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Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum has been shortlisted for this year's People's Choice Award at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum (NHF) Awards 2019.

The museum, which is located on New Street in Daventry, has also entered four further awards categories, including the Community Award for The Empty Chair Project. More than 1,000 visitors attended this exhibition, which commemorated the lives of the 114 Daventry soldiers... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 12:57 by DTC Events

Tags: Daventry, Events, Museum, News

Daventry Fire and Rescue show appreciation for DTC Trauma Teddy Campaign

Daventry Fire and Rescue show appreciation for DTC Trauma Teddy Campaign

On Monday 20th May 2019, Daventry Fire and Rescue Services (DFAR) were called to the aid of a mother and child, after their car's locking mechanism seized, and the child was locked in the car.

DFAR acted swiftly and efficiently, breaking into the car using their 'breaking-in' gear, reuniting a very happy mum with her toddler, who was also presented with a Trauma Teddy, which was supplied by Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019 16:54 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Community, Daventry, News

Community safety focus leads to seizure of nuisance bikes

Community safety focus leads to seizure of nuisance bikes

Together with Northamptonshire Police, Daventry Town Council made finding and seizing nuisance motorcycles a local priority, in particular three off-road motorbikes which had been used for anti-social behaviour throughout the town.

Daventry Town Council is delighted in the work of Northamptonshire Police, Police Community Support Officer Mia Ball and colleagues that has seen these three motorcycles... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 13:12 by DTC Events

Tags: Daventry, News, Safety

DTC welcomes new Councillor

DTC welcomes new Councillor

On 29th April 2019, Daventry Town Council members voted in favour of Matthew Churchley, thereby co-opting him as a representative of Ashby Fields Ward.

Matthew is a Daventry resident, having been living in the Town for the past 10 years.

On being voted onto Council Matthew said, "I am looking forward to being able to give something back to the Town I live in, especially with regards to the events DTC... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 11:24 by DTC Events

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, News

Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2019

Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2019

With only weeks to go, Daventry's annual Motorcycle Festival will return to the Town Centre on Saturday 8th June 2019.

Running from 10am – 4pm on Daventry's High Street and Sheaf Street, the event is set to have a huge turnout, with an array of local enthusiasts exhibiting their own motorcycles as well as appreciating those that they may wish to add to their collection. The Motorcycle Festival... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 11:30 by DTC Events

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

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

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, Families, News, Town Centre

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

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

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: Charity, Events, Mayor, News, Town Centre

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