Derbyshire Constabulary have today issued the following statement;
"What a lovely day! The perfect day to drive up into the Peak District for a walk, bike ride, climb or horse ride, isn't it?
No, actually it isn't.
We're seeing a lot of confusion over whether people are allowed to travel to the Peaks to undertake daily exercise while the government are asking us to stay at home. While we have this fantastic... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:30 by Jo Mitchell
The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.
When we reduce our day-to-day contact with other people, we will reduce the spread of the infection. That is why the Government has introduced three new measures:
1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes
2. Closing non-essential shops and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:14 by Jo Mitchell
North East Derbyshire District Council and Rykneld Homes, have set up a Community Support Team to help provide advice and support to those affected by the Covid-19 virus.
The purpose of the Team will be to;
· Identify those in need
· Match the emerging needs of the community to existing support across the district
· Re-direct District Council resources to meet the new growing demand... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 10:06 by Jo Mitchell
Derbyshire County Council have set up a Covid-19 Community Response Unit to bring agencies and volunteers across the county together and support residents and businesses as they tackle the infection and its effects.
County Council Leader Councillor Barry Lewis announced the new response unit as the council's Cabinet agreed to an initial £1m coronavirus fund to help support vulnerable residents... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 15:39 by Jo Mitchell
Following the latest advice regarding the coronavirus outbreak and the need for increased measures to suppress the spread of the virus, Dronfield Town Council will do everything we can to support the people of Dronfield through these unprecedented times. By working together, as a council and with our partners and communities, we will come through this challenge.
We will continue to follow the official... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:34 by Jo Mitchell
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:56 by Jo Mitchell
Derbyshire County Council have set aside £1 million worth of funding to support residents and businesses who may be affected by coronavirus.
County Council Leader, Councillor Barry Lewis, announced the £1 million fund to complement the government support announced in the budget and said it was an initial amount and could rise, depending on how seriously the virus affected the county.
Nationally,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 09:45 by Jo Mitchell
To help keep Derbyshire residents informed during the coronavirus outbreak, Derbyshire County Council have created new pages on their website with all the latest advice and information.
Updated daily, the pages feature advice from the Government and Public Health England on how people can play their part in containing the outbreak as well as information on the latest confirmed Derbyshire cases.
Derbyshire... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 14:00 by Jo Mitchell
Dronfield Town Council are looking for volunteers to join the Community Speedwatch team, who work with the police to help keep streets safer.
The aims of the local speedwatch scheme are;
- Reduce death and injury on the road
- improve the quality of life for local communities
- Reduce the speed of vehicles to the speed limit
- Increase public awareness of inappropriate speed
If you're interested in helping... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:41 by Jo Mitchell
A number of slots have become available for the Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) at Cliffe Park. The pitch is ideal for football teams and has flood lighting for the winter months.
There are currently the following times available each day;
Mondays - 8pm to 9pm and 9pm to 10pm
Tuesdays - no availability
Wednesdays - 7pm to 8pm
Thursdays - no availability
Friday - 6pm to 7pm and 8pm to 9pm
For a 10 week booking... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 10:46 by Jo Mitchell