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Christmas Celebrations begin on 30th November 2018

Christmas Celebrations begin on 30th November 2018

Christmas celebrations will begin in Dronfield on Friday 30th November with the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on at 7pm in the Library Gardens.

Children from William Levick Primary School will be singing some festive songs and everyone is invited to join in with the carol singing. This year the Dronfield Genquip Brass Band will be providing the music. There will also be a collection which will be split... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:15 by Jo Mitchell

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Thousands turn out to Remember

Thousands turn out to Remember

Thousands of local Dronfield residents turned out to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. Yesterday, Sunday 11th November, the annual Remembrance Day Parade took place in the morning, where a number of local groups laid wreaths around the War Memorial located in the Manor Library Gardens.

In the evening the Beacon in Sindelfingen Park was lit along with 1,200 other beacons across the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:29 by Jo Mitchell

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Remembrance Day Commemorations - Sunday 11th November

Remembrance Day Commemorations - Sunday 11th November

This weekend, Sunday 11th November commemorates one hundred years since the end of the First World War. To mark this historic event there will be two events taking place in Dronfield.

Remembrance Day Parade

The annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place at the War Memorial in the Gardens outside Dronfield Library. Members of the public are invited to attend or follow the parade, which... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:38 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield Woodhouse Post Office Public Consultation

Dronfield Woodhouse Post Office Public Consultation

The Post Office are currently carrying out a public consultation on their proposal to move the Post Office from McColl's on Pentland Road to McColl's on Barnes Lane.

Local residents are encouraged to respond to the current consultation by completing the online survey which can be accessed by clicking here or alternative you can email your comments to the National Consultation Team at comments@postoffice.co.uk... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:07 by Jo Mitchell

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Armistice 100 - Bells to ring out as the nation says 'thank you'

Armistice 100 - Bells to ring out as the nation says 'thank you'

The Bellringers at Dronfield Church, and the Dronfield Handbell Ringers, will be joining ringers nationwide to pay tribute to those that served during the First World War.

This unique commemoration on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, will recognise the significance of the end of the First World War, and the sacrifice made by so many men and women during the war.

At 10:30am on November... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:31 by Jo Mitchell

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HS2 Consultation Event - Civic Hall, 7th November

HS2 Consultation Event - Civic Hall, 7th November

In July 2018 the Secretary of State announced the electrification of a 25km section of the Midland Mainline, from Clay Cross to Sheffield Midland station, to be included in Phase 2b of HS2.

This work will link Sheffield and Chesterfield to the HS2 network and will enable HS2 to call at these stations. On Wednesday 7th November HS2 will be carrying out two consultations at the Civic Hall in Dronfield... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:37 by Jo Mitchell

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Remembrance Day Parade & The Lighting of the Beacon

Remembrance Day Parade & The Lighting of the Beacon

Sunday 11th November commemorates one hundred years since the end of the First World War. To mark this historic event there will be two events taking place in Dronfield that day.

Remembrance Day Parade

The annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place at the War Memorial in the Gardens outside Dronfield Library. Members of the public are invited to attend or follow the parade, which will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:53 by Jo Mitchell

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Deadline approaching for Thomas Taylor Charity

Deadline approaching for Thomas Taylor Charity

Are you about to start an Apprenticeship, University or College Course?

The Thomas Taylor Charity, managed by Dronfield Town Council, offers funds to young residents of Dronfield between the ages 16 – 21 who are embarking on their career.

Please click here for more details and an application form.

All applications must be completed and returned to Dronfield Town Council by 31st October 2018.

Trustees... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:03 by Jo Mitchell

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New Councillor Co-opted for Coal Aston West Ward

New Councillor Co-opted for Coal Aston West Ward

At last night's Town Council Meeting, Monday 1st October, Cllr Keith Burkitt was co-opted to represent the Coal Aston West Ward.

Cllr Burkitt replaces Cllr Eric Pasley following his recent resignation.

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:40 by Jo Mitchell

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Derbyshire community groups urged to apply for an Action Grant as deadline approaches

Derbyshire community groups urged to apply for an Action Grant as deadline approaches

Derbyshire County Council launched their £1.5m Action Grants scheme in May and the deadline for the next round of applications is this Sunday (September 30th 2018).

In just 4 months they have awarded Action Grants totaling more than £210,000 to 113 community groups, clubs, charities and other non-profit organisations across Derbyshire.

Successful applicants were able to show they promoted... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:41 by Jo Mitchell

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