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NEWS: Daventry town residents asked to comment on the Proposed Submission Local Plan Part 2 by DDC

NEWS: Daventry town residents asked to comment on the Proposed Submission Local Plan Part 2 by DDC

Daventry Town residents are being offered the opportunity to comment on the Proposed Submission Local Plan Part 2 from 13th August to 5th October 2018.

Once adopted, it will set out where new homes could go to meet future housing need, as well as the best locations for new businesses, to create employment opportunities. It will help determine which areas should be protected from development and contains... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:19 by Amy Simpson

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

Daventry Museum and Daventry Town Council’s events to mark 100 years since the end of WWI

Daventry Museum and Daventry Town Council’s events to mark 100 years since the end of WWI

Today, 8th August 2018, marks the 100 day countdown to the ending of World War One. On 8th August 1918, the Battle of Amiens took place, which was the beginning of the Allied offensive and one of the greatest advances that had been seen since the start of the war. Exactly 100 days later, on 11th November 1918, the armistice treaty was signed, signifying the end of the war.

To commemorate the centenary... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:49 by Amy Simpson

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

Latest News: Update on PCSO and DTC Ranger

Latest News: Update on PCSO and DTC Ranger

Following on from the Town Council meeting on 30th July 2018, DTC's sponsored PCSO, Mia Ball, and Town Ranger, Sean Croke, both presented reports to members of the council with an update of their findings and work in the town centre since being in situ.

DTC is pleased to report that the cross-lateral working and communication between the PCSO, Ranger and the CCTV control room shows the impact that both... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:54 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, PCSO, Ranger, Retail

Annual Flower and Vegetable Show returns to Daventry Town

Annual Flower and Vegetable Show returns to Daventry Town

On Saturday 18th August 2018, Daventry's annual Flower and Vegetable Show will return to Daventry Town.

Hosted by Daventry Allotment and Gardening Association (DAGA) in partnership with Daventry Town Council, the Flower and Vegetable Show will be taking place at the Community Centre in Daventry and will host a plethora of homegrown flowers, fruits and vegetables, as well as homemade cakes, jams and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 14:56 by Amy Simpson

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

Daventry Museum responds to offer of archives from Johnston Press

Daventry Museum responds to offer of archives from Johnston Press

Daventry Museum has been offered the opportunity to store archives of bound copies of the Daventry Express from the 1960's onwards.

Due to moving premises, Johnston Press are unable to store their archive of bound copies of the Daventry Express in their new offices. Daventry Museum was asked if it would be able to store approximately 60-80 bound copies dating from 1969 to 2013 on the proviso that Johnston... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 09:58 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Daventry, Museum

Daventry Town residents provided with the opportunity to comment on local government restructure

Daventry Town residents provided with the opportunity to comment on local government restructure

From Monday 18th June 2018, Daventry Town residents will be provided with the opportunity to comment on the future of local government in Northamptonshire.

There are currently eight local authorities across Northamptonshire providing council services which include housing; planning; social care and protecting the vulnerable; they also collect rubbish; maintain roads and run libraries.

Councils are currently... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 12:03 by Amy Simpson

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

Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival

Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival

On Saturday 23rd June 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry, attended an awards ceremony for the winner of Daventry Arts Festival 'Photography Competition'.

The competition was run by Daventry Photographic Society and saw over thirty entrants for the 2018 competition.

Roland Puleston Jones, Chair of DPS, said of the competition, "I was very impressed by the high standard of the photographs submitted... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:03 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts, Free, Arts Festival

Daventry Town Council supports Armed Forces Day

Daventry Town Council supports Armed Forces Day

On Friday 29th June 2018 at 10.30am at the Twinning Area in Daventry, Daventry Town Council will be showing its support for Armed Forces Day by raising the Armed Forces Flag.

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community; from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets. The UK Armed Forces defend the country and its interests.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:35 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

Alternative Art Exhibition makes a colourful impression

Alternative Art Exhibition makes a colourful impression

On Wednesday 20th June 2018, the artists of Nevermore Tattoo Parlour displayed their artwork at The Foundry Artisan Café as part of Daventry Arts Festival.

Opening as a one-off exhibition, the display featured an array of mixed media to include oil portraits on canvas (including a portrait of the late Terry Smith), pencil work and decoupage to name a few.

Danielle Deeming, Studio Manager for Nevermore... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:45 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts Festival, Exhibition

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

On Saturday 16th June 2018 Daventry Town Centre was filled with music, crafts and more as Daventry Arts Festival made a return for the eighth year running.

There was an Arts and Crafts Fair along Sheaf Street, with various local and independent traders selling handmade items; two theatre performances from Munchkins and Monsters at Daventry Leisure Centre; and live music at various establishments, including... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:21 by Amy Simpson

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

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