Tags: Councillors

An Interview with: Aiden Ramsey

An Interview with: Aiden Ramsey

DTC catches up with one of the Town Council's youngest members on why he chose to become a Councillor and his dreams for the future of Daventry Town.

I have been a Councillor for a year, this time round, although I was on the Town Council for a year before I took a six month break to volunteer in Africa for Voluntary Services Overseas, leading a Team of 15 UK volunteers and 15 Tanzanian volunteers.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:28 by Amy Simpson

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

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION ASHBY FIELDS WARD, DAVENTRY

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION ASHBY FIELDS WARD, DAVENTRY

NOTICE OF CO-OPTION

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TOWN COUNCILLOR NEEDED FOR ASHBY FIELDS WARD

Notice is hereby given that by reason of a resignation a vacancy has arisen which, in accordance with election rules, may be filled by co-option.

To seize this window of opportunity, you must be at least 18 years old, be a local elector or somebody who has lived or worked in Daventry for a year before... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:07 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors, Elections

DTC raises the Commonwealth Flag in Celebration

DTC raises the Commonwealth Flag in Celebration

On Monday 11th March 2019, Cllr Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry and Chair of Council, was joined at the Twinning Area in Daventry by fellow Town Councillors, District Councillors, Cadets, and members of the public, in order to celebrate Commonwealth Day by raising the Commonwealth Flag.

Celebrated globally in March every year, both Her Majesty The Queen and the Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, delivered... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:57 by Amy Simpson

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

An Interview with: Lynne Taylor

An Interview with: Lynne Taylor

An interview with the Town Council's very own Lynne Taylor.

I became a Town Councillor in 2003, when the Town Council was first created. The inspiration to become a Councillor came about via an issue in the Town that was not sitting right with me. There was a vacancy as a co-option for Drayton Ward and I was approached by a mutual friend to see if I would be interested. I was and I was voted in. The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:22 by Amy Simpson

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

An Interview with: Ted Nicholl

An Interview with: Ted Nicholl

An interview with the Town Council's very own Ted Nicholl.

I joined the Town Council the same year as our current Mayor did, so over six years ago. The decision to become a Councillor happened over dinner one night, when a friend and I were discussing the various issues that the Town was facing. He posed a question to me which was, "Well if you think you can make things better?" It left me thinking,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:00 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors, Interview

DTC Councillor to take part in The Big Sleep Out 2019

DTC Councillor to take part in The Big Sleep Out 2019

On Friday 1st February 2019, Daventry Town Councillor, Aiden Ramsey, will be taking part in The Big Sleep Out to raise money for the Hope Centre in Northampton; a charity which assists Northamptonshire's poor and homeless.

Hosted by Northampton Mayor, Tony Ansell, this flagship event will see over 250 individuals brave the elements for 12 hours overnight, sleeping under the stars, in Abington Park,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:08 by Amy Simpson

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

Tommy silhouette to remember First World War sacrifice

Tommy silhouette to remember First World War sacrifice

A Tommy silhouette has been installed in Daventry to serve as a poignant reminder of those who fell during the First World War.

The 6ft aluminium figure stands next to the town's War Memorial, off Abbey Street, to mark the centenary of the historic Armistice of 11 November 1918, which ended four years of fighting.

Produced as part of the national There But Not There commemorative campaign, the silhouettes... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:20 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Following Daventry Town Council's Annual General Meeting on Monday 14th May 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones was appointed to the position of Mayor of Daventry for the council year 2018/2019. Cllr Lynn Jones has been a Councillor for Daventry Town since 2013 and currently represents Drayton Ward.

Of her new appointment, Cllr Jones said, "I am incredibly pleased and excited to have been elected as the new Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 16:15 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Councillors, Daventry, News, Community, Families, Museum

An interview with Cllr Glenda Simmonds

An interview with Cllr Glenda Simmonds

The new Daventry Town council for 2018 has now been elected, and with the start of a new era, Cllr Glenda Simmonds announces her retirement from politics after 12 years. Here she recounts her experiences, memories and hopes for the future of the Town Council.

Growing up in a family where their father was a Civil Engineer meant that Glenda was used to moving around the country. "We started off in Hampshire,"... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 May 2018 09:07 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Thank You, Councillors