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Notice of Elections

Notice of Elections

North East Derbyshire District Council have today, 22nd March, given notice of the forthcoming District and Parish elections to be held on 2nd May 2019.

Forms of nomination for District and Parish Elections may be obtained at District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG from the Returning Officer.

For details of the forthcoming District and Parish Elections... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:30 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Events

Stall bookings now open for Dronfield Gala

Stall bookings now open for Dronfield Gala

Dronfield Town Council are delighted to be hosting the Dronfield Gala on Sunday 30th June 2019. The Gala will take place in Cliffe Park on Callywhite Lane between 12pm and 4pm.

The Gala is an annual fun family afternoon, with a great selection of free activities, along with various stalls, fairground rides and inflatables, which attracts hundreds of visitor each year.

If you would like your community... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:00 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Gala, News, Events, What's On

Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Public Consultation from 1st March 2019

Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Public Consultation from 1st March 2019

Dronfield Town Council has submitted a Neighbourhood Plan proposal under the Town and Country Planning Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (reg. 15).

The Plan sets out a vision for the Dronfield Town Council and establishes the type of development needed to help sustain the community.

If made, it will become part of the development plan for land use and development proposals within the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:15 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Derbyshire Scamwatch Event at Dronfield Baptist Church

Derbyshire Scamwatch Event at Dronfield Baptist Church

Derbyshire Scam Watch is a project funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire.

The aim is to raise awareness, particularly amongst older residents, of the potential harmful effects of mass-marketing, internet, doorstep and telephone scams and to provide one to one advice and support where potential scam/fraud victims are identified.

They will be holding a public event in Dronfield next... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:48 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Events

Work starts on new play areas today

Work starts on new play areas today

Work has begun today, Monday 25th February, on the first of two play areas to receive a refurbishment in the next few weeks.

Birches Fold play area at Coal Aston will be undergoing a full refurbishment over the next four weeks with new play equipment, safety flooring and fencing being installed.

At the beginning of March, work will also commence on Lundy Road play area, with the aim of having both parks... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:00 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Two part-time job vacancies

Two part-time job vacancies

Applications are invited for the above two posts. The roles involve acting as Caretaker and providing cover at various Town Council facilities as and when required ensuring that the venues and premises are clean, prepared and available for hirers. There are two roles available.

The first is for 30 hrs per work and the normal working hours will be 4:30pm - 10:30pm Monday to Friday, however the successful... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:24 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Jobs

Derbyshire Alerts

Derbyshire Alerts

Derbyshire Alert is a website/community network that allows Police and partner agencies such as Neighbourhood Watch, Action Fraud and Fire and Rescue Service to send out alerts. The alerts contain information regarding local crime information, appeals, updates to crimes and crime prevention advice for registered users. The information is usually received through means of email however may be through... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 13:11 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Urgent call for volunteers to help lonely older people

Urgent call for volunteers to help lonely older people

A charity is urgently appealing for new volunteers to help isolated older people who live alone in Derbyshire.

Contact the Elderly, which organises monthly social gatherings for people aged 75 and over wants to develop new groups to help as many people in the community as possible but desperately needs volunteers in Chesterfield, Dronfield, and Stretton.

It is looking for support in three key areas:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 13:06 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

New national campaign aims to get more people into adult social care

New national campaign aims to get more people into adult social care

If you've ever thought about a job in adult care, but never acted on it, then now is the time.

A new national campaign – Every Day is Different - is launching this month and it aims to encourage more people to take up a career in care.

In adult social care, no two days are the same – you could be supporting people of all ages, with different abilities and needs. But whatever the role, you'll... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:40 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Fixed penalties issued for littering

Fixed penalties issued for littering

North East Derbyshire District Council have informed us three £80 fixed penalties were issued for littering yesterday, 24th January, on the environmental enforcement team patrol.

All three were for depositing cigarettes even though there was a bin nearby.

Fines were issued outside the sports centre and at the shopping precinct on Stonelow road. The patrol was very successful, had a large impact... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 13:35 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

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