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An interview with: Karen Tweedale

An interview with: Karen Tweedale

I have lived in Daventry for the last 10 years, after moving from Birmingham to Middlemore. It was a drive through Daventry, that made me look into relocating; the surrounding countryside and quaint town appealed to me. Daventry is just the right size to have everything you need in a town, with barely any traffic, meaning more time to get involved with the community and have chance to read my favourite... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:14 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors, Interview

St. George's Day Parade returns to Daventry Town

St. George's Day Parade returns to Daventry Town

On Saturday 27th April 2019, 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 will be packed with festivities to delight all ages.

Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry and Chair of Council, said, "The St. George's Day Parade is always a wonderfully well-attended, well-organised, family fun day, organised... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:41 by DTC Events

Tags: Community, Daventry, Events, News, Families, Town Centre

Daventry’s First Classic Car Show a roaring success

Daventry’s First Classic Car Show a roaring success

Fun was had by all on Saturday 13th April 2019 at Daventry's first Classic Car Show. A free, community event organised by Daventry Town Council, supported and assisted by Daventry Mayor, Cllr Lynn Jones, to raise funds for the Mayor's chosen charities.

The event was attended by over 100 classic cars, as well as 25 traders selling a variety of food, drink and crafts. The range of cars included a 1965... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:20 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Families

Daventry's Annual Town Assembly

Daventry's Annual Town Assembly

Residents of Daventry Town are invited to attend Daventry Town Council's Annual Town Assembly on Monday 15th April 2019.

The meeting will take place at Daventry Community Centre at 7pm. Included on the Agenda will be the Annual Town Report which is overview of the work that DTC has carried out for the year 2018/2019 (copies of which will be available at the meeting or from the office).

This is a meeting... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:54 by DTC Events

Tags: Daventry, Town Centre, News, Events, Community, Annual Town Assembly

An Interview with: Aiden Ramsey

An Interview with: Aiden Ramsey

DTC catches up with one of the Town Council's youngest members on why he chose to become a Councillor and his dreams for the future of Daventry Town.

I have been a Councillor for a year, this time round, although I was on the Town Council for a year before I took a six month break to volunteer in Africa for Voluntary Services Overseas, leading a Team of 15 UK volunteers and 15 Tanzanian volunteers.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:28 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors

Mayor attends Purple for Polio Tea Party

Mayor attends Purple for Polio Tea Party

On Thursday 17th March 2019 Daventry Mayor, Cllr Lynn Jones, attended the Purple4Polio Tea Party hosted by Danetre Rotary Club.

Purple4Polio is an initiative launched by Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland to raise funds and awareness for the efforts to eradicate polio across the world and to promote the global campaign, End Polio Now. When a child receives their life saving polio drops on mass polio... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:52 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Events, Town Centre, Mayor, Charity

DTC and Daventry Fire Station Promote Positive Youth Engagement

DTC and Daventry Fire Station Promote Positive Youth Engagement

On Tuesday 12th March 2019, the Solomon Theatre Company visited students at The Parker E-Act Academy in Daventry as part of Daventry Fire Station and Daventry Town Council's partnership working to enhance youth engagement.

Using great drama, The Solomon Theatre Company brings to life serious issues using great drama. Founded in 2003, their shows focus on drug abuse, alcohol consumption crime, relationships,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:34 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Community, Events, Daventry, Town Centre, Daventry Fire Station

Daventry Fire station ablaze with partnership working

Daventry Fire station ablaze with partnership working

On Thursday 14th March 2019, Daventry Mayor, Cllr Lynn Jones, was invited to Daventry Fire Station, with other key members of the community, for a demonstration of fire equipment as well as an update on the part that the Fire Station plays in the Town, County and indeed, Country.

Cllr Jones, accompanied by Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mike Arnold, and DTC Chief Officer, Deborah Jewell, as well as other key stakeholders,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:27 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Families

Daventry Town Council Tax 2019/2020

Daventry Town Council Tax 2019/2020

In anticipation of the changes in local government for Northamptonshire, Daventry Town Council is seeking to invest in retaining key assets and services, resulting in an increase of 32.9% of the town council's part of the council tax, which (based on a band D property) is only £0.31p per week.

Where will this additional £0.31p be spent?

£0.15 to cover legal and administrative costs... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 13:40 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Daventry, Finance & Audit

DTC raises the Commonwealth Flag in Celebration

DTC raises the Commonwealth Flag in Celebration

On Monday 11th March 2019, Cllr Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry and Chair of Council, was joined at the Twinning Area in Daventry by fellow Town Councillors, District Councillors, Cadets, and members of the public, in order to celebrate Commonwealth Day by raising the Commonwealth Flag.

Celebrated globally in March every year, both Her Majesty The Queen and the Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, delivered... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:57 by DTC Events

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors

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