Dronfield Town Council

Serving the people of Dronfield

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Town Clerk: Andrew Tristram
Dronfield Civic Hall
Dronfield Civic Centre
Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1PD

Tel: 01246 418573

Latest News

Green Bin Collections Suspended from 10th April

Green Bin Collections Suspended from 10th April

North East Derbyshire District Council has been constantly reviewing refuse collections amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

After 10th April 2020, the collections will be streamlined to black and burgundy bin collections ONLY, maximising staff potential at this difficult time.

Being able to collect household waste and recycling is a top priority for the Council. However, with the pandemic hitting everyone... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:07 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield Sports Centre Food Collection Point

Dronfield Sports Centre Food Collection Point

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak the Community Support Team at North East Derbyshire District Council are collecting food, books and other items (such as jigsaws and games) on a weekly basis for vulnerable people who are unable to leave their homes. There is a collection each Friday between 12pm and 2pm at Dronfield Sports Centre.

PLEASE ONLY DONATE IF YOU ARE ALREADY PASSING - DO NOT MAKE A... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:00 by Jo Mitchell

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Emotional Support Helpline

Emotional Support Helpline

Rethink Mental Illness aims to improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through their network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning.

Part of their service is to run the Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support Service, which during this unprecedented time, has set up a helpline to support people in need - 01773 734989. The idea is that they are... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:19 by Jo Mitchell

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Do you need help with your shopping?

Do you need help with your shopping?

Do you need help with fetching and delivering your food shopping during the coronavirus outbreak or know someone who does?

The Derbyshire County Council Community Response Unit can help anyone in Derbyshire who is struggling and doesn't have friends or family to call on. Simply call 01629 535091 or register for assistance online.

For more details about how you can also volunteer to help the Community... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:02 by Jo Mitchell

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Emotional Health & Well Being

Emotional Health & Well Being

If you are feeling anxious, worried or overwhelmed at the moment then that is perfectly normal.

You may be worried about your health, the health of your loved ones, concerned about money or unsure about how social distancing will affect you.

For people with previous or existing mental health difficulties the current situation many also feel very concerning.

The good news is that there are lots of things... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:04 by Jo Mitchell

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Community Response Unit launched to help those in need

Community Response Unit launched to help those in need

Derbyshire County Council's Community Response Unit is now ready to take requests for assistance from members of the community who don't have friends or family able to help them.

Help is available for people across the county if they are:

  • Self-isolating because either themselves or a member of the household is at risk
  • Struggling to meet basic needs because of financial, social or health restrictions
  • Pregnant... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:39 by Jo Mitchell

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Derbyshire Constabulary Request Residents to Exercise Locally

Derbyshire Constabulary Request Residents to Exercise Locally

Derbyshire Constabulary have today issued the following statement;

"What a lovely day! The perfect day to drive up into the Peak District for a walk, bike ride, climb or horse ride, isn't it?

No, actually it isn't.

We're seeing a lot of confusion over whether people are allowed to travel to the Peaks to undertake daily exercise while the government are asking us to stay at home. While we have this fantastic... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:30 by Jo Mitchell

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New Rules on Staying at Home and Away From Others

New Rules on Staying at Home and Away From Others

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

When we reduce our day-to-day contact with other people, we will reduce the spread of the infection. That is why the Government has introduced three new measures:

1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes

2. Closing non-essential shops and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:14 by Jo Mitchell

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Community Suport Teams set up by North East Derbyshire District Council

Community Suport Teams set up by North East Derbyshire District Council

North East Derbyshire District Council and Rykneld Homes, have set up a Community Support Team to help provide advice and support to those affected by the Covid-19 virus.

The purpose of the Team will be to;

· Identify those in need

· Match the emerging needs of the community to existing support across the district

· Re-direct District Council resources to meet the new growing demand... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 10:06 by Jo Mitchell

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Covid-19 Community Response Unit set up to bring agencies together

Covid-19 Community Response Unit set up to bring agencies together

Derbyshire County Council have set up a Covid-19 Community Response Unit to bring agencies and volunteers across the county together and support residents and businesses as they tackle the infection and its effects.

County Council Leader Councillor Barry Lewis announced the new response unit as the council's Cabinet agreed to an initial £1m coronavirus fund to help support vulnerable residents... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 15:39 by Jo Mitchell

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