Tags: Thank You

An interview with Cllr Glenda Simmonds

The new Daventry Town council for 2018 has now been elected, and with the start of a new era, Cllr Glenda Simmonds announces her retirement from politics after 12 years. Here she recounts her experiences, memories and hopes for the future of the Town Council.

Growing up in a family where their father was a Civil Engineer meant that Glenda was used to moving around the country. "We started off in Hampshire,"... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 May 2018 09:07 by Amy Simpson

Tags: Events, Community, Daventry, Thank You, Councillors

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

Creative Community Triumph at 2017 Daventry Arts Festival.

The Daventry Arts Festival was back for 2017 and this year was bigger and better than ever, with over 50 events, competitions and exhibitions taking place within the town. The two-week festival encompassed a range of exciting art disciplines and activities for all ages.

The festival kicked off with the Daventry Weekender, a two-day music extravaganza which took place in five venues across Daventry;... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:46 by Daventry Town Council

Tags: Events, Community, News, Thank You, Arts