Dronfield Town Council

Serving the people of Dronfield


Town Clerk: Andrew Tristram
Dronfield Civic Hall
Dronfield Civic Centre
Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1PD

Tel: 01246 418573

  • Council Services

    Council Services

    The Town Council office remains closed to members of the public. However, you can still contact staff via phone, email or the website between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

  • Gosforth Lodge

    Gosforth Lodge

    Gosforth Lodge and the Civic Hall are currently available for eligible groups to hire, under the current restrictions.

  • Parks & Open Spaces

    Parks & Open Spaces

    Enjoy the many parks around Dronfield including Cliffe Park, however please adhere to the guidance in place to help keep everyone safe.

Dronfield Town Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Dronfield a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us. Alternatively the Town Council office opening hours are normally 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.


If you have any difficulty accessing any areas of our website please contact us by calling 01246 418573 or email townclerk@dronfield.gov.uk to discuss how we can help accommodate your needs and requirements.

Please click here to view our accessibility statement.

Public Notices

Access via Council Owned Land

If you require access over land owned by the Town Council, please contact us by emailing townclerk@dronfield.gov.uk to request permission before use - providing your name, address and phone number plus details of the access required and reason. A £200 refundable bond must be paid in advance and will be returned following a site inspection, by the Outside Services Manager, after use of the land. This includes use of the parks owned and managed by the Town Council, a list of which can be found by clicking here.

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Annual Accounts for year ending 31st March 2021


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Latest News

Creepy Competitions for Halloween!

Creepy Competitions for Halloween!

Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 10:16 by Loran Stonehouse

Spooky Season is just around the corner and this year Dronfield Town Council are holding some spooktacular competitions!

If you fancy trying your hand at our Pumpkin decorating competition, then all you need to do is get a pumpkin then it's all up to you! Conjure up your frightful imagination and celebrate the spooktacular!. Maybe you could turn it into your favourite film character, pop star or perhaps try something really spooky! The more unique and creative the better! Take a picture of your 'Monsterpiece' and email it with your name, age and contact details, to loran.stonehouse@dronfield.gov.uk. More »

Feeling like a frightfully good artist? Then there is our spooky Halloween Colouring Competition for you to enter. So put your ghoulishly great talents down on paper by creating a prize winning petrifyingly peculiar pumpkin face. You can colour it, paint it or decorate it, let your creativity run wild. Entry is simple, just print off the pumpkin template, once completed post your entries to Loran Stonehouse, Dronfield Town Council, Civic Hall, Civic Centre, Dronfield, S18, 1PD, or simply pop them through the Town Council letter box.

Deadline for entries for both competitions: Friday 29th October 2021

Prizes will be awarded in the following age groups under 5's, 5 - 8 years old and 8 – 11 years old.

Prizes for each competition - First Prize, £30 Argos voucher, Second prize, £20 Argos voucher, Third prize, £10 Argos Voucher

We haven't forgotten the shop owners of Dronfield either, we are asking them to get in the spirit by decorating their windows with a haunting Halloween display. Displays will be judged, and the overall winners will be presented with certificates. To nominate your business, send your entries to loran.stonehouse@dronfield.gov.uk. Deadline for entries: Friday 29th October 2021 » Less

Cliffe Park Tennis Courts reopened and repainted!

Cliffe Park Tennis Courts reopened and repainted!

Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 14:51 by Loran Stonehouse

Dronfield Town Council are serving up a treat for tennis enthusiasts.

Cliffe Park's tennis courts have been transformed and have reopened to the public following the completion of improvement works.

The upgraded courts have had their surfaces cleaned, repainted and relined and are now ready for public use again. More »

The courts are free to use and are open all year round. » Less

Be a success story this Stoptober

Be a success story this Stoptober

Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 13:42 by Loran Stonehouse


It's Stoptober - the perfect time to quit smoking, get healthier and start saving money too. If you're ready to kick the habit then get in touch with Live Life Better Derbyshire and join a FREE stop smoking clinic. More »

Live Life Better Derbyshire offers dedicated support for when you're ready to quit smoking for good. Our friendly, knowledgeable advisors will take you through every step of your quitting journey.

We offer one to one support, group and telephone support as well as advice on stop smoking medications and which will be best for you.

To find out if you can benefit from our free, local stop smoking service then take part in our short, online self assessment here. Or call 0800 085 2299.

My Quit Route

If you're trying to quit smoking this Stoptober then why not download Derbyshire County Council's FREE My Quit Route app? It's designed to help you kick the habit for good.

My Quit Route will help you to set your quit date. Then it will prepare you for this date by encouraging you to change how you think about smoking so you won't feel deprived when you stop as well as helping you to focus on what is really motivating you to go smoke-free.

Find out more, and download the app, online here. https://www.livelifebetterderbyshire.org.uk/services/digital-and-online-health-apps/online-health-apps.aspx

What happens when you quit?

The sooner you quit, the sooner you'll notice changes to your body and health. Look at what happens when you quit for good.

After 20 minutes

Check your pulse rate, it will already be starting to return to normal.

After 8 hours

Your oxygen levels are recovering, and the harmful carbon monoxide level in your blood will have reduced by half.

After 48 hours

All carbon monoxide is flushed out. Your lungs are clearing out mucus and your senses of taste and smell are improving.

After 72 hours

If you notice that breathing feels easier, it's because your bronchial tubes have started to relax. Also your energy will be increasing.

After 2 to 12 weeks

Blood will be pumping through to your heart and muscles much better because your circulation will have improved.

After 3 to 9 months

Any coughs, wheezing or breathing problems will be improving as your lung function increases by up to 10%.

After 1 year

Great news! Your risk of heart attack will have halved compared with a smoker's.

After 10 years

More great news! Your risk of death from lung cancer will have halved compared with a smoker's. » Less

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Office staff are continuing to work during this time and are still contactable by phone on 01246 418573, email via townclerk@dronfield.gov.uk or through the Town Council website, although the council office remains closed to members of the public. If you don't get through please leave a message and we will respond to you directly. Our Outside Services Team have worked throughout lockdown and continue to keep our parks and open spaces tidy and maintained.

Town Council Facilities

The Town Council have now reopened both the Civic Hall and Gosforth Lodge for bookings.

All sports facilities including the MUGA pitch at Cliffe Park, our tennis courts, bowling greens and cricket pitches are all reopened. Our parks and play areas are also available for residents enjoyment.

The Town Council urges any local residents using the parks and venues to continue to adhere to social distancing and wash hands thoroughly after being in these areas.

Please stay safe and help keep each other safe.

For further details on the national lockdown restrictions in place please click here.