Wrap up warm and kick start your Christmas celebrations by attending Dronfield's Christmas Light Switch On
Families from across Dronfield and surrounding areas are being urged to mark 4pm till 8pm on Friday 26th November in their diaries as the date when the town will officially switch on its Christmas lights.
After the cancellation of the event last year due to Covid restrictions in place at the time,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 13:44 by Loran Stonehouse
During the Christmas and New Year holidays the council office will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday 23rd December 2020 and will re-open at 10am on Monday 4th January 2021.
Voicemails will be monitored during this period in case of emergency.
Please be reassured that during this time the Outside Services team will be working, should we receive any seasonal weather.
Wishing you all a MERRY CHRISTMAS and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 14:55 by Loran Stonehouse
The Rotary Club of Dronfield will be bringing Santa to the Towns streets again this December.
Organised by The Rotary Club of Dronfield, Santa's Sleigh will be touring the area as usual during December. Families will be warmly welcomed to wave to Santa from a safe distance, and the sights and sounds of the Sleigh and Santa's helpers will all bring festive cheer to the neighbourhood.
Listen out for Santa's... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 13:43 by Loran Stonehouse
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
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
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
The town council office is normally open between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. However, during the Christmas and New Year festivities the office will be closed from 24th December 2019 and will re-open at 10:00am on 2nd January 2020.
Please be reassured that during this time the Outside Services team will remain working and should we receive any seasonal weather the team will be doing their best to... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 12:35 by Jo Mitchell
The annual Dronfield Christmas Light's Switch-On takes place tomorrow, Friday 29th November 2019 at 6:00pm outside the Library.
In addition to the Lights Switch-On there is lots happening elsewhere. There will be a road closure in place on part of the High Street as the shops will be open late offering all sorts of festive treats. The Christmas Fest will be taking place in the Civic Hall from 4:00pm... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:10 by Jo Mitchell
Christmas celebrations will begin in Dronfield on Friday 29th November with the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on at 6pm in the Library Gardens. Children from Gorseybrigg Primary School will be singing some festive songs and everyone is invited to join in with the carol singing. This year the award winning Dronfield Genquip Brass Band will be providing the music. There will also be a collection which... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:37 by Jo Mitchell
Stalls are now available to book for the Christmas Fest, taking place on Friday 29th November at the Civic Hall between 4pm and 8pm.
There will be free craft activities for the children and children will also be able to visit Santa, plus there will be a fairground outside in the car park too.
There will be lots going on in Dronfield that evening with the Christmas Lights Switch-On also taking place -... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:38 by Jo Mitchell