Hope everyone had a lovely Easter weekend from the safety and comfort of their own homes. I'm sure the long weekend and sunny weather probably made many of us wish we were away on day trips, a holiday or just meeting family. Normally, we spend the Easter holiday caravanning, but we still had a holiday of sorts at home in the garden.
We had a long online chat with my son and daughter in law and 10 month... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 11:27 by DTC Comms
I don't know about you but I'm slowly acclimatising to being at home all the time but it's going to take some time to do so fully. I'm not sure my wife is acclimatising to me being home though!
On my daily outside exercise jaunts and from my window I'm pleased to see that most people are now keeping their distance and the fewer people about indicates we are going out a lot less on inessential journeys.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:00 by DTC Comms
We're living in strange times and we have all had to change our way of life to protect the one service that looks after us all - our NHS.
The Mayor of Daventry, Cllr Mike Arnold, has penned a short message to everyone:
Hello Daventry Town,
Well as I write this, I'm looking forward to the day when the sun shines again and I can sit in the garden, listen to the birds and play with the dogs before taking... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:15 by DTC Comms
Further to Government advice for everyone to take preventative measures to control the spread of Covid-19, Daventry Town Council has taken the decision to safeguard its volunteers, staff and members, with underlying health issues, to close the museum and Daventry Town Council offices until further notice.
Although the doors are closed, Daventry Town Council staff are still working hard to ensure business... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:57 by Daventry Town Council
Please find below updated information in regards to council elections:
Elections that were to be held on 7th May this year have now been postponed for a year.
This means that the two candidate briefings that were due to be held on 23rd and 25th March in Daventry District Council have been cancelled.
If you have made appointments to bring in your nomination papers, please note these appointments are being... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 14:17 by DTC Comms
Daventry Town Council would like you to join us in commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day with a community art project.
Please create your very own dove masterpiece or feel free to colour in and decorate our Dove of Peace template and cut out.
We then welcome you to drop off your completed Doves to our Town Council offices on New Street to display in the museum and offices or feel free to display... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 12:30 by DTC Comms
Daventry's Welton Road Cemetery has been transferred from Daventry District Council to Daventry Town Council.
It means the Town Council now has responsibility for funeral bookings as well as the Cemetery's management and maintenance.
The transfer of the Cemetery on 17 January is a defining moment in the Town Council's history as it pledges to provide a high quality, cost effective, personal service and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:00 by DTC Comms
The first exhibition of 2020 at Daventry Museum commemorates 375 years since the Battle of Naseby and Daventry's Place in the Conflict.
**Opening Saturday 11th January 2020 until Saturday 24th April 2020.**
On the morning of 14 June 1645, parliament's Newly Modelled Army destroyed King Charles I's main field army at Naseby, the decisive battle of the first English Civil War. Nights before this, King... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 10:00 by DTC Comms
A quick notice to inform that Daventry Town Market is open on Christmas Eve 8am - 2pm.
Grab yourself any last minute fresh fruit & veg, meats, baked goods, pet products and household items, just in time for Christmas.
The market will then be shut on Friday 27th December but returns again on Tuesday 31st December. Grab yourself a bargain or two whilst supporting your local community.
Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 09:15 by DTC Comms
Daventry Museum is pleased to announce that it's first exhibition of 2020 will commemorate 375 years since the Battle of Naseby. It will detail the battle plans on both sides, the armour, weaponry and dress.
Cutting edge archaeological research will also feature alongside findings from the battle. The core of the exhibition will look to answer what Daventry's place was in the conflict; who was here... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:00 by DTC Comms