Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Councillor, Loatland Ward

Pursuant to Section 87(f) of the Local Government Act 1972, a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Loatland Ward of the Town Council.

If, within fourteen working days of the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to either:

– the Returning Officer at Kettering Borough Council or

– the Town Clerk at Desborough Town Council

by TEN electors for the Ward, an election will be held to fill the vacancy (in accordance with Coronavirus legislation). If no such request is received the Town Council may fill the vacancy by co-option.

A copy of the formal notice is here.

Dated 19/06/2020

Council meeting 18/06/2020 – access details

A meeting of Desborough Town Council will be held online using ZOOM on Thursday 18 June 2020, commencing at seven o’clock.

To join the meeting follow this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83296630761?pwd=QXBTRWh4OUR2SVIrbUhrUDZ3WXMvZz09

Meeting ID: 832 9663 0761

Password: 0153762172

If you wish to join by audio telephone only (your normal call charges will apply) dial one of the following numbers: 0203 481 5240; or 0131 460 1196; or 0203 051 2874; or 0203 481 5237 and use the same meeting ID and password given above.

Members of the public who wish to follow proceedings are welcome to use the login details above using Zoom through the app or through a web browser. If you wish to follow proceedings by telephone only please contact the Town Clerk for further information.

All members of the public will be muted and not able to be heard unless the Chair of the meeting invites them to speak. Owing to the remote nature of attendance, any members of the public wishing to address the Council are requested to provide details to the Town Clerk before the meeting either by emailing the usual form (available on the Council’s website here Your Right to Speak at Council Meetings, by sending the same information to the Town Clerk by email, or using the email us facility on the Council’s website.

Vacancy for Town Councillor

Have you got what it takes to be a Town Councillor?

  • Do you want to serve our community?  
  • Do you have time or expertise which could benefit our community?  
  • Do you want to make a difference to all those around you?
  • Are you concerned about our local area?
  • Do you want to represent the views of local people?

If you would like to make a difference, and be involved in shaping the future of our local community, why not step forward and apply to become a Desborough Town Councillor?

The Council has a vacancy for a Councillor (Loatland Ward) and is looking for people to put themselves forward.  There is a short form to fill in and send to the Town Clerk.  The form is on the website here.

The closing date for the receipt of signed forms by the Town Clerk is 9 am on Monday 29 June 2020.

Meetings of the Council are usually held in the Library on the third Thursday of each month, except August when there’s no meeting and December when the meeting is a week earlier.

To qualify to be co-opted you must:-

  • be a British subject over 18 years old
  • be listed on the current electoral register
  • live in Desborough, or within 3 miles of its boundary, or occupy as owner/tenant any land/premises therein or have a principal place of work within the Parish
  • not be disqualified from holding office as a Councillor.

If you are interested, would like more information, or an application form, please contact the Town Clerk, Graham Thomson.

Council meeting 21/05/2020 access details

A meeting of Desborough Town Council will be held online using ZOOM on Thursday 21 May 2020, commencing at four o’clock in the afternoon

To attend the meeting follow this link https://us04web.zoom.us/j/74200371369?pwd=WlNKMFZmR0l4eXdXZHNmWG00SlV1UT09

and use the meeting ID: 742 0037 1369

and the password: 8wMF0DTC05

 

Members of the public who wish to follow proceedings are welcome to use the login details above using Zoom through the app or through a web browser. If you wish to follow proceedings by telephone only please contact the Town Clerk for further information.

All members of the public will be muted and not able to be heard unless the Chair of the meeting invites them to speak. Owing to the remote nature of attendance, any members of the public wishing to address the Council are requested to provide details to the Town Clerk before the meeting either by emailing the usual form (available on the Council’s website here Your Right to Speak at Council Meetings, by sending the same information to the Town Clerk by email, or using the email us facility on the Council’s website. 

Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Councillor, Loatland Ward

Pursuant to Section 87(f) of the Local Government Act 1972, a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Loatland Ward of the Town Council. 

If, within fourteen working days of the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to either: 

– the Returning Officer at Kettering Borough Council or

– the Town Clerk at Desborough Town Council

by TEN electors for the Ward, an election will be held to fill the vacancy (in accordance with Coronavirus legislation). If no such request is received the Town Council may fill the vacancy by co-option. 

A copy of the formal notice is here.

Dated 30/04/2020

Do not use public play or fitness equipment

During the current crisis public facilities are closed.  In Desborough that includes the library and the leisure centre, as well as restaurants, pubs, clubs, and cafés.

Please do not use, or allow your children to use, the skatepark, outdoor gym equipment, or other play equipment.

 

Stay home

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) response

Following the advice of HM Government, the Desborough Town Council office will be closed for the foreseeable future.

You can still get in touch with the Council using the contact details above or by using the contact page on the website www.desboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk

Please help keep yourself and our community safe by following the Government’s advice on hand washing, self-isolation, and social distancing.