18th June 2024

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Council Leader Steps Down

Council Leader Steps Down

Councillor Angelique Foster, who has held the position of Leader for the last nine years, announced that she was to stand down at the annual meeting of the Town Council, held on 13th May.

Councillor Foster was first elected as a councillor back in 2011 and will remain as a member of the Town Council.

Originally from France, Councillor Foster has lived in Dronfield for more than 20 years and has been... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2024

Tags: News

D Day 80 – Dronfield Remembers

D Day 80 – Dronfield Remembers

Beacon lighting ceremonies were held across the country on Thursday 6th June, to mark the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. In Dronfield, residents gathered at Sindelfingen Park to pay their respects.

The service was led by Reverend Ian Price, with a series of prayers and readings. The Mayor, Cllr Pam Jones, read The International Tribute and laid a commemorative wreath at the beacon. The service concluded... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 7 Jun 2024

Tags: Community, D Day 80, Sindelfingen Park

Stone Theft from the Alma

Stone Theft from the Alma

Unfortunately, a significant theft of stone from the walls within the Alma area of land off Sheffield Road, has left the dry-stone walls severely damaged. The theft of the historic stone has had a grave impact on the character of the area and is on the rise across the country, costing thousands of pounds for Councils and ultimately taxpayers to repair.

CCTV has recently been installed within the area;... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 4 Jun 2024

Tags: Alma

Supporting Hedgehog Highway Project

Supporting Hedgehog Highway Project

The Town Council agreed to support the Hedgehogs R Us Highways Project, which aims to raise awareness around the the plight of hedgehogs.

With numbers in decline and hedgehog awareness on the rise, there has never been a better time to get involved in hedgehog conservation. A Hedgehog Highway is a 5 inch gap in a fence and is essential in the battle to prevent the extinction of the hedgehog. This gap... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 May 2024

Tags: Community, Environmental, Hedgehogs

Cliffe Park Sand Pit

 Cliffe Park Sand Pit

Update - Cliffe Park sand pit is now fully repaired and open again!

Posted: Tue, 28 May 2024

Tags: Parks

Bank Holiday Monday Office closure

Bank Holiday Monday Office closure

The Dronfield Town Council offices will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May 2024.

The office will re-open on Tuesday 28th May 2024.

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2024

Tags: News

Yellow Lines and resurfacing

Yellow Lines and resurfacing

Dronfield Town Council received reports from Derbyshire County Council of new traffic regulation orders to come into force in and around Dronfield.

No waiting restrictions or double yellow lines are to be installed on parts of the following roads:

Main Road at Holmesfield, Cowley Lane, Sheffield Road (junction Snape Hill Lane), Burns Drive, Shakespeare Crescent, various parts of Callywhite Lane, Hallowes... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2024

Tags: News, Road Safety

Dronfield Gala 2024

Dronfield Gala 2024

Mark your calendars for Sunday 30th June 2024 and join Dronfield for a day filled with joy, delight and a traditional Gala atmosphere.

Dronfield's Annual Gala starts at 12pm and continues until 5pm and is being held in the grounds of Cliffe Park.

This year the gala will have a local shopping section, where small businesses and local creatives will showcase their products including wax melts, candles,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2024

Tags: Dronfield Gala, News, What's On

Sand Pit – Cliffe Park

Sand Pit – Cliffe Park

The safety of all our park users and especially children is vital, so the sand pit is currently closed. Repair work has started and we hope to re-open the sand pit as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2024

Tags: Cliffe Park, News

80th Anniversary of D-Day Event

80th Anniversary of D-Day Event - Thursday 6th June 2024

A beacon lighting ceremony will take place to mark the 80th Anniversary of D-Day on Thursday 6th June 2024, at Sindelfingen Park in Dronfield. The service will begin promptly at 9:00pm, so we encourage residents to arrive at 8:50pm. Local musician Keith Burkitt will be playing music from the era for the duration of the event.

The service will be officiated by Reverend Ian Price, who will lead a series... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2024

Tags: D Day, Dronfield, Events, News

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