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Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 4

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 4

This is my fourth message, as much as I wish that I wasn't writing in the circumstances, it is good that I can nonetheless.

With lockdown being extended last week, it's great to see how adaptable we have become to our new living restraints in a short space of time. Plus the lock down means that we have all contributed to freeing up vital NHS resources and reducing the spread of the virus. Which in turn... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 13:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Mayor

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 2

Picture Taken at Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2019

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

Tags: Community, Daventry, Families, Health and Wellbeing, Mayor, Museum, News

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 1

Letter From Daventry Mayor Mike Arnold: Week 1

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

Tags: Community, Daventry, Mayor

Council Elections Postponed

Council Elections Postponed

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

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, Elections, News, meeting

Welton Road Cemetery Transfer to Daventry Town Council

Welton Road Cemetery Transfer to Daventry Town Council

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

Tags: Cemetery, Community, Daventry, Funeral, News, Welton Road

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

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

Tags: Community, Daventry, Events, Exhibition, Families, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

Daventry Town Market: Christmas Opening Hours

Daventry Town Market: Christmas Opening Hours

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.

Thank you.

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 09:15 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Market, News, Shopping, Town Centre

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

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

Tags: Community, Daventry, Exhibition, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

Magic Lantern Parade

Magic Lantern Parade

⭐️Come help us light up Daventry as part of our Spirit of Christmas Event and join us for our Magic Lantern Parade. ⭐️

You can follow the annual lantern parade through Daventry town centre at 6pm. Then join friends and family at Holy Cross Church at 6.30pm for a Carol Service, singing your favorite Christmas Carols and celebrating this special time of year

Prior to the parade we have lots of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:49 by DTC Comms

Tags: Christmas, Community, Daventry, Events, Families, Free, Lantern Parade, News, Town Centre

Daventry's Spirit of Christmas

Daventry's Spirit of Christmas

Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas!

⭐️It's very nearly time for Daventry's The Spirit of Christmas Event

Come along to meet Santa's reindeer, enjoy festive fun and games including face painters, balloon modelers and yummy hot chocolate before following the annual lantern parade through Daventry town centre at 6pm. Whats more it's all FREE!

Then join friends and family at Holy Cross Church at 6.30pm for the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:45 by DTC Comms

Tags: Christmas, Community, Daventry, Events, Families, Free, Lantern Parade, News, Town Centre