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Desborough Town Council

Serving the people of Desborough

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Clerk: Mr James McKechnie
47 Station Road, Desborough
Northamptonshire NN14 2RS

Tel: 01536 628816

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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 Plan Website

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.

Community Grant Scheme

Desborough Town Council has a small budget for the award of grants which are awarded to local groups annually in May and October.

Latest News

Adopted - North Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy

The North Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy Adopted and can be found here

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:03 by James McKechnie

Crime Figures

Please see breakdown of reported crimes for August:

1ST: Bittern Close- Criminal Damage to Vehicle ( brick thrown)

12th: Mansefield Close- Theft of Tools from Insecure Van

16th: Harborough Road- Attempt Burglary Dwelling (Occupant disturbed offender, who ran off)

18th: Braybrooke Road- Burglary Non-Dwelling, Bonhams Hairdressers, electrical items taken

18th: Rushton Road: Theft from Motor Vehicle (2 wheels stolen, occupants on holiday) More »

21st: Gladstone/New Street- Attempt Break to Old Factory

24th: Kielder Close- Theft from Motor Vehicle

24th: Sycamore Drive- Theft from Motor Vehicle ( Insecure vehicle, purse stolen)

25th: Wyre Close- Theft from Motor Vehicle

28th: Oakham Close- Tyre partly slashed to vehicle

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

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

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 11:47 by James McKechnie

Gladman Development Planning Application Refusal Appealed

Gladman Development Planning Application Refusal Appealed

The Gladman Development Planning Application has been refused by Kettering Borough Council.

An appeal has now been lodged, a four day Public Inquiry is now to be held. The date is likely to sometime in May or June 2017, however it may be that it will be heard a little sooner. Notification will be given in advance of any Public Inquiry.

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:00 by James McKechnie