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Environment Agency to work on River Drone in January

Environment Agency to work on River Drone in January

The Environment Agency will shortly be starting a winter programme of works which was highlighted during previous inspections of the River Drone throughout the Dronfield and Unstone catchment.

The River Drone has a number of sections where dead, leaning or fallen trees are currently, or have the future potential, to cause a blockage within the watercourse. Any blockages have the potential to create... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:22 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Hundreds turn out for lights switch on

Hundreds turn out for lights switch on

Hundreds of Dronfield residents turned out on Friday 1 December to witness the Town Mayor, Cllr Philip Wright, switch-on the Dronfield Christmas Lights in the Library Gardens. Singers from Dronfield Junior School joined the crowds and performed two beautiful Christmas Songs and the Sheffield Concert Band played while carols were sung by everyone in attendance.

A collection was taken at the end of the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:44 by Jo Mitchell

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

Christmas Celebrations begin this weekend!

Christmas Celebrations begin this weekend!

Christmas celebrations begin in Dronfield this weekend with the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on on Friday 1 December 2017 at 7pm in the Library Gardens.

Children from Dronfield Junior School will be singing some festive songs and everyone is invited to join in with the carol singing.

This is followed on Saturday 2 December 2017 with Christmas Fest at the Civic Hall. Taking place between 11am and 4pm,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:44 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Christmas, Events, What's On

Resurfaced Paths at Sindelfingen Park

Resurfaced Paths at Sindelfingen Park

Sindelfingen Park has recently received an upgrade as all the existing paths have been resurfaced. Pipework has also been put in place for forthcoming drainage work to reduce the flooding within the Park, which will help to protect the new paths in the long term.

The Town Council has already received positive comments from local residents who are looking forward to enjoying walks in the park. The Council... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:31 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Parks

Local Neighbourhood Plan – Green Space Designation

Local Neighbourhood Plan – Green Space Designation

Dronfield Town Council are asking local residents to help identify local pockets of green spaces that they would like to see protected as part of the Local Neighbourhood Plan. Many residents have already had input into the plan but this is a further opportunity to contribute to the future plans of the town. The green spaces should be small areas and have local significance in terms of recreational,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:13 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

New play area for Cliffe Park

New play area for Cliffe Park

Dronfield Town Council are delighted to announce exciting plans for Cliffe Park. From January 2018 the play area within the Park will be closed for three months to allow contractors, Creative Play, to begin work on the new play area. Ideas from local parents and children have been incorporated and new play equipment will be installed along with the enhancement of existing features with the Park.

The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:08 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Parks

Dates for your diary!

Dates for your diary!

We're delighted to announce that the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on will be held on Friday 1 December 2017 at 7pm in the Library Gardens. Children from Dronfield Junior School will be singing some festive songs and everyone is invited to join in with the carol singing.

This will be followed on Saturday 2 December 2017 with Christmas Fest at the Civic Hall. Taking place between 11am and 4pm join us... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 17:00 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Christmas, Events

Remembrance Day Parade - Road Closure Notification

Remembrance Day Parade - Road Closure Notification

On Sunday 12 November the Remembrance Day Parade and a Service will be taking place at the War Memorial in the Library Gardens outside Dronfield Library. Members of the public are invited to attend or follow the parade. See the schedule below;

Schedule

10.35am Parade to depart from School Lane

10.55am Hymn and Last Post at War Memorial

11.00am Two minutes silence

11.02am Act of Homage/Naming of War Dead/Laying... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 16:58 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Remembrance Parade, Road Closure

Derbyshire Connect Shopping Buses Take To The Road

Derbyshire Connect Shopping Buses Take To The Road

New bus services funded by Derbyshire County Council have taken to the road – and they're free for Gold Card holders.

Derbyshire Connect 'shopping' buses went into service on Monday 2 October. They replace the Dial-a-Bus (DAB) services previously run on behalf of the council by the county's six community transport groups.

The new Derbyshire Connect minibus services will initially operate in the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:03 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Bus Service

New Mayor elected for Dronfield

New Mayor elected for Dronfield

At the Annual meeting held on 15 May 2017, Dronfield Town Council elected Cllr Philip Wright to represent them as Mayor for 2017/18.

Posted: Wed, 17 May 2017 11:00 by Site Editor

Tags: Mayor

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