Desford Neighbourhood Plan

Latest Update - November 2018

Neighbourhood Plan Pre-submission consultation period

The Consultation Period is from 9th November 2018 to 11th January 2019, if you wish to comment on the Pre-Submission Neighbourhood Plan you can download form below. 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

Update - July 2017

The Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaires are still being analysed and we are awaiting a report. Our next task is to set up Focus Groups. These will look at the following themes and any resident is welcome to join a group. Contact us if you would like to get involved.

  • Housing
  • Natural & Historic Environment
  • Community Facilities, Employment and Transport

Update - May 2017

Congratulations to our Prize Draw winners who all received £25.

  • Rupert Pullin - who has donated his prize to Desford in Bloom
  • Brenda Ellison
  • Paula & Robert Thomas
  • Chrissi Grace

Update - March 2017

Thank you to everyone who completed and returned the Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire. The next stage is to analyse the results. The entries for the prize draw will be drawn in the near future.

Our new website is ready...please take a look.

Update - July 2016

Representatives from local businesses, clubs and organisations, schools, land owners and those delivering statutory services in the area were invited to a Stakeholder Meeting on 5th July.

A report from this meeting is below.

Update - May 2016

3 drop-in events were held in May for residents to have their say on what they like and dislike about the parish. A report from these events is below.