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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

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

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

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

Daventry's bells ring out in memory of William Bailey

Daventry's bells ring out in memory of William Bailey

On Monday 30th April 2018 at 7.30pm the Daventry Branch of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild Bell Ringers rang a peal of bells at the Holy Cross Church in Daventry in memory of William Bailey. Daventry Town Mayor, Cllr Lynne Taylor, attended the short service ahead of the bell ringing at the Holy Cross, along with Deputy Mayor Lynn Jones. The service was conducted by Rev. Canon Michael Webber.

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Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 16:21 by Amy Simpson

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

Success for St. George's Day Parade

Success for St. George's Day Parade

The annual St. George's Day Parade, held on Saturday 21st April 2018, was a galloping success, as Daventry and District Scouts led the way through Daventry Town Centre. Starting from Chaucer Way car park, the procession was led by the Scouts' marching band, and finished at New Street Recreation Grounds where scouts, cubs and beavers from the District renewed their promises and awards were given to honour those who had made remarkable achievements throughout the year.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:28 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Families, Town Centre, St George's Day

St George's Day arrives in Daventry

St George's Day arrives in Daventry

On Saturday 21st April 2018, St George's day Parade will return to Daventry Town Centre. Led by Daventry and District Scouts, in partnership with Daventry Town Council, the afternoon is packed with festivities to delight all ages.

The Scouts have embraced a Medieval theme this year with activities from the era being centred around New Street Recreation centre. There will be a Cake Tent and refreshment stall along with the annual.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 12:55 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Families, Free, Town Centre, St George's Day

Become a Councillor at Daventry Town Council

Become a Councillor at Daventry Town Council

Love your Community – Want to make a Difference – Become a Councillor

Have you ever looked at the Town you live in and thought who manages your Town, who decides what the people want in your Town?

Democracy, guided by legislation, decides the shape and future of your Town and anyone can be a part of that decision making process by submitting ideas or critical viewpoints to their local council representatives or by becoming.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:36 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Consultation, meeting, Daventry, Elections

Raising a Flag for the Commonwealth

Raising a Flag for the Commonwealth

On Monday 12th March 2018, Daventry Town Mayor, Lynne Taylor, along with other members of the community, attended at the Twinning Garden, at the top of London Road, to raise the Commonwealth Flag.

Nationally, and internationally, thousands of Commonwealth Flags were being raised at 10am in a shared celebration of this amazing family of nations that encompasses the globe.

The Fly a Flag for the.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community