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Parish Councillor Vacancy


A Casual Vacancy has arisen on Desford Parish Council. As an election has not been called, the Council would like to co-opt someone to fill the vacancy.

Applicants must be registered on the Electoral Register for the area and be over 18 years of age.

The Council would like to hear from interested local residents and would like to make the decision on who to co-opt at their next meeting, scheduled for Wednesday 17 January 2018. If there is more than one applicant, all applicants will be offered the opportunity to make a short statement about why they would like to join the Council before a vote is taken. More »

Hence, written applications are requested to be submitted to the Parish Office by 4.00 on Tuesday the 16th of January 2018.. » Less

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:00 by Martin Broomhead

Desford wins Gold in East Midlands in Bloom Competition

Desford in Bloom have won a Gold Award for their efforts and floral displays this summer.

The judges announced their verdict yesterday at a special award ceremony in Boston, Lincolnshire.

The Parish Council wants send its warmest thanks to all those who have put in so much hard work into the overall project.

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:55 by Martin Broomhead

Desford Scarecrow Festival a Great Success

Desford Scarecrow Festival took place this weekend and was judged to be an enormous success! Over 5,000 visitors viewed the dozens of scarecrows and the income from the various activities is likely to be over £5.000! This will be used by Desford in Bloom for its on-going activities.

This event was organised by the Desford in Bloom Group and for more details, please e-mail dibfundraising@Hotmail.com

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:56 by Martin Broomhead