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We're hiring a Part-Time Temporary Communications Officer

We're hiring a Part-Time Temporary Communications Officer

We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative Part-Time Communications Officer to join our office in Daventry on a temporary basis. This role is integral to the Daventry community and we are therefore looking for a passionate individual with a can-do attitude.

Description

To promote the Town Council and its events via press releases, website, newsletter and social media platforms.

Duties and responsibilities... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:06 by DTC Comms

Tags: Recruitment

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

Notice of Co-Option - Abbey Central Ward, Daventry

Notice of Co-Option - Abbey Central Ward, Daventry

Notice of Co-Option

Passionate about the area you live in?

Town Councillor needed for Abbey Central Ward

Notice is hereby given that by reason of a resignation a vacancy has arisen which, in accordance with election rules, may be filled by co-option.

To seize this window of opportunity, you must be at least 18 years old, be a local elector or somebody who has lived or worked in Daventry for a year before... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:49 by DTC Comms

Tags: News, Councillors

Crowds flock to fantastic Food Festival

Crowds flock to fantastic Food Festival

"The busiest I've ever seen Daventry" – that was the word on the High Street at Daventry Food Festival on Saturday 21st September. Blue skies and a diverse display of stalls drew the crowds to the town centre for the festival, which is funded and organised by Daventry Town Council.

Mayor of Daventry, Cllr Mike Arnold, got proceedings underway just before 11am, followed by a mouth-watering cookery... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:23 by DTC Comms

Tags: Events, Food Festival

Consultation on Town Council purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry

Consultation on Town Council purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry

Daventry Town Council wishes to consult with residents of Daventry on its proposal to take out a loan to fund the purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT.

3 New Street, Daventry has been the home of the Town Council since 2010, and through the services the Town Council provides it has become a prominent location for Town Council meetings, Town Council events, Daventry Museum and the Town Council's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: News, Consultation

Notice of Casual Vacancy for Town Councillor in Abbey Central Ward

Notice of Casual Vacancy for Town Councillor in Abbey Central Ward

Following the resignation of Councillor Aiden Ramsey, Daventry Town Council give notice of a vacancy for a Town Councillor in Abbey Central Ward.

Unless ten residents of Abbey Central Ward give written notice to the Proper Officer of the District Council* within 14 days** of 9th September, 2019 requesting an election to fill this vacancy, the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

*The Proper... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:14 by DTC Comms

Tags: News, Councillors

Tuck in to a feast at Daventry Food Festival

Tuck in to a feast at Daventry Food Festival

Daventry Food Festival returns for its third year on Saturday 21st September, with more than 50 traders bringing their tasty treats and delicious drinks to the town. Organised by Daventry Town Council, the festival takes place on High Street and Sheaf Street from 10am to 4pm.

Those with a sweet tooth will be spoilt for choice, with everything from cupcakes to crepes to enjoy. Meanwhile, hot food options... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:56 by DTC Comms

Tags: Events, Daventry

Daventry Town Council to mark Merchant Navy Day with flagraising

Daventry Town Council to mark Merchant Navy Day with flagraising

On Tuesday 3rd September at 10.30am, Daventry Town Council will mark Merchant Navy Day by raising the Red Ensign at the Twinning Area in Daventry. A short service will take place and all are welcome to attend.

Established in 2000, Merchant Navy Day honours the men and women who kept our 'island nation' afloat during both World Wars, and celebrates modern day merchant seafarers who are responsible for... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:11 by DTC Comms

Tags: News, Events, Community

Lace up your walking shoes for Heritage Open Days

Lace up your walking shoes for Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days is an annual festival which celebrates our diverse history, architecture and culture. This September, discover Daventry's history and hidden secrets with a series of guided walks.

Borough Hill History Walks

Saturday 14th September: 11am to 1pm and 3pm to 5pm

Take a trip back through the ages of Borough Hill with the Mayor of Daventry, Cllr Mike Arnold. The walk looks at the history... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 12:41 by DTC Events

Tags: Events, News, Daventry

We're hiring a P/T Maternity Cover Development & Liaison Officer for Daventry Museum

We're hiring a P/T Maternity Cover Development & Liaison Officer for Daventry Museum

Daventry Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and creative part-time Development and Liaison Officer to cover maternity leave for a small but ambitious Town museum.

Daventry Town Council, 3 New Street, Daventry NN11 4BT

Part-time Maternity Leave Cover 25 hours per week (9-12 months – contract length depends on current post-holder).

Salary: NJC Scale point 7-17 £19,554 - £23,836 pro-rata... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:12 by DTC Events

Tags: Museum, Daventry

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