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Dronfield to commemorate First World War Centenary

Dronfield to commemorate First World War Centenary

This year commemorates one hundred years since the end of the First World War, which makes Sunday 11th November even more poignant. To mark the centenary there will be two events taking place in Dronfield that day.

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

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:27 by Jo Mitchell

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Time to apply for secondary school places

Time to apply for secondary school places

Parents of year 6 pupils living in Dronfield can now apply to Derbyshire County Council for their child's secondary school place for September 2019.

Applying online is the easiest method and can be done in the school admissions section of the Derbyshire County Council website.

The deadline to submit applications is at midnight on Wednesday 31 October 2018.

Applying online is quicker and allows parents... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:18 by Jo Mitchell

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Co-option of a Parish Councillor For Coal Aston (West Ward)

Co-option of a Parish Councillor For Coal Aston (West Ward)

There is currently a vacancy for a parish councillor to join Dronfield Town Council to represent Coal Aston (West Ward).

As no election was called following the resignation of Cllr Eric Pasley, the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If you are interested in becoming a councillor please request an Application Pack from the Town Council Offices or download a copy by clicking here.

The deadline for returning... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 10:10 by Jo Mitchell

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2019 Dronfield Gala

2019 Dronfield Gala

Following the fantastic 2018 Gala, which attracted thousands of local residents, the date has already been set for the 2019 Dronfield Gala - which will be Sunday 30th June between 12pm and 4pm at Cliffe Park.

The popular annual event is fun for all the family with a great selection of stalls, performances from local groups plus fair ground rides.

If you're interested in having a stall please contact... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:32 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield Town Mayor’s 2017-18 Charity Funds Distributed

Dronfield Town Mayor’s 2017-18 Charity Funds Distributed

On Tuesday 29th August a number of local organisations and charities gathered in the Civic Hall for the presentation of the Dronfield Town Mayor's Charity Funds from 2017-18.

Cllr Philip Wright raised £5,000 during his tenure as Mayor in 2017-18 from a variety of different activities including coffee mornings, donations from local businesses and various evening events.

Over 15 local charities and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:52 by Jo Mitchell

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Four weeks to have your say on the Neighbourhood Plan

Four weeks to have your say on the Neighbourhood Plan

Thank you to everyone that has already responded to the Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan consultation. We are now half way through the consultation period and there are just four weeks remaining before the deadline of 11th 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.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:48 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, News

Job Vacancy - Part-time Caretaker/Cleaner

Job Vacancy - Part-time Caretaker/Cleaner

Applications are invited for the above post. The role involves acting as Caretaker and providing cover at various Town Council premises as and when required ensuring that facilities are clean, prepared and available for hirers.

Weekly hours of work will be on a variable basis and include evening and weekend work, depending on venue and football bookings. There will be the opportunity for additional... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 11:15 by Jo Mitchell

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Improvements planned to Whittington Moor Roundabout

Improvements planned to Whittington Moor Roundabout

Derbyshire County Council have today invited local residents to have their say on plans to improve the A61 Whittington Moor roundabout, located at the end of the Dronfield-Unstone Bypass.

During August local people will be able to find out more at exhibitions which will show the proposals to improve journey times and reduce accidents on the A61 Whittington Moor roundabout.

The events are being held at... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 14:53 by Jo Mitchell

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Cemetery Road Play Area Re-opened

Cemetery Road Play Area Re-opened

Cemetery Road play area has today reopened following a schedule of work which has included painting all the equipment, repairing the soft surfaces and making improvements to the play tower.

It is now a bright and clean play area for local residents to enjoy with their children along side the open grassed area.

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:22 by Jo Mitchell

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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... Read More »

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

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, News

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