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Inspector’s final Local Plan report published

A major policy document produced to help shape Daventry District’s future development is sound and complies with legal requirements, an independent examination has concluded.
Planning Inspector Gareth Wildgoose says the Daventry District Settlements and Countryside (Part 2) Local Plan provides an appropriate basis for the planning of the area, so long as a number of […]

By |January 17th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

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 highest percentage reduction across […]

By |January 13th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Christmas Waste and Recycling Collections

Residents across Daventry District are being offered support to recycle as much as possible over the Christmas and New Year period.

That support includes an extra collection of the blue-lidded recycling bins in the week beginning Monday 23 December, as well as a kerbside collection of real Christmas trees in January.

Details of the extra recycling […]

By |December 4th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Could you help spread some comfort and joy this Christmas?

Warm-hearted residents can offer some cheer to people in need this Christmas by donating items to a festive parcel scheme.
The annual Comfort and Joy campaign helps those who are staying in refuges as a result of experiencing domestic abuse, as well as other vulnerable families who are struggling at Christmas.
Jointly organised by the Daventry […]

By |November 21st, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert

Boughton Parish Council has been asked by Northamptonshire Police to support raising awareness of Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert.

This simple, free system allows people to sign up to receive messages from Northamptonshire Police and partners such as Neighbourhood Watch by email.

This can range from information about crime prevention, local issues and engagement events and it helps […]

By |November 11th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Northampton North West Relief Road Consultation Response from Boughton Parish Council

With the help of legal and transportation specialists, the Parish Council has now submitted a response to the Northampton North West Relief Road Consultation on land off the A5199 Northampton Road which will be determined by Northamptonshire County Council. A copy of the Parish Council’s submission in respect of the application together with copy […]

By |November 5th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Your guide to key dates in General Election countdown

Residents are being advised of some important deadlines in the run-up to the General Election on 12 December.

Daventry District Council verifies and counts the votes for the Daventry Parliamentary Constituency, which includes Daventry District as well as to two wards from the borough of Wellingborough (Earls Barton and West) and the South Northamptonshire district […]

By |November 4th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

New leader set to focus on the day job

The new leader of Daventry District Council says he will focus on maintaining and improving services in the run-up to the creation of new unitary authorities in the county.
Councillor Richard Auger also pledged to provide a strong voice for Daventry District as we move towards the reorganisation of councils in Northamptonshire by April 2021.

Councillor […]

By |November 4th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Government lays unitary legislation before Parliament

Government legislation required to create two new unitary councils in Northamptonshire has been laid before Parliament.
The document, known as the Northamptonshire Structural Changes Order 2019 (SCO), sets out how the two new unitary authorities will be formed to replace the existing eight councils on 1 April 2021.
The Draft Order will now be considered and […]

By |October 29th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Meeting set to discuss climate emergency

People are invited to a meeting to explore what can be done in Daventry District to help prevent climate change.
The event, which takes place at Daventry District Council’s (DDC) Lodge Road offices from 7-8.30pm on Monday 11 November, has been organised by a task panel of councillors who are exploring what can be done […]

By |October 28th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments