Tags: News Items

Cancellation of Speedwatch Initiative

Taking both the official Government advice and todays instructions from Northants Police, the upcoming Community Speedwatch Initiative has been cancelled at this present time.Northants Police are hoping to be able to re-schedule the training for later in the year, subject to availability of the equipment.This is obviously an unfortunate, but essential action, to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:50 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, Police

Future Northants Unitary Process

Two new unitary authorities in Northamptonshire will be created on 1st April 2021

You can find more on the unitary process at www.futurenorthantsnorth.org and www.futurenorthantswest.org

Future Northants North: Twitter - @futureNnorth - https://twitter.com/futureNnorth

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/futurenorthantsnorth/

Future Northants West: Twitter - @futureNwest - https://twitter.com/futureNwest... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 12:16 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, NCC, News Items

Election briefings for potential candidates planned

Briefings are being held locally for people thinking of standing as a candidate or acting as an agent in the forthcoming West Northamptonshire unitary elections or parish council elections.

The events will cover the elections timetable and process as well as other arrangements, including absent voting, postal vote opening, and polling day and candidates' expenses.

The briefings, organised by Daventry... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 11:53 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, NCC, News Items

Waste amnesties set to tackle fly-tipping

Waste amnesties are set to be held on three housing estates in Daventry this month in a bid to tackle fly-tipping.

The events will see a team from Futures Greenscape visit the Headlands, Southbrook and The Grange to give residents an opportunity to dispose of bulky items for free.

They have been organised by the Daventry District and South Northamptonshire Community Safety Partnership, which will also... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 11:51 by Parish Office

Tags: DDC, News Items

Daventry District Council declares climate emergency

A climate emergency has been declared by Daventry District Council (DDC), with councillors agreeing a raft of measures in a bid to tackle the issue.

They include setting targets for the reduction of emissions and promoting the wide range of support and funding that is available to help residents and businesses be more environmentally friendly.

There are pledges to look at ways to further reduce the Council's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:55 by Parish Office

Tags: DDC, News Items

Council adopts Local Plan for Daventry District

A major planning policy document containing detailed guidance that will help shape the future development of Daventry District has been adopted.

The Daventry District Settlements and Countryside (Part 2) Local Plan sets out where new homes could go to meet future housing need, as well as the best locations for new businesses, to create employment opportunities.

It will be used to help determine planning... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:54 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, DDC, News Items

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