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Excellent Funding Opportunities Available

Excellent Funding Opportunities Available

Daventry Town Council would like to help voluntary organisations within Daventry turn their ideas into reality with the aid of a Community Grant.

Have you got an idea but not sure if you would be eligible? Please call 01327 301246 within office hours and have an informal chat.

Other funding opportunities include grants of up to £500 from DDC which are available to community groups wishing to put on events to.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:30 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Grants

Stargazing Live comes to Daventry

Stargazing Live comes to Daventry

Daventry Town Council invites you to come along to Stargazing Live. This free event takes place at Daventry Museum on Saturday 1st April 2017 from 6:00pm until 10.00 pm.

A local 'Astronomy for Fun' group are putting on a starry event to coincide with the return of BBC Stargazing Live TV show at the end of March 2017.

Highlights of the evening include expert talks, opportunities to view the International Space.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:33 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Museum

Celebrating Commonwealth Day- Monday 13th March 2017

Celebrating Commonwealth Day- Monday 13th March 2017

Daventry Town Council is pleased to be marking Commonwealth Day on Monday 13th March at 10.45am, at the Twinning area (located at the top of London Road) with a flag raising ceremony.

Commonwealth Day celebrates 52 countries coming together to celebrate the shared values of the Commonwealth, of peace, democracy and equality, and to celebrate the association's rich diversity.

Along with Daventry Mayor.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:39 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Events, News

JuditSingers Perform in aid of Mayor’s Charity

JuditSingers Perform in aid of Mayor’s Charity

The Mayor of Daventry, Cllr Glenda Simmonds, and the JuditSingers will be holding an evening performance on Saturday 25th March, in aid of the Mayor's charity, Macmillan Daventry.

The event will be hosted by Martin Heath from BBC Radio Northampton will start at 7.00pm at the Holy Cross Church, Daventry. The evening will feature a performance from the JuditSingers, a Daventry based choir who sing a range of modern, classical and traditional music.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 13:25 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, Community, News

New Town Councillor for Hill Ward

New Town Councillor for Hill Ward

Daventry Town Council are delighted to announce Alan Knape is your new Town Councillor for Hill Ward.

Alan is a family man, with two young children, and has lived and worked in Daventry since 2011.

Alan has a good knowledge of the local community and is supportive of the Town and wants to get involved with doing things in Daventry for the young people.

On being co-opted, Alan commented 'Daventry is a great.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News

New Partnership between Daventry Town Council and Citizens Advice Daventry & District.

New Partnership between Daventry Town Council and Citizens Advice Daventry & District.

2017 sees the start of a new partnership between Daventry Town Council and Citizens Advice Daventry, in response to the introduction of Universal Credit and the subsequent rise in the number of people with personal debt.

The Town Council are providing a grant to Citizens Advice to recruit and train several volunteers to become specialist advisors within the field of benefits and debt.

The Mayor.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:43 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Grants

Community Consultation - Have Your Say

Community Consultation - Have Your Say

Crown Care, an established operator and developer of care homes for the elderly is proposing two developments in Daventry. The largest of these developments is a village to be located on land within the Middlemore estate to the North of Daventry and the smaller is a development of retirement accommodation to be located off the Welton Road, adjacent to the cemetery.

The planning application for the.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:46 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, News:Planning, Consultation, Community

Daventry Town Council Voices Grave Concern Over Long-term Financial Funding of Canal

Daventry Town Council Voices Grave Concern Over Long-term Financial Funding of Canal

As well as the written objections made by Daventry Town Council to the new canal arm, Daventry Town Council made a further representation to members of the Daventry District Council Planning Committee, at its planning meeting last night, as the Town Council is gravely concerned with the sustainability of this project and the long term financial burden it could bring to all residents in the District.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:10 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, News:Planning

Daventry Town Council Objects to New Canal Arm

Daventry Town Council Objects to New Canal Arm

The revised scheme for the New Canal Arm in Daventry Town is to be considered by Daventry District Council Planning Committee tonight @ 6:15pm.

Daventry Town Council submitted the following objections and concerns in October 2011 and will also be submitting a further representation at tonight's meeting.

"Daventry Town Council is gravely concerned in relation to the apparent lack of research and assessments carried.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:33 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, News:Planning

Daventry Mayor Cllr Glenda Simmonds Christmas message

Daventry Mayor Cllr Glenda Simmonds Christmas message

"It is an honour to be the Mayor of Daventry and throughout the year I have had the joy of meeting many local people and organisations to learn more about their work within the community.

I have had the pleasure to meet a variety of local organisations and have been astounded by the hospitality and welcoming nature of them all. I would like to thank everyone I have met this year for their kindness and warmth expressed to me on visits. The town.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 24 Dec 2016 12:13 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events

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