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Coronation Weekend Plans Announced

Coronation Weekend Plans Announced

Buckingham Palace has announced further details on the ceremonial, celebratory and community events that will take place over the Coronation Weekend between Saturday 6th and Monday 8th May 2023.

The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May, 2023. The Service will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury. As previously... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 10:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Big Lunch, Coronation, Coronation Weekend, King

Save The Date: First 2023 Knitting & Crochet Meet Up Session

Save The Date: First 2023 Knitting & Crochet Meet Up Session

Daventry Town Council's first Knitting and Crochet Meet Up Session of the year will take place on Saturday 28 January 2023.

Whether you've joined us before at previous knit/crochet and natter sessions or not, everyone is welcome to come along for a mindful afternoon of crafting with like-minded enthusiasts.

𝗪𝗛𝗘𝗡: Saturday 28 January 2023

𝗧𝗜𝗠𝗘: 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Stay for the whole... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 12:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: 2023, Community, Community Projects, Crochet, Daventry, Knit, Knitting

Report Potholes or a Highway Problem

Report Potholes or a Highway Problem

Potholes within Daventry and West Northamptonshire are the responsibility of West Northamptonshire Council (WNC). If you come across a pothole don't assume someone else has reported it or it is being dealt with – please report it.

HOW TO REPORT A PROBLEM: Visit the WNC Fix My Street Website or download the FixMyStreet app.

1. Enter the Northamptonshire postcode, street name or area

2. Locate the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 08:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Fix My Street, Fix My Street App, Highways, Potholes, Roads

Warm Spaces This Winter

Warm Spaces This Winter

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) have a network of warm spaces available for residents during the winter period.

The rising cost-of-living is resulting in unprecedented pressures on people in financial hardship, and this winter, despite the support given by the government, many people will struggle to be able to afford to heat their home. There is concern that combined with the threat of loneliness,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 10:14 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Cost of Living, Warm Spaces, West Northamptonshire Council

Yarn Christmas Trees take Centre Stage in Daventry

Yarn Christmas Trees take Centre Stage in Daventry

The Daventry Yarn Christmas Tree Project is complete, and visitors can view the large flagship tree on display at the top of Daventry High Street, along with x20 smaller trees dotted around town in various shop windows which form a fun seasonal trail.

The community craft project was a collaborative initiative coordinated between Daventry Town Council and resident Julie Walker at the beginning of 2022.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:30 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Christmas, Community Project, Daventry, Daventry Christmas Tree Project, Knitting & Crochet, Yarn Christmas Tree Project

Festive Cheer at Daventry Christmas Market

Festive Cheer at Daventry Christmas Market

Daventry Town Council was thrilled to host its ever-popular Christmas Market & Festive Fun Event on Saturday 26th November and help kick start Christmas shopping in the town.

The outdoor event attracted a record number of traders to Daventry - with crowds to match. More than 80+ stalls attended, offering a feast of food and drink and great gift ideas for seasonal shoppers.

This year's seasonal market... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Christmas, Daventry, Daventry Christmas Market, Father Christmas, Reindeer, Seasonal Market

Save the Date: Final Knit & Crochet Meet Up Session of the Year

Save the Date: Final Knit & Crochet Meet Up Session of the Year

Daventry Town Council's next and final Knitting and Crochet Meet Up Session of the year will take place on Saturday 10 December 2022.

Whether you've joined us before at the previous knit/crochet and natter sessions or not, everyone is welcome to come along for a mindful afternoon of crafting with like-minded enthusiasts.

𝗪𝗛𝗘𝗡: Saturday 10 December 2022

𝗧𝗜𝗠𝗘: 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Stay... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 10:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Community Projects, Crochet, Daventry, Knit, Knitting

Daventry Christmas Tree Yarn Trail Coming Soon

Daventry Christmas Tree Yarn Trail Coming Soon

Get in the Christmas mood and have a go at our FREE Christmas Tree Yarn Trail.

The trail is part of the Daventry Christmas Tree Yarn Project, a collaborative project between Daventry Town Council and local craft enthusiast Julie Walker, that invited residents to crochet and knit hundreds of 15cm x 15cm squares. The finished squares were then sewn together and made into various sized Christmas trees,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 09:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Christmas Tree Trail, Christmas Tree Yarn Project, Daventry

Daventry Remembers: Remembrance Parade 2022

Daventry Remembers: Remembrance Parade 2022

On Remembrance Sunday (13th November 2022) Daventry Town Council and the Royal British Legion paid tribute to those who have nobly served their country at this year's Remembrance Parade.

Crowds gathered to pay respect to the men and women who lost their lives in two world wars and later conflicts. Led by a Parade Master and followed by Councillors and Civic Dignitaries plus various Daventry based organisations... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 12:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Armistice Day, British Legion, Parade, Remembrance Day 2022, Remembrance Parade

Daventry Fireworks Spectacular is a Sparkling Success!

Photo credit: John Barnstable

The skies over Daventry were alight with colour on Saturday (05 November 2022) night with Daventry Town Council's annual Fireworks Spectacular Display.

Starting at 7.30pm, the display was orchestrated and choreographed by local award-winning fireworks company, MLE Pyrotechnics. This year's display was set to a soundtrack of nostalgic 80's music songs, opening with the Stranger Things remix of the Kate... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:37 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Daventry Fireworks Spectacular Display 2022, Fireworks

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