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Pre-Submission Neighbourhood Plan

If during the Consultation Period from 9th November 2018 to 21st December 2018 you wish to comment on the Pre-Submission Neighbourhood Plan you can download the following form. It includes options to return your completed form by drop-off of a printed copy at Desford Library, by post or email. There will also be an opportunity to complete a form at either of two exhibitions to be held on

  • Saturday 17th November, 10am - 3pm, Botcheston Village Hall
  • Saturday 24th November, 10am - 3pm, Desford Library

A comment form which can be downloaded to add your comments about the Desford Neighbourhood Plan and all of the documents are found in the news below.

Latest News

Pre-submission Neighbourhood Plan - UPDATE

Please see below Appendices D2, D3 & D4 for the Pre-Submission Neighbourhood Plan.

New closing date for comments will now be 11th January 2019

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:26 by Martin Broomhead

Temporary Road Closure, Kirkby Road, Barwell


Monday 10th December 9am - 3pm

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location (see attached plan).
A temporary road closure is required on Kirkby Road from the junction with Stapleton Lane to Church Road on the 10/12/2018 0900-1500.
The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public safety for Leicestershire County Council to complete patching works.
The proposed alternative diversion route will be via:-
Head south east on Shilton Road, turn right onto Leicester Road, continue onto Hill Top, go through one round about, continue onto High Street, at the roundabout take the 2nd exit and stay on High Street, continue onto Wood Street, continue onto Hinckley Road, go through two roundabouts, turn right onto Shilton Road.
Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during these works.
Leicestershire County Council Highways Tel: 0116 305 0001

Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:28 by Martin Broomhead