Tags: Community

Vacancy: Events and Communications Officer

Vacancy: Events and Communications Officer

Daventry Town Council is looking to appoint a special individual who can develop, plan and deliver Town events by engaging with the community and partner organisations.

This is a full time position and will require Saturday and occasional evening work.

If you have a genuine interest in helping the Council provide quality and innovative services to the community please call 01327 301246 or download the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:28 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, recruitment, jobs, Community

Daventry Town Council invests in Community Safety

Daventry Town Council invests in Community Safety

Daventry Town Council takes community safety very seriously and for the past 4 years has allocated over £50,000 of its annual budget in managing and maintaining a CCTV service for the Town.

The CCTV system operates 24/7 and images, of prosecution evidence quality, are directly linked to the Northamptonshire Police control room and can be guided by experienced operators, monitoring over 40 cameras... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:08 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community

Edward A Sharp 'Ted' - A Eulogy

Edward A Sharp 'Ted' - A Eulogy

Edward Alfred Sharp 'Ted'

Honorary Burgess of Daventry Town 2006-2017

'To the innermost heart of their own land they are known' (from the poem For the Fallen by Robert Laurence Binyon).

In recognition of 'Ted's' service to his country
and his community, and with the kind permission of his family, Daventry Town Council wish to pay tribute to Ted, by publishing the eulogy his family wrote for his funeral... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:30 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Museum, heritage, Families, Thank You

Police & Crime Commissioner to Visit Daventry Town

Police & Crime Commissioner to Visit Daventry Town

Your Police and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Mold, will be visiting Daventry Town, to explain his role and take questions from members of the public.

When: Friday 1st December 2017 at 2pm

Where: Daventry Town Council offices, 3 New Street, Daventry NN11 4BT

Places are limited so please contact Daventry Town Council on 01327 301246 to advise your attendance.

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:32 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Consultation, meeting, Free

Lantern Making Workshops - Success

Lantern Making Workshops - Success

Big THANK YOU to Homebase, Daventry for donating lantern making materials and Mercure Daventry Court Hotel, for giving us two fantastic rooms to enable everyone who attended the lantern making workshops to be at their creative best.

Mums and Dads joined-in the fun and we now look forward to seeing all the wonderful designs at the Town Council's Lantern Parade, taking place at 6:30pm on 8th December,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:11 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Christmas, Lantern Parade, Free, Families

Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy is officially opened

Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy is officially opened

After years of planning and perseverance from a team of people, dedicated to improve the well-being of the youth of Daventry, The Phoenix Youth Centre has been transformed into a multi sports activities facility now know as Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy (DPSA).

The centre was officially opened, by Rio 2016 Paralympian Athlete, Sam Ruddock, on Saturday 21st October followed by impressive demonstrations... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:08 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Sport

Daventry Town Council and Rotary Club of Danetre, Daventry support the End Polio Now Campaign

Daventry Town Council and Rotary Club of Danetre, Daventry support the End Polio Now Campaign

END POLIO NOW

For over 30 years, Rotary and its members have been committed to fighting to eradicate polio across the world.

The amount of polio-endemic countries has dropped from 125 to just three, with over 2.5 billion children receiving vaccinations thanks to the help of Rotary.

At 10:00 on Tuesday 24th October, members of Rotary Club of Danetre Daventry, Daventry and Allotment and Gardeners' Association... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:10 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, Community

Town Council supports Parker E-ACT to enable pupils of all ages to use the Randolph Building

Town Council supports Parker E-ACT to enable pupils of all ages to use the Randolph Building

Further to the joint statement issued today (16th October) by Daventry District Council and E-ACT on the future of the Randolph Building (formerly known as Daventry UTC):

Daventry Town Council urges members of Daventry District Council to support Parker E-ACT and the young people it serves by approving measures to enable E-ACT pupils, of all ages, to use the Randolph Building, without restriction.

Posted: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:46 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

Daventry Town Fireworks Display 2017

Daventry Town Fireworks Display 2017

Join us at Daventry Town Council's annual firework display taking place on Saturday 4th November 2017 at The Parker E-ACT Academy, Ashby Road, Daventry, NN11 0QF.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome to watch the fantastic firework display which are set to music by local company MLE Pyrotechnics. The gates will open at 6.00pm with the display starting at 7.30pm. Refreshments will be available including;... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:28 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

Trauma teddy handover to provide comfort in difficult times

Trauma teddy handover to provide comfort in difficult times

Firefighters in Daventry have been gifted a new tool to help people in need – hand-knitted teddies.

Known as trauma teddies, the bears were knitted by the local community as part of the 2017 Daventry Arts Festival, organised by Daventry Town Council.

They are now being distributed to the emergency services, to be handed out to provide comfort to children and adults following traumatic events.

On... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:57 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community