Local elections are taking place across West Northamptonshire on Thursday 6 May 2021. They will be held for the new West Northamptonshire Council, local town and parish councils (including Daventry Town Council) and also to elect a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire.
Local Councillors are elected in 4-year terms by the local community to represent its views. The elections in May... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 12:00 by DTC Comms
Explore an era of wondrous scientific discoveries, theatre and entertainment via Daventry Museum's Virtual Victorians Exhibition: Victorian Leisure; a Spotlight on Entertainment & Science
The 360° tour is now live, and free to access from the museum website.
The fascinating objects on display include examples of early motion picture such as the zoetrope and magic lantern, to an architectural... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:30 by DTC Comms
It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
His Royal Highness passed away peacefully on the morning of 9th of April 2021, at Windsor Castle.
The Mayor wishes to express the sadness of the Council and people of Daventry at the news of his death.
Flags will be flown at half mast, at the top of... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:30 by DTC Events
The High Sheriff of Northamptonshire, Paul Parsons, made a return trip to Daventry to plant a London Plane Tree (Platanus x hispanica) that he very kindly donated to the people of Daventry Town.
The tree was planted on Tuesday 30th March 2021, at Daneholme Park on a sunny morning at a low-key, covid-friendly ceremony with the Daventry Town Mayor, officers of the Town Council and representatives from... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 13:00 by DTC Comms
As a symbol of the longstanding friendship between Japan and the UK, ten Japanese cherry blossom trees were planted in Daventry Town, New Street Park.
The trees were donated by numerous Japanese businesses and individuals through the Sakura Cherry Tree Planting Project which aims to plant 6,500 trees across the UK, following a joint declaration of co-operation made by the Japanese and British Prime... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 10:35 by DTC Comms
On Monday, 15th March 2021, Daventry Town Council adopted the Daventry Town Centre Vision 2035 (DTCV2035), creating a template to guide investment decisions on infrastructure, commercial growth, renewing and developing the Town's leisure facilities.
Work on the vision was started in March 2020, as Daventry District Council (DDC) recognised that the Town Centre Vision 2021 had reached the end of its... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:32 by Daventry Town Council
Cllr Karen Tweedale has been awarded a 'Rose of Northamptonshire' for the support she has given and continues to give to her local community during the pandemic.
Northamptonshire County Council, alongside the High Sheriff's office and Lord Lieutenancy launched its own award scheme as part of the Unsung Heroes initiative, the 'Rose of Northamptonshire' award. This award was to identify and express thanks... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 11:30 by DTC Comms
People thinking about becoming a candidate or acting as an agent for either of these elections is urged to attend an online briefing session on Wednesday, 3 March, from 5.30pm.
The session, which will be held on Zoom, will cover the nominations process, key electoral information, dates and deadlines as well as setting out important details about the Covid safety measures being planned for candidates... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 09:00 by DTC Comms
We're excited for Daventry Museums upcoming #VirtualVictorians exhibition: Victorian Leisure; a spotlight on entertainment and science, due to open virtually online in March and available for the rest of the year.
Visitors will be able to explore the exhibition as a 360-degree virtual tour with hotspots of fascinating facts. There will be plenty of online and downloadable activities to keep you and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:00 by DTC Comms
Daventry Town Council will be holding its elections on 6th May 2021.
Could you be one of them?
A councillor's primary role is to represent their ward and the people who live in it. Councillors provide a bridge between the community and the council. As well as being an advocate for your local residents and signposting them to the right people at the council, keeping them informed about the issues that... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 15:23 by DTC Comms