Tags: Community

NEWS: NCC’s consultation on the relocation of Daventry Town Library

NEWS: NCC’s consultation on the relocation of Daventry Town Library

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) wants to know the views of Daventry town residents regarding the proposed relocation from the current library building, to the Abbey Advice and Resource Centre (The Abbey Centre).

Daventry Library currently occupies a former school building in the town centre which is owned by Daventry District Council (DDC).

DDC have advised that the current site is in a poor condition... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:53 by Hayley Francis

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

DTC Fireworks Display set to be an ocular spectacular

DTC Fireworks Display set to be an ocular spectacular

Daventry Town Council will again be holding their fantastic fireworks display in Daventry town on Saturday 3rd November 2018 for the eighth consecutive year.

Crowds from the town and the district will flock to the Parker E-Act school to watch the beautiful display organised by the Town Council. The display itself is orchestrated by local award-winning fireworks company MLE Pyrotechnics, who have confirmed... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:06 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Families, Fireworks

NEWS: Community Governance Review

NEWS: Community Governance Review

On Monday 17th September 2018, Daventry District Council (DDC) launched a consultation in respect of its Community Governance Review. This is the process that allows Councils to make changes to parishes, such as boundaries and the number of councillors.

Daventry Town Council has requested the following changes to be made to the town:-

  1. DTC has requested that consideration be given to changing its boundaries... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:05 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

NEWS: Traveller encampment on Country Park

NEWS: Traveller encampment on Country Park

Daventry Town Council is aware of the recent encampment of travellers on the Country Park.

The relevant authorities and the landowner have been informed and the lawful procedures have been put in place.

Daventry Town Council has no power or jurisdiction to expedite the removal of the travellers from the site but are currently working with other stakeholders to resolve this recurring issue.

DTC appreciates... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:32 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Community, Daventry

Celebrate Heritage Open Days with Daventry Museum

Celebrate Heritage Open Days with Daventry Museum

Celebrate Heritage Open Days and do something new! All events listed here are free!

Daventry Holy Cross Church – Ride & Stride

Saturday 8th September – 10.00 – 16.00

Church Walk, Daventry, NN11 4BL

Visit Daventry Holy Cross Church and support Northamptonshire's beautiful churches by taking part in a sponsored bike ride or walk, supported by The National Churches Trust and in partnership... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:01 by Hayley Francis

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

NEWS: Landlords urged to take heed of important law changes

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 Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

Food Festival returns to Daventry Town

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 Hayley Francis

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

DTC: Flying the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day

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 Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Mayor's Civic Service

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 Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Mayor

NEWS: Daventry town residents asked to comment on the Proposed Submission Local Plan Part 2 by DDC

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 Hayley Francis

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