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Daventry Area Community Transport (DACT) Receive The Top Award

Daventry Area Community Transport (DACT) Receive The Top Award

Daventry Town Council are very proud to announce that The DACT (Daventry Area Community Transport) team has been awarded the accolade of The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, which is the MBE for the voluntary sector.

DACT were nominated for the award last year by Cllr Glenda Simmonds (Mayor of Daventry Town Council) Chris Long (Ex-Chairman of Daventry District) and Chris Millar (Leader of Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:37 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Award

June is the Month for Cycling

June is the Month for Cycling

June is a month of Cycling events in Daventry, something for everyone to see and to taking part in as well.

1st June. Transport Exhibition at Daventry Museum http://daventrymuseum.org.uk/whats-on/

4th June. Cyclefest 1100-1400 New Street Rec Daventry http://www.lovedaventry.com/event/cyclefest-new-street-recreation-ground/

6th June Fitfest Daventry High Street 1700-2000 bring your classic bike to celebrate... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 May 2017 09:47 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

Free Workshops on offer for Daventry Arts Festival

Free  Workshops on offer for Daventry Arts Festival

As part of the Daventry Arts Festival which is taking place 17th June – 1st July we are delighted to share with you some FREE workshop opportunities on offer to include:

  • Northampton College (Daventry Campus) will be hosting free workshops for ages 15 years + from 9.30am-12.30pm on Thursday 29th June. Public Workshops will be held for:

Printmaking- Relief and Mono

Photography- Photograms produced... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 May 2017 13:44 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Museum

The New Mayor of Daventry Attends her first Engagement

The New Mayor of Daventry Attends her first Engagement

The new Mayor of Daventry Cllr Lynne Taylor was elected at last night's Annual Town Meeting and was hard at work today attending her first official engagement at the Library Awards Ceremony at the Daventry campus of the Northampton College.

Upon her election, Cllr Lynne Taylor commented "The landscape of Daventry is changing, growing and developing and my focus this year is on our community including... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 May 2017 12:52 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

“Daventry Weekender” – 29 bands set to Open Daventry Arts Festival 2017

“Daventry Weekender” – 29 bands set to Open Daventry Arts Festival 2017

This year's Arts Festival is set to rock as Daventry Town Council's (DTC) shout out to the creative community has resulted in a fabulous fortnight of events, opening on Saturday June 17th with the "Daventry Weekender".

29 bands/artists descend on Daventry town centre to perform original live music in five music spaces including the Community stage at the top of Sheaf Street, acoustic spaces in The Sheaf... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 May 2017 15:12 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events

Daventry Mayor raises £6298.99 for her chosen charity

Daventry Mayor raises £6298.99 for her chosen charity

Daventry Mayor, Councillor Glenda Simmonds today handed over a cheque for a whopping £6298.99 to her chosen charity, Macmillan Cancer Support, Northamptonshire.

The fantastic amount has been raised via various fundraisers and generous donations from the town's residents since Councillor Simmonds took office as Chairman of Daventry Town Council and Mayor in May 2016.

The cheque was received by Ellen... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 May 2017 15:40 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events

Annual Town Assembly - 15th May - Daventry Community Centre - 19:00

Annual Town Assembly - 15th May - Daventry Community Centre - 19:00

Come and meet your Town Council.

Monday 15 May - 19:00 - Daventry Community Centre

The Annual Town Assembly is a meeting where residents are able to ask questions of the council rather than refer to a strict Agenda that only Town Council members can discuss.

All welcome

See below for a copy of the Annual Report.

Posted: Mon, 15 May 2017 16:27 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, meeting

Family Seed Planting - Daneholme Community Allotments

Family Seed Planting - Daneholme Community Allotments

Daventry Town Council are inviting families to come along to Daneholme Allotments on Saturday 6th May between 10.30am-1.30pm and plant a choice of flower and vegetable seeds with experts from the Daventry Allotment and Gardening Association to take home nurture and grow. This is a Free event but we do hope people (if able) will give a donation to Macmillan Cancer Support.

Daneholme allotments are one... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:48 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

Astro Bowls launches in Daventry

Astro Bowls launches in Daventry

Daventry residents are invited to come along to the launch of Astro Bowls for Daventry, this Friday 31st March, at the Daventry Museum.

Astro Bowls is a new form of the game to enable people to play bowls throughout the year using artificial astro-turf pitches. As well as this, a variation of bowls has been created to allow those with disabilities or who are less able, to play bowls in the community... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:15 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, News, Museum, Community

Excellent Funding Opportunities Available

Excellent Funding Opportunities Available

Daventry Town Council would like to help voluntary organisations within Daventry turn their ideas into reality with the aid of a Community Grant.

Have you got an idea but not sure if you would be eligible? Please call 01327 301246 within office hours and have an informal chat.

Other funding opportunities include grants of up to £500 from DDC which are available to community groups wishing to put... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:30 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Grants