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Welton Road Cemetery Transfer to Daventry Town Council

Welton Road Cemetery Transfer to Daventry Town Council

Daventry's Welton Road Cemetery has been transferred from Daventry District Council to Daventry Town Council.

It means the Town Council now has responsibility for funeral bookings as well as the Cemetery's management and maintenance.

The transfer of the Cemetery on 17 January is a defining moment in the Town Council's history as it pledges to provide a high quality, cost effective, personal service and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Cemetery, Community, Daventry, Funeral, News, Welton Road

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

The first exhibition of 2020 at Daventry Museum commemorates 375 years since the Battle of Naseby and Daventry's Place in the Conflict.

**Opening Saturday 11th January 2020 until Saturday 24th April 2020.**

On the morning of 14 June 1645, parliament's Newly Modelled Army destroyed King Charles I's main field army at Naseby, the decisive battle of the first English Civil War. Nights before this, King... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 10:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Events, Exhibition, Families, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

Daventry Town Market: Christmas Opening Hours

Daventry Town Market: Christmas Opening Hours

A quick notice to inform that Daventry Town Market is open on Christmas Eve 8am - 2pm.

Grab yourself any last minute fresh fruit & veg, meats, baked goods, pet products and household items, just in time for Christmas.

The market will then be shut on Friday 27th December but returns again on Tuesday 31st December. Grab yourself a bargain or two whilst supporting your local community.

Thank you.

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 09:15 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Market, News, Shopping, Town Centre

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

Daventry Museum is pleased to announce that it's first exhibition of 2020 will commemorate 375 years since the Battle of Naseby. It will detail the battle plans on both sides, the armour, weaponry and dress.

Cutting edge archaeological research will also feature alongside findings from the battle. The core of the exhibition will look to answer what Daventry's place was in the conflict; who was here... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Exhibition, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

Job Vacancy: Community Ranger

Job Vacancy: Community Ranger

Daventry Town Council is seeking a Community Ranger.

Job Title: Community Ranger

Reporting to: Chief Officer

Place of Work: 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT

Salary Scale: £19,554 - £23,836 pro-rata

Hours: 37 hours per week (to include Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

Job Purpose:

To work as part of a team within the local community to forge community links and establish relationships to improve... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, News, Town Centre, jobs, recruitment

Magic Lantern Parade

Magic Lantern Parade

⭐️Come help us light up Daventry as part of our Spirit of Christmas Event and join us for our Magic Lantern Parade. ⭐️

You can follow the annual lantern parade through Daventry town centre at 6pm. Then join friends and family at Holy Cross Church at 6.30pm for a Carol Service, singing your favorite Christmas Carols and celebrating this special time of year

Prior to the parade we have lots of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:49 by DTC Comms

Tags: Christmas, Community, Daventry, Events, Families, Free, Lantern Parade, News, Town Centre

Daventry's Spirit of Christmas

Daventry's Spirit of Christmas

Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas!

⭐️It's very nearly time for Daventry's The Spirit of Christmas Event

Come along to meet Santa's reindeer, enjoy festive fun and games including face painters, balloon modelers and yummy hot chocolate before following the annual lantern parade through Daventry town centre at 6pm. Whats more it's all FREE!

Then join friends and family at Holy Cross Church at 6.30pm for the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:45 by DTC Comms

Tags: Christmas, Community, Daventry, Events, Families, Free, Lantern Parade, News, Town Centre

New Councillor Elected

New Councillor Elected

On 25th November 2019, Daventry Town Council members voted in favour of John Tippett, thereby co-opting him as a representative of Abbey Central Ward.

John commented:

"As a Daventry resident of the past 22 years, a local businessman and also a School Governor within Daventry, I am excited to be representing the Abbey Central Ward as Councillor. I am passionate about the Town and it's development. The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 09:52 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, Elections, News, meeting

Dial-a-Ride Winners!

Dial-a-Ride Winners!

Daventry Area Community Transport, who we partner with in our Dial-a-Ride Service for the town, has won the annual "Community Transport Association Photo of the Year" competition. Hooray!

Here is the wonderful picture taken on one of our buses. Great to see such happy faces.

Thank you to everyone who voted and who help facilitate the service, it is greatly appreciated.

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 10:38 by DTC Comms

Tags: Competition, Daventry, News, Thank You, Town Centre

Co-Option - Statement of Nominations

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.

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

Tags: Events, News, meeting

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