Tags: Daventry

NEWS: Town Ranger

NEWS: Town Ranger

Daventry Town Council wishes to thank Sean Croke, DTC Ranger, for all his hard-work and dedication to the role as today he embarks on a new and exciting venture. Sean has been an asset to both the town and the team and will be sorely missed by all.

New Age Training and Recruitment, who provide DTC's Town Ranger, has confirmed that, until a permanent replacement has been found, the role will be filled... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:59 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Hub – the new youth club for young people

Daventry Hub – the new youth club for young people

Daventry Hub - the new youth club for young people, opened its doors on Friday 9th November 2018 for children aged 11 – 14 years old.

Run by a group of volunteers, the Hub meets every Friday night, at Daventry Community Centre, from 7pm – 8.30pm. Entry is £1 per person. Activities range from board games to cinema nights.

Ruth Chettle, Treasurer for Daventry Hub said, "The volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:09 by Hayley Francis

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

Lantern Parade to return to Daventry Town

Lantern Parade to return to Daventry Town

On Saturday 8th December 2018, as part of Daventry's Winter Fayre, the annual Lantern Parade will return to Daventry town centre.

Starting from Santa's Grotto at 4pm, the parade will commence its route down Sheaf Street, along the High Street, across Market Square led by Liberty Drum Corps, where it will finish in time for a Family Christmas Carol Service, which will be accompanied by Daventry Brass... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:39 by Hayley Francis

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

BBC Children in Need Big Learner Relay leaves from Daventry

BBC Children in Need Big Learner Relay leaves from Daventry

On Friday 16th November 2018, over 200 independent driving schools gathered at Daventry Football Club to complete the last leg of The Big Learner Relay, raising money for BBC Children in Need.

Now in its fifth year, The Big Learner Relay started on 29th October where the first leg set off from Jersey Airport.

Adrian Spires, from Gunner Pass Driving School in Daventry, had the role of leading the convoy... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:35 by Hayley Francis

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

An Interview with Graham Holloway – Parade Master, Daventry Town

An Interview with Graham Holloway – Parade Master, Daventry Town

On Sunday 11th November 2018, Graham Holloway (Parade Master), led the Daventry Remembrance Day Parade for the last time.

Born in 1955, Graham moved to Daventry from Birmingham in 1967 and joined the Air Cadets at the tender age of 13 ½ years old, in 1968. After 50 years in uniform, Graham has made the decision to pass the baton on to someone else.

"It has been a memorable 50 years wearing the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:07 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

Winter Fayre arrives in Daventry Town Centre

Winter Fayre arrives in Daventry Town Centre

On Saturday 8th December 2018, Daventry Town will host its first Winter Fayre which will include a plethora of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

From carousel rides; Santa's Grotto; Donkey rides; lantern parade; Christmas Market; Christmas Tree Festival; Carol Service – you'll be hard pushed to find something you don't like at Daventry's Winter Fayre.

The Christmas Market, based on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:58 by Hayley Francis

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Christmas, Winter Fayre

Spectacular Fireworks for Daventry Town

Spectacular Fireworks for Daventry Town

On Saturday 3rd November 2018, Daventry Town Council held its eighth annual Fireworks Display at The Parker E-ACT Academy where over five thousand people attended.

Starting at 7.30pm, the display was orchestrated and choreographed by local fireworks company, MLE Pyrotechnics. Opening with Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now' and finishing with 'The Greatest Show' from The Greatest Showman, the feedback from... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:41 by Hayley Francis

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

Have your say on what the new proposed council should be called

Have your say on what the new proposed council should be called

People in Daventry town are being encouraged to suggest possible names for a proposed new unitary council covering West Northamptonshire.

The Government is currently considering plans to replace the county council and seven current districts and boroughs with two new unitary authorities in Northamptonshire – one in the west and another in the north. The proposed new unitary authority in the west... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:59 by Hayley Francis

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

DTC’S Handmade Poppy Waterfall displayed at Holy Cross Church

DTC’S Handmade Poppy Waterfall displayed at Holy Cross Church

From 1st November 2018, members of the public will be able to view the handmade Poppy Waterfall, assembled by Daventry Town Council, and displayed in the Holy Cross Church in Daventry.

Daventry Town Council launched a community initiative in April this year requesting hundreds of handmade poppies in order to create a beautiful visual display in the Holy Cross Church.

Members of the community, along with... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:38 by Hayley Francis

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

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 Hayley Francis

Tags: Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors