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DTC praise NORSE for their work in Daventry Town

DTC praise NORSE for their work in Daventry Town

In June 2018, under a 10-year agreement worth £50 million with Daventry District Council, Daventry Norse took over responsibility for waste and recycling collections, litter picking, street sweeping on public roads and paths, maintenance on roadsides, maintenance of council land, hedges, bushes, trees, maintenance of play equipment, clearing fly-tipping and removing graffiti, in Daventry District.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:52 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events, Community, Town Centre

DTC Councillor to take part in The Big Sleep Out 2019

DTC Councillor to take part in The Big Sleep Out 2019

On Friday 1st February 2019, Daventry Town Councillor, Aiden Ramsey, will be taking part in The Big Sleep Out to raise money for the Hope Centre in Northampton; a charity which assists Northamptonshire's poor and homeless.

Hosted by Northampton Mayor, Tony Ansell, this flagship event will see over 250 individuals brave the elements for 12 hours overnight, sleeping under the stars, in Abington Park,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:08 by Hayley Francis

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

An Interview with: Dawn Branigan

An Interview with: Dawn Branigan

An interview with the Town Council's very own Dawn Branigan.

I have lived in Daventry for just over twenty years, so I am nearly accepted as a native now and I have run my business on the High Street for just over sixteen years in March. For those who don't me, I am a professional photographer by trade, as well as owning the photography shop. I have always loved taking photographs but it wasn't something... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:41 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Town Council requests transfer of Parks, Open Spaces and Market from Daventry District Council

Daventry Town Council requests transfer of Parks, Open Spaces and Market from Daventry District Council

Following on from the discussions pertaining to local government reform, the current position regarding the situation of Northamptonshire is that; Northamptonshire elections will be postponed with councillors continuing their position until May 2020; the seven districts/boroughs will be replaced with two Unitary Councils; and, if confirmed, a Unitary Authority will be in place by April 2020.

With regards... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 16:27 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Daventry, Town Centre, Community

A Christmas Message from the Mayor of Daventry

A Christmas Message from the Mayor of Daventry

Since my inauguration as Mayor in April of this year, I have spent the past eight months getting to know the people of this town a bit better. Daventry continues to be a great place to live, work and visit and I am reminded of that with each new community engagement I attend.

There have been so many wonderful events in Daventry Town, in 2018, and I was very fortunate to have attended most of them. The... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:31 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Mayor

Winter Fayre success for Daventry Town

Winter Fayre success for Daventry Town

From a Christmas Market to Santa's Grotto, Daventry's town centre was filled with the magic of Christmas, on Saturday 8th December, as the first Winter Fayre took place in the town.

Hundreds of residents and visitors took to the streets of the town to take part in the event. The High Street was filled with local traders selling a variety of drink, food and crafts whilst Sheaf Street was home to Santa's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:42 by Hayley Francis

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

NEWS: Town Ranger

NEWS: Town Ranger

Daventry Town Council wishes to thank Sean Croke, DTC Ranger, for all his hard-work and dedication to the role as today he embarks on a new and exciting venture. Sean has been an asset to both the town and the team and will be sorely missed by all.

New Age Training and Recruitment, who provide DTC's Town Ranger, has confirmed that, until a permanent replacement has been found, the role will be filled... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:59 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Hub – the new youth club for young people

Daventry Hub – the new youth club for young people

Daventry Hub - the new youth club for young people, opened its doors on Friday 9th November 2018 for children aged 11 – 14 years old.

Run by a group of volunteers, the Hub meets every Friday night, at Daventry Community Centre, from 7pm – 8.30pm. Entry is £1 per person. Activities range from board games to cinema nights.

Ruth Chettle, Treasurer for Daventry Hub said, "The volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:09 by Hayley Francis

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

Lantern Parade to return to Daventry Town

Lantern Parade to return to Daventry Town

On Saturday 8th December 2018, as part of Daventry's Winter Fayre, the annual Lantern Parade will return to Daventry town centre.

Starting from Santa's Grotto at 4pm, the parade will commence its route down Sheaf Street, along the High Street, across Market Square led by Liberty Drum Corps, where it will finish in time for a Family Christmas Carol Service, which will be accompanied by Daventry Brass... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:39 by Hayley Francis

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

BBC Children in Need Big Learner Relay leaves from Daventry

BBC Children in Need Big Learner Relay leaves from Daventry

On Friday 16th November 2018, over 200 independent driving schools gathered at Daventry Football Club to complete the last leg of The Big Learner Relay, raising money for BBC Children in Need.

Now in its fifth year, The Big Learner Relay started on 29th October where the first leg set off from Jersey Airport.

Adrian Spires, from Gunner Pass Driving School in Daventry, had the role of leading the convoy... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:35 by Hayley Francis

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

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