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Temporary Road Closure - Stubley Hollow / Wreakes Lane / Sheffield Rd Junction

Temporary Road Closure - Stubley Hollow / Wreakes Lane / Sheffield Rd Junction

Derbyshire County Council have ordered a temporary road closure of the B6056 Stubley Hollow from the junction with Sheffield Road to the junction with Wreakes Lane from the 28th October to 2nd November between 8:00pm and 4:00am each night to facilitate rail bridge repair works by Network Rail.

There will be an alternative route which will be along: Wreakes Lane, High Street, Gosforth Lane, Gomersal... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:35 by Jo Mitchell

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New tree planting scheme

New tree planting scheme

Dronfield Town Council is launching the first stage of its new tree planting project.

In partnership with Ferndale Garden Centre, 20 trees will be gifted this autumn to residents who have recently moved to the town or who have recently moved within the town.

Residents must have a suitable garden and trees will be of an appropriate type and size. All 20 trees available will be gifted on a first come,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:59 by Jo Mitchell

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Festive date for your diary - Friday 29th November

Festive date for your diary - Friday 29th November

Make sure you have Friday 29th November in your diary now with a number of great events lined up to take place in Dronfield.

Christmas Fest & Fairground
There will be 15 - 20 local groups and organisations with stalls in the Civic Hall from 4pm and 8pm. Come and join us after school for FREE Christmas craft activities for the children, festive refreshments and a visit to Santa. Plus enjoy the fairground... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:30 by Jo Mitchell

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Invite to grants open evening - 10th October

Invite to grants open evening - 10th October

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire is hosting a 'Grants Open Evening' on Thursday 10th October. The purpose is to provide information to local community groups and organisations about the different grant schemes on offer which are available for them to apply for.

The two schemes will open week commencing 30th September 2019 for groups to begin applying for small grants of up to £2,500... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 12:23 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - 24th October 2019

Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan Referendum - 24th October 2019

A Referendum relating to the Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 24th October 2019.

The question to be asked in the Referendum is:

''Do you want North East Derbyshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Dronfield to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?''

A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if on Tuesday 8th October 2019:-

 They are... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 10:33 by Jo Mitchell

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Town Council declares a climate emergency

Town Council declares a climate emergency

At their September meeting, Dronfield Town Council declared a climate emergency and resolved to take action, to the best of its ability, to help towards achieving a shift to zero carbon emissions by 2050, or sooner if possible.

It resolved to work within its remit to contribute to the targets as set out within government policies and will endeavour to reduce its carbon emissions accordingly.

The Council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 15:25 by Jo Mitchell

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Quit smoking for good this Stoptober

Quit smoking for good this Stoptober

Derbyshire smokers are being urged to quit for 28 days and see the difference that it can make.

October 1st sees the launch of this year's Stoptober challenge. The annual campaign, run by Public Health England, attracts thousands of people keen to quit.

Research shows that you're four times more likely to quit with your local stop smoking service.

Live Life Better Derbyshire offers a free stop smoking... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:49 by Jo Mitchell

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Dronfield Parish Young Voices have something to sing about

Dronfield Parish Young Voices have something to sing about

Dronfield Parish Young Voices was launched in January 2019 and now regularly attracts 35 or more youngsters to the singing sessions on Monday evenings in the Dronfield Civic Hall. Children from nine different schools in the local area attend and range in age from 7 to 12 years.

The group had an early ambition to stage some concerts and were able to do so with a £500 Action Grant from Derbyshire... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:44 by Jo Mitchell

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Time to apply for next year's secondary school places

Time to apply for next year's secondary school places

Parents of year 6 pupils living in Derbyshire can now apply to Derbyshire County Council for their child's secondary school place for September 2020.

Around 8,500 year 6 primary school children – who were born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 – have been sent information about the application process.

Applications opened on Monday 9 September 2019 and the deadline to submit applications... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:03 by Jo Mitchell

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Lee Rowley MP Local Resident Surgeries

Lee Rowley MP Local Resident Surgeries

Lee Rowley, MP for North East Derbyshire, holds regular surgeries all around the 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 discuss issues such as:

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

Posted: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 10:42 by Jo Mitchell

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