Daventry Town Council

Making your voice heard

Daventry Town Council

Clerk: Ms Deborah Jewell
3 New Street, Daventry
Northamptonshire NN11 4BT

Tel: 01327 301246

Latest News

A Christmas Message from the Mayor of Daventry

A Christmas Message from the Mayor of Daventry

Since my inauguration as Mayor in April of this year, I have spent the past eight months getting to know the people of this town a bit better. Daventry continues to be a great place to live, work and visit and I am reminded of that with each new community engagement I attend.

There have been so many wonderful events take place in Daventry Town in 2018, and I was very fortunate to have attended most... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:31 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Mayor

Winter Fayre success for Daventry Town

Winter Fayre success for Daventry Town

From a Christmas Market to Santa's Grotto, Daventry's town centre was filled with the magic of Christmas, on Saturday 8th December, as the first Winter Fayre took place in the town.

Hundreds of residents and visitors took to the streets of the town to take part in the event. The High Street was filled with local traders selling a variety of drink, food and crafts whilst Sheaf Street was home to Santa's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:42 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Town Centre, News, Families

NEWS: Town Ranger

NEWS: Town Ranger

Daventry Town Council wishes to thank Sean Croke, DTC Ranger, for all his hard-work and dedication to the role as today he embarks on a new and exciting venture. Sean has been an asset to both the town and the team and will be sorely missed by all.

New Age Training and Recruitment, who provide DTC's Town Ranger, has confirmed that, until a permanent replacement has been found, the role will be filled... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:59 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

Daventry Hub – the new youth club for young people

Daventry Hub – the new youth club for young people

Daventry Hub - the new youth club for young people, opened its doors on Friday 9th November 2018 for children aged 11 – 14 years old.

Run by a group of volunteers, the Hub meets every Friday night, at Daventry Community Centre, from 7pm – 8.30pm. Entry is £1 per person. Activities range from board games to cinema nights.

Ruth Chettle, Treasurer for Daventry Hub said, "The volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:09 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Daventry, Town Centre, Families

Lantern Parade to return to Daventry Town

Lantern Parade to return to Daventry Town

On Saturday 8th December 2018, as part of Daventry's Winter Fayre, the annual Lantern Parade will return to Daventry town centre.

Starting from Santa's Grotto at 4pm, the parade will commence its route down Sheaf Street, along the High Street, across Market Square led by Liberty Drum Corps, where it will finish in time for a Family Christmas Carol Service, which will be accompanied by Daventry Brass... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:39 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Families

BBC Children in Need Big Learner Relay leaves from Daventry

BBC Children in Need Big Learner Relay leaves from Daventry

On Friday 16th November 2018, over 200 independent driving schools gathered at Daventry Football Club to complete the last leg of The Big Learner Relay, raising money for BBC Children in Need.

Now in its fifth year, The Big Learner Relay started on 29th October where the first leg set off from Jersey Airport.

Adrian Spires, from Gunner Pass Driving School in Daventry, had the role of leading the convoy... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:35 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

An Interview with Graham Holloway – Parade Master, Daventry Town

An Interview with Graham Holloway – Parade Master, Daventry Town

On Sunday 11th November 2018, Graham Holloway (Parade Master), led the Daventry Remembrance Day Parade for the last time.

Born in 1955, Graham moved to Daventry from Birmingham in 1967 and joined the Air Cadets at the tender age of 13 ½ years old, in 1968. After 50 years in uniform, Graham has made the decision to pass the baton on to someone else.

"It has been a memorable 50 years wearing the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:07 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

Winter Fayre arrives in Daventry Town Centre

Winter Fayre arrives in Daventry Town Centre

On Saturday 8th December 2018, Daventry Town will host its first Winter Fayre which will include a plethora of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

From carousel rides; Santa's Grotto; Donkey rides; lantern parade; Christmas Market; Christmas Tree Festival; Carol Service – you'll be hard pushed to find something you don't like at Daventry's Winter Fayre.

The Christmas Market, based on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:58 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Christmas, Winter Fayre

Spectacular Fireworks for Daventry Town

Spectacular Fireworks for Daventry Town

On Saturday 3rd November 2018, Daventry Town Council held its eighth annual Fireworks Display at The Parker E-ACT Academy where over five thousand people attended.

Starting at 7.30pm, the display was orchestrated and choreographed by local fireworks company, MLE Pyrotechnics. Opening with Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now' and finishing with 'The Greatest Show' from The Greatest Showman, the feedback from... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:41 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Fireworks

Have your say on what the new proposed council should be called

Have your say on what the new proposed council should be called

People in Daventry town are being encouraged to suggest possible names for a proposed new unitary council covering West Northamptonshire.

The Government is currently considering plans to replace the county council and seven current districts and boroughs with two new unitary authorities in Northamptonshire – one in the west and another in the north. The proposed new unitary authority in the west... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:59 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Consultation

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