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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 […]

By |March 9th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

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 […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Council Agrees Final Budget Ahead of Unitary Change

Daventry District Council (DDC) has set its final budget and Council Tax level before it is replaced by a new unitary authority next year.
At last night’s Council meeting (Thursday, 21 February), councillors approved a £17.5million revenue budget for 2020/21 – money that will be spent on the day-to-day running of its services. The budget […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

The Northamptonshire (Structural Changes) Order 2020

Parliament has passed the legislation required to create the two new unitary councils in Northamptonshire.
Following a series of parliamentary debates this week, the House of Commons and House of Lords have approved the Structural Changes Order (SCO) that enables the two new authorities to be established on 1 April 2021, replacing the county’s existing […]

By |February 18th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Boughton Parish Council Election May 2020 – Advice, Tips & FAQ’s

Election 7 th May 2020

What do Parish Councils do?
Parish councils – also called town councils, neighbourhood councils or community councils in some areas are responsible for delivering local services.

What do Parish Councillors do?
Parish Councillors make decisions about policies and services, keep an eye on how well things are working and represent local […]

By |February 4th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Dog Fouling – The Facts

Daventry District Council Public Spaces Protection Order – Dog Fouling
There are approximately 8.5 million dogs in Britain depositing a vast amount of dog excrement. Daventry District Council receives a substantial number of complaints about dog fouling from members of the public. Some of the questions asked are as follows:-

Apart […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Dog Fouling Buckton Fields

Following complaints to the Parish Council of dog fouling on the areas of open space at Buckton Fields the Council has met with the Dog Warden at DDC. Signage has been put up on the entrances to the open spaces to remind dog owners of the fines they can face if they let their […]

By |January 29th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

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
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