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Town Councillor needed for Hill Ward

Town Councillor needed for Hill Ward

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:50 by Sarah Fox


Passionate about the area you live in


Notice is hereby given that by reason of the resignation, a vacancy has arisen which, in accordance with election rules, may be filled by co-option.

To seize this window of opportunity, you must be at least 18 years old, be a local elector or somebody who has lived or worked in Daventry for a year before you stand for nomination. More »


Contact the office 01327 301246 or email the Town Clerk on townclerk@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk


New Town Councillor for Abbey Central

New Town Councillor for Abbey Central

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:30 by Lorna White

Daventry Town Council is pleased to introduce their new Town Councillor for Abbey Central Ward as Councillor Aiden Ramsey.

Aiden has been involved with local community projects with The Phoenix Centre for the past 11 years which have included Music Nights, The Skate Park, Street Art, The Summer Samba, anti-social behaviour awareness and healthy lives training for young people. At university, Aiden established the Community and Ecology Society and worked with Swansea's Sustainability Forum to shape environmental policy for the area. Currently Aiden is a governor of St James Infant School and the Student Community Coordinator for Coventry University Students' Union. More »

Upon co-option, Aiden commented "I hope to bring my knowledge and passion for community projects to build on the council's already fantastic work and ensure greater social cohesion and interaction within the town. Daventry is a wonderful place and the potential it has is huge; let's all work together to make our home safer, cleaner and more welcoming!" » Less

The Grange School to take Pride of Place

The Grange School to take Pride of Place

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:39 by Lorna White

Daventry Town Council are proud to announce that 'Partridge in a Pear Tree' design for the Daventry Spirit of Christmas Schools Competition submitted by The Grange School and Art Club has been chosen to be displayed in the Gazebo of Sheaf Street over the festive season.

The design was created by the school's art club on their chosen theme Partridge in a Pear Tree. Featuring a hanging partridge and pears made from chicken wire and modroc, the design is sure to be an eye-catching addition to the town this Christmas. More »

The Daventry Spirit of Christmas events feature a variety of FREE events in the town including Lantern Making Workshops, Santa Grotto, Donkey Rides, Giant Snowglobe Photobooth, The Lantern Parade and Munchkins and Monsters.

Santa's Grotto and Donkey Rides, Petting and Grooming will be held in Sheaf Street from 3.00-6.00pm.
Giant Snowglobe Photobooth will be in Bowen Sqaure from 3.00-7.30pm. Get your photo taken inside of the magical Snowglobe with all the family!

The Daventry Lantern Parade will start at 6.30pm from the Library Car Park, ending at 7.00pm in Bowen Sqaure around the Christmas Tree with a performance from Dunchurch and District Brass Band and Daventry Community Choir.

On Saturday 3rd December, Daventry Town Council have commissioned Munchkins and Monsters Theatre Company to put on a theatrical performance of Wind in the Willows at the Daventry Leisure Centre, Saxon Suite. All tickets are free but booking is required.

For more information or to book your place on a Lantern Making Workshop or Munchkins and Monsters please visit www.daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk/daventry-spirit-of-christmas or call Daventry Town Council on 01327 » Less