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Daventry Town Council to open play areas - 4th July

Daventry Town Council to open play areas - 4th July

In recognition of the importance of play to children and young people, as of Saturday 4th July, Daventry Town Council will be re-opening all the play areas in the Town.

Daventry Town Council manages 40 play areas and each play area is inspected weekly by a dedicated play area inspector who makes sure that the area and equipment is safe, secure, and well-maintained, but it will not be cleaned or sanitised.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Children, Community, Families, Green Spaces

Farewell From Mayor Mike Arnold

Mike on his infamous pink tricycle.

My term as Mayor ended last week at the second virtual Town Council Meeting held last Thursday and it's certainly been quite a year as Daventry Mayor. I met a lot of interesting people, a wide range of wonderful local charities and attended an amazing range of events.

Having lived in Daventry for 35 years I thought I knew what was going on in the town, but there is so much I didn't know! Mostly, the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 12:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, Letter, Mayor

Scrubs Up Northants Community Initiative

Scrubs Up Northants Community Initiative

'The Long Buckby Angels have been making scrubs for NHS staff as part of a new group set up on Facebook called Scrubs Up for Northants'.

We recently spoke to Reverend Dawn Stokes at Daventry Holy Cross Church to find out more on this wonderful community initiative. "I was very impressed with what the 'Scrubs Up' group had achieved through different volunteer groups and wanted the church to be able to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 21:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Volunteers

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 8

Goodness me, it's 8 weeks since I started with these notes and it's funny how social distancing life, in many ways, almost feels normal. There's a natural worry about the future as well as a longing for what we are missing. In our case we have just seen (via video) my grandson taking his first proper steps with a bonus little jump included. We would rather be there in person to see this but thankfully... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 15:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Letter, Mayor

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 7

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 7

Hope everyone has a happy and healthy bank holiday week/weekend and enjoyed safe VE Day festivities.

It's been a celebratory week in my household; with it being my birthday, then my son's, with a bank holiday between them. Thank goodness for the internet and delivery services, enabling us to still send and receive presents and cards.

Full marks to the staff at Daventry Town Council and the Retail Forum... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 13:10 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Letter, Mayor, News, Updare

Message from PCSO Mia - (Issue 2)

Message from PCSO Mia - (Issue 2)

Our sponsored PCSO, Mia Ball, has been busy over the last few weeks ensuring that the safety and wellbeing of Daventry residents remains a number one priority. As part of her safety message campaign during lockdown, she has released another video detailing how residents can remain safe during this period.

Ahead of VE Day, which we are celebrating on Friday, PCSO Mia asks residents to ensure that if... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 17:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, News

VE Day 75th Anniversary Celebrations

VE Day 75th Anniversary Celebrations

The bunting is up, the flags are flying and we are told the UK is passing through the peak of this pandemic.

So, if we keep washing our hands, stay at home (whenever possible), and keep our distance, there is light at the end of the tunnel. It's a small sacrifice to make, especially when we remember the sacrifices made in WWII and the joy everyone felt when peace was declared and people could rebuild... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 14:52 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Anniversary, Events, Health and Wellbeing, VE Day

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 6

The Mayor, Cllr Mike Arnold dresses up to commemorate VE Day with a fake cigarette prop

Hope everyone is well and looking forward to the week ahead, particularly VE Day on Friday (8th May) and the 75th Anniversary Year celebrations.

At the moment we feel deprived of our normal life but this is nothing compared to the wartime years. For the civilian population rationing of food, shoes, fuel and other goods lasted for 14 years. At the same time soldiers were drafted into the army, some not... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 11:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Mayor, Museum, News

Message from PCSO Mia

Message from PCSO Mia

Daventry Town Council's sponsored PCSO, Mia Ball is working hard to ensure Daventry residents can enjoy our beautiful green and leafy town safely.

PCSO Mia carries out regular patrols of the Town's 'Hot Spots', ensuring people follow the government guidelines in relation to social distancing to save lives and protect our NHS.

PCSO Mia's role is not to provide advice or updates on the coronavirus but... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 12:08 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Pcso

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 5

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 5

Well, it's nearly a wrap for April and sadly the extra nice weather, which I think helped to lift our spirits during this time.

This past week I've been keeping out of mischief working on the garden alongside Sheryl, my wife who has planted lots of green stuff in it! I'm still managing to keep up my cycling for exercise, although to do this safely means I have to get the brain working more to ensure... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Mayor, Museum

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