Tags: Consultation

Precept to fall by over 373% in 2019

At the January 2019 Council meeting, Desborough Town Council fixed its budget for the coming year (April 2029 to March 2020). The Council set a two-part budget identifying routine items necessary to run the Council's ordinary business, and items which are added extras.

The budget totals £358,245. Of this, £76,016 forms the ordinary business items and the remaining £283,229 being additional... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:50 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, Councillors, Report, Budget, Finance & Audit, Full Council

County Council consultation - have your say on the long-term future of county libraries

The County Council has launched its consultation into the future of the library service. The consultation runs for eight weeks (until 8 February 2019). Please use this opportunity to have your say about the future of library services in Northamptonshire by following this link.

Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:51 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, Services, What's On

Elections to be postponed until 2020

The Secretary of State for Communities, the Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has laid before Parliament and Order to delay elections in Northamptonshire due in May 2019 until May 2020. This will mean that the next elections for the Town Council will be held in May 2020.

Government Ministers are seeking evidence on proposals to shake-up the way local government operates in Northamptonshire as part of a public... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 09:37 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, News elections, Councillors, By-Election, Elections

Autumn 2018 update - reserves consultation

The Council is consulting on a proposal to use some of its reserves to buy the library building. Further details are on the home page of the Council's website and FAQs are here.

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 17:27 by Graham

Tags: Community, Consultation, Finance & Audit, Budget

Youth Council for Desborough and Rothwell

Youth Council for Desborough and Rothwell

The first meeting for young people interested in joining the Rothwell and Desborough Youth Council will be held on

Thursday 1 November 2018

at Rothwell Community Centre

between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.

The Youth Council aims to provide a voice for all young people across Rothwell and Desborough. The Town Councils are keen to get young people involved in the local community and give them a chance to take part... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:58 by Graham

Tags: Community, News, Consultation, Councillors

Hearing Impaired Services and Visually Impaired Services

Northamptonshire County Council is consulting on the changes to Adult Social Care Prevention Services: Hearing Impaired Services, and Visually Impaired Services. You can give your views in a number of ways. Please visit the County Council's web site for all of the different ways you can give your feedback, including online questionnaires. The deadline for this consultation is 5pm on 8 November 2018... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 10:54 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, Services, Social Care

Have your say on how low-level crime and ASB should be dealt with by the Police

Anti-social behaviour and low level crime affects people's life on a daily basis. Acts such as vandalism, damage to someone's property, noise, drunkenness, low-level theft, or harassment can have a real impact on individuals, businesses, and whole communities.

In low-level cases where the offender admits the offence, and with the agreement of the victim, the victim can work with the Police to choose... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:06 by Graham

Tags: Police, Consultation, Community

Desborough Youth Council - information meeting

We hope to form a Youth Council for Desborough. The process starts with a meeting for those interested in becoming part of the adult team which will direct, coach, and encourage the Youth Council members.

This meeting will be held on Tuesday 4 September 2018 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm in the Desborough library building.

This will be an information meeting facilitated by the British Youth Council. The aim... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 12:20 by Graham

Tags: Community, News, Consultation, meetings

Local Government Reform in Northamptonshire

The District, Borough, and County Councils have drafted a joint response to the Secretary of State's invitation to "submit proposals on restructuring local government".

Meetings to consider the response were held across the county in the week commencing 27 August 2018. In the Borough of Kettering, an extraordinary Borough Council meeting took place on 29 August 2018.

The Agenda for the Kettering Borough... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:14 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, Services, Meeting Papers, meetings


Kettering Borough Council is delighted to advise Council that since our last meeting, we have successfully secured £3.6m of grant to support the development of phase two of the Grange estate in Desborough. This development was stalled because of the high cost of putting the infrastructure in place to develop the four parcels of land within the planning consent for 600 houses.

The grant will allow... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:34 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, Planning, News Planning