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John Fletcher DCS Committee ChairmanJOHN FLETCHER

John has been a member of the committee for five years and was responsible for the initial development of the Dronfield Civic Society's website and newsletter.

Mick Kirk DCS Committee TreasurerMICK KIRK

Mick is a new member of the committee who is recently retired and who has lived in or near to Dronfield all his life. He is now the new treasurer of DCS.

Mick is a keen gardener and is a volunteer at the Hall Barn Garden.

He joined DCS to help with the practical projects to improve the Dronfield environment.
John Hinchcliffe DCS SecretaryJOHN HINCHCLIFFE

John has lived in Dronfield Woodhouse for 18 years and has been a member of the Civic Society for 4 years. He is also an active member of the Friends of Dronfield Station, sometimes getting more paint on himself than on the fences!
John worked in the National Health Service in Rotherham for 28 years before his retirement.
Jane Singleton DCS Committee Membership SecretaryJANE SINGLETON

Jane became involved with Dronfield Civic Society through the Unstone Line Project. Following the successful completion of the project, she was invited to join the committee as membership secretary. Jane also has responsibility for producing the quarterly newsletters and designed this website.

Representing Unstone on the committee, she liaises with Unstone Parish Council on matters of concern and undertakes regular litter picking duties in Unstone, Hundall and Apperknowle.

Jane has a background in education and a keen interest in the local area. In 2012 she published a book about Unstone’s history and is a regular writer for The Miscellany.
Join The CommitteeJoin the Committee - Use the contact form on the home page to get in touch. Josephine WrightJOSEPHINE WRIGHT

Dronfield Civic Society welcomes Jo Wright onto our committee.

Jo brings a lot of experience from her work with U3A. She has lived in Dronfield for almost fifty years and believes that we should take care of the environment wherever we live.

She hopes to support and encourage growth of the society through membership and will be pleased to receive your annual subscriptions and welcome new members.
Robert Hardcastle DCS Committee MemberROBERT HARDCASTLE

Robert has been a member of Dronfield Civic Society for 22 years. He was vice chairman from 2006 to 2011.

Robert originally joined the Civic Society for support to help prevent opencasting on green belt land. His two year campaign to prevent this happening was successful.
Some years later, Robert got involved in a lengthy but sucessful campaign to prevent the expansion of Callywhite Lane onto nearby countryside.

Robert's interests are planning and the environment so he is keen to see the introduction of NEDDC’s Local Plan. Robert works in conjunction with Dronfield in Bloom and has planted many of the town’s bulbs.
Robert Ward Committee MemberROBERT WARD

Robert was born in Dronfield, attended local schools and has worked in the construction industry for more than 25 years.

He became a life member of Dronfield Civic Society after receiving a John Robert Clough Award in 2014 for the quality of his construction work on Princess Road.

As a committee member, Robert will take on the role of reviewing planning applications. He has a keen interest in helping to protect the heritage of the town.
David Hallam Committee MemberDAVID HALLAM

David has spent a lifetime in the construction industry, and on retiring joined the Civic Society.

When he is not playing with his vintage tractors or restoring old farm machinery he likes nothing better than to get involved in hands on projects.
These include: litter picking, helping local school children to make bird boxes, repairing seats, laying mesh along the slippery Unstone Line board walk and organising and working with the Community Payback Scheme with young offenders.

David has in his time with Dronfield Civic Society, planted thousands of daffodil and crocus bulbs around the town.

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