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Caretaker/cleaner vacancy available

Caretaker/cleaner vacancy available

The Town Council are looking to hire an enthusiastic, positive, hard-working individual who is committed to providing good cleaning & caretaking duties at various locations. The role will involve undertaking the following duties to ensure facilities are clean and ready for bookings:

  • inspecting the interior and exterior of buildings
  • setting up rooms for bookings
  • carrying out weekly fire alarm test... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 09:36 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Jobs

People’s Postcode Lottery Trusts Open for Funding Applications

People’s Postcode Lottery Trusts Open for Funding Applications

Local charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding from a pot of over £3 million that has been raised by players of the People's Postcode Lottery.

Applications are open from Wednesday 31 July for two weeks until 14 August. A wide range of community organisations, from registered charities, to voluntary groups and social enterprises, are eligible to apply for grants... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:37 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Create an awesome alien as part of the Summer Reading Challenge

Create an awesome alien as part of the Summer Reading Challenge

The six week summer holidays are here and children are being encouraged to enter this year's Summer Reading Challenge colouring competition and draw an awesome alien to win a family day out.

The theme for this year's Summer Reading Challenge, being run at Dronfield Library, is Space Chase, which is why the colouring competition theme is 'Awesome Aliens'.

The competition winner will be presented with... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:09 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Events, What's On

Volunteers needed to develop a community garden

Volunteers needed to develop a community garden

To celebrate Sainsbury's 150 years employees have been asked to generate ideas to help put something back into the local community they are based in. Local Argos Team Leader, Joanne Tanner, has developed the idea of a community garden and has secured an area of land to develop. She believes gardening is a great way to bring together the older and younger generations within Dronfield.

There is currently... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 12:56 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Fantastic turnout at annual Gala

Fantastic turnout at annual Gala

Yesterday's, Dronfield Gala was another great family day out. Thousand's flocked to Cliffe Park in the sunshine to enjoy a variety of fairground rides, stalls and entertainment - provided by Dronfield Genquip Brass Band, Dance Dronfield and Dronfield Wado-Ryu Karate.

The free activities, provided courtesy of the Town Council, proved extremely popular, as did the circus workshop and animal encounters.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 12:41 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Gala

Don't miss the Dronfield Gala on Sunday 30th June

Don't miss the Dronfield Gala on Sunday 30th June

The Dronfield Gala takes place this Sunday, 30th June in Cliffe Park between 12pm and 4pm and there is fun for all the family. If you were wondering how to entertain the kids this weekend then why not pop along?

Fairground Rides

There will be the usual great selection of fairgrounds rides and inflatables for all ages. Plus the Town Council have arranged for trampolines and Wipeout - which will be free... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:54 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Events, What's On, Cliffe Park, Gala

Defibrillator numbers increase again

Defibrillator numbers increase again

A new defibrillator has been installed at the Dronfield Sports & Social Club on Carr Lane in Dronfield Woodhouse. This follows a campaign undertaken by the Dronfield Boys FC U16 club who play at the ground.

The defibrillator has been part funded by Dronfield Town Council and Derbyshire County Council and is available for all users of the recreation ground to access.

For more information about how... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:42 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Entries now open for Dronfield in Bloom

Entries now open for Dronfield in Bloom

If you're proud of your garden then entries are now open for the annual Dronfield in Bloom competition. There are five categories to entry as follows;

- Best front garden
- Best front garden tubs and planters
- Best front garden hanging baskets
- Best Nursing Homes in Bloom
- Best Business in Bloom

A copy of the entry form can be found on page 28 of the latest issue of the Dronfield Eye or can be downloaded... Read More »




Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:25 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Derbyshire County Council unveil their Climate & Carbon Reduction Manifesto

Derbyshire County Council unveil their Climate & Carbon Reduction Manifesto

Derbyshire County Council have unveiled their Derbyshire Climate and Carbon Reduction Manifesto and pledged that they will do all they can to reduce their carbon footprint, cut waste and work with partners, businesses and communities to reduce emissions and improve the environment.

They plan to call on the Government to ensure the necessary policies, legislation and investments are in place so it can... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 12:36 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Dronfield Gala set to be a scorcher!

Dronfield Gala set to be a scorcher!

With just a month to go, this summers Gala - taking place on Sunday 30th June between 12pm and 4pm in Cliffe Park - is set to be another great event with some fantastic features on the day highlighted below;

Animal Encounters

This year children of all ages will be able to encounter a wide variety of animals at the Gala ranging from pygmy hedgehogs to lizards to meerkats plus many more. Come and discover... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 12:14 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Events, What's On, Gala, Cliffe Park

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