Hate crime is crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person's identity.
Six types of Hate Crime
Derbyshire Police monitor six strands of hate crime:
- Gender identity
- Race, nationality or ethnicity
- Religion or belief
- Sexual orientation
- Subculture eg: Goth, Steampunk, Hipster
Police forces also monitor religiously motivated... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:36 by Loran Stonehouse
Community testing for COVID-19
A temporary Covid 19 Community testing centre has been set up at Dronfield Civic Centre rear car park, off Farwater Lane and is open to the public, Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 12noon for the next four weeks, until Saturday, May 15.
The community testing programme will offer regular testing to those who are at most risk of passing on the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:12 by Loran Stonehouse
Dronfield Town Council joins the nation in mourning the death of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh.
As a mark of respect, the Union Flag at the Peel Centre Flagpole will fly at half-mast until further notice.
During the current lockdown the Town Council arrangements may unfortunately be restricted.
Councillor Richard Welton, Mayor of Dronfield
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:49 by Jo Mitchell
Derbyshire's director of public health is urging caution as the county begins to emerge from national lockdown restrictions.
From Monday 29 March 2021, the first step on the government's roadmap out of COVID-19 will see up to 6 people, or 2 households, able to meet outside or in private gardens with social distancing.
Outdoor sports facilities, including golf courses, tennis and basketball courts can... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 10:05 by Loran Stonehouse
Dronfield Town Council are currently undertaking a schedule of work to replace all the noticeboards around town and over the coming weeks you will start to see shiny new Noticeboards erected at the same sites as the previous ones.
There are currently 14 boards around town which will all be replaced.
Our noticeboards are for use by community groups or events at the Civic Hall or Gosforth Lodge only. We... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 11:08 by Loran Stonehouse
A pathway to a cleaner and safer environment.
Dronfield Town Council has joined forces with The Lea Brook Valley Team and Dronfield Junior School to help in the construction of a circular path with a community garden on unused scrubland owned by Dronfield Town Council, which is situated behind Oaks Community Church.
Dronfield Town Council provided the funding required for the materials necessary to help... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 12:55 by Loran Stonehouse
Dronfield Town Council is pleased to announce the introduction of a brand-new electric vehicle.
Dronfield Town Council have declared a climate emergency and as a result of that created an Environmental Committee focused on projects which can help improve the environment around town. One of those projects is moving the fleet of vehicles towards more environmentally friendly models. This will be the first... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 10:28 by Loran Stonehouse
With coronavirus restrictions still in place, Dronfield Town Council is unfortunately unable to hold many of its normal Easter events. So, following on from the success of its Christmas Tree decorating competition, it has launched its Easter Egg colouring/decorating competition to encourage youngsters to get creative this Easter.
There are three age categories Under 5's, 5 – 8 years and 8 –... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 14:10 by Loran Stonehouse
Salary: £19,312 per annum, pro rata
16 hours per week
Dronfield Town Council are looking for an individual to help provide administrative support. The role will involve processing bookings for the venues and sports facilities available to hire, which will also include invoicing and credit control. There will be a variety of other duties so it is vital that you can use your... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:37 by Loran Stonehouse
North East Derbyshire residents are being asked to come for a coronavirus test as part of the county council's targeted community testing programme.
Our testing centre is at the Clay Cross Social Centre on Market Street, Clay Cross, S45 9JE and is open every day from 9am to 7pm.
One in three people who have the virus don't have any symptoms, so everyone is invited to come along and get a test to protect... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 12:59 by Loran Stonehouse