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The National Lottery helps fund Gosforth Lodge refurbishment

The National Lottery helps fund Gosforth Lodge refurbishment

During the half term holidays next week (27th - 31st May), Gosforth Lodge in Cliffe Park will be receiving a new lease of life. The room will be painted, have a new hard wearing floor fitted and new sleek blinds fitted. This is in part thanks to a successful application to the National Lottery Community Fund, which awarded £10,000 towards the cost of the project.

Gosforth Lodge is a community... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:26 by Jo Mitchell

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New Town Mayor

New Town Mayor

At the annual Council Meeting, held on Monday 13th May, Cllr Lilian Deighton was elected Mayor for the forthcoming year. She was presented with the Chain of Office by outgoing Mayor Cllr Philip Wright (photo courtesy of Dronfield Eye).

During the meeting returning councillors welcomed the seven new councillors that joined the Town Council following the recent elections held at the beginning of May.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 May 2019 10:30 by Jo Mitchell

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Birches Fold play ground now open!

Birches Fold play ground now open!

Dronfield Town Council are delighted to announce, that following an extensive refurbishment, Birches Fold playground in Coal Aston is now re-open.

With many new pieces of equipment the park is now a great safe area for children to play. A new soft flooring has also been laid and a new fence has been installed to enclose the play area and help to keep children safe.

The pre-existing rocking horse has... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 10:01 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield Gala coming round fast!

Dronfield Gala coming round fast!

This summer's Dronfield Gala is set to be bigger and better than ever. Taking place next month, on Sunday 30th June with an earlier opening time of 12pm until 4pm, there will be a host of activities available for all the family.

Organisers Dronfield Town Council, have arranged some free attractions for 2019 which include trampolines, Wipeout and the ever popular circus skills workshop also returns.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 13:07 by Jo Mitchell

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Local Elections

Local Elections

Local elections will be held on Thursday 2nd May 2019. The Statement of Persons nominated in those Town and District elections can now be found on the homepage of the Town Council Website.

In order to vote at the forthcoming Town and District Council elections, you will need to be registered on the Electoral roll.

If you are registered, you will receive a card through the post before polling day. The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:30 by Jo Mitchell

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Coal Aston Village Hall online booking system live from 1st April

Coal Aston Village Hall online booking system live from 1st April

From Monday 1st April, if you would like to book a room at Coal Aston Village Hall you will be able to use their new online booking system, which will be accessible via their website, which you can visit by clicking here. Alternatively you can call them on the new booking telephone number 01246 912464.

Please note this means Dronfield Town Council will no longer be taking bookings, issuing invoices... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:00 by Jo Mitchell

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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

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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

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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

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