Tags: News

Raising a Flag for the Commonwealth

Raising a Flag for the Commonwealth

On Monday 12th March 2018, Daventry Town Mayor, Lynne Taylor, along with other members of the community, attended at the Twinning Garden, at the top of London Road, to raise the Commonwealth Flag.

Nationally, and internationally, thousands of Commonwealth Flags were being raised at 10am in a shared celebration of this amazing family of nations that encompasses the globe.

The Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community

Daventry Town Centre - Parking Survey

Daventry Town Centre - Parking Survey

Daventry Town Council is keen to hear the views of residents and businesses in Daventry on parking in the Town centre.

A survey has been designed to give you a chance to tell us what you think. The links to the survey can be found below (please complete the relevant survey to you):

Residential

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/R8YZRZS

Business

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/R8GRFCP

The survey will run for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:17 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Daventry, Parking, Survey

Proposed retail development set for Green Light

Proposed retail development set for Green Light

Daventry District Council Local Planning Authority is to give final approval to planning application DA/2017/0123 with regards to the construction of a new retail park in Daventry, which will involve demolishing the existing buildings and constructing new ones to include retail outlets, restaurants, a public house and a hotel, along with car parking, drain installation and landscaping works.

As a statutory... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 13:50 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, News:Planning, Daventry, Retail

Short Story Competition

Short Story Competition

Daventry Town Council is running a Short Story Competition for the Arts Festival taking place this year.

Open to any and all aspiring writers, there are only two rules to follow:

- The story must be no more than 500 words

- The story must feature Daventry Town

The competition will be judged by local author, Mark Robson, in the following categories: under 10's / 11- 16 / 17+.

Entries must be submitted no... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:02 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Free, Arts, Competition

Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Arts Festival 2018

Daventry Town Council is pleased to announce the dates for this years' Arts Festival. Running from 16th – 24th June 2018, it will be a vibrant and dynamic week celebrating the town of Daventry and playing host to a multitude of creative and entertaining performers, musicians, bands, poets and authors, to name but a few.

After the success of last years' Arts Festival, Town Mayor and Chairman of... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:45 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Families, Arts, Music

Vacancy: Events and Communications Officer

Vacancy: Events and Communications Officer

Daventry Town Council is looking to appoint a special individual who can develop, plan and deliver Town events by engaging with the community and partner organisations.

This is a full time position and will require Saturday and occasional evening work.

If you have a genuine interest in helping the Council provide quality and innovative services to the community please call 01327 301246 or download the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:28 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, recruitment, jobs, Community

Daventry Town Council invests in Community Safety

Daventry Town Council invests in Community Safety

Daventry Town Council takes community safety very seriously and for the past 4 years has allocated over £50,000 of its annual budget in managing and maintaining a CCTV service for the Town.

The CCTV system operates 24/7 and images, of prosecution evidence quality, are directly linked to the Northamptonshire Police control room and can be guided by experienced operators, monitoring over 40 cameras... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:08 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community

Edward A Sharp 'Ted' - A Eulogy

Edward A Sharp 'Ted' - A Eulogy

Edward Alfred Sharp 'Ted'

Honorary Burgess of Daventry Town 2006-2017

'To the innermost heart of their own land they are known' (from the poem For the Fallen by Robert Laurence Binyon).

In recognition of 'Ted's' service to his country
and his community, and with the kind permission of his family, Daventry Town Council wish to pay tribute to Ted, by publishing the eulogy his family wrote for his funeral... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:30 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Community, Museum, heritage, Families, Thank You

Daventry Town welcomes Spirit of Christmas & Lantern Parade

Daventry Town welcomes Spirit of Christmas & Lantern Parade

On Friday 8th December the Spirit of Christmas arrived in Daventry, along with the snow.

Those who braved the weather, enjoyed a variety of free activities including rides on a ferris wheel, a carousel, face-painting, a nativity photo booth and donkey rides. Then there was the magical and enchanting Santa's grotto and meeting Santa, an experience that touched the hearts of everyone who met him.

The evening... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:52 by Sophie

Tags: Christmas, Lantern Parade, Families, Events, News

Police & Crime Commissioner to Visit Daventry Town

Police & Crime Commissioner to Visit Daventry Town

Your Police and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Mold, will be visiting Daventry Town, to explain his role and take questions from members of the public.

When: Friday 1st December 2017 at 2pm

Where: Daventry Town Council offices, 3 New Street, Daventry NN11 4BT

Places are limited so please contact Daventry Town Council on 01327 301246 to advise your attendance.

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:32 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: News, Events, Community, Consultation, meeting, Free