About DGG

Read about DGG (the Derwenthorpe Governing Group) and DPAC (the Derwenthorpe Partnership Advisory Committee).

DGG -the Derwenthorpe Governing Group– was established in 2019 by JRHT and the DRA. It consists of five JRHT staff, and five members elected by residents.

Its purpose is to govern the Derwenthorpe site in the best interest of its residents. The full terms of reference are available from our DGG folder on Dropbox.

DGG is chaired by Nicky Helliwell dgg.chair@derwenthorpe.co.uk

Sub-committees.

DPAC -the Derwenthorpe Partnership Advisory Committee

ABC:Derwenthorpe A Brighter Community: Derwenthorpe a working group to develop community facilities.

Future Meetings

Next meeting

Our next meetings are Wednesday 21 July, 2021 6:30pm (DPAC) and 7:45pm (DGG). Both on Zoom.

Derwenthorpe Residents’ Association is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

  • Wednesday 21 July
  • DPAC at 18:30, DGG at 19:45

    Please fix your name as you wish it to appear in the minutes, and your affiliation (eg: JRHT, CoYC, Resident, Neighbour, DPAC member, DGG member, etc).

    Please do enable video, so we can see you as we would in a normal meeting. 

    Papers for these meetings will be here:

    DPAC and DGG meet on the same night: DPAC first, then DGG, in meetings that last about an hour each. They’re public meetings, so anyone can come along.

    Dates for 2021:

    • Wednesday 10 February
    • Wednesday 19 May
    • Wednesday 21 July
    • Wednesday 20 October

    Past Meetings

    Papers for past DPAC and DGG meetings are here:


    Relevant posts…

    DPAC/DGG – meeting papers

    Derwenthorpe Partnership Advisory Committee and Derwenthorpe Governing Group meet on Wednesday 19th May. Join Zoom Meeting DPAC – 18:30 – 19:30 DGG – 19:45 – 20:45 Among other things, we’ll be discussing Central Square, grants, landscaping, and heating charges. You can find the full agendas, and papers, at derwenthorpe.co.uk/dgg All residents are welcome to attend. […]

    Petition update

    Last Thursday, we submitted our petition on Central Square to JRHT. On Friday, they asked us for a meeting, which we held yesterday (Monday), including representatives from the DRA core team, DGG, ABC:D, and DPAC:  We discussed two things: 1. Central Square. We want them to stop using Central Square as a builders compound. This […]

    What’s the plan, Stan?*

    We’ve put up a new page linking to planning consents at derwenthorpe.co.uk/planning. You can also find it under the “about” menu. You can find plans for Phase 5 there, and all parts of Derwenthorpe. And the new Burnholme plans, too: they’re not part of Derwenthorpe, but there on our doorstep. You can see how the […]

    DPAC + DGG meet on Wednesday Feb 10

    Our next meetings of DPAC and DGG are on Zoom this Wednesday Feb 10 from 6:30pm. Papers, and joining instructions are at derwenthorpe.co.uk/dgg Among other things, we’ll be hearing about plans for phase 5 development. Join us to find out more!

    DPAC + DGG tomorrow

    Our next meetings of DPAC and DGG are on Zoom tomorrow, Wednesday October 7 from 6pm. Papers, and joining instructions are at derwenthorpe.co.uk/dgg DGG will be considering Terms of Reference for an exciting new project “ABC:Derwenthorpe”. Join us to find out more!

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