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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 a Neighbourhood 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

The Desborough Neighbourhood Plan Summer Consultation 2017 starts today!

The Desborough Neighbourhood Plan Summer Consultation 2017 starts today!

In September 2013, Desborough Town Council decided to work with local organisations and members of the public to bring forward a Neighbourhood Plan for the town, known as the Desborough Town Plan.

Consultation events have been held to enlist Steering Group members and people who would be interested in taking part in discussion groups and since the previous consultation the Neighbourhood Plan has evolved considerably. More »

Significant changes and improvements to the draft document means that a new consultation period
will be held from 21st July to 10th September 2017.

All are welcome to attend any of the open consultation and workshop sessions that will be held in the Desborough Library over the next six weeks. They are drop-in events so please feel free to come by at any time during the times specified

Consultation 2017 Flyer as a PDF » Less

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:53 by James McKechnie

Evening Telegraph Report on Multi Wheeled Sports Facility

Evening Telegraph Report on Multi Wheeled Sports Facility

Please follow the below link to the Evening Telegraph's report on our Multi Wheeled Sports Facility


Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:38 by James McKechnie

Northamptonshire Safety Matters

Summer Newsletter from The Safer Roads team together with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Highways

Working together to keep you safe

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:14 by James McKechnie