Funding up to £500 available with Community Action Grant
North East Derbyshire District Council has launched the next round of its Community Action Grants Scheme.
With funding of up to £500 available to community groups in the District for projects that support residents to tackle local issues in the area. With regard to the celebrations that will mark Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee in 2022, NEDDC recognises the opportunity to enhance the natural environment... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 10:56 by Loran Stonehouse
Beacon Lighting Celebration Event for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee
Dronfield Town Council is planning a Beacon Lighting Celebration Event to mark and celebrate the historic event of the Queens Platinum Jubilee. The event, to be held on Thursday 2nd June 2022, will celebrate and reflect on The Queen's 70 years of service to our country.
On the evening of Thursday June 2nd a beacon will be lit at Sindelfingen Park. This is one of a minimum of 1500 beacons that will be... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 13:38 by Loran Stonehouse
Transport to Covid-19 vaccination appointments
If you're a Derbyshire resident struggling to get to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment then you can now book a free return journey to help you attend.
If you don't have your own transport, and you can't use public transport, then Derbyshire County Council's Active Travel team can help you with door to door transport to and from your vaccination appointment.
The parent or carer of the person attending... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 11:58 by Loran Stonehouse
Would you like a job working in your local community?
Dronfield Town Council are currently recruiting for two positions – an Assistant Clerk and a part-time Caretaker.
The ideal candidate for the Assistant Clerk position is likely to be a highly proficient organiser with a demonstrable record of achievement and ability to work in a constructive and collaborative manner with others, as well as using their own initiative to work independently.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 16:00 by Jo Mitchell
Christmas Office Times
The Town Council office will be closed from 2:00pm on Thursday 23rd December 2021 and will re-open at 10:00am on Tuesday 4th January 2022.
During this time, phones and emails will continue to be monitored. For help in an emergency during this time you can still call the office number 01246 418573 and leave a voicemail, which will be checked frequently.
Please be reassured that during this time the Outside... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 15:05 by Jo Mitchell
Dronfield Christmas Light Switch-On
Don't forget tomorrow night is the Dronfield Christmas Lights Switch-On.
Festivities begin from 4pm onwards.
Fairground rides outside the Civic Hall - stalls and Santa inside the Civic Hall!
Take part for free in children's Christmas Craft activities!
Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 18:00 by Jo Mitchell
Frightfully fantastic Halloween artists!
The Town Council's spooky Halloween Colouring Competition, which ran last month, attracted many entries with some teriffic artwork which included colouring, sticking and painting.
There were some phenomenally peculiar pumpkin faces and the Events Committee had a tough job judging all the entries. However, first, second and third places have been selected in each of the age range categories and the winning... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 15:26 by Jo Mitchell
Christmas Lights Switch-On - Friday 26th November
The tree is up ahead of this Friday's Christmas Lights Switch-On and the final preparations are being made. Join us between 4pm and 8pm on Friday 26th November for lots of festive fun!
The evening will begin from 4pm with fairground rides in the Civic Centre car park. The fun continues in the Civic Hall with, festive stalls, Santa's Grotto run by members of The Rotary Club of Dronfield and free Christmas... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:10 by Jo Mitchell
Christmas Light Switch-on 2021
This year there is a whole range of events happening as part of the Town Council's Christmas Light Switch-On. The festive filled event on Friday 26 November will commence at 4pm and run until 8pm.
Dronfield will sparkle brightly on this special night, with the school choir singing carols by the Christmas Tree, Bands playing and Christmas lights twinkling. There will be chestnuts roasting and the aroma... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 15:11 by Loran Stonehouse
Remembrance Day Commemorations – Sunday 14th November 2021
Dronfield Town Council is pleased to announce that the annual Remembrance Service and Parade will be taking place on Sunday 14th November 2021. This event will be taking place in the usual format.
Everyone is welcome to attend, and we invite former servicemen and women – or their relatives - to wear their medals and take part. The medals awarded to a deceased Service / ex-Service person may be... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 14:59 by Loran Stonehouse