NEWS: Landlords urged to take heed of important law changes
From 1st October 2018, changes to regulations for licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupations (HMOs) will mean that all HMOs occupied by five, or more, people forming two, or more, households (where facilities are shared) will require a mandatory HMO license.
HMOS were previously classed as building of three or more storeys, housing five or more people, from two or more households (they belong to different... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 10:30 by Daventry Town Council
Food Festival returns to Daventry Town
On Saturday 22nd September 2018, Daventry town centre will be filled with the delicious aroma of over 30 food and drink vendors offering a delectable range of local, national and international home-baked and locally sourced food and drink.
Daventry Food Festival will be located in Daventry town's historic High Street and beautifully preserved Sheaf Street from 10am – 4pm on Saturday 22nd September... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 11:18 by Daventry Town Council
DTC: Flying the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day
Daventry Town Council will be flying the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day to remember the sacrifices and courage of those who have served during World Wars One and Two. This will take place at 10.30am on Monday 3rd September 2018 at the Twinning Area in Daventry Town Centre. All are welcome to attend.
Daventry Town Council is one of more than 600 councils across the UK that will be participating in... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:27 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Mayor's Civic Service
This week Daventry's Mayor, Cllr Lynn Jones, welcomed Civic Dignitaries, from across the county, to her Civic Service, at the Holy Cross Church, Daventry, to celebrate her year in office and to promote her fundraising work for her three chosen charities; The Daventry Street Pastors; Daventry Contacts and The Women's Royal Voluntary Force (WRVF).
Hosted by Daventry Town Council, the service was led by... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:55 by Daventry Town Council
NEWS: Daventry town residents asked to comment on the Proposed Submission Local Plan Part 2 by DDC
Daventry Town residents are being offered the opportunity to comment on the Proposed Submission Local Plan Part 2 from 13th August to 5th October 2018.
Once adopted, it will set out where new homes could go to meet future housing need, as well as the best locations for new businesses, to create employment opportunities. It will help determine which areas should be protected from development and contains... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:19 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Museum and Daventry Town Council’s events to mark 100 years since the end of WWI
Today, 8th August 2018, marks the 100 day countdown to the ending of World War One. On 8th August 1918, the Battle of Amiens took place, which was the beginning of the Allied offensive and one of the greatest advances that had been seen since the start of the war. Exactly 100 days later, on 11th November 1918, the armistice treaty was signed, signifying the end of the war.
To commemorate the centenary... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:49 by Daventry Town Council
Latest News: Update on PCSO and DTC Ranger
Following on from the Town Council meeting on 30th July 2018, DTC's sponsored PCSO, Mia Ball, and Town Ranger, Sean Croke, both presented reports to members of the council with an update of their findings and work in the town centre since being in situ.
DTC is pleased to report that the cross-lateral working and communication between the PCSO, Ranger and the CCTV control room shows the impact that both... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:54 by Daventry Town Council
Annual Flower and Vegetable Show returns to Daventry Town
On Saturday 18th August 2018, Daventry's annual Flower and Vegetable Show will return to Daventry Town.
Hosted by Daventry Allotment and Gardening Association (DAGA) in partnership with Daventry Town Council, the Flower and Vegetable Show will be taking place at the Community Centre in Daventry and will host a plethora of homegrown flowers, fruits and vegetables, as well as homemade cakes, jams and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 14:56 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Town residents provided with the opportunity to comment on local government restructure
From Monday 18th June 2018, Daventry Town residents will be provided with the opportunity to comment on the future of local government in Northamptonshire.
There are currently eight local authorities across Northamptonshire providing council services which include housing; planning; social care and protecting the vulnerable; they also collect rubbish; maintain roads and run libraries.
Councils are currently... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 12:03 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival
On Saturday 23rd June 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry, attended an awards ceremony for the winner of Daventry Arts Festival 'Photography Competition'.
The competition was run by Daventry Photographic Society and saw over thirty entrants for the 2018 competition.
Roland Puleston Jones, Chair of DPS, said of the competition, "I was very impressed by the high standard of the photographs submitted... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:03 by Daventry Town Council