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Full Council Meeting 19th January 2022

Friendly reminder that it is the Full Council Meeting tomorrow evening at Desford Library, 7.30pm

Agenda is attached …. members of the public are always welcome!

Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:40 by Martin Broomhead

Tags: Community

Pickards Recreation Park is now open

Pickards Recreation Park is now open

Pickards Recreation Park is now open - we hope you like and enjoy the new equipment

Posted: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 15:21 by Martin Broomhead

Tags: Community

Easy Access Allotment plots opened by Borough Councillor Martin Cartwright

Easy Access Allotment plots opened by Borough Councillor Martin Cartwright

Desford Allotments Association (DAGA) in collaboration with Desford Parish Council recognised a need to make Allotment gardening more accessible for all and so the idea to redevelop half a standard allotment into three mini "easy access" allotments was born.

The Parish Council developed a plan for the plot taking advice from the National Allotments Association - they provided valuable information on... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 14:59 by Martin Broomhead

Tags: Community

Headstone Safety Inspections at Parish Cemeteries

Headstone Safety Inspections at Parish Cemeteries

Desford Parish Council is responsible for ensuring safety at St Martins Churchyard and Hunts Lane cemetery. Periodically a safety survey (in line with the British Standard) of all headstones is required. It is likely that some of the headstones are not compliant with today's standards and action may be necessary.

The inspections have now commenced. The Parish Council realise that this is a very sensitive... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 13:02 by Martin Broomhead

Tags: Community

New Defibrillators in the village

New Defibrillators in the village

The parish council have added two new Defibrillators to the village.One outside the Library (pictured) and one outside the Post Office on St Martins Drive. They are now registered with the ambulance service so if needed, the caller rings 999 and states the location of the box and the operator will relay the code to open the box and the equipment can be accessed.They are available for use from today... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:59 by Martin Broomhead

Tags: Community

Councillor Vacancy

Please note that there is a Casual Vacancy on Desford Parish Council and the Council would like to co-opt someone for it.

Hence, we'd like to hear from local residents who would be interested in becoming a Parish Councillor. Applicants must be registered on the Electoral Register for the area and be over 18 years of age.

All applicants will be offered the opportunity to make a short statement at a Council... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 13:57 by Martin Broomhead

Tags: Councillors

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