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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

Winter Driving Tips

As the darker nights draw in and the mornings start to become frosty, Northants Police would like to remind all drivers to take an extra few minutes, each journey, to ensure their vehicles are fully road worthy before you set off.

- Never leave your vehicle running and unattended whilst it defrosts.

- Regularly check the […]

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

Christmas 2019 waste and recycling collections

Households are encouraged to find out more about arrangements for waste and recycling collections over Christmas and New Year.

All collections

Collections will continue to take place as usual over the Christmas and New Year period, except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
If your collection is due on Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25 December) […]

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

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

October 2019 Newsletter

“The annual village bonfire is taking place in the Pocket Park on Saturday November 2nd,” writes Karen Fletcher. “The event can only be run safely with sufficient volunteers. If you can spare a couple of hours on the evening, please contact the Pocket Park Committee via its Facebook […]

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