The Environment Agency and friends have designed a week of free webinars and workshops for flood wardens, flood groups, parish councils and community groups to help build community resilience and flood awareness.
Attached is the programme of events (short and detailed), which also can be found online here
Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 11:17 by Michael Keys
This year's second-hand book sale will take place on Saturday 22nd October at Dronfield Civic Hall from 10am to 12 noon.
Paperbacks, children's books, jigsaws, records, CDs, cakes, Tradecraft cards and goods will all be on sale at bargain prices.
Donations of these items may be brought from 9:30am on the day. These items may also be taken to the foyer of the council office in the Civic Centre from Monday... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:51 by Michael Keys
From NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NETWORK, Central Support Team:
We are delighted to invite you to take part in our annual Crime and Community survey. The survey is in its third year running, and we want to hear your views on crime, community, and your experience of Neighbourhood Watch. The survey is open to everyone across England and Wales, regardless of whether you are a Neighbourhood Watch member or not.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:02 by Michael Keys
A proposed development of 36 houses was discussed at the September Town Council meeting.
The planning application, made by Rockliffe Homes for 20 three-bedroom and 16 four-bedroom homes, is under consultation with planning officers at NE Derbyshire District Council.
The site is classed as 'brownfield' and is included in the Dronfield Neighbourhood Plan for development.
The Town Council has written in... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 09:29 by Loran Stonehouse
The community was invited to gather together for a National Moment of Reflection on Sunday 18th of September at 8pm, to allow people to celebrate the life of Queen Elizabeth II. The event took place in the Manor Gardens outside the Library in Dronfield.
Many members of the public gathered for the event, which was led by Reverend Ian Webb, from the Parish Church. As part of the service, Dronfield Parish... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 15:10 by Loran Stonehouse
Dronfield Jobs Fair
Thursday 29th September 2022 - from 10:00 to 12:00.
Dronfield Sports Centre,
Dronfield S18 1PD
There will be jobs available in various sectors, training opportunities, careers guidance, employment support and self employment advice.
For more information - contact:
Mark Szadura, Community Employment Advisor
North East Derbyshire District Council
Tel: 07973 343 383... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 09:04 by Michael Keys
The funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II will be screened at Dronfield Baptist Church on Monday 19th September.
The church will be open from 9:00am for quiet prayer and reflection.
"We look forward to coming together as a community to honour the remarkable life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II."
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 15:46 by Michael Keys
A National Moment of Reflection will take place at 8pm on Sunday 18th September to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and reflect on her life and legacy. The National Moment of Reflection will take place the evening before the State Funeral and be marked by a one-minute silence.
The Deputy Town Mayor, Councillor Susan Burkitt, invites members of the public to join her in the Manor Gardens... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 11:22 by Joanne Mitchell
A local Proclamation to formally announce the accession of His Majesty, King Charles III was held in the library gardens in Dronfield.
Residents and officials attended the event on the steps of the library in the Manor Gardens at 4pm on Sunday, 11 September 2022.
The ceremony, was led by the Mayor of Dronfield, Cllr Lilian Deighton with Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Mr Ken Cook CBE, DL, FRSA, C. St. J reading... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 13:47 by Loran Stonehouse
It is with the greatest sorrow that Dronfield Town Council join the nation in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second. We remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by HM Queen Elizabeth the Second.
Flags will be flown at half-mast at the Peel Centre and a Book of Condolence will be opened at the Civic Hall.
As a mark of respect a two minute silence will... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 8 Sep 2022 20:25 by Joanne Mitchell