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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 Amy Simpson

Tags: News, 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 Amy Simpson

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 Amy Simpson

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 Amy Simpson

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 Amy Simpson

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

DTC take part in community day of action on The Grange

DTC take part in community day of action on The Grange

On Thursday 25th October 2018, Daventry Town Council took part in the community day of action on The Grange in Daventry, along with other organisations including Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue, Northamptonshire Police, Daventry District Council and other community organisations.

As part of Operation Unite, a partnership working group, and following on from the success of the Day of Fun on the Southbrook... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:06 by Amy Simpson

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

NEWS: Waste and recycling collections for Christmas and New Year

NEWS: Waste and recycling collections for Christmas and New Year

Daventry District Council (DDC) has today confirmed the waste and recycling collections over Christmas and New Year for Daventry town.

Collection schedules

Collections will continue to take place as usual over the Christmas and New Year period, except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day:

  • If your collection is due on Christmas Day (Tuesday, 25 December) it will instead take place on Saturday, 29 December.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:22 by Amy Simpson

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

Daventry Town Ranger is set to cycle up a storm

Daventry Town Ranger is set to cycle up a storm

Sean Croke, DTC Ranger, commenced the position in May 2018 and has, so far, made a lasting impression on the residents and businesses of Daventry town.

DTC, in partnership with New Age Training and Recruitment, have purchased an electric bike from Daventry business Leisure Lakes, which will assist the DTC Ranger in attending reported incidents quickly and efficiently, rather than on foot.

DTC Ranger... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:50 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, DTC Ranger, Health and Wellbeing

NEWS: DDC unveil plans for new cinema development in Daventry Town

NEWS: DDC unveil plans for new cinema development in Daventry Town

Daventry District Council (DDC) has, this week, unveiled plans to build a new cinema with restaurants in Daventry Town centre by 2020.

DDC have advised that they will be progressing the new Mulberry Place cinema development on land north of High Street and are inviting residents to have their say on the proposals during a public consultation later this month.

Willmott Dixon have been working alongside... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 12:39 by Amy Simpson

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

NEWS: NCC’s consultation on the relocation of Daventry Town Library

NEWS: NCC’s consultation on the relocation of Daventry Town Library

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) wants to know the views of Daventry town residents regarding the proposed relocation from the current library building, to the Abbey Advice and Resource Centre (The Abbey Centre).

Daventry Library currently occupies a former school building in the town centre which is owned by Daventry District Council (DDC).

DDC have advised that the current site is in a poor condition... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:53 by Amy Simpson

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