Dronfield Town Council

Serving the people of Dronfield

Monument

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

Tel: 01246 418573

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

MESSAGE FROM THE LEADER OF THE TOWN COUNCIL

As we begin to emerge from the national lockdown, we can start to see the easing of some restrictions in step one of the Governments roadmap to recovery, with schools across Dronfield reopening to pupils, this week.

News about the falling number of infections and the rising numbers of vaccinations is creating an uplifting feeling, but it is crucial that we continue following the rules for a little longer to further reduce our rates. The national restrictions still apply and while many people are not yet vaccinated, there is still significant risk of our rates rising again.

As we take these first hesitant steps out of lockdown and the signs of spring shows improvements in the weather, we must ask that everyone respects our parks and open spaces and continues to maintain social distancing when outdoors. Our staff have continued to work during the pandemic to maintain these green spaces for residents use and enjoyment.

The Council are looking to put a plan in place over the coming weeks to slowly begin re-opening some of its other facilities and venues, in line with the Governments roadmap to recovery and further details will be added to the website when confirmed.

However, even with these reasons to be positive, we must not let our guard down now. By continuing to stick to the rules, staying at home as much as possible and minimising interaction with other households, we can all do our bit to help stop the spread of this virus.

The council office will remain closed to the public for the time being, as employees work from home. However, residents can still phone the office between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday and speak to a member of staff or contact us through email or the website.

Your local councillors are also available to offer advice and guidance when needed and residents are encouraged to contact them should they have any concerns - contact details can be found on noticeboards around town or on the website.

By all working together we can finally put an end to the restrictions and eventually reintroduce all the activities, socialising and travel that we've all missed so much.

Please stay safe and keep others safe.

Cllr Angelique Foster

Leader Dronfield Town Council

Please contact us if you need any advice: telephone 01246 418573 or email townclerk@dronfield.gov.uk

Finance support for businesses during coronavirus (Covid-19)

For more information on what financial support you can get for your business, click on the links below:

If your businesses is looking for COVID-19 related business support: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/financial-support-for-businesses-during-coronavirus-covid-19

For business support through the North East Derbyshire District Council's website: https://www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/business-advice

For information on the D2N2 website which is more about general business growth or advice: https://www.d2n2growthhub.co.uk/covid-19/

Documents

News updates

5th January 2021 - New National Lockdown from 5th January 2021

4th January 2021 - Derbyshire moved into tier four

26th November 2020 - Health Director urges caution over Christmas as Derbyshire to enter Tier 3

3rd November 2020 - New National Restrictions - Community Centres to Close

15th October 2020 - Tier Two - High Alert Level for Dronfield from Saturday

14th October 2020 - Tier One - Medium Alert Level for Dronfield

16th September 2020 - More details about the NHS COVID-19 App

27th July 2020 - Food drop off sessions at Dronfield Sports Centre to end

3rd July 2020 - Dronfield Library to reopen from Tuesday 7th July

2nd July 2020 - Play areas to reopen from Monday 6th July

22nd May 2020 - Sowing hope garden sets

11th May 2020 - Council meetings to be held virtually

27th April 2020 - National Lottery Awards For All - COVID 19 Project Funding

27th April 2020 - What North East Derbyshire District Council have been doing

21st April 2020 - Read the Dronfield Eye May Edition Now

20th April 2020 - Celebrate VE Day at Home

14th April 2020 - Dog bin collections increased

8th April 2020 - Town Council Services

7th April 2020 - Green Bin Collections Suspended from 10th April

3rd April 2020 - Dronfield Sports Centre Food Collection Point

1st April 2020 - Emotional Support Helpline

1st April 2020 - Do you need help with your shopping?

30th March 2020 - Emotional Health and Well Being

27th March 2020 - Community Response Unit Launched to Help Those in Need

25th March 2020 - Derbyshire Constabulary Request Residents to Exercise Locally

25th March 2020 - New Rules on Staying at Home and Away From Others

21st March 2020 - Community Support Teams set up by North Ease Derbyshire District Council

18th March 2020 - Covid-19 Community Response Unit set up to bring agencies together

18th March 2020 - Message from the Leader of the Town Council

18th March 2020 - Latest guidance around coronavirus

17th March 2020 - Derbyshire County Council announce £1 million to support people affected by coronavirus

11th March 2020 - Latest updates on coronovirus within Derbyshire

Useful links

Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire County Council are working closely with NHS colleagues, and other local authorities to ensure that the people of Derbyshire are kept well informed.

You'll find lots of information here around the virus, how to prevent its spread and what to do if you're concerned that you might be at risk.

The Community Response Unit can provide you with assistance for various every day tasks including helping with your shopping or collecting medicines - call 01629 535091 to register now.

North East Derbyshire District Council

Test & Trace App for more details about the app

Business Advice for re-opening advice for businesses re-opening from 4th July.

Community & Residents Advice for people living in North East Derbyshire

Business Advice for business located with North East Derbyshire

NHS

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus. More information and the latest guidance is available from the NHS.

Government Sources

New National Restrictions from 5th November 2020 - details of what you can and can't do between 5th November and 2nd December

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Government advice on all areas of the impact of coronavirus

Business Advice - Advice on how to re-open your business safely

Read the latest stay at home guidance from the Government

Coronavirus - what you need to know.

Coronavirus Action Plan: A Guide to What You Can Expect Across the UK

UK Governments response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Find out the number of cases and risk level in the UK, what to do if you have symptoms, and what the government is doing about the virus.

Public Health England's confirmed cases in each local authority.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Rethink Mental Illness - Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support System

Lee Rowley MP

The Member of Parliament for North East Derbyshire, Lee Rowley MP, has been providing fortnightly updates on the coronavirus via his Facebook page at 6pm on a Sunday evening.