• Christmas Office Closure

    Christmas Office Closure

    The Town Council office will be closed from 24th December 2019 and will re-open on 2nd January 2020. The Town Council would like to wish all residents a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

  • Council Services

    Council Services

    Our normal office opening times are 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

  • Halls for Hire

    Halls for Hire

    Hire this fantastic venue (large stage and tiered seating) or choose from a range of smaller rooms.

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Exciting business opportunity available

Exciting business opportunity available

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 10:30 by Jo Mitchell

An exciting business opportunity has arisen to run the café and kiosk in Cliffe Park, Dronfield. The Town Council are currently seeking expressions of interest from entrepreneurs with the vision to provide a popular café in the park, under a lease agreement with the Town Council. The new lease will start at a date to be agreed after 16th April 2020. More »

There is already a great playground and sporting facilities in the park and spaces for around 40 cars. The café itself is based within Gosforth Lodge, which also has a large room and kitchen available for hire. It is popular for meetings and children's parties, providing further catering opportunities for the right person.

If you are interested in taking up this fantastic opportunity please contact the Town Council office for an expression of interest form by calling 01246 418573 or emailing joanne.mitchell@dronfield.gov.uk. Alternatively the form can be downloaded by clicking on the document below.

The deadline for returning completed expressions of interest is Friday 17th January 2020. » Less

2019 Christmas Lights Switch-On Friday at 6:00pm

2019 Christmas Lights Switch-On Friday at 6:00pm

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:10 by Jo Mitchell

The annual Dronfield Christmas Light's Switch-On takes place tomorrow, Friday 29th November 2019 at 6:00pm outside the Library.

In addition to the Lights Switch-On there is lots happening elsewhere. There will be a road closure in place on part of the High Street as the shops will be open late offering all sorts of festive treats. The Christmas Fest will be taking place in the Civic Hall from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and there will also be a selection of fairground rides in the Civic Centre car park. The Christmas Tree Festival opens in the Parish Church from 2:30pm onwards until 7:30pm that evening and finally The Barn will be hosting a Mini-Christmas Market from 6:00pm until 9:00pm. More »

We look forward to seeing everyone there. » Less

Dronfield Christmas Festivities - 29th November from 4pm

Dronfield Christmas Festivities - 29th November from 4pm

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:37 by Jo Mitchell

Christmas celebrations will begin in Dronfield on Friday 29th November with the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on at 6pm in the Library Gardens. Children from Gorseybrigg Primary School will be singing some festive songs and everyone is invited to join in with the carol singing. This year the award winning Dronfield Genquip Brass Band will be providing the music. There will also be a collection which will be split between the school and the Town Mayor's Charity Fund. More »

Festivities will begin earlier that afternoon though from 4:00pm onwards when the annual Christmas Fest will take place in the Civic Hall plus this year will also see a Christmas Fairground in the Civic Centre Car Park. There will be seasonal refreshments, free craft activities and Santa's Grotto, plus stalls from local groups and organisations.

Dronfield businesses are also getting into the festive spirit this year, with part of the High Street closed off for the events taking place. The shops will be making the most of this opportunity to light up Christmas. There are some great attractions planned including live music, Dronfield Dance Academy will be showing off their talents, Keith "The Sax" Burkitt will be playing, Christmas jumpers are a must for all businesses taking part and all shops will be having a charity sweet selection with proceeds going to local charities. Plus don't forget your tickets for the hamper and gift voucher raffles. The Blue Stoops will also have local musician Drew Biggin playing outside plus they will be selling lots of Christmas drinks, food and goodies plus toasted marshmallows.

The Barn will be hosting a Christmas Mini-Market from 6pm until 9pm on Friday 29th November and that will also continue between 10am and 3pm on Saturday 30th November. Also don't forget to visit the amazing Christmas Tree Festival in Dronfield Parish Church which will run from 29th November to 8th December. There will be around 150 trees decorated by local groups, schools, shops and businesses. So there's lots to look forward to this Christmas in Dronfield. » Less