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Residents invited to view Dronfield to Unstone cycle path plans

Residents invited to view Dronfield to Unstone cycle path plans

Derbyshire County Council are inviting local residents to view detailed designs for a new shared cycle path along the B6057 between Dronfield and Unstone next week.

If approved, the scheme will involve widening the footpath on one side of the road. This will create a shared 1.5 mile stretch of path for pedestrians and cyclists.

The path will run adjacent to the road between Cemetery Road, Dronfield and the.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:06 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Consultations

Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Consultations

Dronfield Town Council have been developing a Neighbourhood Plan over the past 12 months. Neighbourhood Plans give communities the tools to shape development in their town by setting local planning policy. The Council approved a draft version of the Plan on the 8th January 2018.

The next stage of the process is further consultation with residents and community groups. Events will take place, at the Civic Hall on:.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:09 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Neighbourhood Plan

Cliffe Park Play Area Redevelopment to Begin Next Week

Cliffe Park Play Area Redevelopment to Begin Next Week

Fencing has been erected in Cliffe Park this week in preparation for work to commence, from Monday 8 January, on the exciting new play area.

Contractors, Creative Play, will take approximately three months to redevelop the play area, which has incorporated ideas from local parents and children. New play equipment will be installed along with the enhancement of existing features with the Park.

The.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 10:24 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Cliffe Park

Office times during Christmas and New Year

Office times during Christmas and New Year

During the Christmas and New Year holidays the council office will be closed from 4:00pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 and will re-open at 8:45am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

For help in an emergency over this period you can call 07702 280949 during the normal office hours of 8:45am - 5:15pm.

Please be reassured that during this time the Outside Services team will be working, should we receive any seasonal weather.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:37 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Christmas, News

Dementia Friendly Film Screenings in Dronfield in 2018

Dementia Friendly Film Screenings in Dronfield in 2018

Matinée Derbyshire have recently confirmed a number of bookings at the Civic Hall in Dronfield for Dementia Friendly Film Screenings in 2018. Matinée provides film screenings for people living in the community who have memory challenges plus their friends, family and carers. The aim is to create a sociable and friendly atmosphere and hope that visitors will enjoy the films provided.

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Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:02 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Events, News

Local MP 2018 Advice Surgeries

Local MP 2018 Advice Surgeries

Local MP Lee Rowley holds regular surgeries all around his constituency to allow residents to raise any issues or concerns with him.

Resident surgeries can cover any topic, local or national, but are often the place to deal with issues such as:

  • problems involving Government departments - such as the DWP, Home Office or HMRC on issues such as benefits, tax or immigration
  • difficulties associated with the District or County.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:33 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Grit Bins Update

Grit Bins Update

The Outside Services Team at Dronfield Town Council have been busy refilling grit bins over the last two days and have so far used more than six tonnes of grit to refill the boxes around Dronfield. The team work strategically along two routes to cover all 134 grit throughout the town.

If you would like to report a repair or need a replacement grit bin please contact Derbyshire County Council by clicking here, where you.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:31 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Environment Agency to work on River Drone in January

Environment Agency to work on River Drone in January

The Environment Agency will shortly be starting a winter programme of works which was highlighted during previous inspections of the River Drone throughout the Dronfield and Unstone catchment.

The River Drone has a number of sections where dead, leaning or fallen trees are currently, or have the future potential, to cause a blockage within the watercourse. Any blockages have the potential to create conveyance issues within the channel.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:22 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Hundreds turn out for lights switch on

Hundreds turn out for lights switch on

Hundreds of Dronfield residents turned out on Friday 1 December to witness the Town Mayor, Cllr Philip Wright, switch-on the Dronfield Christmas Lights in the Library Gardens. Singers from Dronfield Junior School joined the crowds and performed two beautiful Christmas Songs and the Sheffield Concert Band played while carols were sung by everyone in attendance.

A collection was taken at the end of the.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:44 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Christmas, Events, Mayor, What's On

Christmas Celebrations begin this weekend!

Christmas Celebrations begin this weekend!

Christmas celebrations begin in Dronfield this weekend with the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on on Friday 1 December 2017 at 7pm in the Library Gardens.

Children from Dronfield Junior School will be singing some festive songs and everyone is invited to join in with the carol singing.

This is followed on Saturday 2 December 2017 with Christmas Fest at the Civic Hall. Taking place between 11am and 4pm, join us and enjoy.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:44 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Christmas, Events, What's On

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