Dronfield Town Council is delighted to welcome the newest business to the Civic Centre - the bright and friendly Café Civic.
Town Mayor, Coun Lilian Deighton, joined café owner Oliver Guise-Smith and business partner Carl Dunne at the official opening on 3rd August when local people were treated to complimentary hot drinks and pastries on opening day.
Said the Mayor "It's great to see the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 14:11 by Loran Stonehouse
Hallowes 5G mast plan shelved
As part of the roll-out of 5G across the country, Three UK sought to install a 20m monopole supporting six antennas, one wrap-around cabinet at base, two equipment cabinets, an electricity meter cabinet and ancillary equipment besides the junction of Hallowes Drive and Hazel Close.
The site has previously been identified in Dronfield's Neighbourhood Plan as a Local Green Space. While the proposal was... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 10:29 by Loran Stonehouse
Highway maintenance and road resurfacing
Resurfacing works have continued at a pace through the summer with many roads throughout the town being resurfaced or redressed.
Where possible, much of the works have been carried out at off-peak times to reduce inconvenience to residents. Inevitably the full resurfacing of roads has also meant the temporary closure of highways with diversions put in place.
This is set to continue as many more roads... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 11:27 by Loran Stonehouse
Local activities for the elderly in Dronfield
Are you feeling isolated, bored, or lonely? Or do you simply want to meet new people or learn a new skill?
Lots of groups old and new have now started back up in the Dronfield area, for free or a minimal donation as below:
St Philips Church, Dronfield- run Monday munch on alternate Mondays of the month, 12pm-2pm includes a light lunch, bingo and quiz. Contact Judith Mumby on: 01246 413000
Cost: FREE BUT... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 13:26 by Michael Keys
Derbyshire Mobile Library Service - Index and Routes
There are 2 mobile libraries based at Buxton and Long Eaton, serving around 150 communities across the county where there is no library building. These places are visited once every 4 weeks. If you know anyone that could benefit or make use of the mobile library service in their area, please pass this information on.
The mobile libraries have a lift if users have a wheelchair or have mobility problems.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:47 by Michael Keys
Proposed Phone Mast - Hallowes Drive
3 mobile have confirmed that after careful consideration to the consultation responses they received, they will not be proceeding with the submission of a planning application for a site on Hallowes Drive.
Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 11:08 by Loran Stonehouse
Thomas Taylor Charity - Applications now open
Are you about to start an Apprenticeship, University or College Course?
The Thomas Taylor Charity, managed by Dronfield Town Council, offers small grants up to £100 for young Dronfield residents (between the ages of 16 - 21) starting trades or further studies.
The Thomas Taylor application form (with more details) is attached below.
Application forms are also available from Dronfield Town Council,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 09:12 by Michael Keys
Highway Maintenance/Resurfacing of Roads
Major resurfacing works continue to be carried out through Dronfield.
Several road closure notices received from DCC Highways are detailed below:
Coun Angelique Foster commented, "As a Council and as individual councillors we have campaigned for this level of investment into our road network. These major improvements to our infrastructure mean less potholes, less maintenance and smoother, safer routes... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 11:31 by Loran Stonehouse
Roller Disco at Dronfield Civic Centre
Get Your Skates On and enjoy a session of high energy skating along with thumping beats and amazing lights.
Whether you are a skating expert looking to strut your stuff or just want to try something different, you are guaranteed to have a good time!
Dates: Thursday 18 and 25 August
Time 2:30pm to 3:45pm
Skate Hire: £1.50
Family ticket of Three £17.50
Five £32.00... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 09:39 by Loran Stonehouse
Have a go at Dodgeball this summer holiday!
Remember the five D's of Dodgeball? Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive and Dodge!
Join in fun packed sessions at Dronfield Sports Centre every Tuesday from 2 August to 23 August.
Time: 1pm to 3pm
Cost £5.50 per session
Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 12:11 by Loran Stonehouse