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The New Mayor of Daventry Attends her First Engagement

The New Mayor of Daventry Attends her First Engagement

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 14:14 by Lorna White

The new Mayor of Daventry Cllr Glenda Simmonds attended her first official engagement after her election by members of the Town Council on the 31st May 2016. The engagement was an open day at the newly refurbished Daventry indoor bowls club located at Browns Lane where the Mayor attended the opening ceremony along with other VIP's and then took part in a game of indoor bowls.

Upon her election Cllr Glenda Simmonds commented "I feel very honoured to have been elected as the Mayor of Daventry, I am looking forward to engaging with as many different organisations and business as possible to promote our Town along with my Deputy Cllr Lynne Taylor." More »

I would also like to thank the outgoing Mayor Cllr Wendy Randall for all her hard work during her term."

If you would you like the Mayor to attend your event please fill out a Mayor's Engagement form that can be found below or on our website: http://www.daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk/town-mayor.html

Is Your Dad a Super Hero?

Is Your Dad a Super Hero?

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:06 by Lorna White

Daventry Town Council are pleased to announce another fabulous competition for Daventry Arts Festival. We have teamed up with Halfords Daventry to celebrate Father's Day and the Aviva Women's Tour event taking place on Sunday 19th June 2016.

Halfords Daventry have pledged two children's bikes (up to the value of £100 each) from their instore range for the winners of the boys and girl's category of the competition which is FREE to enter for all local children up to the age of 12. More »

How to enter: Children need to write in and tell us tell us why Is your Dad a real life superhero? In no more than 100 words

Entries are to be submitted to the Daventry Town Council by post or email at admin@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk

Closing date for entries is the 26th June 2016 » Less

Bigger and Better Bike-fest to celebrate Queen’s official birthday

Bigger and Better Bike-fest to celebrate Queen’s official birthday

Wed, 25 May 2016 14:44 by Lorna White

The popular Daventry Motorcycle Festival will take place again this year on Saturday June 11th commencing at 10 am.

Although advertised as a motorcycle festival, it's primarily a family-orientated event with no charge for attendance or most of the entertainment. It will begin with over one-hundred motorcycles, of all styles and ages, including Daventry built Heskeths, riding into Daventry from Bikers World (opposite Daventry Town Football Club). After they have completed a short designated route around the town, the motorcycles will be lined up along the High Street for all to admire. More »

After this point the riders and families will be at liberty to wonder about and look at the variety of bikes, stands and absorb the all-day entertainment that is on offer including local bands, entertainers, go-karts and numerous fairground attractions.

Additionally, as this event also coincides with the Queen's official 90th birthday, the organisers, in conjunction with Daventry Town Council, are planning to make it a celebration of this occasion. Therefore, the centre will be draped in a sea of red, white and blue whilst the motorcyclists have been asked to decorate their bikes with Union Flags. It is also hoped that local people will also enter into the spirit of the event either by bringing their own flags or maybe utilizing the opportunity to wear royal-themed costume.

The festival is entirely organised by volunteers and additional assistance is always very welcome, especially on the day to help with marshalling and other activities; furthermore, there is still time for local groups to apply for a stall to promote their organizations. For this, to book on to the ride-in or volunteer please visit the DMF16 website: www.daventrybikefest.co.uk » Less

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