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Free Tree offer to combat climate change

Around 300 trees are set to be planted across Daventry District as part of a national campaign to help combat climate change.

Daventry District Council is offering community groups the opportunity to apply for up to 15 free saplings to plant in public spaces during National Tree Week, which runs from 23 November to 1 […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Stay Safe Through Winter Nights

When the longer winter nights arrive, take a fresh look at your home security and remind yourself of how to stay as safe as possible when out and about.
At Home
Keep front and back doors locked at all times and keep keys and valuables out of sight and reach from cat flaps, letterboxes, and downstairs […]

By |September 25th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

New Websites Will Outline Journey to Unitary

Two new websites have been launched offering a reliable source of information about the move toward unitary governance in Northamptonshire.
Named ‘Future Northants North’ and ‘Future Northants West’ they carry the same core information while outlining the separate processes being followed in the north and west of the county.
These dedicated sites describe the process so […]

By |September 17th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Good Neighbour Scheme

The first meeting of the Good Neighbours Scheme is taking place this week on Thursday 19th September at 7.30 in the Church Rooms, Church Street, Boughton. All are welcome.

By |September 16th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

A Helping Hand To Keep District Homes Warm

Vulnerable households across Daventry District are being offered a helping hand to reduce their energy bills from the Warm Homes Fund.

The Northants Warm Homes partnership has secured nearly £4 million to provide fully-funded gas central heating for fuel poor homes across Northamptonshire that do not already have it.

The money will be matched by other […]

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

Road Closure Humfrey Lane, Boughton

A new sewer connection outside Quietways on Humfrey Lane in Boughton is to be installed. To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 18th September 2019.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=114488744

By |September 9th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

TTRO(19/20) W130 – A5199 Welford Road, Boughton

MV Kelly have been working on the A5199 since July creating a new junction for the housing development at Buckton Fields. As part of this work it will be necessary to close the A5199 overnight (between 8pm and 6am) and it is proposed that this will take place from the 30th September until the […]

By |September 3rd, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

Silver Sunday 6th October 2019

The free event is being put on by Moulton’s Good Neighbour Co-ordinator and includes a tea dance at Moulton Community Centre.

By |September 2nd, 2019|Local News|0 Comments


Daventry District Council has formed a cross-party task panel to examine what more the Council can do to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.
“Global warming is perhaps the most serious threat we are facing. It’s not just about record temperatures and severe storms – unless we can drastically reduce our emissions, our food supply will […]

By |August 19th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments

DDC Media Release: Plans Progress for New Leisure Centre

Plans are moving forward to develop a new leisure centre to serve communities in the east of Daventry District.

Daventry District Council (DDC) and Moulton College have agreed that DDC will buy the Chris Moody Centre, an existing sports facility on the College’s campus and convert it into a public leisure centre. Providing a new […]

By |August 16th, 2019|Local News|0 Comments