, and beyond, in celebration of Peace. At Sindelfingen Park the Dronfield Handbell Ringers will also be ringing out their bells as part of the commemorations.

Following the ringing of the bells Sheffield Concert Band will play songs from the First World War until the event finishes at 7:30pm.

Local groups and organisations have been invited to send a representative to the events and members of the public are also welcome to attend. » Less