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Co-Option - Statement of Nominations

Further to the resignation of a member on Abbey Central Ward and with no requests received for the post to be filled by election, the vacancy for Abbey Central Ward is to be decided by Co-option at the Town Council meeting being held at Daventry Town Council on Monday 25th November at 18:30.

See attached for statement of nominations.

Posted: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:24 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, News, meeting

Daventry to mark Remembrance Day with annual parade

Daventry to mark Remembrance Day with annual parade

The Royal British Legion Remembrance Day Parade and Service will take place in Daventry on Sunday 10th November, 2019. The parade will commence at 10.30am at St James Infant School, proceeding along Tavern Lane, the High Street and Abbey Street before finishing at the War Memorial where a short service will be held to include the calling of the Roll of Honour and laying of wreaths.

Members of the public... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:04 by DTC Comms

Tags: Events, News

Fireworks spectacular set to light up Daventry

Fireworks spectacular set to light up Daventry

Daventry's free annual fireworks display will return to the Parker E-ACT Academy, Ashby Road on Saturday 2nd November. Organised by Daventry Town Council, this family-friendly event promises a colourful and eye-catching display that will amaze little and big kids alike.

Gates open from 6pm, and the firework display will begin at 7.30pm, set to a soundtrack spanning the decades. A selection of stalls... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:10 by DTC Comms

Tags: Events, Fireworks, News

Daventry Town Council named Council of the Year 2019

Daventry Town Council named Council of the Year 2019

Daventry Town Council was named Council of the Year by the Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils (NCALC) at its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 5th October, 2019.

As well as praise for its Chief Officer Deborah Jewell and its "dedicated and engaged councillors", the council was recognised for the way it has embraced the opportunities presented by Local Government reorganisation in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 11:25 by DTC Comms

Tags: Award, News

Consultation on Town Council purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry

Consultation on Town Council purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry

Daventry Town Council wishes to consult with residents of Daventry on its proposal to take out a loan to fund the purchase of 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT.

3 New Street, Daventry has been the home of the Town Council since 2010, and through the services the Town Council provides it has become a prominent location for Town Council meetings, Town Council events, Daventry Museum and the Town Council's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:00 by DTC Comms

Tags: Consultation, News

Daventry Town Council to mark Merchant Navy Day with flagraising

Daventry Town Council to mark Merchant Navy Day with flagraising

On Tuesday 3rd September at 10.30am, Daventry Town Council will mark Merchant Navy Day by raising the Red Ensign at the Twinning Area in Daventry. A short service will take place and all are welcome to attend.

Established in 2000, Merchant Navy Day honours the men and women who kept our 'island nation' afloat during both World Wars, and celebrates modern day merchant seafarers who are responsible for... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:11 by DTC Comms

Tags: Community, Events, News

Lace up your walking shoes for Heritage Open Days

Lace up your walking shoes for Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days is an annual festival which celebrates our diverse history, architecture and culture. This September, discover Daventry's history and hidden secrets with a series of guided walks.

Borough Hill History Walks

Saturday 14th September: 11am to 1pm and 3pm to 5pm

Take a trip back through the ages of Borough Hill with the Mayor of Daventry, Cllr Mike Arnold. The walk looks at the history... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 12:41 by DTC Events

Tags: Daventry, Events, News

Final call for Daventry Food Festival traders

Final call for Daventry Food Festival traders

Food and drink traders wishing to join the fun at Daventry Food Festival have until Monday, 5th August to complete an application. The festival returns for its third year on Saturday, 21st September, and promises to be a delicious day filled with tasty treats from Northamptonshire and beyond.

From burgers and bread to candyfloss and crepes, the festival menu will have something to suit all tastes, celebrating... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:27 by DTC Events

Tags: Daventry, Events, News

Daventry’s WW1 soldiers commemorated with remembrance crosses

Daventry’s WW1 soldiers commemorated with remembrance crosses

Daventry Town Council has been presented with a record of remembrance for each of the Daventry men who died in the First World War in France and Belgium. The project was led by Malcolm Ogle, Daventry Town Councillor for Abbey South Ward, who made it his mission to visit the headstones and memorials of the WW1 soldiers named on Daventry's War Memorial to place a hand-written remembrance cross.

During... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 13:43 by DTC Events

Tags: Community, Daventry, News

Daventry Museum crowned Heritage Organisation of the Year

Daventry Museum crowned Heritage Organisation of the Year

Daventry Town Council is delighted to announce that Daventry Museum won Heritage Organisation of the Year at the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2019. The awards evening was held on a beautiful summer's evening at Holdenby House on 4th July 2019.

Patron of the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum, The Rt Hn. Earl Spencer presented the prestigious award to Daventry Museum. He later tweeted:

"I love... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 11:46 by DTC Events

Tags: Award, Museum, News