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Latest Letter From Mayor Mike Arnold

Picture Taken at Daventry Motorcycle Festival 2019

I don't know about you but I'm slowly acclimatising to being at home all the time but it's going to take some time to do so fully. I'm not sure my wife is acclimatising to me being home though!

On my daily outside exercise jaunts and from my window I'm pleased to see that most people are now keeping their distance and the fewer people about indicates we are going out a lot less on inessential journeys.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Families, Health and Wellbeing, Mayor, Museum, News

COVID-19 - Action Plan for Daventry Town Council

COVID-19 - Action Plan for Daventry Town Council

Further to Government advice for everyone to take preventative measures to control the spread of Covid-19, Daventry Town Council has taken the decision to safeguard its volunteers, staff and members, with underlying health issues, to close the museum and Daventry Town Council offices until further notice.

Although the doors are closed, Daventry Town Council staff are still working hard to ensure business... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:57 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Daventry, Health and Wellbeing, News

Council Elections Postponed

Council Elections Postponed

Please find below updated information in regards to council elections:

Elections that were to be held on 7th May this year have now been postponed for a year.

This means that the two candidate briefings that were due to be held on 23rd and 25th March in Daventry District Council have been cancelled.

If you have made appointments to bring in your nomination papers, please note these appointments are being... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 14:17 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Councillors, Daventry, Elections, News, meeting

Daventry VE Day 75 Community Dove Project

Daventry VE Day 75 Community Dove Project

Daventry Town Council would like you to join us in commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day with a community art project.

Please create your very own dove masterpiece or feel free to colour in and decorate our Dove of Peace template and cut out.

We then welcome you to drop off your completed Doves to our Town Council offices on New Street to display in the museum and offices or feel free to display... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 12:30 by DTC Comms

Tags: Anniversary, Events, Exhibition, Free, News, VE Day

Welton Road Cemetery Transfer to Daventry Town Council

Welton Road Cemetery Transfer to Daventry Town Council

Daventry's Welton Road Cemetery has been transferred from Daventry District Council to Daventry Town Council.

It means the Town Council now has responsibility for funeral bookings as well as the Cemetery's management and maintenance.

The transfer of the Cemetery on 17 January is a defining moment in the Town Council's history as it pledges to provide a high quality, cost effective, personal service and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Cemetery, Community, Daventry, Funeral, News, Welton Road

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

Battle of Naseby Exhibition at Daventry Museum: Starts Saturday 11th January 2020

The first exhibition of 2020 at Daventry Museum commemorates 375 years since the Battle of Naseby and Daventry's Place in the Conflict.

**Opening Saturday 11th January 2020 until Saturday 24th April 2020.**

On the morning of 14 June 1645, parliament's Newly Modelled Army destroyed King Charles I's main field army at Naseby, the decisive battle of the first English Civil War. Nights before this, King... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 10:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Events, Exhibition, Families, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

Daventry Town Market: Christmas Opening Hours

Daventry Town Market: Christmas Opening Hours

A quick notice to inform that Daventry Town Market is open on Christmas Eve 8am - 2pm.

Grab yourself any last minute fresh fruit & veg, meats, baked goods, pet products and household items, just in time for Christmas.

The market will then be shut on Friday 27th December but returns again on Tuesday 31st December. Grab yourself a bargain or two whilst supporting your local community.

Thank you.

Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 09:15 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Market, News, Shopping, Town Centre

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

Daventry Museum: First Exhibition for 2020

Daventry Museum is pleased to announce that it's first exhibition of 2020 will commemorate 375 years since the Battle of Naseby. It will detail the battle plans on both sides, the armour, weaponry and dress.

Cutting edge archaeological research will also feature alongside findings from the battle. The core of the exhibition will look to answer what Daventry's place was in the conflict; who was here... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, Exhibition, Free, Museum, News, Town Centre, heritage

Job Vacancy: Community Ranger

Job Vacancy: Community Ranger

Daventry Town Council is seeking a Community Ranger.

Job Title: Community Ranger

Reporting to: Chief Officer

Place of Work: 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT

Salary Scale: £19,554 - £23,836 pro-rata

Hours: 37 hours per week (to include Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

Job Purpose:

To work as part of a team within the local community to forge community links and establish relationships to improve... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Daventry, News, Town Centre, jobs, recruitment

Magic Lantern Parade

Magic Lantern Parade

⭐️Come help us light up Daventry as part of our Spirit of Christmas Event and join us for our Magic Lantern Parade. ⭐️

You can follow the annual lantern parade through Daventry town centre at 6pm. Then join friends and family at Holy Cross Church at 6.30pm for a Carol Service, singing your favorite Christmas Carols and celebrating this special time of year

Prior to the parade we have lots of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:49 by DTC Comms

Tags: Christmas, Community, Daventry, Events, Families, Free, Lantern Parade, News, Town Centre