Tags: Community

An interview with: Mike Arnold

An interview with: Mike Arnold

I have lived in Daventry for 33 years, after moving from Surrey due to a change in job role. It was the location, the surrounding greenery and the natural beauty of the area that appealed to me and my wife. The Town is open and quaint, and alongside the rural feel we knew this would be the perfect family home.

I have been a Town Councillor for around 10 years. The decision to join the Council came about... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 15:18 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Daventry, Community, Councillors, Interview

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 Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Councillors

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 Amy Simpson

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

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 Amy Simpson

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

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 Amy Simpson

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

Daventry’s First Classic Car Show a roaring success

Daventry’s First Classic Car Show a roaring success

Fun was had by all on Saturday 13th April 2019 at Daventry's first Classic Car Show. A free, community event organised by Daventry Town Council, supported and assisted by Daventry Mayor, Cllr Lynn Jones, to raise funds for the Mayor's chosen charities.

The event was attended by over 100 classic cars, as well as 25 traders selling a variety of food, drink and crafts. The range of cars included a 1965... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:20 by Amy Simpson

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

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 Amy Simpson

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

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 Amy Simpson

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

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

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