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Community Speed Watch - Volunteeers Needed

Community Speed Watch - Volunteeers Needed

Have you got some free time to spare to help tackle speeding in your local community?

Community Speed Watch (CSW) is a locally driven initiative allowing members of the community to monitor speeds of vehicles using speed detection devices. CSW schemes are supported by local policing teams with the aim of educating drivers to reduce their speeds.

What is Speed Watch?

The scheme aims to cater for the problem... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:57 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News

Dronfield Wellbeing Group

Dronfield Wellbeing Group

Dronfield Wellbeing Group is a new peer support group looking to connect with people who wish to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Peer support is about coming together to provide a listening ear to each other, sharing experience and resources, and strengthening our coping strategies to improve our mental health and wellbeing.

The group is supported by the Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:19 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Events, News

Message to North East Derbyshire residents from Derbyshire's Public Health Director

Message to North East Derbyshire residents from Derbyshire's Public Health Director

Hello, I'm Dean Wallace, Director of Public Health for Derbyshire.

It's my job to protect the health of Derbyshire people and a huge part of mine, and my team's work, is to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in our communities.

Despite all of our best efforts in sticking to the rules and doing the right thing, confirmed cases continue to rise across the county as they are nationally.

The Boroughs... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:46 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: COVID-19, News

Cemetery Road Play Area Refurbishment Coming Soon

Cemetery Road Play Area Refurbishment Coming Soon

Dronfield Town Council's rolling refurbishment of parks across the town will continue later this year at Cemetery Road Play Area. Work is scheduled to begin on the latest refurbishment at Cemetery Road on 16th November 2020 and it is expected to take around four weeks to complete the project.

The planned refurbishment will see the installation of bright, new play equipment, new safety surfacing and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:41 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Parks

Tier Two - High Alert Level for Dronfield from Saturday

Tier Two - High Alert Level for Dronfield from Saturday

The Health Secretary has today announced that from Saturday 17th October (0001 hrs), Dronfield will move into the HIGH level of restrictions (tier 2).

This means new guidance will be in place to try and slow the spread of the virus locally.

Please check the government's website for the latest information about the restrictions in place at this tier; https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-covid-alert-levels-what-you-need-to-know#local-covid-alert-level-high... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:06 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: COVID-19, News

Tier One - Medium Alert Level for Dronfield

Tier One - Medium Alert Level for Dronfield

Following the introduction of the three tier system within England, you can keep up to date and check what tier Dronfield falls into by clicking here and entering your postcode.

As of 14th October 2020, Dronfield is currently within tier 1, which is the medium alert level and further details of what you can and cannot do can be found by clicking here.

Please note that the tiers will be reviewed on a... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:29 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: COVID-19

2020 Remembrance Day Plans

2020 Remembrance Day Plans

Unfortunately due to the ongoing coronavirus situation there will be no parade taking place on Remembrance Sunday this year and members of the public are asked not to gather on that morning near the War Memorial. However, the Council are still keen for a commemoration to take place within the social gatherings guidelines.

Therefore there are currently plans for a service to be held on the morning of... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:52 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

More details about the NHS COVID-19 App

More details about the NHS COVID-19 App

The new NHS COVID-19 app is scheduled to launch on 24 September 2020. Without a vaccine or treatment, we need to continue to do all we can to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

Click on the link below for more details about the new app or read the attached document, which explains the features of the app and may answer any questions you have.

The new app is an important part of the Government's programme,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:39 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: COVID-19

Great new cone climber at Hilltop play area

Great new cone climber at Hilltop play area

Over the weekend, a brand new piece of play equipment has been installed and added to Hilltop play area.

Children can now enjoy a brand new cone climber. The brightly coloured cone climber is great for multi-play as they climb to the top of the rotating net and it will leave children in a spin!

We hope visitors to the play area will be able to enjoy hours of fun on the new equipment, which is a great... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 10:26 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News, Parks

Helping Local Businesses

Helping Local Businesses

Dronfield Town Council are working in association with the Dronfield Eye to help local businesses. The Town Council are currently supporting the VIP Card and also the Business Pages within the Dronfield Eye.

A list of the current offers available by using the VIP Card can be found on our Facebook page and keep a look out for this months featured businesses on the Business pages within the next edition... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 15:46 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

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