Desborough is a rapidly expanding and changing town situated in Northamptonshire, with 8045 electors (1st February 2016). An additional 700 homes are planned to be provided over the next few years as identified in the Rothwell & Desborough Area Action Plan 2009 produced by Kettering Borough Council. Key sites within the town have also been identified by the Borough Council for regeneration as detailed in the Desborough Urban Design Framework 2004. In addition Desborough "Greenspace" is 22 hectares of land designated as a public open space.Desborough is one of the founding 12 members of the Charter of European Communities and through this has links with 26 other EU members. Through the Desborough and District Twinning Association the town is twinned with Neuville de Poitou in France and with Bievre in Belgium.
Desborough Town Council has committed, on behalf of the town, to the development of aNeighbourhood Plan for Desborough (known as Desborough Town Plan). This plan will help local people shape development within their community and establish general planning policies for the development and use of land in the town.
Desborough Town Council has a small budget for the award of grants which are awarded to local groups annually in May and October.
Please see breakdown of reported crimes for July:
4th Rosebay Road- Attempt break to property, nothing taken
6th Burghley Close- Garage break, x2 pushbikes stolen
8th Prince Rupert Avenue- Kitchen window smashed to back of property, entry gained, jewellery stolen
14th King Street- Vehicle stolen overnight from outside property
15th Gladstone Street- Insecure door to property, entry gained, small TV stolen More »
16th Station Road- Bistro door smashed, no entry gained
16th Wilton Close- Side door to property jemmied, entry gained, ? items stolen at this time » Less
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:47 by James McKechnie
Desborough Town Councillor Surgeries
Councillors will be available on the Second Saturday of each month (except August) in the LIBRARY, High Street, Desborough.
Surgeries are held between 10.30am – 12.30pm
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:26 by James McKechnie