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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council
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 Daventry Town Council