Tags: News

Daventry Museum responds to offer of archives from Johnston Press

Daventry Museum responds to offer of archives from Johnston Press

Daventry Museum has been offered the opportunity to store archives of bound copies of the Daventry Express from the 1960's onwards.

Due to moving premises, Johnston Press are unable to store their archive of bound copies of the Daventry Express in their new offices. Daventry Museum was asked if it would be able to store approximately 60-80 bound copies dating from 1969 to 2013 on the proviso that Johnston... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 09:58 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Daventry, Museum

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 Amy Simpson

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

Vacant Councillor position on Hill Ward in Daventry

Vacant Councillor position on Hill Ward in Daventry

Following on from the recent elections that took place on 3rd May 2018, Daventry Town Council has a vacancy for a Councillor representing Hill Ward.

The vacancy will be filled by co-option. This means that any individuals interested in applying for the position, will need to submit an application form and attend the Town Council meeting at 6.30pm on Monday 25th June 2018 to meet members, who will then... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 17:07 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Town Centre, Councillors, Elections

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 Amy Simpson

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 Amy Simpson

Tags: Councillors, Daventry, News, Community, Families, Museum

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 Amy Simpson

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

Daventry's bells ring out in memory of William Bailey

Daventry's bells ring out in memory of William Bailey

On Monday 30th April 2018 at 7.30pm the Daventry Branch of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild Bell Ringers rang a peal of bells at the Holy Cross Church in Daventry in memory of William Bailey. Daventry Town Mayor, Cllr Lynne Taylor, attended the short service ahead of the bell ringing at the Holy Cross, along with Deputy Mayor Lynn Jones. The service was conducted by Rev. Canon Michael Webber.

William... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 16:21 by Amy Simpson

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

DTC supports residents over loss of parking on the Grange and Southbrook estates

DTC supports residents over loss of parking on the Grange and Southbrook estates

This week, Daventry Town Council attended a planning meeting at Daventry District Council offices. Having listened to concerns raised by residents, the Town Council submitted objections to the proposed developments on garage sites on the Grange and Southbrook estates.

The proposals on Avon Close, The Stour, Waverney Close and two sites on Collingwood Way would see the demolition of existing garages... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:04 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Community, News:Planning, Daventry, meeting, Town Centre

Success for St. George's Day Parade

Success for St. George's Day Parade

The annual St. George's Day Parade, held on Saturday 21st April 2018, was a galloping success, as Daventry and District Scouts led the way through Daventry Town Centre. Starting from Chaucer Way car park, the procession was led by the Scouts' marching band, and finished at New Street Recreation Grounds where scouts, cubs and beavers from the District renewed their promises and awards were given to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:28 by Amy Simpson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Daventry, Families, Town Centre, St George's Day

Daventry's Annual Town Assembly

Daventry's Annual Town Assembly

On Monday 23rd April 2018, Daventry's Annual Town Assembly will be held at the Community Association Hall, Ashby Road, Daventry, NN11 0QE. The meeting will commence at 7pm.

This is an opportunity for residents to raise concerns relating to Daventry Town to the Town Council. Daventry's Town Mayor, Cllr Lynne Taylor, will be in attendance to Chair the meeting.

The Town Assembly Agenda will be as follows:... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:04 by Daventry Town Council

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