Tags: Daventry

Daventry Town residents provided with the opportunity to comment on local government restructure

Daventry Town residents provided with the opportunity to comment on local government restructure

From Monday 18th June 2018, Daventry Town residents will be provided with the opportunity to comment on the future of local government in Northamptonshire.

There are currently eight local authorities across Northamptonshire providing council services which include housing; planning; social care and protecting the vulnerable; they also collect rubbish; maintain roads and run libraries.

Councils are currently... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 12:03 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival

Daventry Photography Competition - a flash for Arts Festival

On Saturday 23rd June 2018, Cllr Lynn Jones, Mayor of Daventry, attended an awards ceremony for the winner of Daventry Arts Festival 'Photography Competition'.

The competition was run by Daventry Photographic Society and saw over thirty entrants for the 2018 competition.

Roland Puleston Jones, Chair of DPS, said of the competition, "I was very impressed by the high standard of the photographs submitted... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:03 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts, Free, Arts Festival

Daventry Town Council supports Armed Forces Day

Daventry Town Council supports Armed Forces Day

On Friday 29th June 2018 at 10.30am at the Twinning Area in Daventry, Daventry Town Council will be showing its support for Armed Forces Day by raising the Armed Forces Flag.

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community; from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets. The UK Armed Forces defend the country and its interests.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:35 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Town Centre

Alternative Art Exhibition makes a colourful impression

Alternative Art Exhibition makes a colourful impression

On Wednesday 20th June 2018, the artists of Nevermore Tattoo Parlour displayed their artwork at The Foundry Artisan Café as part of Daventry Arts Festival.

Opening as a one-off exhibition, the display featured an array of mixed media to include oil portraits on canvas (including a portrait of the late Terry Smith), pencil work and decoupage to name a few.

Danielle Deeming, Studio Manager for Nevermore... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:45 by Hayley Francis

Tags: Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Arts Festival, Exhibition

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

Daventry Arts Festival off to a flying start

On Saturday 16th June 2018 Daventry Town Centre was filled with music, crafts and more as Daventry Arts Festival made a return for the eighth year running.

There was an Arts and Crafts Fair along Sheaf Street, with various local and independent traders selling handmade items; two theatre performances from Munchkins and Monsters at Daventry Leisure Centre; and live music at various establishments, including... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:21 by Hayley Francis

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

Motorcycle Festival is a roaring success for Daventry Town

Motorcycle Festival is a roaring success for Daventry Town

Saturday 9th June 2018 saw Daventry Town centre filled with a hive of activity as Daventry Motorcycle Festival returned for its eighth year.

Along with a variety of stalls, which included food and drink suppliers, there was also live music, street entertainment, free activities for children and a stunt show! Attracting hundreds of people from all over the district, county and even country, the Festival... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:47 by Hayley Francis

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

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Arts Festival Programme Release

Daventry Town Council has released its programme for Daventry Art Festival 2018. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, the week-long festivities will feature everything from craft workshops to traditional Celtic summer solstice celebrations.

The response has been overwhelming with tickets to the Family Film Day and the Monsters and Munchkins theater performance being fully reserved within six days... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 15:56 by Hayley Francis

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

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 Hayley Francis

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 Hayley Francis

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

DTC appoints Community Ranger for Daventry Town

DTC appoints Community Ranger for Daventry Town

Daventry Town Council has announced today that they have appointed a Community Ranger for Daventry Town.

Commencing their position on 8th May 2018, the Ranger will work directly for Daventry Town Council, in partnership with DTC's CCTV control room, local PCSO's and Police teams to ensure the continued safety and well-being of traders, visitors and residents to the Town.

The Community Ranger will be... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 May 2018 11:29 by Hayley Francis

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