18th June 2024

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New Mayor of Dronfield

New Mayor of Dronfield

Councillor Pam Jones was elected as the new Town Mayor for 2024/25 at the Annual Dronfield Town Council Meeting.

The Mayoral Chain of Office was presented to Pam by her predecessor, Councillor Susan Burkitt, who will continue to serve as Deputy Mayor.

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2024

Tags: Community, Mayor, News

Creation Of Community Orchard

Creation Of Community Orchard

Dronfield Town Council has agreed to the creation of a Community Orchard, which will be located on a small section of land located between Poplar Close, Chestnut Close, Highgate Drive and Greenacres Close.

The creation of the orchard will begin with the planting of 12 fruit trees which will be a variety of apple, plum, cherry and pear.

The area will be managed by the Town Council and the Community Orchard... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2024

Tags: Community, News

Dronfield Parish Church Clock

Dronfield Parish Church Clock

The Dronfield Parish Church Clock is currently displaying the incorrect time, due to birds nesting in the clock mechanism. We are not undertaking any immediate maintenance, so that the nesting birds are not disturbed. At the end of the nesting season, the clock will be serviced and returned to accurate timekeeping.

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2024

Tags: Dronfield, News

Civic Centre £1/2 million Regeneration Plan Agreed

Civic Centre £1/2 million Regeneration Plan Agreed

Dronfield Town Council agreed to support proposals put forward by the Project Steering group (DTC and NE Derbyshire District Council) to renew the public realm aspects of the Civic Centre area.

The final design includes a new town square, event spaces, improved pedestrian links, crossings, new street furniture including benches and bins. Enhanced landscaping will see resurfaced Tarmac areas, re-lined... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2024

Tags: Civic Centre, News

Extreme Wheels in Dronfield - May Half Term!

Extreme Wheels in Dronfield - May Half Term!

For May Half-Term, Extreme Wheels Roadshows are putting on a wide diverse range of Action and Extreme sports sessions!

Sessions are completely FREE - and will include one of the following: mobile skatepark, laser tag, KMX, drift trikes, body zorbing...and more!

Extreme Wheels will be in Dronfield on Tuesday 28th May at Sindelfingen Park from 1pm to 3pm.

Dronfield Extreme Wheels sessions are funded by... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2024

Tags: Dronfield, Extreme Wheels, News, Parks, Sindelfingen Park, What's On

Bleed Kits installed in Dronfield

Bleed Kits installed in Dronfield

Dronfield Town Council are pleased to support the Dronfield Rotary Club with their Bleed Kit project. The Rotary Club have funded the purchase of Bleed Kits through proceeds from their weekly Community Lottery and dentations to the 2023 Santa's Sleigh attraction.

Bleed Kits are specifically designed to handle 'life threatening bleeding'. In the event of a traumatic injury, a person can lose critical... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2024

Tags: Community, Dronfield

Mobile Library Routes - 29th April to 19th July 2024

Mobile Library Routes - 29th April to 19th July 2024

The mobile library timetable for the 12-week period 29th April to 19th July 2024 is now available.

Due to the May Bank Holiday the service scheduled for Monday 27 May will now take place on Monday 3 June.

The North mobile is off the road on Friday 10 & Monday 13 May, the South mobile off the road on the week beginning 8 July and 16-17 July.

For further information tel: 01629 533444 or email ask.library@derbyshire.gov.u... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Apr 2024

Tags: Library, News

Derbyshire Police - Knife Amnesty 13th to 19th May 2024

Derbyshire Police - Knife Amnesty 13th to 19th May 2024

Derbyshire Police are supporting a knife amnesty campaign from the 13th to 19th May 2024.

Full details are on the attached poster.

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2024

Tags: Community, Dronfield, Police

Extreme Wheels Returns – 2 & 9 April 2024

Extreme Wheels Returns – 2 & 9 April 2024

Extreme Wheels are coming to Sindelfingen Park today, 2 April and on 9 April, thanks to funding provided by Dronfield Town Council.

The event will start at 1 pm and ends at 3 pm each date. It will provide a range of action and extreme sports activities, and the best part is that it's completely free for everyone. You don't need to make any bookings beforehand, just show up and take advantage of this... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 2 Apr 2024

Tags: Events, Extreme Wheels, News

Police Mobile Speed Cameras

Dronfield Town Council agreed to pay for the annual calibration of the local speed enforcement camera for a further year.

The laser device needs to be calibrated for local police to be able to issue tickets and prosecutions. Dronfield has had exclusive use of its own camera for several years and it plays a key part in keeping our town's roads safe.

Coun Marie Ireland, Chair of the Road Safety Committee... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2024

Tags: News, Road Safety

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