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Armistice 100 - Bells to ring out as the nation says 'thank you'

Armistice 100 - Bells to ring out as the nation says 'thank you'

The Bellringers at Dronfield Church, and the Dronfield Handbell Ringers, will be joining ringers nationwide to pay tribute to those that served during the First World War.

This unique commemoration on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, will recognise the significance of the end of the First World War, and the sacrifice made by so many men and women during the war.

At 10:30am on November... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:31 by Jo Mitchell

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HS2 Consultation Event - Civic Hall, 7th November

HS2 Consultation Event - Civic Hall, 7th November

In July 2018 the Secretary of State announced the electrification of a 25km section of the Midland Mainline, from Clay Cross to Sheffield Midland station, to be included in Phase 2b of HS2.

This work will link Sheffield and Chesterfield to the HS2 network and will enable HS2 to call at these stations. On Wednesday 7th November HS2 will be carrying out two consultations at the Civic Hall in Dronfield... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:37 by Jo Mitchell

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Remembrance Day Parade & The Lighting of the Beacon

Remembrance Day Parade & The Lighting of the Beacon

Sunday 11th November commemorates one hundred years since the end of the First World War. To mark this historic event there will be two events taking place in Dronfield that day.

Remembrance Day Parade

The annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place at the War Memorial in the Gardens outside Dronfield Library. Members of the public are invited to attend or follow the parade, which will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:53 by Jo Mitchell

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Deadline approaching for Thomas Taylor Charity

Deadline approaching for Thomas Taylor Charity

Are you about to start an Apprenticeship, University or College Course?

The Thomas Taylor Charity, managed by Dronfield Town Council, offers funds to young residents of Dronfield between the ages 16 – 21 who are embarking on their career.

Please click here for more details and an application form.

All applications must be completed and returned to Dronfield Town Council by 31st October 2018.

Trustees... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:03 by Jo Mitchell

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New Councillor Co-opted for Coal Aston West Ward

New Councillor Co-opted for Coal Aston West Ward

At last night's Town Council Meeting, Monday 1st October, Cllr Keith Burkitt was co-opted to represent the Coal Aston West Ward.

Cllr Burkitt replaces Cllr Eric Pasley following his recent resignation.

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:40 by Jo Mitchell

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Derbyshire community groups urged to apply for an Action Grant as deadline approaches

Derbyshire community groups urged to apply for an Action Grant as deadline approaches

Derbyshire County Council launched their £1.5m Action Grants scheme in May and the deadline for the next round of applications is this Sunday (September 30th 2018).

In just 4 months they have awarded Action Grants totaling more than £210,000 to 113 community groups, clubs, charities and other non-profit organisations across Derbyshire.

Successful applicants were able to show they promoted... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:41 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield to commemorate First World War Centenary

Dronfield to commemorate First World War Centenary

This year commemorates one hundred years since the end of the First World War, which makes Sunday 11th November even more poignant. To mark the centenary there will be two events taking place in Dronfield that day.

The first is the annual Remembrance Day Parade and Service which will take place at the War Memorial in the Gardens outside Dronfield Library. Members of the public are invited to attend... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:27 by Jo Mitchell

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Time to apply for secondary school places

Time to apply for secondary school places

Parents of year 6 pupils living in Dronfield can now apply to Derbyshire County Council for their child's secondary school place for September 2019.

Applying online is the easiest method and can be done in the school admissions section of the Derbyshire County Council website.

The deadline to submit applications is at midnight on Wednesday 31 October 2018.

Applying online is quicker and allows parents... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:18 by Jo Mitchell

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Co-option of a Parish Councillor For Coal Aston (West Ward)

Co-option of a Parish Councillor For Coal Aston (West Ward)

There is currently a vacancy for a parish councillor to join Dronfield Town Council to represent Coal Aston (West Ward).

As no election was called following the resignation of Cllr Eric Pasley, the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If you are interested in becoming a councillor please request an Application Pack from the Town Council Offices or download a copy by clicking here.

The deadline for returning... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 10:10 by Jo Mitchell

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2019 Dronfield Gala

2019 Dronfield Gala

Following the fantastic 2018 Gala, which attracted thousands of local residents, the date has already been set for the 2019 Dronfield Gala - which will be Sunday 30th June between 12pm and 4pm at Cliffe Park.

The popular annual event is fun for all the family with a great selection of stalls, performances from local groups plus fair ground rides.

If you're interested in having a stall please contact... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:32 by Jo Mitchell

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