Annual Awards

Our John Robert Clough Awards remember a former chairman of Dronfield Civic Society and recognise those who make a significant contribution to improving aspects of the town.

These awards were introduced in 2012 and examples of activities and projects which could qualify for this award include:

  • A new building

  • The restoration of an old building or feature

  • Improvements in the local street scene

  • The removal or improvement of unattractive areas

  • Environmental work to enhance the town

2020 Award Winners

The awards for 2020 recognise the work of those who stepped up to help the town through the difficult days of the pandemic.  There were ten winners.
In no particular order, here are the results:

Shelagh’s Sewing Circle for an outstanding contribution to the Dronfield community and beyond in the making of face masks for protection against Covid-19

Re:Store Community Café and Food Service at Oaks Community Church for an outstanding contribution to the Dronfield community in providing a welcoming café and supply of food to those in need, using food that would otherwise go to waste

Coal Aston Methodist Chapel Garden for the continuing contribution to the street scene of Coal Aston providing a colourful place for residents to sit and enjoy

Lea Brook Valley Project for their contribution to the local environment and biodiversity in the long term

Dronfield Friends Do Christmas to the ad hoc community group for their generosity in the spirit of Christmas

Friends of Dronfield Station for celebrating Dronfield’s history by marking the 150th anniversary of the opening of the station and maintaining a welcoming entrance to the town

Dronfield Barn Rotary Walk for the ongoing contribution to fitness and wellbeing of Dronfield residents particularly during lockdown

Sustainable Dronfield for raising awareness of environmental issues including reducing single-use plastic in the town

Adam’s Fruits for the best business contribution to the community in reducing waste packaging and establishing a delivery service during lockdown

Dronfield 2-gether for  facilitating and promoting many wellbeing community projects for the benefit of the town

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