North East Derbyshire District Council, together with its housing partner Rykneld Homes, has launched its Care at Christmas Appeal to provide a surprise festive gift to residents in Care Homes.
They are inviting communities to get behind the appeal by donating small gifts such as biscuits, chocolates, jigsaws, bubble bath and bed socks or you can donate online, with the money used to buy gifts for the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 10:21 by Jo Mitchell
Dronfield council is pleased to confirm that Gosforth Lodge and The Civic Centre will be opening their doors from the 2nd of December 2020 for permitted bookings only following the lifting of national restrictions.
We are also pleased to announce that we will also be taking MUGA booking again and the tennis courts will be unlocked and ready for use, pending further Government statements.
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:22 by Loran Stonehouse
The whole of Derbyshire has been placed in the highest Tier 3 Covid Very High alert level from just after midnight, December 2, after national lockdown restrictions comes to an end.
- Meeting with friends and family: No mixing of households indoors, or most outdoor places, apart from support bubbles.
- Maximum of six in some outdoor public spaces (e.g. parks, public gardens).
- Hospitality:... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:47 by Loran Stonehouse
Rotary in Dronfield have organised Santa's Sleigh in S18 for over 25 years. In that time the money raised has been used to support many local projects.
This year Covid 19 and the placing of Dronfield in Tier 3 means that the Sleigh cannot operate in the normal way.
Rotary and Dronfield Town Council – who are sponsoring the Sleigh this year - have met to agree how Santa can still visit the children... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 08:54 by Jo Mitchell
Derbyshire's Director of Public Health is urging residents to be cautious about the risk of spreading coronavirus when rules are relaxed at Christmas.
Dean Wallace issued the warning today after the government announced that Derbyshire will enter the highest alert level – or tier 3 – when the second 'lockdown' ends on 2 December 2020.
The government has also announced that between 23 and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:55 by Loran Stonehouse
Dronfield Town Council are working in partnership with the Police and we'd like to remind residents of the many different ways in which they can contact the Police, should they need to.
It is now possible for residents to get in touch with the Police in a range of different ways, to report non-emergencies.
If you don't want to speak to someone on the phone, you can send the Police a message on social... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 10:22 by Loran Stonehouse
Derbyshire County Council have partnered with ShopAppy to support local businesses.
The service provides an online store-front for businesses who may not have online selling capabilities, allowing them to list products and services on the internet for collection, delivery or online provision.
What is ShopAppy?
ShopAppy.com is a "Shop & Support Local" website supported and backed by VISA, making it... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 14:11 by Loran Stonehouse
At the beginning of November, the District Council launched a consultation process on the Main Modifications proposed on the North East Derbyshire Local Plan. The Local Plan, amongst other things, says where houses will be built within Dronfield over the coming years.
We need lots of residents to comment on this draft to give us the best chance to convince the independent Inspector, about how to improve... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 16:35 by Jo Mitchell
Christmas is coming to Dronfield this year.
Although there will be no event taking place for the Christmas Light Switch-on and despite the national restrictions that are currently in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Town Council will be installing and lighting extra large Christmas Trees around town, in addition to the one outside the Library.
There will be a Christmas Tree located in Sindelfingen... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 11:42 by Jo Mitchell