Daventry Town Council is delighted to announce that Daventry Museum won Heritage Organisation of the Year at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2019. The awards evening was held on a beautiful summer's evening at Holdenby House on 4th July 2019.
Patron of the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum, The Rt Hn. Earl Spencer presented the prestigious award to Daventry Museum. He later tweeted:
"I love... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:46 by DTC Events
Green Health at Daventry hosted an open day on Tuesday 25th June at Daventry Community Gardens, celebrating the work of their volunteers.
Green Health at Daventry supports those with mental health and anxiety issues by helping them to take part in horticultural and environmental work at the Community Gardens, which are located at Daneholme Allotments on Welton Road.
The project offers a valuable learning... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:55 by DTC Events
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.
Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:52 by DTC Events
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 DTC Events
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 DTC Events
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 DTC Events
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 DTC Events
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 DTC Events
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
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 DTC Events