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St George's Day arrives in Daventry

On Saturday 21st April 2018, St George's day Parade will return to Daventry Town Centre. Led by Daventry and District Scouts, in partnership with Daventry Town Council, the afternoon is packed with festivities to delight all ages.

The Scouts have embraced a Medieval theme this year with activities from the era being centred around New Street Recreation centre. There will be a Cake Tent and refreshment... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 12:55 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Families, Free, Town Centre, St George's Day

Daventry Mayor volunteers with Street Pastors

On Saturday 24th March 2018, Daventry Town Council Mayor and Chair of Council, Lynne Taylor, attended a street patrol in the town centre, along with the Daventry Street Pastors.

Joining as an observer on a regular weekend patrol, Mayor Lynne Taylor, said of the evening, "Having attended at the 2007 inaugural meeting to promote the idea of a street pastor team in the town, it was great to be given the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:00 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Volunteer, Daventry, Safety, Town Centre

Interested in becoming a Daventry Town Councillor?

Interested in becoming a Daventry Town Councillor? Then read on.

Daventry Town Council will be holding its elections on 3rd May 2018.

You don't need any special qualifications to be a local Councillor, all you need is a passion and a drive to honestly and transparently represent the views and interests of the ward you are standing for and its individual constituents, as well as deal with their enquiries... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Elections, vote, Daventry

Become a Councillor at Daventry Town Council

Love your Community – Want to make a Difference – Become a Councillor

Have you ever looked at the Town you live in and thought who manages your Town, who decides what the people want in your Town?

Democracy, guided by legislation, decides the shape and future of your Town and anyone can be a part of that decision making process by submitting ideas or critical viewpoints to their local council... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:36 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Consultation, meeting, Daventry, Elections

DTC Awards Grant to Daventry Food Bank

Daventry Town Council awarded a grant to the Daventry Food Bank, run by members of Vineyard Community Church, to assist with getting them up and running in their new premises before the end of March 2018. The £1,000 grant will enable Daventry Food Bank to carry out some of the essential repairs and building works to enable them to continue delivering their service to our community.

Chair of Council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:23 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Grants, Families, Daventry

Raising a Flag for the Commonwealth

On Monday 12th March 2018, Daventry Town Mayor, Lynne Taylor, along with other members of the community, attended at the Twinning Garden, at the top of London Road, to raise the Commonwealth Flag.

Nationally, and internationally, thousands of Commonwealth Flags were being raised at 10am in a shared celebration of this amazing family of nations that encompasses the globe.

The Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

Daventry Town Centre - Parking Survey

Daventry Town Council is keen to hear the views of residents and businesses in Daventry on parking in the Town centre.

A survey has been designed to give you a chance to tell us what you think. The links to the survey can be found below (please complete the relevant survey to you):



The survey will run for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:17 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Parking, Survey

Proposed retail development set for Green Light

Daventry District Council Local Planning Authority is to give final approval to planning application DA/2017/0123 with regards to the construction of a new retail park in Daventry, which will involve demolishing the existing buildings and constructing new ones to include retail outlets, restaurants, a public house and a hotel, along with car parking, drain installation and landscaping works.

As a statutory... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 13:50 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, News:Planning, Daventry, Retail

Short Story Competition

Daventry Town Council is running a Short Story Competition for the Arts Festival taking place this year.

Open to any and all aspiring writers, there are only two rules to follow:

- The story must be no more than 500 words

- The story must feature Daventry Town

The competition will be judged by local author, Mark Robson, in the following categories: under 10's / 11- 16 / 17+.

Entries must be submitted no... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:02 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Free, Arts, Competition

Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Council is pleased to announce the dates for this years' Arts Festival. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, it will be a vibrant and dynamic week celebrating the town of Daventry and playing host to a multitude of creative and entertaining performers, musicians, bands, poets and authors, to name but a few.

After the success of last years' Arts Festival, Town Mayor and Chairman of... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Families, Arts, Music