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Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2017 is a roaring success

Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2017 is a roaring success

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.. Read More »

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

Tags: News, Events

Daventry Area Community Transport (DACT) Receive The Top Award

Daventry Area Community Transport (DACT) Receive The Top Award

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.. Read More »

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

Tags: News, Events, Award

Daventry Museum Needs Your Vote

Daventry Museum Needs Your Vote

Daventry Museum is delighted to announce that the museum has been shortlisted for the People's Choice Award at the prestigious Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2017. To support your town museum and give our volunteers the recognition they deserve for all their hard work this year, make sure you register your vote by 2nd July. Voting forms are available at the museum or you can request a form by emailing museum@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk (You must be aged 16 and over).. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:47 by Sophie Wallace

Tags: Museum, Award, heritage, People's Choice, vote

June is the Month for Cycling

June is the Month for Cycling

June is a month of Cycling events in Daventry, something for everyone to see and to taking part in as well.

1st June. Transport Exhibition at Daventry Museum http://daventrymuseum.org.uk/whats-on/

4th June. Cyclefest 1100-1400 New Street Rec Daventry http://www.lovedaventry.com/event/cyclefest-new-street-recreation-ground/

6th June Fitfest Daventry High Street 1700-2000 bring your classic bike to celebrate the.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 May 2017 09:47 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

Free Workshops on offer for Daventry Arts Festival

Free  Workshops on offer for Daventry Arts Festival

As part of the Daventry Arts Festival which is taking place 17th June – 1st July we are delighted to share with you some FREE workshop opportunities on offer to include:

  • Northampton College (Daventry Campus) will be hosting free workshops for ages 15 years + from 9.30am-12.30pm on Thursday 29th June. Public Workshops will be held for:

Printmaking- Relief and Mono

Photography- Photograms produced.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 May 2017 13:44 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Museum

Notice of Date of Commencement of period for the Exercise of Public Rights - Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017

Notice of Date of Commencement of period for the Exercise of Public Rights - Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017

Each year during a set period any interested person has the right upon reasonable notice to inspect any documents relating to the finances of the Parish Council for the previous financial year. The period set for this year is 23 May to 14th July 2017.

Please click on the link below for full details:

Posted: Thu, 25 May 2017 12:44 by Sarah Fox

Tags: Finance & Audit

The New Mayor of Daventry Attends her first Engagement

The New Mayor of Daventry Attends her first Engagement

The new Mayor of Daventry Cllr Lynne Taylor was elected at last night's Annual Town Meeting and was hard at work today attending her first official engagement at the Library Awards Ceremony at the Daventry campus of the Northampton College.

Upon her election, Cllr Lynne Taylor commented "The landscape of Daventry is changing, growing and developing and my focus this year is on our community including business, retail.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 May 2017 12:52 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

“Daventry Weekender” – 29 bands set to Open Daventry Arts Festival 2017

“Daventry Weekender” – 29 bands set to Open Daventry Arts Festival 2017

This year's Arts Festival is set to rock as Daventry Town Council's (DTC) shout out to the creative community has resulted in a fabulous fortnight of events, opening on Saturday June 17th with the "Daventry Weekender".

29 bands/artists descend on Daventry town centre to perform original live music in five music spaces including the Community stage at the top of Sheaf Street, acoustic spaces in The Sheaf Street Health Store and Early.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 May 2017 15:12 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events

Daventry Mayor raises £6298.99 for her chosen charity

Daventry Mayor raises £6298.99 for her chosen charity

Daventry Mayor, Councillor Glenda Simmonds today handed over a cheque for a whopping £6298.99 to her chosen charity, Macmillan Cancer Support, Northamptonshire.

The fantastic amount has been raised via various fundraisers and generous donations from the town's residents since Councillor Simmonds took office as Chairman of Daventry Town Council and Mayor in May 2016.

The cheque was received by Ellen.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 May 2017 15:40 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events

Annual Town Assembly - 15th May - Daventry Community Centre - 19:00

Annual Town Assembly - 15th May - Daventry Community Centre - 19:00

Come and meet your Town Council.

Monday 15 May - 19:00 - Daventry Community Centre

The Annual Town Assembly is a meeting where residents are able to ask questions of the council rather than refer to a strict Agenda that only Town Council members can discuss.

All welcome

See below for a copy of the Annual Report.

Posted: Mon, 15 May 2017 16:27 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, meeting

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