Have you thought about becoming a local Parish Councillor?
Parish Councillors are elected on a four year cycle. In May 2019 all of the Doxey Parish Council seats are up for election.
The election will be held on Thursday 2nd May 2019, and this will also be the date for the Borough Council elections.
There are 9 seats in total.
If you are interested in applying, nomination papers are available from Stafford Borough Council, now with forms needing to be submitted between March27th and 4pm on April 3rd.
For further information on eligibility to stand, information is available on the Borough Council website, at:
Refuse Freighter - amenity visits 2019
The refuse freighter will be parked in the Car Park at Doxey Church on the following dates:
Sat 20th April
Sat 20th July
Sat 19th October
Please note they cannot take bulky items and non domestic waste including plasterboard and soil - these should be taken to the recycling centre on Common Road.
Doxey Hub Update - Dec 18
The group consisting of Signpost Centre Stafford, Youth Net, Doxey Church and Rising Brook Church are currently consulting on how the community would like to see the hub run and the type of activities included.
The link to the survey is here: https://www.questionpro.com/a/TakeSurvey?tt=SYhAyIJ5HWs%3D
We ask as many residents as possible to fill this in and help the group understand what the people of Doxey would like in their community.
If you would like to know more about the Signpost Centre please visit: http://signposts-services.org.uk/
M6 Smart motorways - Doxey Site Compound
Please see attached information about the site compound at Doxey and information about how disturbance and noise will be kept to a minimum
Doxey Site Compound
Pitch at the Rear of the DriveDoxey Parish Council are pleased to announce that St Leonards Rugby Club will be playing on the pitch at the rear of the Drive in Doxey from September 2018.
You may have already seen work commencing to level and reseed the pitch over the next few weeks. This is being completed by Bellway as a good will gesture and the Council are grateful for their support.
A little about St Leonards
St Leonards Rugby Club (‘’the Saints’’) has been established in Stafford for 40 years (40th anniversary in 2017/2018 season. It is a thriving club which competes in Midlands Leagues and benefits from strong support from the RFU.
The club has around 75 members (playing and social), and a group of loyal volunteers.
The club play on a Saturday afternoon and train on a Tuesday evening.
This has been agreed following the decision by AFC Doxey to cease playing, leaving the field available for hire.
St Leonards Rugby Club have also secured the use of the Universal Club for their changing room.
More information can be found at the clubs website at www.stleonardsrugby.co.uk
Doxey Parish Council welcome them to Doxey Village and look forward to their support and links to further grow and develop the community.
The Saints look forward to continuing with their tradition of raising money for local charities and welcoming new players of all ages and standards Bellways Homes update - Nov 2017
The Parish Council are delighted to inform residents that the affordable homes have been returned to the proposals for the former Police HQ at Baswich - meaning that Doxey will not have to fight a further application to place the homes on Mallard Walk. Well done to everyone in Doxey who supported the campaign and wrote in to object including all of the members of DASH.
Redrow Open Space and Park
It was agreed at the December 2016 Parish Council meeting that the Parish Council will move forward to take ownership of the space excluding the culvert.
Redrow have offered to redesign the Park and this will be done via consultation in the January Parish Newsletter which is circulated to all homes.
This was completed in March 2017 and the Council have plans to make repairs and add new equipment to the park.
The park equipment is inspected weekly by a trained inspector. If you see any issues with the equipment please report this to firstname.lastname@example.org