24th June 2024

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Police Mobile Speed Cameras

Dronfield Town Council agreed to pay for the annual calibration of the local speed enforcement camera for a further year.

The laser device needs to be calibrated for local police to be able to issue tickets and prosecutions. Dronfield has had exclusive use of its own camera for several years and it plays a key part in keeping our town's roads safe.

Coun Marie Ireland, Chair of the Road Safety Committee... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2024

Tags: News, Road Safety

Road Closures and Maintenance

The Town Council received reports of road maintenance works to be carried out in and around Dronfield over the coming months.

Works include carriageway resurfacing works to A61 Chesterfield Road South in Dronfield. Diversions will be in place for any inconvenience caused.

Coal Aston's Coun Mark Foster commented: "Carriageway resurfacing is to take place on Dyche Lane and portions of Eckington Road shortly.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2024

Tags: News

Extreme Wheels returns to Dronfield! April 2024

Extreme Wheels returns to Dronfield! April 2024

2nd and 9th April 2024 / 1pm to 3pm at Sindelfingen Park

Extreme Wheels Roadshows are back in Dronfield, thanks to the Town Council, with a range of Action and Extreme sports sessions.

Sessions are completely FREE - and will include one of the following: mobile skatepark, laser tag, KMX, drift trikes, body zorbing...and more!


- These sessions are provided for local young people from the communities... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2024

Tags: Community, Extreme Wheels, Sports, What's On

Volunteers wanted for Community Speed Watch project

Volunteers wanted for Community Speed Watch project

Have you got some free time to spare to help tackle speeding in your local community?

Community Speed Watch (CSW) is a locally driven initiative allowing members of the community to monitor speeds of vehicles using speed detection devices. CSW schemes are supported by local policing teams with the aim of educating drivers to reduce their speeds.

What is Speed Watch?

The scheme aims to cater for the problem... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2024

Tags: News

Town Council 2024/25 Budget

The February Town Council meeting saw councillors agree to the proposed budget recommended by the Budget Committee.

The making of this year's budget faced many difficult challenges. Soaring energy costs, nationally set wage increases, inflation and unprecedented rises in external contract prices were the most significant pressures facing members of the Budget Committee in setting recommendations to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2024

Tags: News

'How to Give CPR to a Women' - International Women's Day 2024

Women are 28% less likely to receive CPR by a member of the public than men. This means that more women are dying and have worse longer term health outcomes than men.


  • Embarrassment to reveal a woman's chest.
  • Fear of making things worse or litigation.
  • Doubt about the signs that tell us a woman is in need of CPR.

We can do better for women. Watch and share the 'how-to give CPR to a woman'' video to save... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 8 Mar 2024

Tags: News

New bookable on demand bus service for Chesterfield, Bolsover, and North East Derbyshire

New bookable on demand bus service for Chesterfield, Bolsover, and North East Derbyshire

Residents are now able to use a new bus service to take them anywhere within Chesterfield, Bolsover and North East Derbyshire.

Travel Derbyshire On Demand is a new service funded by the government as part of Derbyshire's Bus Service Improvement Plan. It is a trial 'on demand' project. Unlike a traditional bus service, it does not have a fixed route - passengers can simply travel between any 2 points... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 6 Mar 2024

Tags: Bus Service, News

Reporting Potholes in Dronfield

Reporting Potholes in Dronfield

The Town Council do not oversee any logistics, repair or maintenance of any roads or highways. All road faults/requests/complaints should be directed to Derbyshire County Council.

To report a pothole in Dronfield, please report it online via the Derbyshire County Council website. Click the link here then select 'Report a road fault' and complete the online form.

Alternatively you can call Derbyshire... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2024

Tags: News, Potholes, Road Safety

MUGA Pitch Time Slots Available - Cliffe Park

MUGA Pitch Time Slots Available - Cliffe Park

We have received a number of enquiries about the timeslots available for the MUGA pitch at Cliffe Park.

From 1st February 2024, the remaining MUGA timeslots available are:

Monday: 21.00-22.00

Tuesday: 17.00-18.00, 20.00-21.00, 21.00-22.00

Wednesday: Fully booked

Thursday: 17.00-18.00

Friday: 17.00-18.00, 18.00-19.00, 21.00-22.00

Booking costs:

Prices based on a 10 week booking block

Hire charge for one hour... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 1 Feb 2024

Tags: Cliffe Park, Dronfield, MUGA, News, Sports

Derbyshire Mobile Library Timetables 5 February 2024 – 26 April 2024

Please note that the North Mobile will be off the road on the week 3 service week beginning 19th February, and on Tuesday 27th February. The South Mobile will be off the road on the week 4 service week beginning 25th March.

Additionally, due to Easter, the service scheduled for Good Friday 29th March will now take place on Monday 25th March (North only) and the service scheduled for Monday 1st April... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jan 2024

Tags: Library

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