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Bus Shelter Renewals

Bus Shelter Renewals

Highways engineers from Derbyshire County Council met with Dronfield Town Councillors to discuss plans to renew bus shelters on Route 43. Five locations along the route have been identified. Bus shelters are considered valuable amenity to waiting bus passengers. Visibility and safety are important features of the new design, especially for women, children and elderly people. Internal illumination is... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 15:02 by Michael Keys

Tags: Bus Service, News

Dronfield Roads & Pathways, £1.27 million investment

Dronfield Roads & Pathways, £1.27 million investment

Dronfield Roads & Pathways, £1.27 million investment

At the March Town council meeting, a report was received from Derbyshire County Council detailing the roads and pathways in Dronfield which are due to be resurfaced/redressed in this years LTP Capital Programme (2022/2023).

A £58 million investment in the county's roads and pavements has been put forward by Cabinet at Derbyshire County... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 09:08 by Joanne Mitchell

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Important Tree works begin in Sindelfingen Park

Important Tree works begin in Sindelfingen Park

Important tree work has begun in Sindelfingen Park this week following a survey requested by Dronfield Town Council.

A tree survey is carried out approximately every five years to determine the condition of all the trees in the vicinity of Sindelfingen Park.

The independent inspection identified sixteen trees as dead, diseased, or dying and therefore the recommendation from the tree surgeon was to fell... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 10:22 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News, Parks

Support For Ukraine – Dronfield Town Council

Support For Ukraine – Dronfield Town Council

There have been a number of requests concerning the donation of items toward the needs of those who are suffering due to the horrific events in Ukraine.

The best current Government advice is to donate to the Disasters Emergency Committee Appeal (DEC) via the website www.dec.org.uk.

The DEC is co-ordinating the efforts of 15 agencies to help people who have fled Ukraine or been displaced to other parts... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 10:34 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News

Funding up to £500 available with Community Action Grant

Funding up to £500 available with Community Action Grant

North East Derbyshire District Council has launched the next round of its Community Action Grants Scheme.

With funding of up to £500 available to community groups in the District for projects that support residents to tackle local issues in the area. With regard to the celebrations that will mark Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee in 2022, NEDDC recognises the opportunity to enhance the natural environment... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 10:56 by Loran Stonehouse

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Beacon Lighting Celebration Event for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Beacon Lighting Celebration Event for The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Dronfield Town Council is planning a Beacon Lighting Celebration Event to mark and celebrate the historic event of the Queens Platinum Jubilee. The event, to be held on Thursday 2nd June 2022, will celebrate and reflect on The Queen's 70 years of service to our country.

On the evening of Thursday June 2nd a beacon will be lit at Sindelfingen Park. This is one of a minimum of 1500 beacons that will be... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 13:38 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News, What's On

Transport to Covid-19 vaccination appointments

Transport to Covid-19 vaccination appointments

If you're a Derbyshire resident struggling to get to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment then you can now book a free return journey to help you attend.

If you don't have your own transport, and you can't use public transport, then Derbyshire County Council's Active Travel team can help you with door to door transport to and from your vaccination appointment.

The parent or carer of the person attending... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 11:58 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: COVID-19, News

Christmas Office Times

Christmas Office Times

The Town Council office will be closed from 2:00pm on Thursday 23rd December 2021 and will re-open at 10:00am on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

During this time, phones and emails will continue to be monitored. For help in an emergency during this time you can still call the office number 01246 418573 and leave a voicemail, which will be checked frequently.

Please be reassured that during this time the Outside... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 15:05 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News

Dronfield Christmas Light Switch-On

Dronfield Christmas Light Switch-On

Don't forget tomorrow night is the Dronfield Christmas Lights Switch-On.

Festivities begin from 4pm onwards.

Fairground rides outside the Civic Hall - stalls and Santa inside the Civic Hall!

Take part for free in children's Christmas Craft activities!

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 18:00 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Christmas, News

Frightfully fantastic Halloween artists!

Frightfully fantastic Halloween artists!

The Town Council's spooky Halloween Colouring Competition, which ran last month, attracted many entries with some teriffic artwork which included colouring, sticking and painting.

There were some phenomenally peculiar pumpkin faces and the Events Committee had a tough job judging all the entries. However, first, second and third places have been selected in each of the age range categories and the winning... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 15:26 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News