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Co-Option - Statement of Nominations

Posted: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:24 by Daventry Town Council

Further to the resignation of a member on Abbey Central Ward and with no requests received for the post to be filled by election, the vacancy for Abbey Central Ward is to be decided by Co-option at the Town Council meeting being held at Daventry Town Council on Monday 25th November at 18:30.

See attached for statement of nominations.

Shop, snack and see the lights at Daventry Christmas Market

Shop, snack and see the lights at Daventry Christmas Market

Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:30 by DTC Comms

The festive spirit will soon be in full-swing in Daventry, with a Christmas Market taking place on Saturday 16th November. From 4pm to 8pm, a selection of stalls will line the High Street selling unique gifts and crafts, plus plenty of festive food and drink to sample as you shop for Christmas presents.

Organised by Daventry Town Council, the market will also coincide with the switch on of the town's new Christmas lights, with musical accompaniment from the Rock Choir singing some Christmas classics. More »

Mayor of Daventry Cllr Mike Arnold said, "We are looking forward to lighting up Daventry with the colourful new lights we have chosen for the town, and hope the community enjoy welcoming in the festive season with us at this special event."

To help you tick a few more names off your Christmas list, on Saturday 16th a selection of your favourite Daventry shops will also be open until 8pm for late night shopping. Look out for more details around town in the run up to the event. » Less

Daventry to mark Remembrance Day with annual parade

Daventry to mark Remembrance Day with annual parade

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:04 by DTC Comms

The Royal British Legion Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place in Daventry on Sunday 10th November, 2019. The parade will commence at 10.30am at St James Infant School, proceeding along Tavern Lane, the High Street and Abbey Street before finishing at the War Memorial where a short service will be held to include the calling of the Roll of Honour and laying of wreaths.

Members of the public are also invited to attend a Remembrance Day service at the Holy Cross Church after the parade, led by Daventry Churches Together. More »

The parade will be led by the Liberty Drum Corps, with Town and District Councillors and Civic Dignitaries joined by organisations and community groups from across Daventry.

Cllr Mike Arnold, Mayor of Daventry said, "Each year, Daventry's Remembrance Parade and Service is attended by hundreds of people, including veterans, serving personnel, uniformed organisations, civic dignitaries and members of the public. It is as important as ever to remember those who have served our country and the sacrifices made by so many."

On Monday 11th November at 11am, a short service will also take place to mark Armistice Day at the brick gazebo at the top of Sheaf Street, outside the Post Office. » Less

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