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Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

On Saturday 16th June 2018 Daventry Town Centre was filled with music, crafts and more as Daventry Arts Festival made a return for the eighth year running.

There was an Arts and Crafts Fair along Sheaf Street, with various local and independent traders selling handmade items; two theatre performances from Munchkins and Monsters at Daventry Leisure Centre; and live music at various establishments, including... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:21 by Hayley Francis

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

Motorcycle Festival is a roaring success for Daventry Town

Motorcycle Festival is a roaring success for Daventry Town

Saturday 9th June 2018 saw Daventry Town centre filled with a hive of activity as Daventry Motorcycle Festival returned for its eighth year.

Along with a variety of stalls, which included food and drink suppliers, there was also live music, street entertainment, free activities for children and a stunt show! Attracting hundreds of people from all over the district, county and even country, the Festival... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:47 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Town Council has released its programme for Daventry Art Festival 2018. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, the week-long festivities will feature everything from craft workshops to traditional Celtic summer solstice celebrations.

The response has been overwhelming with tickets to the Family Film Day and the Monsters and Munchkins theater performance being fully reserved within six days... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 15:56 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Following Daventry Town Council's Annual General Meeting on Monday 14th May 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones was appointed to the position of Mayor of Daventry for the council year 2018/2019. Cllr Lynn Jones has been a Councillor for Daventry Town since 2013 and currently represents Drayton Ward.

Of her new appointment, Cllr Jones said, "I am incredibly pleased and excited to have been elected as the new Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 16:15 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Councillors, Daventry, News, Community, Families, Museum

An interview with Cllr Glenda Simmonds

An interview with Cllr Glenda Simmonds

The new Daventry Town council for 2018 has now been elected, and with the start of a new era, Cllr Glenda Simmonds announces her retirement from politics after 12 years. Here she recounts her experiences, memories and hopes for the future of the Town Council.

Growing up in a family where their father was a Civil Engineer meant that Glenda was used to moving around the country. "We started off in Hampshire,"... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 May 2018 09:07 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Thank You, Councillors

DTC appoints Community Ranger for Daventry Town

DTC appoints Community Ranger for Daventry Town

Daventry Town Council has announced today that they have appointed a Community Ranger for Daventry Town.

Commencing their position on 8th May 2018, the Ranger will work directly for Daventry Town Council, in partnership with DTC's CCTV control room, local PCSO's and Police teams to ensure the continued safety and well-being of traders, visitors and residents to the Town.

The Community Ranger will be... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 May 2018 11:29 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Town Council confirms Councillors for 2018

Daventry Town Council confirms Councillors for 2018

Following the elections that took place in Daventry on Thursday 3rd May 2018, Daventry Town Council is pleased to confirm its newly elected Council. Out of the seven wards in the Town of Daventry Parish, six were uncontested. Abbey South had three candidates and therefore went to public vote on 3rd May.

The number of votes recorded for each Candidate standing for Abbey South were as follows:
Dawn Branigan... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 12:41 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Community, Daventry, Town Centre, vote, Elections

Daventry's bells ring out in memory of William Bailey

Daventry's bells ring out in memory of William Bailey

On Monday 30th April 2018 at 7.30pm the Daventry Branch of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild Bell Ringers rang a peal of bells at the Holy Cross Church in Daventry in memory of William Bailey. Daventry Town Mayor, Cllr Lynne Taylor, attended the short service ahead of the bell ringing at the Holy Cross, along with Deputy Mayor Lynn Jones. The service was conducted by Rev. Canon Michael Webber.

William... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 16:21 by Hayley Francis

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

DTC supports residents over loss of parking on the Grange and Southbrook estates

DTC supports residents over loss of parking on the Grange and Southbrook estates

This week, Daventry Town Council attended a planning meeting at Daventry District Council offices. Having listened to concerns raised by residents, the Town Council submitted objections to the proposed developments on garage sites on the Grange and Southbrook estates.

The proposals on Avon Close, The Stour, Waverney Close and two sites on Collingwood Way would see the demolition of existing garages... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:04 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Community, News:Planning, Daventry, meeting, Town Centre

Success for St. George's Day Parade

Success for St. George's Day Parade

The annual St. George's Day Parade, held on Saturday 21st April 2018, was a galloping success, as Daventry and District Scouts led the way through Daventry Town Centre. Starting from Chaucer Way car park, the procession was led by the Scouts' marching band, and finished at New Street Recreation Grounds where scouts, cubs and beavers from the District renewed their promises and awards were given to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:28 by Hayley Francis

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

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