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New Town Mayor Elected

New Town Mayor Elected

At the annual Council Meeting, held on Monday 9th May, Cllr Lilian Deighton was elected Mayor for the 2022-2023 civic year. She was presented with the Chain of Office by outgoing Mayor Cllr Richard Welton (photo courtesy of Dronfield Eye). Cllr Susan Birkett was elected Deputy Mayor.

Posted: Thu, 12 May 2022 09:27 by Michael Keys

Tags: Mayor, News

A Crown Fit for a Queen Competition

A Crown Fit for a Queen Competition

To celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee, Dronfield Town Council is running a competition for local young designers to create a crown! The Queen's Platinum Jubilee is a once in a lifetime event, Dronfield Town Council would like to give children the opportunity to commemorate this special occasion by designing a crown fit for the Queen. There will be two age categories: Under 6's and 6 and overs.

Children... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 6 May 2022 11:20 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Gala, News

GALA DAY STALLS NOW AVAILABLE!

GALA DAY STALLS NOW AVAILABLE!

We are pleased to invite enquiries from anyone interested in taking a stall at this years Dronfield Platinum Jubilee Gala, on Sunday 26th June. We hope to have a variety of local crafts, activities and food stalls in addition to our usual popular entertainment.

If you fancy taking a pitch for the afternoon, please get in touch for further details. Limited availability.

Email Loran on loran.stonehouse@dronfield.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 4 May 2022 10:20 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Cliffe Park, Gala, News, What's On

Speed Indicator Devices

Speed Indicator Devices

At their April meeting, Dronfield Town Council agreed to purchase newly available Speed Indicator Devices to cover speeding hotspots around Dronfield. SIDS are a type of electronically activated sign that is used to accurately measure the speed of oncoming traffic.

The devices also warn speeding vehicles to slow down and collect data to show the effectiveness of the system. They promote awareness of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 14:13 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News

Bowshaw 40mph to 30mph proposal

Bowshaw 40mph to 30mph proposal

Derbyshire County Council is consulting on a proposal to reduce the speed limit from 40mph to 30mph on the B6057 from the A61 roundabout to the 30mph limit near the Coach and Horses.

The area will include Dronfield Toby Carvery and residential properties which directly access onto the B6057. This follows a long-standing campaign by residents, local councillors and Dronfield Town Council to effect this... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 13:55 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News

Michael's new role with the council

Michael's new role with the council

Dronfield Town Council are excited to welcome Michael Keys as the new Assistant Clerk. Michael has worked in education for the last 18 years, but is excited about a change in career direction. He said "I am really excited to join the Dronfield Town Council Team. My wife and I will soon welcome a new addition to the family, so I decided on a change of career direction at the start of 2022 - especially... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 15:25 by Michael Keys

Tags: News

Car Park Lighting Changes

Car Park Lighting Changes

As part of Dronfield Town Councils commitment to tackling climate change and helping with CO2 reduction, existing lights at Cliffe Park and Coal Aston car park are to be replaced with LED lights.

The benefits of using LED include:

-Lasting much longer
- 60% less energy
- Less maintenance required
- An overall cost saving after initial capital expenditure is taken into account.

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 15:14 by Michael Keys

Tags: News

Bus Shelter Renewals

Bus Shelter Renewals

Highways engineers from Derbyshire County Council met with Dronfield Town Councillors to discuss plans to renew bus shelters on Route 43. Five locations along the route have been identified. Bus shelters are considered valuable amenity to waiting bus passengers. Visibility and safety are important features of the new design, especially for women, children and elderly people. Internal illumination is... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 15:02 by Michael Keys

Tags: Bus Service, News

Dronfield Roads & Pathways, £1.27 million investment

Dronfield Roads & Pathways, £1.27 million investment

Dronfield Roads & Pathways, £1.27 million investment

At the March Town council meeting, a report was received from Derbyshire County Council detailing the roads and pathways in Dronfield which are due to be resurfaced/redressed in this years LTP Capital Programme (2022/2023).

A £58 million investment in the county's roads and pavements has been put forward by Cabinet at Derbyshire County... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 09:08 by Joanne Mitchell

Tags: News

Important Tree works begin in Sindelfingen Park

Important Tree works begin in Sindelfingen Park

Important tree work has begun in Sindelfingen Park this week following a survey requested by Dronfield Town Council.

A tree survey is carried out approximately every five years to determine the condition of all the trees in the vicinity of Sindelfingen Park.

The independent inspection identified sixteen trees as dead, diseased, or dying and therefore the recommendation from the tree surgeon was to fell... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 10:22 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News, Parks

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