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Cliffe Park Play Area Redevelopment to Begin Next Week

Cliffe Park Play Area Redevelopment to Begin Next Week

Fencing has been erected in Cliffe Park this week in preparation for work to commence, from Monday 8 January, on the exciting new play area.

Contractors, Creative Play, will take approximately three months to redevelop the play area, which has incorporated ideas from local parents and children. New play equipment will be installed along with the enhancement of existing features with the Park.

The Town... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 10:24 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Cliffe Park

Office times during Christmas and New Year

Office times during Christmas and New Year

During the Christmas and New Year holidays the council office will be closed from 4:00pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 and will re-open at 8:45am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

For help in an emergency over this period you can call 07702 280949 during the normal office hours of 8:45am - 5:15pm.

Please be reassured that during this time the Outside Services team will be working, should we receive any seasonal... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:37 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Christmas, News

Dementia Friendly Film Screenings in Dronfield in 2018

Dementia Friendly Film Screenings in Dronfield in 2018

Matinée Derbyshire have recently confirmed a number of bookings at the Civic Hall in Dronfield for Dementia Friendly Film Screenings in 2018. Matinée provides film screenings for people living in the community who have memory challenges plus their friends, family and carers. The aim is to create a sociable and friendly atmosphere and hope that visitors will enjoy the films provided.

The... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:02 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Events, News

Local MP 2018 Advice Surgeries

Local MP 2018 Advice Surgeries

Local MP Lee Rowley holds regular surgeries all around his constituency to allow residents to raise any issues or concerns with him.

Resident surgeries can cover any topic, local or national, but are often the place to deal with issues such as:

  • problems involving Government departments - such as the DWP, Home Office or HMRC on issues such as benefits, tax or immigration
  • difficulties associated with the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:33 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Grit Bins Update

Grit Bins Update

The Outside Services Team at Dronfield Town Council have been busy refilling grit bins over the last two days and have so far used more than six tonnes of grit to refill the boxes around Dronfield. The team work strategically along two routes to cover all 134 grit throughout the town.

If you would like to report a repair or need a replacement grit bin please contact Derbyshire County Council by clicking... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:31 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Environment Agency to work on River Drone in January

Environment Agency to work on River Drone in January

The Environment Agency will shortly be starting a winter programme of works which was highlighted during previous inspections of the River Drone throughout the Dronfield and Unstone catchment.

The River Drone has a number of sections where dead, leaning or fallen trees are currently, or have the future potential, to cause a blockage within the watercourse. Any blockages have the potential to create... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:22 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Hundreds turn out for lights switch on

Hundreds turn out for lights switch on

Hundreds of Dronfield residents turned out on Friday 1 December to witness the Town Mayor, Cllr Philip Wright, switch-on the Dronfield Christmas Lights in the Library Gardens. Singers from Dronfield Junior School joined the crowds and performed two beautiful Christmas Songs and the Sheffield Concert Band played while carols were sung by everyone in attendance.

A collection was taken at the end of the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:44 by Jo Mitchell

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

Christmas Celebrations begin this weekend!

Christmas Celebrations begin this weekend!

Christmas celebrations begin in Dronfield this weekend with the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on on Friday 1 December 2017 at 7pm in the Library Gardens.

Children from Dronfield Junior School will be singing some festive songs and everyone is invited to join in with the carol singing.

This is followed on Saturday 2 December 2017 with Christmas Fest at the Civic Hall. Taking place between 11am and 4pm,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:44 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Christmas, Events, What's On

Resurfaced Paths at Sindelfingen Park

Resurfaced Paths at Sindelfingen Park

Sindelfingen Park has recently received an upgrade as all the existing paths have been resurfaced. Pipework has also been put in place for forthcoming drainage work to reduce the flooding within the Park, which will help to protect the new paths in the long term.

The Town Council has already received positive comments from local residents who are looking forward to enjoying walks in the park. The Council... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:31 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Parks

Local Neighbourhood Plan – Green Space Designation

Local Neighbourhood Plan – Green Space Designation

Dronfield Town Council are asking local residents to help identify local pockets of green spaces that they would like to see protected as part of the Local Neighbourhood Plan. Many residents have already had input into the plan but this is a further opportunity to contribute to the future plans of the town. The green spaces should be small areas and have local significance in terms of recreational,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:13 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

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