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Commemorating Armed Forces Day 24th June 2017 11am Twinning Area

Commemorating Armed Forces Day 24th June 2017 11am Twinning Area

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:04 by Daventry Town Council

Daventry Town Council is pleased to be marking Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 24th, 11am at the Twinning area (located at the top of London Road) with a flag raising ceremony.

Along with Daventry Mayor, representatives from the Twinning Association, Church, Royal British Legion and other local organisations we would like to invite members of the public to join us to mark the occasion.

For further enquiries please call 01327 301246 or email admin@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk

Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2017 is a roaring success

Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2017 is a roaring success

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:21 by Daventry Town Council

Daventry's annual motorcycle festival came into the town centre this Saturday and it was a roaring success.

The town was buzzing with motorcycle enthusiasts and family's enjoying the array of motorcycles along with the free fairground rides, stunt shows, stalls, bands and side car rides.

It began when more than 300 motorcycles of all styles and ages, including the Daventry-built Hesketh's, riding into Daventry from Daventry Town FC. led by the Mayor of Daventry Cllr Lynne Taylor who arrived in style within a side car. The motorcycles lined up along High Street, Sheaf Street and connecting roads for all to admire. More »

The Festival is produced by a dedicated team of volunteers supported by Daventry Town Council who work tirelessly to provide the town with an event to be proud of. Thank you to Daventry Motorcycle Festival Committee along with local company Juice Sound and Light for all you do, it's a pleasure to work with you. » Less

Daventry Area Community Transport (DACT) Receive The Top Award

Daventry Area Community Transport (DACT) Receive The Top Award

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:37 by Daventry Town Council

Daventry Town Council are very proud to announce that The DACT (Daventry Area Community Transport) team has been awarded the accolade of The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, which is the MBE for the voluntary sector.

DACT were nominated for the award last year by Cllr Glenda Simmonds (Mayor of Daventry Town Council) Chris Long (Ex-Chairman of Daventry District) and Chris Millar (Leader of Daventry District Council) and after a visit and a lot of scrutiny by the Queen's representative DACT received notification that they were to be awarded this top award. More »

Daventry Town Council are especially proud as we work with DACT to provide the towns Dial a Ride scheme which is a FREE shopping bus service every Tuesday and Friday into town, but everyone involved in delivering DACT Services can consider themselves the recipient of this award. This is the MBE for a Voluntary Group and all who put in such a massive effort to make DACT services run so well have been given this honour. Take a bow everyone, you all deserve this massive thank you from the Queen. This award is also testament to all the previous DACT Volunteers & Staff who have given their time to get DACT to the level that has led to this award. An official presentation is to follow. » Less