If you're a Derbyshire resident struggling to get to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment then you can now book a free return journey to help you attend.
If you don't have your own transport, and you can't use public transport, then Derbyshire County Council's Active Travel team can help you with door to door transport to and from your vaccination appointment.
The parent or carer of the person attending... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 11:58 by Loran Stonehouse
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
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
North East Derbyshire residents are being asked to come for a coronavirus test as part of the county council's targeted community testing programme.
Our testing centre is at the Clay Cross Social Centre on Market Street, Clay Cross, S45 9JE and is open every day from 9am to 7pm.
One in three people who have the virus don't have any symptoms, so everyone is invited to come along and get a test to protect... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 12:59 by Loran Stonehouse
From 00:01 on 5th January 2021, England is entering a third national lockdown. Full guidance document can be downloaded(opens in a new window) (.pdf |150kb)
Summary: what you can and cannot do during the national lockdown
You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives.
You should follow this guidance immediately. The law will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 11:56 by Jo Mitchell
The whole of Derbyshire, including Dronfield, has now been moved in to tier 4 restrictions following the fortnightly review of the COVID levels which has seen the county placed in the tougher new alert level advising people to 'stay at home'.
As well as continuing to wash hands regularly, stay apart and wear a face covering unless exempt, the restrictions mean:
- people should stay at home unless they... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 09:18 by Jo Mitchell
Dronfield council is pleased to confirm that Gosforth Lodge and The Civic Centre will be opening their doors from the 2nd of December 2020 for permitted bookings only following the lifting of national restrictions.
We are also pleased to announce that we will also be taking MUGA booking again and the tennis courts will be unlocked and ready for use, pending further Government statements.
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:22 by Loran Stonehouse
The whole of Derbyshire has been placed in the highest Tier 3 Covid Very High alert level from just after midnight, December 2, after national lockdown restrictions comes to an end.
- Meeting with friends and family: No mixing of households indoors, or most outdoor places, apart from support bubbles.
- Maximum of six in some outdoor public spaces (e.g. parks, public gardens).
- Hospitality:... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:47 by Loran Stonehouse
Derbyshire's Director of Public Health is urging residents to be cautious about the risk of spreading coronavirus when rules are relaxed at Christmas.
Dean Wallace issued the warning today after the government announced that Derbyshire will enter the highest alert level – or tier 3 – when the second 'lockdown' ends on 2 December 2020.
The government has also announced that between 23 and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:55 by Loran Stonehouse
As we head into a second national lockdown, Dronfield Town Council will continue to do everything we can to support the people of Dronfield through these unprecedented times.
The Council have continued to work, throughout this time, with our partners and communities to help ensure we come through this challenge together. The residents and businesses of Dronfield have shown themselves to be an extremely... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:11 by Jo Mitchell