At the beginning of November 2020, the District Council launched a consultation process on the Main Modifications proposed on the North East Derbyshire Local Plan. The Local Plan, amongst other things, says where houses will be built within Dronfield over the coming years.
There are now just a few days remaining before the consultation deadline of 31st January 2021. We need lots of residents to comment... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 14:30 by Loran Stonehouse
Win a chance to have your Council Tax paid for a month by entering North East Derbyshire Chair’s photo competition!
The chairman of North East Derbyshire District Council has launched an online photo competition where the winner will have their council tax paid for a month.
The Council Chair is raising cash for her two chosen charities - Alzheimer's Research UK and the National Deaf Children's Society.
The Chair of North East Derbyshire District Council, Councillor Pat Antcliff said, "We have such a beautiful district... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:11 by Loran Stonehouse
Dronfield Town Council has opened tenders for local businesses who would like to be included on its preferred suppliers' list.
The preferred suppliers' list will give local trade businesses a great opportunity for working with the Council.
This will give back to the local economy and support local business wherever possible. This is not only a win for our local businesses – it's really important... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:28 by Loran Stonehouse
Survey into traffic issues in Derbyshire
The Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership have commissioned Agilysis and Traject (two consultancies specialising in road safety research and delivery) to undertake a full review of the structure, strategy and delivery of road safety in Derbyshire.
Part of the research is to understand the community perspective, and to this end are asking Councillors (and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 13:31 by Loran Stonehouse
March 21st, 2021 will be UK Census Day!
You will soon receive information on taking part in the 2021 UK Census.
The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.
It will be the first run predominantly online, with households receiving a letter... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 11:53 by Loran Stonehouse
From 00:01 on 5th January 2021, England is entering a third national lockdown. Full guidance document can be downloaded(opens in a new window) (.pdf |150kb)
Summary: what you can and cannot do during the national lockdown
You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives.
You should follow this guidance immediately. The law will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 11:56 by Jo Mitchell
The whole of Derbyshire, including Dronfield, has now been moved in to tier 4 restrictions following the fortnightly review of the COVID levels which has seen the county placed in the tougher new alert level advising people to 'stay at home'.
As well as continuing to wash hands regularly, stay apart and wear a face covering unless exempt, the restrictions mean:
- people should stay at home unless they... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 09:18 by Jo Mitchell
The Office for National Statistics is recruiting over 35,000 field staff to encourage householders to fill in their 2021 Census questionnaires and maximise response rates.
As the public face of the census, field staff are essential to its success.
ONS is looking to recruit people with knowledge of the local area and who can relate to the communities within it.
The hours are flexible and include the opportunity... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 11:43 by Loran Stonehouse
Cemetery Road park reopens following refurbishment
The children's park has reopened to the public as part of the Dronfield Town Councils park refurbishment programme.
The park boasts grassed areas, soft surface areas, a trampoline, toddler and junior swings, rockers, climbing frames and slides.A hooped topped fence has also been erected around the play area which allows the youngest children to play... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 10:35 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