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Discover Daventry’s creative side at this year’s Arts Festival

Discover Daventry’s creative side at this year’s Arts Festival

Daventry Arts Festival returns from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of June, with events around the town celebrating all-things arty. From photography to floristry and much more in between, there is plenty to enjoy over the weekend.

To entertain the little ones, Munchkins and Monsters Theatre Company return to the festival for two free performances, with just a few tickets remaining. Meanwhile, art-lovers... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:52 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events, Daventry, Arts Festival

Daventry Motorcycle Festival rides into town

Daventry Motorcycle Festival rides into town

On Saturday 8th June 2019, one of the most popular events in the Daventry diary took place as the town hosted Daventry Motorcycle Festival.

Now in its ninth year, the festival attracted large crowds, who came out to enjoy the day despite the drizzle. Alongside the brilliant display of bikes, there was live music, street entertainment, a stunt show and tasty food and drink to be sampled.

As is tradition,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 12:20 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Daventry, News

Daventry Town Council to mark Armed Forces Day with flagraising

Daventry Town Council to mark Armed Forces Day with flagraising

On Friday 28th June 2019 at 12 noon, Daventry Town Council will be showing support for Armed Forces Day by raising the Armed Forces flag at the Twinning Area in Daventry.

Armed Forces Day offers an opportunity to show support and appreciation for the men and women of the Armed Forces community. This includes troops who are currently serving, as well as veterans, cadets and service families.

The UK Armed... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 08:00 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events

Local author to hold book signing at Daventry Arts Festival

Local author to hold book signing at Daventry Arts Festival

Northamptonshire author Adrian Perkins will be signing copies of his new book, Ghost Detective VII, at First Light Photographic in Daventry on Saturday 22nd June between 11am and 3pm.

The latest book in his spooky series sees Adrian explore stories that have intrigued him for many years. He explained:
"In book VII I wanted to go back to my roots and get stuck into stories and investigations that I had... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 13:00 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Daventry, Arts Festival

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Following Daventry Town Council's Annual Town Council Meeting on Tuesday 28th May, 2019, Cllr Mike Arnold was appointed as Mayor of Daventry for the council year 2019/2020. Cllr Arnold has been a Councillor for Daventry Town for 10 years and currently represents Hill Ward.

Of his appointment, Cllr Arnold said, "It is a great honour to have been elected as the new Daventry Mayor, and I am excited about... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 09:00 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Mayor, Daventry, Councillors

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum has been shortlisted for this year's People's Choice Award at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum (NHF) Awards 2019.

The museum, which is located on New Street in Daventry, has also entered four further awards categories, including the Community Award for The Empty Chair Project. More than 1,000 visitors attended this exhibition, which commemorated the lives of the 114 Daventry soldiers... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 12:57 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Museum, Events, Daventry

Daventry Fire and Rescue show appreciation for DTC Trauma Teddy Campaign

Daventry Fire and Rescue show appreciation for DTC Trauma Teddy Campaign

On Monday 20th May 2019, Daventry Fire and Rescue Services (DFAR) were called to the aid of a mother and child, after their car's locking mechanism seized, and the child was locked in the car.

DFAR acted swiftly and efficiently, breaking into the car using their 'breaking-in' gear, reuniting a very happy mum with her toddler, who was also presented with a Trauma Teddy, which was supplied by Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019 16:54 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Daventry

Community safety focus leads to seizure of nuisance bikes

Community safety focus leads to seizure of nuisance bikes

Together with Northamptonshire Police, Daventry Town Council made finding and seizing nuisance motorcycles a local priority, in particular three off-road motorbikes which had been used for anti-social behaviour throughout the town.

Daventry Town Council is delighted in the work of Northamptonshire Police, Police Community Support Officer Mia Ball and colleagues that has seen these three motorcycles... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 13:12 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Daventry, Safety

An interview with: Mike Arnold

An interview with: Mike Arnold

I have lived in Daventry for 33 years, after moving from Surrey due to a change in job role. It was the location, the surrounding greenery and the natural beauty of the area that appealed to me and my wife. The Town is open and quaint, and alongside the rural feel we knew this would be the perfect family home.

I have been a Town Councillor for around 10 years. The decision to join the Council came about... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 15:18 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Daventry, Community, Councillors, Interview

DTC welcomes new Councillor

DTC welcomes new Councillor

On 29th April 2019, Daventry Town Council members voted in favour of Matthew Churchley, thereby co-opting him as a representative of Ashby Fields Ward.

Matthew is a Daventry resident, having been living in the Town for the past 10 years.

On being voted onto Council Matthew said, "I am looking forward to being able to give something back to the Town I live in, especially with regards to the events DTC... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 11:24 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Councillors

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