Dronfield Derbyshire
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Dronfield Town Council came into existence on 1st April 1974 as successor authority to the former Dronfield Urban District Council. The Town Council's offices were originally located at 25 High Street, a listed building near the Peel Monument. They then moved to The Grange, Church Street, a Grade II listed building in 1982 and moved again in 1999 to the present location in the new Civic Hall at the Civic Centre.

The Town Council's responsibilities include parks and open spaces, sports facilities, public halls, allotments and a community bus.

Significant improvements were made to the all-weather, floodlit, multi-games area during 1995. Play areas in various locations in the town have been upgraded and safety surfaces installed in reeent years.

The four allotment sites in the town (Chiverton, Coal Aston, Farwater Lane and Snape Hill) provide some 120 plots. The allotments are managed by the Dronfleld Horticultural Society on behalf of the Town Council: all lettings are the responsibility of the Society. The Town Council fund capital works on the allotments.

The Peel Centre (a former Methodist Church owned by a charitable trust and now run as a community centre) has several rooms for hire. Bookings are administered by the Town Council.

The Town Council owns the Civic Hall and bookings are taken for the main hail and the Shaun Hadley Meeting Room. The Town Council also lets the Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Meetings of the Town Council are held every month at Gosforth Lodge in Cliffe Park. The Annual Meeting of the Town Council and the Annual Town Meeting are held on the second Monday in May at the Civic Hall.

The following events are held annually in the Town:

May  Mayor Making (Civic Hall)
July  Civic Sunday (Civic Centre)
Well Dressings (Coal Aston and Dronfield Woodliouse)
Dronfield Gala (Cliffe Park)
August Antique Fair (Sports Centre)
September Brass Band Festival (Sports Centre)
Annual Netball Championships (Sports Centre)
Annual Squash Championship (Sports Centre)
October Festival of Sport (Sports Centre)
NED Badminton Championships(Sports Centre)
November Remembrance Sunday(Library Gardens)
Natural Body-Building Championships (Sports Centre)
Antique Fair (Sports Centre)
 December  Mayor's Christmas Carol Service (Library Gardens)
Children's Christmas Parties (Sports Centre)
Christmas in Brass (Sports Centre)
Antique Fair (Sports Centre)

For further details of the above and other events, telephone 01246 418573 (01246 416166 for events at the Sports Centre).

Town Clerk and Chief Financial Officer:
The Council Offices
Dronfield Civic Hall
Dronfield Civic Centre,
Dronfield, Derbyshire
S18 1PD
Tel: 01246 418573 Fax: 01246 290702