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Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

The Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan has been published for consultation for 8 weeks from 17 July 2018 to 11 September 2018.

A copy of the Draft Plan and associated maps and supporting documents can be found by clicking here.

Printed copies of the Plan can be obtained by emailing joanne.mitchell@dronfield.gov.uk. They will also be available for viewing at the following locations; Dronfield Town Council Office and the Dronfield Library.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:49 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, News

Thomas Taylor Charity Fund

Thomas Taylor Charity Fund

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.

Application forms are also available from Dronfield Town Council, Civic Hall, Civic Centre, Dronfield S18 1PD or by.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:22 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Joint Police & Fire Open Day - 4 August 2018

Joint Police & Fire Open Day - 4 August 2018

Members of the community from across Derbyshire are invited along on Saturday, August 4, 2018, to the joint headquarters of the police and fire services in Ripley, Derbyshire.

Doors will open at 10.30am and visitors will be treated to a behind the scenes insight into the work of Derbyshire's blue light emergency services and their partners.

Packed with joint police and fire demonstrations throughout the day.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 10:44 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Safety advice issued by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service

Safety advice issued by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service

Calls to Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service to attend out of control garden and rubbish fires doubled this week with the risk of more serious incidents increasing as temperatures continue to rise.

The service today issued new advice encouraging residents not to start any kind of garden or controlled fire following an emergency call-out to a garden fire which had run underground through dry roots and earth to a neighbouring property.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Jul 2018 17:05 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Hundreds enjoy annual Dronfield Gala

Hundreds enjoy annual Dronfield Gala

Hundreds of local resident's enjoyed a beautiful afternoon in Cliffe Park yesterday at the annual Dronfield Gala.

Opened by Town Mayor, Cllr Philip Wright, the Gala provided a variety of fantastic community and commercial stalls plus fairground rides and inflatables.

The sunny weather brought hundreds of people to the newly refurbished park, where they could enjoy food, drinks and performances from Dronfield Genquip Band.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 14:35 by Jo Mitchell

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

Brass band plus other groups to perform at Gala

Brass band plus other groups to perform at Gala

With less than a week to go to the Dronfield Gala, we're delighted to announce that Dronfield Genquip Band will be performing a great selection of musical styles at the opening of the event and throughout the afternoon.

In addition to them there will also be spectacular dancing from Dance Daze and Dance Dronfield, some delightful singing from the Dronfield Singers and demonstrations of boxing and karate from two local clubs.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:51 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Dronfield in Bloom Entry Form 2018

Dronfield in Bloom Entry Form 2018

Entries are now being taken for the 2018 Dronfield in Bloom Competition.

There are six categories to enter which include;
+ Best front garden
+ Best front garden tubs and planters
+ Best front garden hanging baskets
+ Best Nursing Homes in Bloom
+ Best Business in Bloom

You can download the entry form here and return it to the Town Council offices to enter. The deadline for entries is 27th July and judging will take place in August.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:15 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Fantastic Line Up of Stalls at the Gala

Fantastic Line Up of Stalls at the Gala

The Dronfield Gala, will take place on Sunday 1st July between 1pm and 4pm in Cliffe Park. This year there will be a great selection of over 20 commercial and community stalls including the following;

An interactive wildlife stand from the RSPB + Usborne books + Karate Club offering free trial + Face painting + Balloon Buddies + Tombola's and lucky dips + Prosecco Bar + Drone Valley Brewery + Wood Fired Pizza + Dronfield Horticultural Society.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:07 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Events

Bramleymoor Lane public inquiry due to start

Bramleymoor Lane public inquiry due to start

Planning inspector Elizabeth Hill will decide on behalf of the government whether or not to grant planning permission to oil and chemical firm INEOS for the development on Bramleymoor Lane, near the village of Marsh Lane.

INEOS wants to erect a drilling rig up to 60 metres tall on privately-owned land off Bramleymoor Lane and drill around 2,400 metres below the ground to investigate the suitability of the rock for 'fracking' –.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:09 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Office opening hours are changing from 2nd July 2018

Office opening hours are changing from 2nd July 2018

The Town Council office opening hours will be changing from Monday 2 July. The new opening times for the office will be Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm for enquiries from the public. This follows a period of research of the times people visit the office and was approved at the January 2018 Council Meeting.

New opening times:

Monday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am -.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:19 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

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