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Christmas Shop Window Display Competition Winners Announced

Christmas Shop Window Display Competition Winners Announced

Dronfield Town Council has announced the winner of the Christmas Shop Window Display Competition

Traders have been bringing Christmas cheer to Dronfield by decorating their windows this year.

A huge "Thank you" to all the businesses for all the hard work they put into decorating their windows for the 2020 Christmas Shop Window Display Competition. They all looked amazing!

The Judges had a difficult task... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 12:00 by Loran Stonehouse

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Santa’s Sleigh - Updated Routes

Santa’s Sleigh - Updated Routes

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

Tags: Christmas, News

Job Vacancy - Outside Services Operative

Job Vacancy - Outside Services Operative

Dronfield Town Council is looking for a hard working, reliable individual to work as part of the Outside Services team.

Reporting to the Outside Service Manager, main duties will include:

  • Maintaining land and property in the ownership of the Council including Parks and Open spaces, Play areas, council buildings, allotments and cemeteries.
  • Carrying out maintenance of facilities within the cemetery
  • Undertaking... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 12:07 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Jobs, News

Care at Christmas Appeal - Gosforth Lodge Donation Point

Care at Christmas Appeal - Gosforth Lodge Donation Point

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

Tags: Christmas, News

Dronfield Community Centres to re-open

Dronfield Community Centres to re-open

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

Tags: COVID-19, News

Derbyshire enters tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions from 2 December

Derbyshire enters tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions from 2 December

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.

This means:

- 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

Tags: COVID-19, News

Town Council support Santa's Sleigh

Town Council support Santa's Sleigh

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

Tags: Christmas, News

Health director urges caution over Christmas as Derbyshire to enter tier 3

Health director urges caution over Christmas as Derbyshire to enter tier 3

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

Tags: COVID-19, News

Derbyshire Police - How to Contact us

Derbyshire Police - How to Contact us

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

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Attention all Dronfield Business Owners - ShopAppy sign up is now available

Attention all Dronfield Business Owners - ShopAppy sign up is now available

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

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