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Consultation on the future of the Civic Centre

Consultation on the future of the Civic Centre

Dronfield Town Council have teamed up with the new owners of the Civic Centre and North East Derbyshire District Council to begin looking at how the Civic Centre area could be improved and redeveloped in the future.

The consultation runs from Monday 17th May to Friday 4th June and details of the proposed plans are available to view this week (Monday 17th May to Friday 21st May) in the Civic Hall between... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 15:54 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: Civic Centre, News

Dronfield Town Council returns to face-to-face meetings and re-elects a Mayor.

Dronfield Town Council returns to face-to-face meetings and re-elects a Mayor.

In line with the latest Government guidance Dronfield Town Council has now returned to socially distanced, face to face council meetings.

After meeting virtually, via video conferencing app Zoom, for more than a year Dronfield Town Council held its first meeting in public on Monday 10th of May 2021.

Monday's meeting was held in the temporary venue of the Main Hall in the Civic Hall, rather than the Council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 13:22 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Mayor, News

Ladies Voices - Online Concert Saturday 22nd May 2021, 7:30pm, CLIC Sargent

Ladies Voices - Online Concert Saturday 22nd May 2021, 7:30pm, CLIC Sargent

Ladies Voices will be holding an Online Concert on Saturday 22nd May, starting at 7:30pm.

The concert will be from inside Dronfield Parish Church and it will be broadcast live on YouTube from the Ladies Voices YouTube channel. Please do subscribe (don't worry it doesn't cost anything to do that!) to our channel so you're ready to find it! www.youtube.com/ladiesvoices

We have not been able to have a concert... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 15:59 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Events, News

Stalls still available for Dronfield Annual Gala Day!

Stalls still available for Dronfield Annual Gala Day!

Dronfield Town Council are thrilled to be hosting this year's annual gala after it was cancelled last year due to the pandemic.

The gala will take place at Cliffe Park on Sunday 27th June 2021 from 12pm till 4pm and there are still some stalls available for anyone looking to participate in the event.

The Town Council hold the Annual Gala every year, the event is a fun filled family day with free activities,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:59 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: Gala, News

Mini road system opens for children to practice their cycle skills

Mini road system opens for children to practice their cycle skills

A children's cycle track complete with street signs, zebra crossings and roundabouts has opened in Cemetery Road play area.

The track recreates a miniature road layout, complete with junctions, crossings, roundabouts and street signs, to allow children to learn about road safety away from real-life traffic.

The road signs and traffic stops provide a great opportunity to teach your kids the rules of the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 13:01 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News, Parks

New wildflower meadows to be planted in Dronfield

New wildflower meadows to be planted in Dronfield

This spring will see the planting of more wildflower meadows in Dronfield, helping the local bee and butterfly populations to thrive.

Following positive feedback from residents, Dronfield Town Council has expanded its wildflower planting programme.

Seeds will be sown shortly after Easter with further meadows in Sindelfingen Park and a brand-new meadow will be taking root at Hilltop.

The meadows will be... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:00 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News, Parks

Easter Egg colouring/decorating competition winners announced!

Easter Egg colouring/decorating competition winners announced!

Dronfield Town Council are thrilled to announce the winners of the Easter Egg colouring/decorating competition.

With so many wonderful entries it was a difficult task for the judges to narrow the entries down to just three winners in each category.

The competition was open to three age groups, under 5's, 5-8's and 8 - 11's. A first, second and third place was chosen from each age group, with a prize... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:27 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News

Hate Crime – advice, help and support.

Hate crime is crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person's identity.

Six types of Hate Crime

Derbyshire Police monitor six strands of hate crime:

  • Disability
  • Gender identity
  • Race, nationality or ethnicity
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Subculture eg: Goth, Steampunk, Hipster

Police forces also monitor religiously motivated... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:36 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: News

Community Testing Centre Opens in Dronfield/Derbyshire Testing Sites Offer Free Kits

Community Testing Centre Opens in Dronfield/Derbyshire Testing Sites Offer Free Kits

Community testing for COVID-19

A temporary Covid 19 Community testing centre has been set up at Dronfield Civic Centre rear car park, off Farwater Lane and is open to the public, Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 12noon for the next four weeks, until Saturday, May 15.

The community testing programme will offer regular testing to those who are at most risk of passing on the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:12 by Loran Stonehouse

Tags: COVID-19, News

Duke of Edinburgh passes away aged 99

Duke of Edinburgh passes away aged 99

Dronfield Town Council joins the nation in mourning the death of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh.

As a mark of respect, the Union Flag at the Peel Centre Flagpole will fly at half-mast until further notice.

During the current lockdown the Town Council arrangements may unfortunately be restricted.

Councillor Richard Welton, Mayor of Dronfield

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:49 by Jo Mitchell

Tags: News