The six week summer holidays are here and children are being encouraged to enter this year's Summer Reading Challenge colouring competition and draw an awesome alien to win a family day out.
The theme for this year's Summer Reading Challenge, being run at Dronfield Library, is Space Chase, which is why the colouring competition theme is 'Awesome Aliens'.
The competition winner will be presented with... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:09 by Jo Mitchell
The Dronfield Gala takes place this Sunday, 30th June in Cliffe Park between 12pm and 4pm and there is fun for all the family. If you were wondering how to entertain the kids this weekend then why not pop along?
There will be the usual great selection of fairgrounds rides and inflatables for all ages. Plus the Town Council have arranged for trampolines and Wipeout - which will be free... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:54 by Jo Mitchell
With just a month to go, this summers Gala - taking place on Sunday 30th June between 12pm and 4pm in Cliffe Park - is set to be another great event with some fantastic features on the day highlighted below;
This year children of all ages will be able to encounter a wide variety of animals at the Gala ranging from pygmy hedgehogs to lizards to meerkats plus many more. Come and discover... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 12:14 by Jo Mitchell
This summer's Dronfield Gala is set to be bigger and better than ever. Taking place next month, on Sunday 30th June with an earlier opening time of 12pm until 4pm, there will be a host of activities available for all the family.
Organisers Dronfield Town Council, have arranged some free attractions for 2019 which include trampolines, Wipeout and the ever popular circus skills workshop also returns.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 13:07 by Jo Mitchell
North East Derbyshire District Council have today, 22nd March, given notice of the forthcoming District and Parish elections to be held on 2nd May 2019.
Forms of nomination for District and Parish Elections may be obtained at District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG from the Returning Officer.
For details of the forthcoming District and Parish Elections... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:30 by Jo Mitchell
Dronfield Town Council are delighted to be hosting the Dronfield Gala on Sunday 30th June 2019. The Gala will take place in Cliffe Park on Callywhite Lane between 12pm and 4pm.
The Gala is an annual fun family afternoon, with a great selection of free activities, along with various stalls, fairground rides and inflatables, which attracts hundreds of visitor each year.
If you would like your community... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:00 by Jo Mitchell
Derbyshire Scam Watch is a project funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire.
The aim is to raise awareness, particularly amongst older residents, of the potential harmful effects of mass-marketing, internet, doorstep and telephone scams and to provide one to one advice and support where potential scam/fraud victims are identified.
They will be holding a public event in Dronfield next... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:48 by Jo Mitchell
This Saturday see's the annual Christmas Fest take place in the Civic Hall and Library Gardens between 10am and 4pm.
There will be seasonal refreshments, free craft activities for children, a Santa's Grotto plus a great selection of stalls from many local groups and organisations including the Guides, Cardio Club, Fairtrade, Drone Valley Brewery, Usbourne Books, Caz Cakes plus many more.
Churches Together... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:52 by Jo Mitchell
Christmas celebrations will begin in Dronfield on Friday 30th November with the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on at 7pm in the Library Gardens.
Children from William Levick Primary School will be singing some festive songs and everyone is invited to join in with the carol singing. This year the Dronfield Genquip Brass Band will be providing the music. There will also be a collection which will be split... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:15 by Jo Mitchell
Thousands of local Dronfield residents turned out to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. Yesterday, Sunday 11th November, the annual Remembrance Day Parade took place in the morning, where a number of local groups laid wreaths around the War Memorial located in the Manor Library Gardens.
In the evening the Beacon in Sindelfingen Park was lit along with 1,200 other beacons across the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:29 by Jo Mitchell