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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 10th June 1921 - 9th April 2021

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 10th June 1921 - 9th April 2021

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

His Royal Highness passed away peacefully on the morning of 9th of April 2021, at Windsor Castle.

The Mayor wishes to express the sadness of the Council and people of Daventry at the news of his death.

Flags will be flown at half mast, at the top of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:30 by DTC Events

Tags: News

The High Sheriff of Northamptonshire plants a symbol of hope for the people of Daventry

The High Sheriff of Northamptonshire plants a symbol of hope for the people of Daventry

The High Sheriff of Northamptonshire, Paul Parsons, made a return trip to Daventry to plant a London Plane Tree (Platanus x hispanica) that he very kindly donated to the people of Daventry Town.

The tree was planted on Tuesday 30th March 2021, at Daneholme Park on a sunny morning at a low-key, covid-friendly ceremony with the Daventry Town Mayor, officers of the Town Council and representatives from... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 13:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Daventry, High Sherriff of Northamptonshire, Tree Planting

Japan Friendship Blossoms with Cherry Trees for Daventry Town

Japan Friendship Blossoms with Cherry Trees for Daventry Town

As a symbol of the longstanding friendship between Japan and the UK, ten Japanese cherry blossom trees were planted in Daventry Town, New Street Park.

The trees were donated by numerous Japanese businesses and individuals through the Sakura Cherry Tree Planting Project which aims to plant 6,500 trees across the UK, following a joint declaration of co-operation made by the Japanese and British Prime... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 10:35 by DTC Comms

Tags: Cherry Tree, Community, Daventry, High Sherriff of Northamptonshire, Mayor

Daventry Town Council adopts DTCV2035

Daventry Town Council adopts DTCV2035

On Monday, 15th March 2021, Daventry Town Council adopted the Daventry Town Centre Vision 2035 (DTCV2035), creating a template to guide investment decisions on infrastructure, commercial growth, renewing and developing the Town's leisure facilities.

Work on the vision was started in March 2020, as Daventry District Council (DDC) recognised that the Town Centre Vision 2021 had reached the end of its... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:32 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Special meeting, Town Centre Vision

Rose of Northamptonshire awarded to Cllr Karen Tweedale

Rose of Northamptonshire awarded to Cllr Karen Tweedale

Cllr Karen Tweedale has been awarded a 'Rose of Northamptonshire' for the support she has given and continues to give to her local community during the pandemic.

Northamptonshire County Council, alongside the High Sheriff's office and Lord Lieutenancy launched its own award scheme as part of the Unsung Heroes initiative, the 'Rose of Northamptonshire' award. This award was to identify and express thanks... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 11:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Award, Community, County, Daventry, Northants, Town Councillors, Volunteer

Do You Want To Represent Your Community?

Do You Want To Represent Your Community?

People thinking about becoming a candidate or acting as an agent for either of these elections is urged to attend an online briefing session on Wednesday, 3 March, from 5.30pm.

The session, which will be held on Zoom, will cover the nominations process, key electoral information, dates and deadlines as well as setting out important details about the Covid safety measures being planned for candidates... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 09:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, Town Councillors, Webinar

Daventry Museum Exhibition News: #VirtualVictorians

Daventry Museum Exhibition News: #VirtualVictorians

We're excited for Daventry Museums upcoming #VirtualVictorians exhibition: Victorian Leisure; a spotlight on entertainment and science, due to open virtually online in March and available for the rest of the year.

Visitors will be able to explore the exhibition as a 360-degree virtual tour with hotspots of fascinating facts. There will be plenty of online and downloadable activities to keep you and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Exhibition, Museum, Northants, Virtual Victorians, Volunteers

Have you got what it takes to become a Town Councillor?

Have you got what it takes to become a Town Councillor?

Daventry Town Council will be holding its elections on 6th May 2021.

Could you be one of them?

A councillor's primary role is to represent their ward and the people who live in it. Councillors provide a bridge between the community and the council. As well as being an advocate for your local residents and signposting them to the right people at the council, keeping them informed about the issues that... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 15:23 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, Elections, People's Choice, vote

Daventry NORSE Visit: #MayorOnTour

Daventry Mayor Lynne Taylor pictured with Norse Grounds Maintenance Operatives George Russell and Alan Kightley

Daventry Mayor Cllr. Lynne Taylor braved the cold temperatures last week on the latest stop of her #Mayorontour series when she visited the team at Daventry NORSE.

NORSE contend with all weathers to deliver a core service within Daventry of waste collection, ground maintenance and street cleansing. They are often unsung heroes that Daventry Town Council wanted to acknowledge and celebrate.

Lynne commented:... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Green Spaces, Litter, Thank You

Are you passionate about Daventry?

Are you passionate about Daventry?

You are? Then why not join the team and become a Daventry Town Councillor

Town Council Elections are on the 6th May 2021.

Daventry Town Council is keen to encourage enthusiastic people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds, who want to make a difference in their local areas, to consider becoming a Town Councillor.

To seize this window of opportunity, you must be at least 18 years old, be a local elector... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:32 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Councillors, Elections, News

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