Dronfield Town Council returns to face-to-face meetings and re-elects a Mayor.
In line with the latest Government guidance Dronfield Town Council has now returned to socially distanced, face to face council meetings.
After meeting virtually, via video conferencing app Zoom, for more than a year Dronfield Town Council held its first meeting in public on Monday 10th of May 2021.
Monday's meeting was held in the temporary venue of the Main Hall in the Civic Hall, rather than the Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 13:22 by Loran Stonehouse
Ladies Voices - Online Concert Saturday 22nd May 2021, 7:30pm, CLIC Sargent
Ladies Voices will be holding an Online Concert on Saturday 22nd May, starting at 7:30pm.
The concert will be from inside Dronfield Parish Church and it will be broadcast live on YouTube from the Ladies Voices YouTube channel. Please do subscribe (don't worry it doesn't cost anything to do that!) to our channel so you're ready to find it! www.youtube.com/ladiesvoices
We have not been able to have a concert... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 15:59 by Loran Stonehouse
Stalls still available for Dronfield Annual Gala Day!
Dronfield Town Council are thrilled to be hosting this year's annual gala after it was cancelled last year due to the pandemic.
The gala will take place at Cliffe Park on Sunday 27th June 2021 from 12pm till 4pm and there are still some stalls available for anyone looking to participate in the event.
The Town Council hold the Annual Gala every year, the event is a fun filled family day with free activities,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:59 by Loran Stonehouse
Mini road system opens for children to practice their cycle skills
A children's cycle track complete with street signs, zebra crossings and roundabouts has opened in Cemetery Road play area.
The track recreates a miniature road layout, complete with junctions, crossings, roundabouts and street signs, to allow children to learn about road safety away from real-life traffic.
The road signs and traffic stops provide a great opportunity to teach your kids the rules of the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 13:01 by Loran Stonehouse
New wildflower meadows to be planted in Dronfield
This spring will see the planting of more wildflower meadows in Dronfield, helping the local bee and butterfly populations to thrive.
Following positive feedback from residents, Dronfield Town Council has expanded its wildflower planting programme.
Seeds will be sown shortly after Easter with further meadows in Sindelfingen Park and a brand-new meadow will be taking root at Hilltop.
The meadows will be... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:00 by Loran Stonehouse
Easter Egg colouring/decorating competition winners announced!
Dronfield Town Council are thrilled to announce the winners of the Easter Egg colouring/decorating competition.
With so many wonderful entries it was a difficult task for the judges to narrow the entries down to just three winners in each category.
The competition was open to three age groups, under 5's, 5-8's and 8 - 11's. A first, second and third place was chosen from each age group, with a prize... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:27 by Loran Stonehouse
Hate Crime – advice, help and support.
Hate crime is crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person's identity.
Six types of Hate Crime
Derbyshire Police monitor six strands of hate crime:
- Gender identity
- Race, nationality or ethnicity
- Religion or belief
- Sexual orientation
- Subculture eg: Goth, Steampunk, Hipster
Police forces also monitor religiously motivated... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:36 by Loran Stonehouse
Community Testing Centre Opens in Dronfield/Derbyshire Testing Sites Offer Free Kits
Community testing for COVID-19
A temporary Covid 19 Community testing centre has been set up at Dronfield Civic Centre rear car park, off Farwater Lane and is open to the public, Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 12noon for the next four weeks, until Saturday, May 15.
The community testing programme will offer regular testing to those who are at most risk of passing on the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:12 by Loran Stonehouse
Duke of Edinburgh passes away aged 99
Dronfield Town Council joins the nation in mourning the death of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh.
As a mark of respect, the Union Flag at the Peel Centre Flagpole will fly at half-mast until further notice.
During the current lockdown the Town Council arrangements may unfortunately be restricted.
Councillor Richard Welton, Mayor of Dronfield
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:49 by Jo Mitchell
Derbyshire residents urged 'not to become complacent' as lockdown restrictions ease.
Derbyshire's director of public health is urging caution as the county begins to emerge from national lockdown restrictions.
From Monday 29 March 2021, the first step on the government's roadmap out of COVID-19 will see up to 6 people, or 2 households, able to meet outside or in private gardens with social distancing.
Outdoor sports facilities, including golf courses, tennis and basketball courts can... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 10:05 by Loran Stonehouse