Dronfield Town Council

Serving the people of Dronfield

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Town Clerk: Joanne Mitchell
Dronfield Civic Hall
Dronfield Civic Centre
Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1PD

Tel: 01246 418573

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Stalls still available for Dronfield Annual Gala Day!

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

Tags: Gala, News

Mini road system opens for children to practice their cycle skills

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

Tags: News, Parks

New wildflower meadows to be planted in Dronfield

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

Tags: News, Parks

Easter Egg colouring/decorating competition winners announced!

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

Tags: News

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:

  • Disability
  • 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

Tags: News

Community Testing Centre Opens in Dronfield/Derbyshire Testing Sites Offer Free Kits

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

Tags: COVID-19, News

Duke of Edinburgh passes away aged 99

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

Tags: News

Derbyshire residents urged 'not to become complacent' as lockdown restrictions ease.

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

Tags: COVID-19, News

Noticeboard Refurbishment

Noticeboard Refurbishment

Dronfield Town Council are currently undertaking a schedule of work to replace all the noticeboards around town and over the coming weeks you will start to see shiny new Noticeboards erected at the same sites as the previous ones.

There are currently 14 boards around town which will all be replaced.

Our noticeboards are for use by community groups or events at the Civic Hall or Gosforth Lodge only. We... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:08 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News

Community News Feature of the Month

Community News Feature of the Month

A pathway to a cleaner and safer environment.

Dronfield Town Council has joined forces with The Lea Brook Valley Team and Dronfield Junior School to help in the construction of a circular path with a community garden on unused scrubland owned by Dronfield Town Council, which is situated behind Oaks Community Church.

Dronfield Town Council provided the funding required for the materials necessary to help... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 12:55 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News

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