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Urgent call for volunteers to help lonely older people

Urgent call for volunteers to help lonely older people

A charity is urgently appealing for new volunteers to help isolated older people who live alone in Derbyshire.

Contact the Elderly, which organises monthly social gatherings for people aged 75 and over wants to develop new groups to help as many people in the community as possible but desperately needs volunteers in Chesterfield, Dronfield, and Stretton.

It is looking for support in three key areas:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 13:06 by Jo Mitchell

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New national campaign aims to get more people into adult social care

New national campaign aims to get more people into adult social care

If you've ever thought about a job in adult care, but never acted on it, then now is the time.

A new national campaign – Every Day is Different - is launching this month and it aims to encourage more people to take up a career in care.

In adult social care, no two days are the same – you could be supporting people of all ages, with different abilities and needs. But whatever the role, you'll... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:40 by Jo Mitchell

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Fixed penalties issued for littering

Fixed penalties issued for littering

North East Derbyshire District Council have informed us three £80 fixed penalties were issued for littering yesterday, 24th January, on the environmental enforcement team patrol.

All three were for depositing cigarettes even though there was a bin nearby.

Fines were issued outside the sports centre and at the shopping precinct on Stonelow road. The patrol was very successful, had a large impact... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 13:35 by Jo Mitchell

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Briefing session for prospective election candidates

Briefing session for prospective election candidates

North East Derbyshire District Council is holding a briefing session for prospective election candidates for the forthcoming local elections in May 2019.

The briefing session will take place at 6pm on Monday 18 February 2019 at North East Derbyshire District Council, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, S42 6NG and will last approx. one hour. There will be further briefing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 13:28 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Submitted to District Council

Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Submitted to District Council

The draft Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan has today been submitted to North East Derbyshire District Council.

The District Council will now undertake a further public consultation on the Plan for six weeks before the Plan is subjected to an independent examination.

A referendum will then be held later in the year, and if successful the Plan will be "made" and used to help determine planning applications.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:52 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Neighbourhood Plan

Office opening times Friday 25th January

Office opening times Friday 25th January

Please note that the Town Council office will be closed for staff training on the morning of Friday 25th January. The office will open from 1:00pm - 4:00pm, in the afternoon.

All staff will be undertaking a Dementia Awareness training course to help Dronfield become a Dementia Friendly town.

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:54 by Jo Mitchell

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Park refurbishments continue in 2019

Park refurbishments continue in 2019

Dronfield Town Council's rolling refurbishment of parks across the town, continues in 2019. Birches Fold play area in Coal Aston and Lundy Road park in Dronfield South are both scheduled to undergo refurbishment starting later this month.

Equipment will begin to be removed from both parks in January with the aim of completing the parks by the end of March 2019. The refurbishments will see the installation... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:46 by Jo Mitchell

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Footpath Closed - 17th January - 19th January

Footpath Closed - 17th January - 19th January

The footpath from the subway at Gosforth Drive to the the Civic Centre will be closed from Thursday 17th January to Saturday 19th January for resurfacing work.

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:21 by Jo Mitchell

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Stonelow Road to be closed 18th - 22nd February

Stonelow Road to be closed 18th - 22nd February

Derbyshire County Council have given notice that Stonelow Road in Dronfield will be closed to all traffic between 18th - 22nd February inclusive.

Bus Service 44 will have to divert via Holmesdale Road (only recently withdrawn as bus route, still has bus stop flags which should be observed), Green Lane and Snape Hill.

Bus Service 15 will continue up Green Lane and use Holmesdale (only recently withdrawn... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:39 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Office times during Christmas and New Year

Office times during Christmas and New Year

The normal council office opening times are 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday. However, during the Christmas and New Year festivities the office will be closed from 11:30am on Friday 21st December 2018 and will re-open at 10:00am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

Please be reassured that during this time the Outside Services team remain working and should we receive any seasonal weather the team will be doing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:06 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Christmas

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