Town Council Leader, Cllr Angelique Foster and Town Mayor, Cllr Lilian Deighton were delighted to be this year's judges of the Dronfield Arts Festival School Poetry Competition, which this year was VE Day themed.
Students of The Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School should be really proud of themselves for sending in some brilliantly creative poems. They really captured the wartime theme and gave a glimpse... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 16:05 by Jo Mitchell
The National Lottery Awards For All have launched a quick way for organisations and projects tackling COVID-19 to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000.
They have made a commitment that all the funding decisions they make for the next six months will prioritise initiatives addressing the current COVID 19 crisis.
They will prioritise applications from:
- Organisations... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 16:05 by Jo Mitchell
To date North East Derbyshire District Council has made contact with 3,614 residents to help and support them through the current pandemic.
By the end of last week they had made 56 food deliveries and an amazing 1,359 pharmacy deliveries in addition to several ad-hoc requests for support and assistance, including their new partnership with the Derbyshire Times to distribute copies of the newspaper to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:56 by Jo Mitchell
Due to the coronavirus pandemic the Dronfield Eye is unable to be distributed. However that hasn't stopped Heron Publications producing the latest May Edition, which can viewed online by clicking the link below.
This issue includes ideas on how to stay busy at home, plans for stay at home VE Day celebrations and the latest news from the Town Council, plus much more...
Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 11:45 by Jo Mitchell
Even though the Dronfield Arts Festival VE Day 75 event has been postponed, you can still get involved and show your wartime spirit, by throwing your very own VE Day 75 party on Friday 8th May.
Celebrate from your homes, gardens, doorsteps and balconies to commemorate this historic day together, as a community.
Get the kids involved and download your VE Day 75 decoration and bunting templates now by... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 16:43 by Jo Mitchell
Did you know the footpath that connects Holmely Lane with Marsh Avenue Recreation Ground is at risk of being closed? Dronfield Town Council are aware that this footpath provides a popular short cut for many residents and are therefore in the process of looking to apply for the footpath to be officially recognised as a Public Right of Way by Derbyshire County Council on their definitive map.
In order... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 12:15 by Jo Mitchell
The Town Council are delighted to announce that in the next few weeks, those walking past Sindelfingen Park will start to see the emergence of spring. A new wildflower meadow has been planted along the edge of the park with Gosforth Drive.
The Classic flower mix should provide colourful flowers from the beginning of May right the way through to Autumn, weather depending and will hopefully be enjoyed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 11:58 by Jo Mitchell
In the present situation our outside services team have increased the number of collections of the dog waste bins, which are now being emptied twice a week, on a Monday and Thursday.
However, we would like to request that all residents please place dog waste within the bins provided around the town, rather than next to them. This is causing health and safety issues and is unpleasant for both residents... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 11:46 by Jo Mitchell
During the current coronavirus pandemic the Town Council is continuing to operate and is adapting to ensure social distancing measures are taken into account whenever possible.
Staff are working from home, where possible and our outside services team will continue to carry out work to keep our parks and green spaces safe.
This will include litter picking, emptying litter and dog waste bins, tree inspections,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:30 by Jo Mitchell
North East Derbyshire District Council has been constantly reviewing refuse collections amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
After 10th April 2020, the collections will be streamlined to black and burgundy bin collections ONLY, maximising staff potential at this difficult time.
Being able to collect household waste and recycling is a top priority for the Council. However, with the pandemic hitting everyone... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:07 by Jo Mitchell