Tags: Community

Schoolreaders Volunteers needed locally

Schoolreaders is a charity that recruits volunteers to listen to children read in primary schools. There is an urgent need for volunteers the local area. This service is provided for free to schools and the demand is high. See attached posters for further information.

Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 11:58 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, Services and Provision for Children

Northampton Carers Awareness Event

Northampton Carers Awareness Event Wednesday 25th March 2020 at 10am-2pm at The Town Hall Towcester. This event aims to give carers information regarding where they can access support

Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 11:42 by Parish Office

Tags: Care & Repair, Community, Events, Health & Wellbeing, News Items

New activity classes launched in Daventry as a way of tackling number of injurious falls in Older Adults in the district

List of sessions available in Daventry:

Get Up & Go:

- Brass Band Hall, Daventry - Thursdays - 13:15 - 14:15 - £4.00pp - Esteemsportandfitness@gmail.com - 07795 185365

- Reach For Health Centre, Daventry - Thursdays - 10:30 - 11:30 - £5.00pp - Reach For Health Reception 01327 871118

- Memorial Hall, Woodford Halse - Thursdays - 09:15 - 10:15 - £3.00pp - Esteemsportandfitness@gmail.com... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:49 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, Events, News Items

Council seeks interest in management of Country Park café

Daventry District Council (DDC) is inviting submissions from catering businesses interested in running and managing Daventry Country Park's new-look café.

The popular café helps cater for visitors to the Green Flag award-winning Park and is currently undergoing a major extension and refurbishment project to improve it still further.

The work, which is set to be completed in mid-March, will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:47 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, News Items

Carer’s Services Questionnaire

Northamptonshire County Council in association with the Carers Association, the Clinical Commissioning Group and voluntary sector partners have developed a survey to seek the views of carers to help shape future services. This questionnaire is one of a number of different engagement activities we are carrying out in order to help us better understand the experience of being a carer in Northamptonshire.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:01 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Health & Wellbeing, NCC, NCC Consultation, News Items

Planning approval for new leisure centre

A proposal for a new leisure centre in Moulton to serve residents in the east of Daventry District has secured planning permission.

Daventry District Council (DDC) wants to convert the Chris Moody Centre into a public leisure centre for use by the wider community.

And work is expected to start in the spring after a planning application was approved by the Council's Planning Committee last night (Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:12 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, Health & Wellbeing, Sport

Energy awareness day could save you money on your bills

Advice and support to help people heat their homes more cheaply will be on offer during an energy efficiency awareness day in Daventry.

The drop-in event takes place in the reception area at Daventry District Council's (DDC) Lodge Road offices on Monday 20 January.

Running from 10am until midday, and then from 2-4pm, it offers visitors the chance to pick up advice about getting the most from their central... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:46 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, Health & Wellbeing

Veterans Breakfast partnership Debt Management event - 22 January 2020

Our next Daventry Veterans Breakfast Club is being held on Wednesday 22 January in partnership with a Debt Management session, at the New Street Café in Daventry from 9.30am - 12pm. Partners who will be there include Daventry's Royal British Legion, Daventry & District Citizens Advice, Northants Police, Crime Prevention, The Daventry & District Forum (DDF) and Futures Housing.

Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:39 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, Health & Wellbeing

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE RESIDENTS WITH LONG TERM HEALTH PROBLEMS URGED TO GET FLU JAB

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE RESIDENTS WITH LONG TERM HEALTH PROBLEMS URGED TO GET FLU JAB

Thousands of Northamptonshire residents living with long-term health conditions are being encouraged to have a free flu jab, because of the life threatening risk caused by the flu virus.

The flu jab is free to people with long term health conditions, including asthma, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchitis,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:26 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Health & Wellbeing, NCC, News Items

Daventry District best in England on reduction of household waste

Daventry District best in England on reduction of household waste

Daventry District Council (DDC) recorded the largest per household reduction in the collection of general waste in England following the introduction of its new recycling service.

The Council collected 363 kilograms of rubbish per household in 2018/19 – a 12.7% decrease on the 416 kilograms collected the previous year.

That is the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:06 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, News Items