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

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

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: News, Community, Daventry, Councillors, Elections, 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: News, Daventry, Town Centre, Competition, Thank You

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: News, Events, meeting

Shop, snack and see the lights at Daventry Christmas Market

Shop, snack and see the lights at Daventry Christmas Market

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Events, Christmas

Daventry to mark Remembrance Day with annual parade

Daventry to mark Remembrance Day with annual parade

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... Read More »

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

Tags: News, Events

Fireworks spectacular set to light up Daventry

Fireworks spectacular set to light up Daventry

Daventry's free annual fireworks display will return to the Parker E-ACT Academy, Ashby Road on Saturday 2nd November. Organised by Daventry Town Council, this family-friendly event promises a colourful and eye-catching display that will amaze little and big kids alike.

Gates open from 6pm, and the firework display will begin at 7.30pm, set to a soundtrack spanning the decades. A selection of stalls... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:10 by DTC Comms

Tags: News, Events, Fireworks

Daventry Town Council named Council of the Year 2019

Daventry Town Council named Council of the Year 2019

Daventry Town Council was named Council of the Year by the Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils (NCALC) at its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 5th October, 2019.

As well as praise for its Chief Officer Deborah Jewell and its "dedicated and engaged councillors", the council was recognised for the way it has embraced the opportunities presented by Local Government reorganisation in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 11:25 by DTC Comms

Tags: News, Award

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