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Driffield scrambling

Scrambling

The ancient tradition of Scrambling will take place on Wednesday January 2nd 2019 starting from the railway station at 9.00am. You can find out more about this wonderful tradition on our dedicated page all about Scrambling.

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Service to Commemorate the Centenary of the End of World War One

A selection of photographs from our Commemorative service held on Sunday November 11th 2018 at All Saints' Parish Church, Driffield to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.  Thanks to Driffield Male Voice Choir, Driffield Silver...

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Driffield Town Council Small Grant aid for the Driffield School Madrid Music Tour

Driffield Town Council have agreed to donate £500 to the Driffield School Madrid Music trip to take place in February 2019 from their Small Grant Fund.  The school children gave a fantastic performance in November in Market Place and raised...

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Mortimer’s Mill and Heritage Lottery Fund success

‘Preserving and promoting Driffield's canal heritage’   Driffield Town Council wins National Lottery support to start the process of transforming a historic canal warehouse into a heritage destination   Driffield Town Council has received a National Lottery grant of £9,800...

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Canal Clean Up Day beaten by torrential rain

Despite a number of volunteers braving the torrential rain yesterday morning, it was decided due to the weather, to cancel the clean up. Look out for future dates in the Spring. Thanks to all that turned out!

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Driffield Christmas Festival 2018

What a fantastic night we had on Friday at our Driffield Christmas Festival! Thanks to Rosie Silversides for permission to use the featured pic taken from her flat - it's awesome. Look out for more pictures of the night in...

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Driffield centenary event

Centenary Service Collection raises over £1000

Driffield Town Council's Service to Commemorate the Centenary of the End of World War One, arranged in partnership with All Saints' and Driffield Churches Together, held on Sunday, November 11th 2018, raised £1189.09 from the retiring collection for SSAFA.  The...

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Dog Fouling Campaign

After receiving a very generous donation from the Horace Taylor Trust to assist the Town Council’s ongoing fight against dog fouling, the Environment Committee has agreed to purchase 16 more of the Keep Britain Tidy ‘We Are Watching You’ signs...

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Work begins on DTC new depot

Work begins this week on Driffield Town Council’s new operational depot at Skerne Park.  Consultations were held in September 2018 and a subsequent decision was taken by the council to embark on this, their most ambitious project to date, in...

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Driffield Town Councillors

Interested in becoming a Town Councillor?

Elections will be held on May 2nd 2019 for both the East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Driffield Town Council.  If you are interested in standing for election to one of the Driffield wards then you must complete and return...

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Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire are coming to Driffield!

Healthwatch will be on the market again on Thursday April 25th from 9.00 to 3.00pm to hear your views and experiences of health and social care services.  Please use this opportunity to tell them how important it is that we...

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Driffield Mayor

Mayor’s Annual Report

The Annual Parish Meeting was held yesterday evening at which the Mayor, Cllr Joyce Fletcher, gave her annual report of the council year. 'This year has been a momentous year for Driffield Town Council.  The council have embarked on their...

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Mortimer’s Heritage Project Second Workshop

The Mortimer’s Heritage Project steering group held their second workshop at the Pocklington Arts Centre on April 12th, led by heritage consultant, Sarah Oswald of The Authentic Spark as part of their successful bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund....

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Pick up your Driffield Show Handicraft Schedule here!

This year's Driffield Show is on Wednesday July 17th and we have the Handicraft Schedules available at our office at Market Walk.  Please call in a pick up a copy.

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Cllr Amanda Croft Elected Mayor

Cllr Amanda Croft has been elected our youngest ever Mayor at the age of 27,  last night at our Annual General Meeting.  Amanda, who has served on the council for the last four years was unanimously elected by her council...

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Become a Cancer Champion

If you cannot make the Driffield date then the course is also on offer at North Bridlington Library, Martongate, Bridlington on Wednesday May 22nd 1.30-4.00pm.  Same details to reserve your place.

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Driffield Rec Gala – Centenary of Peace Celebrations

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Driffield Rec Gala Tug of War

Calling all teams, single sex or mixed - join us at Driffield Rec Gala as part of the Centenary of Peace Celebrations on Sunday July 21st 2019 Teams of 8 £16 per team Contact Amanda Croft of amandacroft@live.co.uk

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Driffield Musical Theatre ‘A Night of Magnificent Musicals’ at the DNT Gala!

Songs from the best Broadway and West End shows.  Bar and refreshments courtesy of Driffield Navigation Trust. Performance will take place on Saturday July 13th 2019 from 7.00pm in the Marquee at Riverhead as part of the Driffield Navigation Trust...

