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Resolution from Daventry Town Council on the Canal Arm Funding Proposal from Daventry District Council

Resolution from Daventry Town Council on the Canal Arm Funding Proposal from Daventry District Council

Daventry Town Council considered a report produced by appointed planning consultant James Wilson Associates at a special meeting held on Monday 17th July 2017.

After extensive debate members raised serious concerns regarding the proposal of Daventry District Council to commit £8.175 million of reserves to construct a mid-section of the Canal Arm.

Members resolved to write to Daventry District Council.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:50 by Sarah Fox

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Foodie Fun Comes to Daventry!

Foodie Fun Comes to Daventry!

For the first time Daventry Town Council will be hosting the Daventry Food Festival on Saturday 23rd September. Between 10:00 am – 4:00pm the Daventry High Street along with Sheaf Street will have an array of different food types to wet your appetite for local food and see the culinary delights that Daventry has to offer! Admission to the public is free.

Daventry Mayor Cllr Lynne Taylor said, "We.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:25 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

Invitation to Teddy Mayor’s Picnic

Invitation to Teddy Mayor’s Picnic

Daventry Mayor Cllr Lynne Taylor, invites young and not so young to come along to 'Teddy Mayors Picnic' in the Park at the Hollows Recreation Ground on Saturday 12th August from 12.30-4pm.

Join an afternoon of free, child-friendly entertainment featuring; donkey rides, petting zoo, novelty dog show, crazy golf, bouncy castles and music from Dukesukes and Daventry Brass.

The Mayor would like to celebrate.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:07 by Daventry Town Council

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Creative Community Triumph at 2017 Daventry Arts Festival.

Creative Community Triumph at 2017 Daventry Arts Festival.

The Daventry Arts Festival was back for 2017 and this year was bigger and better than ever, with over 50 events, competitions and exhibitions taking place within the town. The two-week festival encompassed a range of exciting art disciplines and activities for all ages.

The festival kicked off with the Daventry Weekender, a two-day music extravaganza which took place in five venues across Daventry; Early Doors.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:46 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, Community, News, Thank You, Arts

The Mayor of Daventry Attends Green Health’s Open Day

The Mayor of Daventry Attends Green Health’s Open Day

The Mayor of Daventry Cllr Lynne Taylor attended Green Health's open day located at Daneholme Allotment site in Daventry, which is a community project with the UK's leading Mental Health Charity, Rethink Mental Illness.

Allotments provide many therapeutic benefits which are especially helpful for people suffering with their mental health and The Town Council are keen to hear from any other Daventry Community organisations whose.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:48 by Daventry Town Council

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Commemorating Armed Forces Day 24th June 2017 11am Twinning Area

Commemorating Armed Forces Day 24th June 2017 11am Twinning Area

Daventry Town Council is pleased to be marking Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 24th, 11am at the Twinning area (located at the top of London Road) with a flag raising ceremony.

Along with Daventry Mayor, representatives from the Twinning Association, Church, Royal British Legion and other local organisations we would like to invite members of the public to join us to mark the occasion.

For further.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:04 by Daventry Town Council

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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

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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

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

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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