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Remembrance Day - Saturday 12th November 2017

Remembrance Day - Saturday 12th November 2017

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:22 by Daventry Town Council

Members of the public are invited to Daventry's Remembrance Day commemorations on Sunday 12th November commencing at 10:50am at the War Memorial, Abbey Street, Daventry. The Service will commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women.

Daventry Town Council are co-ordinating the event; no tickets or passes are needed to attend and the public are welcome to watch the ceremony from the pavements or to follow the parade. More »

Schedule

10:30 Parade to depart from St James Infant School

10:50 Parade to arrive at War Memorial

10:55 Hymn and Prayer – Daventry Brass Band

Last Post – Daventry Brass Band

11:00 Act of Remembrance - 2 Minutes Silence

11:02 Reveille – Daventry Brass Band

Roll Call –Read by Head Boy/ Girl from Parker E-Act and DSLV

After the ceremony, everybody is invited to attend the Service in Holy Cross Church, which will start at approximately 11.30 am.

On Saturday 11th November all are welcome to come and share the traditional two minute silence and short service to commemorate Armistice Day mustering from 10:45am at the Gazebo, located at the top of Sheaf Street » Less

Town Council supports Parker E-ACT to enable pupils of all ages to use the Randolph Building

Town Council supports Parker E-ACT to enable pupils of all ages to use the Randolph Building

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:46 by Daventry Town Council

Further to the joint statement issued today (16th October) by Daventry District Council and E-ACT on the future of the Randolph Building (formerly known as Daventry UTC):

Daventry Town Council urges members of Daventry District Council to support Parker E-ACT and the young people it serves by approving measures to enable E-ACT pupils, of all ages, to use the Randolph Building, without restriction.

Daventry Charity Christmas Gifts on sale at Daventry Museum

Daventry Charity Christmas Gifts on sale at  Daventry Museum

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:13 by Daventry Town Council

Daventry Town Council were delighted to receive a special delivery from Sheaf Street Health Store of unique Daventry Christmas gifts which are now on sale at Daventry Museum.

Sheaf Street Health Store have produced calendars, notebooks and Christmas cards with help from local photographers and Facebook group, 'Thank you Daventry for the Memories'. Due to the generous sponsorship from the store, every single penny from the sale of these gifts will be shared equally between two local charities CoppaFeel! and Pete Spencer's Helping Hands Memorial Fund. More »

CoppaFeel! was founded by twin sisters Kristin and Maren Hallenga, from Daventry, in 2009 after Kristin was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer at the age of 23. CoppaFeel! are the first breast cancer charity in the UK who create awareness amongst young people, with the aim of instilling the knowledge and tools they need to get to know their bodies, and educate them on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer.

Established in 1980, Pete Spencer's Helping Hands Memorial Fund offers support to local children with serious illnesses and disabilities, providing specialist equipment, and organised activities. The fund helps children with a wide range of medical conditions including - Cancer, Leukaemia, Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Epilepsy, Dwarfism and Downs Syndrome.

Please visit Daventry Museum on 3 New Street or visit Sheaf Street Health Store to buy your unique Daventry Christmas gifts and support these worthy, local charities.

(Pictured Shaun Higgs from Sheaf Street Health Store with Museum Development Officer Sophie Wallace) » Less