Dronfield Town Council

Serving the people of Dronfield

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

Tel: 01246 418573

Latest News

Marsh Avenue Play Area Now Open

Marsh Avenue Play Area Now Open

Dronfield Town Council's rolling refurbishment of parks across the town, continued in July with the latest refurbishment at Marsh Avenue. Work was completed last week and the park is has now re-opened to the public.

A brilliant range of bright new play equipment has been installed along with new safety surfacing and the area has also now been enclosed from the rest of the playing fields, providing a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 14:07 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Parks

Job Vacancy - Project & Communications Officer

Job Vacancy - Project & Communications Officer

16 hours per week.

£19,554 - £22,911 pro rata (Depending on qualifications and experience.)

Applications are invited for the above post.

Leading on the marketing and communication activities undertaken by the Council including website content management, social media accounts and press releases. The role will involve project managing events including the Dronfield Gala, Remembrance Day and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:04 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Food Drop Off Sessions at Dronfield Sports Centre to End

Food Drop Off Sessions at Dronfield Sports Centre to End

This week will be the last week for the Food Drop Off Session which has been taking place at Dronfield Sports Centre on Fridays between 12noon and 2pm.

Run and organised by North East Derbyshire District Council and Rykneld Homes, the scheme has been running to help support those in need through these difficult times. The generosity of the community has been amazing and we would like to thank everyone... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 16:58 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Marsh Avenue Play Area Refurbishment Begins

Marsh Avenue Play Area Refurbishment Begins

Dronfield Town Council's rolling refurbishment of parks across the town, continues in 2020. Work began this week on the latest refurbishment at Marsh Avenue and work is expected to take around three weeks to complete the project.

Equipment has this week been removed making space for the new play equipment to be installed. The refurbishment will see the installation of new equipment, new safety surfacing... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:42 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Parks

England Tree Strategy Consultation

England Tree Strategy Consultation

Plans to accelerate tree planting and improve the management of existing trees and woodlands are underway as the government has launched a consultation to inform a new England Tree Strategy.

Everyone – from farmers, foresters and land managers, experts and environmental organisations, to members of the public – is invited to give their views on the future creation and management of our trees,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:55 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Dronfield Library to reopen from Tuesday 7th July

Dronfield Library to reopen from Tuesday 7th July

Derbyshire County Council closed all of their 45 libraries on 20th March 2020 due to the coronavirus.

They are now planning to reopen 7 libraries including Dronfield Library, on Tuesday 7th July 2020.

Residents must book an appointment to visit the library and people are being urged not to turn up without having arranged their appointment first.

From 7th July Dronfield Library will be open from 10am to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:05 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Play areas to reopen from Monday 6th July

Play areas to reopen from Monday 6th July

Following the latest Government guidance, we are working towards reopening local play areas from Monday 6th July, with new guidance in place for users of the equipment.

Signage will be displayed in all play areas with the following safety advice and there will also be advice on the maximum number of children that each play area can accommodate safely;

- Judge the risk of COVID-19 to you and your family... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:31 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Parks

Fantastic wildflower meadow in Sindelfingen Park

Fantastic wildflower meadow in Sindelfingen Park

The Wildflower Meadow, that was planted in Sindelfingen Park back in April, is now starting to bloom with many different varieties of flowers appearing. The project, which was recommended by the newly formed Environmental Committee of the Town Council, will see a huge variety of wildflowers continue to grow over the coming months and into the Autumn. The wildflowers will provide an increase in bio-diversity... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:24 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Parks

Derbyshire County Council to take action on A61

Derbyshire County Council to take action on A61

A short stretch of the A61 in Dronfield is to be resurfaced following residents reporting noise issues.

The road, from Bowshaw roundabout to Whittington Moor roundabout, was surface dressed in 2019. Surface dressing is carried out to extend the life of a road and is routinely carried out across the country and in Derbyshire.

Residents who live on roads nearby contacted Derbyshire County Council to say... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 16:05 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge

Children are invited to sign up to the national Silly Squad - this years theme for the Summer Reading Challenge - where there will be lots of information, quizzes, resources and book suggestions for them to enjoy.

The challenge will run digitally online from June to September, launching with a week of activity from Monday 1 June, with the official launch on 5 June 2020.

Locally, Derbyshire libraries... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:49 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

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