Author: Amy Simpson

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION ASHBY FIELDS WARD, DAVENTRY

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION ASHBY FIELDS WARD, DAVENTRY

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION

Passionate about the area you live in

TOWN COUNCILLOR NEEDED FOR ASHBY FIELDS WARD

Notice is hereby given that by reason of a resignation a vacancy has arisen which, in accordance with election rules, may be filled by co-option.

To seize this window of opportunity, you must be at least 18 years old, be a local elector or somebody who has lived or worked in Daventry for a year before... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:07 by Amy Simpson

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

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 Amy Simpson

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 Amy Simpson

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 Amy Simpson

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

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 Amy Simpson

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

An Interview with: Lynne Taylor

An Interview with: Lynne Taylor

An interview with the Town Council's very own Lynne Taylor.

I became a Town Councillor in 2003, when the Town Council was first created. The inspiration to become a Councillor came about via an issue in the Town that was not sitting right with me. There was a vacancy as a co-option for Drayton Ward and I was approached by a mutual friend to see if I would be interested. I was and I was voted in. The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:22 by Amy Simpson

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

Motorcycle Festival returns to Daventry Town

Motorcycle Festival returns to Daventry Town

On Saturday 8th June 2019, Daventry Motorcycle Festival will return to Daventry Town Centre, with a variety of motorcycles, spanning the eras to thrill people of all ages.

Now in its ninth year, Daventry Motorcycle Festival is organised by a group of volunteers, in partnership with several local stakeholders, including Juice Sound and Lighting, Daventry Town Council, Daventry District Council.

As well... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:57 by Amy Simpson

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

PCC talks crime and resources with DTC

PCC talks crime and resources with DTC

On Friday 22nd February 2019, Northamptonshire's Police Crime Commissioner (PCC) Stephen Mold attended at Daventry Town Council to talk about police resources and ways to combat crime in Daventry Town.

Members of the council included Chief Officer, Deborah Jewell, Cllr Lynn Jones, Chair of Council, Cllr Mike Arnold, Vice Chair, and Cllr Lynne Taylor, met with PCC Stephen Mold, along with the Town's... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:04 by Amy Simpson

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

DTC Celebrates World Commonwealth Day

DTC Celebrates World Commonwealth Day

On Monday 11th March 2019 at 10.30am Daventry Town Council will be celebrating World Commonwealth Day by raising the Commonwealth Flag at the Twinning Area in Daventry Town.

World Commonwealth Day is celebrated globally in March every year and this 2019 will see
HM The Queen deliver a Commonwealth Day message, along with Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, who will both highlight the values and principles... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:27 by Amy Simpson

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

An Interview with: Ted Nicholl

An Interview with: Ted Nicholl

An interview with the Town Council's very own Ted Nicholl.

I joined the Town Council the same year as our current Mayor did, so over six years ago. The decision to become a Councillor happened over dinner one night, when a friend and I were discussing the various issues that the Town was facing. He posed a question to me which was, "Well if you think you can make things better?" It left me thinking,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:00 by Amy Simpson

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