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What a fantastic day we had at Dronfield Gala 2022!

What a fantastic day we had at Dronfield Gala 2022!

The weather was perfect and it was lovely to see Dronfield enjoying our annual community event.

A big thank you to all of our stallholders and vendors on the day!

Dronfield Community First Responders, Drone Roses WI - Dronfield Hundall Cricket Club, Moss Valley Fine Meats, Gorseybrigg PTFA, Louka Boutique, The Rotary Club of Dronfield, DRW Wood Burning / Pyrography Art Drone Valley Brewery, Don Catchment... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 15:02 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Gala, News

'A crown fit for a Queen' competition winners - Over 6's

'A crown fit for a Queen' competition winners - Over 6's

It took careful consideration to choose a winner in the Over 6's category (with the standard being so high!) but the mayor finally chose three dazzling crowns.

The winners of the Over 6's are:

First Place - Isla

Second Place - Grace

Third Place - Eva

A big thank you to all the children involved, there were lots of fantastic entries!

Posted: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:33 by Loran Stonehouse

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‘A crown fit for a Queen’ competition winners - Under 6's

‘A crown fit for a Queen’ competition winners - Under 6's

The Winners of the A crown fit for a Queen competition were announced at the Dronfield Platinum Jubilee Gala on Sunday 26th of June in Gosforth Lodge, with the town mayor Councillor Lillian Deighton in attendance.

After receiving the wonderful entries, the mayor (who was very impressed with all the entries) had a very difficult job in choosing the winners. After much deliberation, the mayor selected... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 13:58 by Loran Stonehouse

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Join us for Dronfield Platinum Jubilee Gala

Join us for Dronfield Platinum Jubilee Gala

Come along to Dronfield Platinum Jubilee Gala which is being held on Sunday 26th of June 2022 at Cliffe Park.

It is Free Entry for all and starts from 12pm until 5pm.

Enjoy all the activities planned from the Fun Fair Rides, giant helter skelter, wild bird experience, hoolahoop mega structure or try your hand at bushcraft with Tribe. If you are feeling really adventurous you could try your luck on the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jun 2022 14:25 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Cliffe Park, Gala, News

Dronfield Woodhouse tennis courts open

Dronfield Woodhouse tennis courts open

Town Councillors have been delighted to see the refurbishment of Dronfield Woodhouse tennis courts.

The two new, high quality , competitive standard courts are finished in a hard-wearing surface to match three courts at Cliffe Park and two at Coal Aston.

The modern blue colour is to give the right contrast with the tennis ball, making it easier to see for players and spectators. The works include new... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 09:42 by Loran Stonehouse

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A reminder of Platinum Jubilee celebrations taking place in Dronfield this week!

A reminder of Platinum Jubilee celebrations taking place in Dronfield this week!

A Queen is Crowned – June 2nd, 2022

Between 10am – 4pm

Civic Hall, Dronfield

To celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee, Dronfield Town Council will be showing a screening of the only feature length Technicolour recording of the coronation itself, continuously between 10am and 4pm on June 2nd, 2022, at the Civic Hall. A Queen is Crowned is one of the greatest films of an historical event ever... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 May 2022 10:22 by Loran Stonehouse

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Update on Fracking

Derbyshire County Council has recently consulted on the Derbyshire and Derby Minerals Local Plan which covers the period to 2038.

The plant covers the geographical county of Derbyshire, excluding that part which lies within the Peak District National Park. It sets out its strategic priorities for minerals development through its vision and objectives and includes strategic priorities to address those... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 13:11 by Loran Stonehouse

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Showing of the Queens 1953 Coronation - Dronfield Civic Hall

Showing of the Queens 1953 Coronation - Dronfield Civic Hall

This year the Queen will become the first British monarch ever to celebrate 70 years on the throne. To mark such a momentous occasion Dronfield Town Council will be showing the feature-length Technicolor recording of the Coronation.

This ITV recording of the Coronation includes footage from the actual crowning, the processions before and afterwards and general introductory views of Britain in 1953.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 13:29 by Loran Stonehouse

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Lighting of the Beacon Ceremony

Lighting of the Beacon Ceremony

Dronfield Town Council invite all the residents of Dronfield and surrounding areas to come along and celebrate the lighting of the beacon together at Sindelfingen Park.

The event will be part of a country-wide celebration in which 1,500 beacons will be lit in recognition of the Queen's service, bringing communities across the globe together to pay tribute.

The event will take place on Thursday 2nd of... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 13:22 by Loran Stonehouse

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Derbyshire and Derby Minerals Local Plan - Winter 2021 to 2022 Consultation

Please find below a copy of the Town Council's response to the latest consultation on the Derbyshire and Derby Minerals Local Plan.

Dear Sir/Madam

Derbyshire and Derby Minerals Local Plan - Winter 2021 to 2022 Consultation

I have been asked to contact you on behalf of Dronfield Town Council, to inform you of the Council's continued opposition and concerns regarding the extraction of shale gas (fracking)... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 10:04 by Joanne Mitchell

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