Firefighters in Daventry have been gifted a new tool to help people in need – hand-knitted teddies.
Known as trauma teddies, the bears were knitted by the local community as part of the 2017 Daventry Arts Festival, organised by Daventry Town Council.
They are now being distributed to the emergency services, to be handed out to provide comfort to children and adults following traumatic events.
On... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:57 by Daventry Town Council
Further to the resignation of a member on Hill Ward and with no requests received for the post to be filled by election, the vacancy for Hill Ward is to be decided by Co-option at the Town Council meeting being held at Daventry Town Council on Monday 25th September at 18:30.
See attached for statement of nominations.
Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:41 by Daventry Town Council
The Daventry Flower & Vegetable Show held at the Community Centre on Sunday 3rd September was a huge success with more entries and attendees than last year.
The show, organised by the Daventry Allotment & Gardening Association (DAGA) supported by Daventry Town Council, saw more than 300 exhibits being awarded individual rosettes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Five overall category winners were... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 17:54 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry Town Council is pleased to be marking Merchant Navy Day on Saturday September 2nd , 11am at the Twinning area (located at the top of London Road) with a flag raising ceremony.
Along with Daventry Deputy Mayor, representatives from the Twinning Association, Church, Royal British Legion and other local organisations we would like to invite members of the public who have served or are currently... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 17:35 by Daventry Town Council
Futures Housing Group is holding a public consultation event to view recent planning applications to develop garage sites, on the Grange and Southbrook Estates and advise how they plan to improve the parking in those areas.
DROP IN AND HAVE YOUR SAY
TIME: BETWEEN 4PM TO 7PM
ON: WEDNESDAY 16TH AUGUST 2017
WHERE: HENRY SMITH HOUSE, DAVENTRY, NN11 9BP
Posted: Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:13 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry District Council approve funding to build a canal to Nowhere
Daventry Town Council is astounded by the decision made by Daventry District Council members to commit £8.71m of public money to build a 2.6km canal in the hope that they will attract further funding to connect this potential thin strip of water to the Grand Union Canal and then find further funding for a water space in the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:54 by Daventry Town Council
Daventry District Council is currently reviewing the Conservation Area for Daventry Town and has produced a draft Appraisal and Management Plan outlining proposed changes.
Daventry Town Council urges everyone to review the draft proposals and respond to their online survey:
Should you be unable to respond online, please respond write to:
R Morgan, Heritage Policy... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:00 by Daventry Town Council
Come along to the Daventry Flower and Vegetable Show on Sunday 3rd September 2017 at Daventry Community Centre.
The show will be open to the general public from 1pm and admission is FREE.
Entries are open to all allotment holders in the Daventry and Norton Area and to gardeners who are members of DAGA. There is something for everyone, with categories for fruit, vegetables, flowers, novelty/giggle and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:48 by Daventry Town Council
Resolution from Daventry Town Council on the Canal Arm Funding Proposal from Daventry District Council
Daventry Town Council considered a report produced by appointed planning consultant James Wilson Associates at a special meeting held on Monday 17th July 2017.
After extensive debate members raised serious concerns regarding the proposal of Daventry District Council to commit £8.175 million of reserves to construct a mid-section of the Canal Arm.
Members resolved to write to Daventry District Council... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:50 by Daventry Town Council
For the first time Daventry Town Council will be hosting the Daventry Food Festival on Saturday 23rd September. Between 10:00 am – 4:00pm the Daventry High Street along with Sheaf Street will have an array of different food types to wet your appetite for local food and see the culinary delights that Daventry has to offer! Admission to the public is free.
Daventry Mayor Cllr Lynne Taylor said,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:25 by Daventry Town Council