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Welcome to four new town councillors

Local residents, Phil Stocker, Kevin McLeod, Cath Scarlett and Matthew Garrard were co-opted on as new members of the Town Council yesterday evening.  The Town Council welcome them and hope they have a fulfilling and enjoyable time on the council.

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Riverhead to Whin Hill – Enjoy a beautiful walk down the canal

The Tidy Team have just completed their first of two major cuts of the canal side walk from Riverhead to Whinhill.  They cut as far as the kissing gate, (largely because they cannot get their cutters past!) the walk will...

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Cranwell Street Project Community Painting Day

If you have a spare couple of hours on Saturday June 22nd why not come down to Cranwell Street bridge and help us paint the railings to put the final touches to our project, tidying up the bridge area of...

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Co-option opportunity to join the Town Council

We still have two vacancies on the town council. Are you interested in getting involved in grass roots local government and making a real difference to your community? If so, and you meet the eligibility criteria, why not consider standing...

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Driffield Town Council Charity Race Night

Race Night in aid of the Mayor’s Charity

In aid of the Mayor's Charity - Humber and East Riding Children and Young People's Mental Health In Patient Unit. £5 to include supper. Tickets available from the Town Council offices or from Amanda Croft on 07967468545. All welcome!

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Community Painting Day at Cranwell Road

  Thank you so much to everyone who turned up on Saturday June 22nd to help us paint the railings at Cranwell Road.  The sun shone and by lunchtime we had completely transformed the railings and greatly improved this popular...

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Dusting Down Driffield & Community Painting 120 Minute Makeover!

After the great success of the Cranwell Street Project we are now turning our attentions to Market Place.  Join us for a Dusting Down Driffield and Community Painting 120 Minute Makeover.  We will meet at the Town Council offices at...

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Alfred Bean Community Hospital Open Day – Find Out What’s Going On at OUR hospital!!

Come and join us for an open day to find out what is on offer at Alfred Bean Hospital Outpatients Department and Health and Wellbeing Centre Speak to the professionals that lead the clinics and find out how to access...

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Calling all independent town centre businesses!

Get to know about the High Street Fund open to all town centre independent businesses whether you be a shop, cafe, barber, hairdresser, restaurant or pub. The Town Council are holding presentations on the Fund at 12 noon on Monday...

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Great times at the DNT Gala

Just a few pics of the fantastic Driffield Navigation Trust Gala held this last weekend at Riverhead.

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Have Your Say! Healthwatch back on Driffield Market August 8th

Healthwatch East Riding are currently doing some work around the accessibility of local health services and whether they were/are appropriate for the injury/condition of the individual. They would like to capture the experiences of East Riding residents who have used...

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CANCELLED – Community Cleaning Day

Due to the bad weather forecast for tomorrow our planned 120 minute makeover of Market Place is cancelled.  Please look out for a new dates soon!

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Peace Celebration Rec Gala

The Peace Celebration Rec Gala, sponsored by Driffield Town Council, Driffield & Wolds Weekly and Reds10 Manufacturing Ltd, took place last Sunday at the Recreation Ground at Kingsmill Road.  Thousands of residents turned up to enjoy a fun filled day...

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Driffield centenary event

End of World War One Commemoration Service

Last November the whole community came together to commemorate one hundred years since the of World War One at a service at All Saints.  Follow this link to watch this beautiful service https://YouTube.be/2uDpwUdeN54  

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War Memorial Rededication and Tree Planting

Just a few photographs of our beautiful war memorial re dedication service and tree planting ceremony at All Saints on Thursday July 18th 2019

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Police Drop In Surgery

Police drop in surgery between 10.00am and 12.00 on the second Thursday of the month at the Town Council offices at Market Walk.  Speak to Driffield Community Officers regarding policing matters and Crime Prevention Advice.

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Mortimer’s Heritage Project Needs You!

Mortimer’s Heritage Project needs you!   Driffield is fortunate to have an excellent example of Georgian canal architecture which has been altered very little since it was built around 1767 when Driffield Navigation was being developed. The building is called...

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Conclusion of Audit 18/19

Conclusion of Audit 18.19

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Annual Return 2018-2019

Follow the link below to see our Annual Return 208/2019 HU0067 AGAR HU0067 S3  

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Dusting Down Driffield – Saturday October 26th 2019

Fingers crossed the weather will not thwart this up coming Dusting Down Driffield event.  Help keep our town centre looking good!  A quick two hour make over can make all the difference. Come along and help us keep Driffield tidy....

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Mayor’s Charity Raffle

Our Mayor, Cllr Amanda Croft will be on the market on Thursday October 31st fundraising for her Mayoral Charity, the Children and Young People's Mental Health Inpatient Unit at the new Inspire Hospital based in Hull.  You can buy a...

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