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Daventry Town Council supports Armed Forces Day

Daventry Town Council supports Armed Forces Day

On Friday 29th June 2018 at 10.30am at the Twinning Area in Daventry, Daventry Town Council will be showing its support for Armed Forces Day by raising the Armed Forces Flag.

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community; from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets. The UK Armed Forces defend the country and its interests. Every day of the year they are busy.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:35 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

Alternative Art Exhibition makes a colourful impression

Alternative Art Exhibition makes a colourful impression

On Wednesday 20th June 2018, the artists of Nevermore Tattoo Parlour displayed their artwork at The Foundry Artisan Café as part of Daventry Arts Festival.

Opening as a one-off exhibition, the display featured an array of mixed media to include oil portraits on canvas (including a portrait of the late Terry Smith), pencil work and decoupage to name a few.

Danielle Deeming, Studio Manager for.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:45 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts Festival, Exhibition

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

On Saturday 16th June 2018 Daventry Town Centre was filled with music, crafts and more as Daventry Arts Festival made a return for the eighth year running.

There was an Arts and Crafts Fair along Sheaf Street, with various local and independent traders selling handmade items; two theatre performances from Munchkins and Monsters at Daventry Leisure Centre; and live music at various establishments, including Early Doors, The Saracens Head.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:21 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts

Motorcycle Festival is a roaring success for Daventry Town

Motorcycle Festival is a roaring success for Daventry Town

Saturday 9th June 2018 saw Daventry Town centre filled with a hive of activity as Daventry Motorcycle Festival returned for its eighth year.

Along with a variety of stalls, which included food and drink suppliers, there was also live music, street entertainment, free activities for children and a stunt show! Attracting hundreds of people from all over the district, county and even country, the Festival is certainly starting to put Daventry 'on.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:47 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Families

Vacant Councillor position on Hill Ward in Daventry

Vacant Councillor position on Hill Ward in Daventry

Following on from the recent elections that took place on 3rd May 2018, Daventry Town Council has a vacancy for a Councillor representing Hill Ward.

The vacancy will be filled by co-option. This means that any individuals interested in applying for the position, will need to submit an application form and attend the Town Council meeting at 6.30pm on Monday 25th June 2018 to meet members, who will then vote for the preferred candidate.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 17:07 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors, Elections

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Town Council has released its programme for Daventry Art Festival 2018. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, the week-long festivities will feature everything from craft workshops to traditional Celtic summer solstice celebrations.

The response has been overwhelming with tickets to the Family Film Day and the Monsters and Munchkins theater performance being fully reserved within six days of them being available.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 15:56 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Community, News, Events, Daventry, Town Centre, Families, Arts

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Following Daventry Town Council's Annual General Meeting on Monday 14th May 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones was appointed to the position of Mayor of Daventry for the council year 2018/2019. Cllr Lynn Jones has been a Councillor for Daventry Town since 2013 and currently represents Drayton Ward.

Of her new appointment, Cllr Jones said, "I am incredibly pleased and excited to have been elected as the new Daventry Mayor. Having.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 16:15 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Councillors, Daventry, News, Community, Families, Museum

An interview with Cllr Glenda Simmonds

An interview with Cllr Glenda Simmonds

The new Daventry Town council for 2018 has now been elected, and with the start of a new era, Cllr Glenda Simmonds announces her retirement from politics after 12 years. Here she recounts her experiences, memories and hopes for the future of the Town Council.

Growing up in a family where their father was a Civil Engineer meant that Glenda was used to moving around the country. "We started off in Hampshire," she says, "and then.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 May 2018 09:07 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Thank You, Councillors

DTC appoints Community Ranger for Daventry Town

DTC appoints Community Ranger for Daventry Town

Daventry Town Council has announced today that they have appointed a Community Ranger for Daventry Town.

Commencing their position on 8th May 2018, the Ranger will work directly for Daventry Town Council, in partnership with DTC's CCTV control room, local PCSO's and Police teams to ensure the continued safety and well-being of traders, visitors and residents to the Town.

The Community Ranger will be.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 May 2018 11:29 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Safety

Daventry Town Council confirms Councillors for 2018

Daventry Town Council confirms Councillors for 2018

Following the elections that took place in Daventry on Thursday 3rd May 2018, Daventry Town Council is pleased to confirm its newly elected Council. Out of the seven wards in the Town of Daventry Parish, six were uncontested. Abbey South had three candidates and therefore went to public vote on 3rd May.

The number of votes recorded for each Candidate standing for Abbey South were as follows:
Dawn Branigan –.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 12:41 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Community, Daventry, Town Centre, vote, Elections