Following Daventry Town Council's Annual Town Meeting on Monday 17th May 2021, Cllr Karen Tweedale was elected to the position of Mayor of Daventry for the Council Year 2021/2022.
Cllr Karen Tweedale has been a Councillor for Daventry Town since 2014 and having served this past year as Deputy Mayor she will bring a great deal of knowledge, experience and understanding of the responsibilities that come... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 13:20 by Daventry Town Council
The results of the Daventry Town Council elections held on Thursday 6th May 2021 have been declared.
Our nominated Town Councillors and their respective wards are as listed below:
Daventry North: Emily Carter, Alan Knape, Katie Thurston and Karen Tweedale
Daventry Central: Dawn Branigan, Matthew Churchley, Andrew Dabbs and Ted Nicholl
Daventry East: Mike Arnold, Janet Matthews, Malcolm Ogle and Holly Steenson... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 16:30 by Daventry Town Council
As a symbol of the longstanding friendship between Japan and the UK, ten Japanese cherry blossom trees were planted in Daventry Town, New Street Park.
The trees were donated by numerous Japanese businesses and individuals through the Sakura Cherry Tree Planting Project which aims to plant 6,500 trees across the UK, following a joint declaration of co-operation made by the Japanese and British Prime... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 10:35 by Daventry Town Council
Cllr Karen Tweedale has been awarded a 'Rose of Northamptonshire' for the support she has given and continues to give to her local community during the pandemic.
Northamptonshire County Council, alongside the High Sheriff's office and Lord Lieutenancy launched its own award scheme as part of the Unsung Heroes initiative, the 'Rose of Northamptonshire' award. This award was to identify and express thanks... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 11:30 by Daventry Town Council
People thinking about becoming a candidate or acting as an agent for either of these elections is urged to attend an online briefing session on Wednesday, 3 March, from 5.30pm.
The session, which will be held on Zoom, will cover the nominations process, key electoral information, dates and deadlines as well as setting out important details about the Covid safety measures being planned for candidates... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 09:00 by Daventry Town Council
We're excited for Daventry Museums upcoming #VirtualVictorians exhibition: Victorian Leisure; a spotlight on entertainment and science, due to open virtually online in March and available for the rest of the year.
Visitors will be able to explore the exhibition as a 360-degree virtual tour with hotspots of fascinating facts. There will be plenty of online and downloadable activities to keep you and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:00 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Town Council will be holding its elections on 6th May 2021.
Could you be one of them?
A councillor's primary role is to represent their ward and the people who live in it. Councillors provide a bridge between the community and the council. As well as being an advocate for your local residents and signposting them to the right people at the council, keeping them informed about the issues that... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 15:23 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Mayor Cllr. Lynne Taylor braved the cold temperatures last week on the latest stop of her #Mayorontour series when she visited the team at Daventry NORSE.
NORSE contend with all weathers to deliver a core service within Daventry of waste collection, ground maintenance and street cleansing. They are often unsung heroes that Daventry Town Council wanted to acknowledge and celebrate.
Lynne commented:... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:00 by Daventry Town Council
You are? Then why not join the team and become a Daventry Town Councillor
Town Council Elections are on the 6th May 2021.
Daventry Town Council is keen to encourage enthusiastic people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds, who want to make a difference in their local areas, to consider becoming a Town Councillor.
To seize this window of opportunity, you must be at least 18 years old, be a local elector... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 16:32 by Daventry Town Council
The census is coming to England and Wales, and of course to households in Daventry.
By taking part, you can help inform decisions on services that shape our community, such as healthcare, education and transport.
The census is a unique survey that happens every 10 years. It gives us a snapshot of all the people and households in England and Wales – the most detailed information we have about our... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 09:00 by Daventry Town Council