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Joint Police & Fire Open Day - 4 August 2018

Joint Police & Fire Open Day - 4 August 2018

Members of the community from across Derbyshire are invited along on Saturday, August 4, 2018, to the joint headquarters of the police and fire services in Ripley, Derbyshire.

Doors will open at 10.30am and visitors will be treated to a behind the scenes insight into the work of Derbyshire's blue light emergency services and their partners.

Packed with joint police and fire demonstrations throughout... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 10:44 by Jo Mitchell

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Safety advice issued by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service

Safety advice issued by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service

Calls to Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service to attend out of control garden and rubbish fires doubled this week with the risk of more serious incidents increasing as temperatures continue to rise.

The service today issued new advice encouraging residents not to start any kind of garden or controlled fire following an emergency call-out to a garden fire which had run underground through dry roots and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Jul 2018 17:05 by Jo Mitchell

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Hundreds enjoy annual Dronfield Gala

Hundreds enjoy annual Dronfield Gala

Hundreds of local resident's enjoyed a beautiful afternoon in Cliffe Park yesterday at the annual Dronfield Gala.

Opened by Town Mayor, Cllr Philip Wright, the Gala provided a variety of fantastic community and commercial stalls plus fairground rides and inflatables.

The sunny weather brought hundreds of people to the newly refurbished park, where they could enjoy food, drinks and performances from Dronfield... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 14:35 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Events, What's On, Mayor

Brass band plus other groups to perform at Gala

Brass band plus other groups to perform at Gala

With less than a week to go to the Dronfield Gala, we're delighted to announce that Dronfield Genquip Band will be performing a great selection of musical styles at the opening of the event and throughout the afternoon.

In addition to them there will also be spectacular dancing from Dance Daze and Dance Dronfield, some delightful singing from the Dronfield Singers and demonstrations of boxing and karate... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:51 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield in Bloom Entry Form 2018

Dronfield in Bloom Entry Form 2018

Entries are now being taken for the 2018 Dronfield in Bloom Competition.

There are six categories to enter which include;
+ Best front garden
+ Best front garden tubs and planters
+ Best front garden hanging baskets
+ Best Nursing Homes in Bloom
+ Best Business in Bloom

You can download the entry form here and return it to the Town Council offices to enter. The deadline for entries is 27th July and judging... Read More »





Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:15 by Jo Mitchell

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Fantastic Line Up of Stalls at the Gala

Fantastic Line Up of Stalls at the Gala

The Dronfield Gala, will take place on Sunday 1st July between 1pm and 4pm in Cliffe Park. This year there will be a great selection of over 20 commercial and community stalls including the following;

An interactive wildlife stand from the RSPB + Usborne books + Karate Club offering free trial + Face painting + Balloon Buddies + Tombola's and lucky dips + Prosecco Bar + Drone Valley Brewery + Wood Fired... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:07 by Jo Mitchell

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Bramleymoor Lane public inquiry due to start

Bramleymoor Lane public inquiry due to start

Planning inspector Elizabeth Hill will decide on behalf of the government whether or not to grant planning permission to oil and chemical firm INEOS for the development on Bramleymoor Lane, near the village of Marsh Lane.

INEOS wants to erect a drilling rig up to 60 metres tall on privately-owned land off Bramleymoor Lane and drill around 2,400 metres below the ground to investigate the suitability... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:09 by Jo Mitchell

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Office opening hours are changing from 2nd July 2018

Office opening hours are changing from 2nd July 2018

The Town Council office opening hours will be changing from Monday 2 July. The new opening times for the office will be Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm for enquiries from the public. This follows a period of research of the times people visit the office and was approved at the January 2018 Council Meeting.

New opening times:

Monday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 4:00pm... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:19 by Jo Mitchell

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Fantastic new activities at the 2018 Dronfield Gala on 1st July

Fantastic new activities at the 2018 Dronfield Gala on 1st July

With the brand new play area at Cliffe Park, already proving popular with local residents, this summer's Dronfield Gala is set to be as popular as ever. Taking place on Sunday 1st July between 1pm and 4pm, there will be a host of activities available for all the family.

Organisers Dronfield Town Council, have arranged some new attractions for 2018 which include trampolines, Extreme Wheels Body Zorbing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 14:29 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Events

Dronfield Library Consultation on 4th June

Dronfield Library Consultation on 4th June

Derbyshire County Council have unveiled their proposed Derbyshire Public Library Service Strategy `Libraries for Derbyshire', setting out their commitment to the library service and outlining proposals to secure its future.

A 12-week consultation about the proposed strategy is now up and running and Dronfield residents are being encouraged to have their say on the plans, which include reducing the opening... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 May 2018 12:50 by Jo Mitchell

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