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.

  • 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.

  • Stay at Home

    Stay at Home

    During the current national restrictions please stay at home unless you need to make an essential journey, to help protect the NHS and save lives.

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

ICO Registration Certificate

Annual Accounts for year ending 31st March 2020

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, while adhering to Government guidelines on social distancing.


Town Council Facilities

The Town Council is able to keep open some of its facilities and venues for permitted events only, which are eligible. Bookings are being taken for the Civic Hall and Gosforth Lodge but only for groups permitted to continue under the Government Guidance, such as support groups, voluntary groups and activities for under 18 year olds.

Bookings for the MUGA pitch at Cliffe Park are currenlty closed. Our parks and play areas remain open for residents to use for exercise.

The Town Council urges any local residents using the parks and venues to adhere to social distancing and continue to wash hands thoroughly after being in these areas and to try and not touch your face.

Please stay safe and help keep each other safe by respecting the measures that have been put in place.

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

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Latest News

We are hiring - Dronfield Town Council

We are hiring  - Dronfield Town Council

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:37 by Loran Stonehouse

Administration Officer
Salary: £19,312 per annum, pro rata
16 hours per week

Dronfield Town Council are looking for an individual to help provide administrative support. The role will involve processing bookings for the venues and sports facilities available to hire, which will also include invoicing and credit control. There will be a variety of other duties so it is vital that you can use your own initiative and work to a high standard. More »

Weekly hours of work will usually be over three days, with the core hours being between 10:00am – 4:00pm Monday and Tuesday and 10:00am – 2:00pm on Thursdays.

The role includes;

  • Handling booking enquiries including invoicing and credit control
  • Planning weekly work schedules for caretaking staff
  • Identifying potential sources of grant funding
  • Collating planning applications for council meetings
  • Processing purchase orders and incoming invoices
  • Handling cemetery enquiries and communicating with relevant staff
  • Ensuring paperwork and administrative systems are kept up to date

Application forms to arrive no later than 12 noon on Friday 26th March 2021 with interviews planned to take place week beginning 5th April 2021.

Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification is available from www.dronfield.gov.uk or by contacting the office on:

Town Clerk, Dronfield Town Council
Civic Hall, Dronfield Civic Centre
Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1PD

Tel: 01246 418573 or Email: joanne.mitchell@dronfield.gov.uk » Less

Community Testing - February 2021

Community Testing - February 2021

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 12:59 by Loran Stonehouse

North East Derbyshire residents are being asked to come for a coronavirus test as part of the county council's targeted community testing programme.

Our testing centre is at the Clay Cross Social Centre on Market Street, Clay Cross, S45 9JE and is open every day from 9am to 7pm. More »

One in three people who have the virus don't have any symptoms, so everyone is invited to come along and get a test to protect their family.

The testing is NOT for people with actual coronavirus symptoms - they should book a test – see here: Get a free NHS test to check if you have coronavirus - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

You can find out more about the testing by visiting www.derbyshire.gov.uk/communitytesting » Less

New rules for dog owners

New rules for dog owners

Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 12:25 by Loran Stonehouse

Dog owners across North East Derbyshire will now have to adhere to new rules as North East Derbyshire District Council have introduced a Dog Management Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).

The Dog Management Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) measures will help enforce responsible dog ownership in public spaces across the District. More »

The district wide PSPO now makes it an offence in North East Derbyshire to;

  • allow a dog to foul without picking it up
  • not have the means to pick up
  • fail to put a dog on a lead when asked to do so by an authorised officer (for example, by a council officer or Derbyshire Constabulary)
  • have more than 6 dogs in your control
  • allow dogs in designated play areas, multi-use games areas, skate parks and gym equipment areas
  • allow dogs to be off leads whilst on roads, pavements, footways, pedestrianised areas, cemeteries and churchyards

For further information please click on the link https://www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk/environmental-health/animals-and-pests/dog-management-pspo

If you have any questions regarding the PSPO please contact NEDDC on 01246 231111 or by emailing connectne@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk » Less