Tags: Daventry

Final call for Daventry Food Festival traders

Final call for Daventry Food Festival traders

Food and drink traders wishing to join the fun at Daventry Food Festival have until Monday, 5th August to complete an application. The festival returns for its third year on Saturday, 21st September, and promises to be a delicious day filled with tasty treats from Northamptonshire and beyond.

From burgers and bread to candyfloss and crepes, the festival menu will have something to suit all tastes, celebrating... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:27 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events, Daventry

Daventry’s WW1 soldiers commemorated with remembrance crosses

Daventry’s WW1 soldiers commemorated with remembrance crosses

Daventry Town Council has been presented with a record of remembrance for each of the Daventry men who died in the First World War in France and Belgium. The project was led by Malcolm Ogle, Daventry Town Councillor for Abbey South Ward, who made it his mission to visit the headstones and memorials of the WW1 soldiers named on Daventry's War Memorial to place a hand-written remembrance cross.

During... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 13:43 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Community, Daventry

Benefits of gardening celebrated at Green Health Project open day

Benefits of gardening celebrated at Green Health Project open day

Green Health at Daventry hosted an open day on Tuesday 25th June at Daventry Community Gardens, celebrating the work of their volunteers.

Green Health at Daventry supports those with mental health and anxiety issues by helping them to take part in horticultural and environmental work at the Community Gardens, which are located at Daneholme Allotments on Welton Road.

The project offers a valuable learning... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:55 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, News

We're hiring a Part-Time Temporary Events Officer

We're hiring a Part-Time Temporary Events Officer

Daventry Town Council is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Events Officer. This role is integral to the Daventry community and we are therefore looking for a passionate individual with a can-do attitude.

The right candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office and have excellent writing skills. They will be hard working, able to juggle many projects and able to work accurately and to deadlines.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 13:31 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, recruitment, Daventry

Discover Daventry’s creative side at this year’s Arts Festival

Discover Daventry’s creative side at this year’s Arts Festival

Daventry Arts Festival returns from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of June, with events around the town celebrating all-things arty. From photography to floristry and much more in between, there is plenty to enjoy over the weekend.

To entertain the little ones, Munchkins and Monsters Theatre Company return to the festival for two free performances, with just a few tickets remaining. Meanwhile, art-lovers... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:52 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events, Daventry, Arts Festival

Daventry Motorcycle Festival rides into town

Daventry Motorcycle Festival rides into town

On Saturday 8th June 2019, one of the most popular events in the Daventry diary took place as the town hosted Daventry Motorcycle Festival.

Now in its ninth year, the festival attracted large crowds, who came out to enjoy the day despite the drizzle. Alongside the brilliant display of bikes, there was live music, street entertainment, a stunt show and tasty food and drink to be sampled.

As is tradition,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 12:20 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Daventry, News

Local author to hold book signing at Daventry Arts Festival

Local author to hold book signing at Daventry Arts Festival

Northamptonshire author Adrian Perkins will be signing copies of his new book, Ghost Detective VII, at First Light Photographic in Daventry on Saturday 22nd June between 11am and 3pm.

The latest book in his spooky series sees Adrian explore stories that have intrigued him for many years. He explained:
"In book VII I wanted to go back to my roots and get stuck into stories and investigations that I had... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 13:00 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Daventry, Arts Festival

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Daventry Town welcomes a new Mayor

Following Daventry Town Council's Annual Town Council Meeting on Tuesday 28th May, 2019, Cllr Mike Arnold was appointed as Mayor of Daventry for the council year 2019/2020. Cllr Arnold has been a Councillor for Daventry Town for 10 years and currently represents Hill Ward.

Of his appointment, Cllr Arnold said, "It is a great honour to have been elected as the new Daventry Mayor, and I am excited about... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 09:00 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Mayor, Daventry, Councillors

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum in the running for People’s Choice Award

Daventry Museum has been shortlisted for this year's People's Choice Award at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum (NHF) Awards 2019.

The museum, which is located on New Street in Daventry, has also entered four further awards categories, including the Community Award for The Empty Chair Project. More than 1,000 visitors attended this exhibition, which commemorated the lives of the 114 Daventry soldiers... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 12:57 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Museum, Events, Daventry

Daventry Fire and Rescue show appreciation for DTC Trauma Teddy Campaign

Daventry Fire and Rescue show appreciation for DTC Trauma Teddy Campaign

On Monday 20th May 2019, Daventry Fire and Rescue Services (DFAR) were called to the aid of a mother and child, after their car's locking mechanism seized, and the child was locked in the car.

DFAR acted swiftly and efficiently, breaking into the car using their 'breaking-in' gear, reuniting a very happy mum with her toddler, who was also presented with a Trauma Teddy, which was supplied by Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019 16:54 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Daventry