Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer (RFO)
A vacancy has arisen for the position of Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer at Desford Parish Council. This combined position is vital for the continued success and legal compliance of all Council business.
The successful applicant will hold (or be prepared to work towards) the Certificate in Local Council Administration and be able... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 10:57 by Clerk's office
Please note that Pickards Park will be closed whilst CCTV is installed
Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 15:58 by Clerk's office
We are looking for 2 new Parish Councillors for Desford Parish Council. Do you have some spare time and would like to influence decisions that affect your community? If you can spare a few hours a month, are over 18 and live in the parish, then this could be the volunteering role for you! This notice may seem a little formal but we would love to hear from you if you are interested.
Posted: Tue, 26 Apr 2022 11:20 by Clerk's office
The Beat Surgery was held at Desford Library last Thursday.The feedback from the officers afterwards was that it is always good to hear from residents what is happening and their concerns and was certainly a worthwhile meeting giving the opportunity to interact with many locals.The Knit and Natter group were able to benefit from some information and advice for prevention of being a victim of fraud... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 11:15 by Clerk's office
The attached notice gives updated information about the next steps for the Neighbourhood Plan.
Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 14:36 by Clerk's office
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 Clerk's office
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 Clerk's office