Category Archives: Daventry District Council

Country Park cafe and toilets set to be transformed

The transformation of Daventry Country Park’s café and toilets is set to get underway in the coming weeks as the park’s £765,000 improvement project continues. The work will see the Reservoir Café improved and extended, with the visitor centre converted … Continue reading

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Conservation exhibitions for Badby and Hellidon

People with an interest in the history and heritage of the villages of Badby and Hellidon are invited to get involved in reviews of their conservation areas. Conservation areas have tighter planning controls for anyone seeking permission to alter or … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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It’s time to book your ‘flu jab!

Northamptonshire County Council and the Northamptonshire’s Clinical Commissioning Groups are once again urging people to get their flu vaccines booked in as winter approaches. Flu is a highly infectious viral illness which can lead to complications, hospital admissions and even … Continue reading

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A grand offer to help good neighbours thrive

Communities in Daventry District can apply for up to £1,000 of funding to set up a scheme aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of their residents. Daventry District Council (DDC) is offering the grants to groups wanting to set … Continue reading

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Free digital skills courses on offer in Daventry district

Free digital marketing and advertising courses are being offered in Daventry District thanks to the Google Digital Garage. The Digital Garage aims to offer people and businesses free advice and coaching on their digital skills to help them find a … Continue reading

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Have your say on the future strategy for West Northamptonshire

People can learn more about a new plan to shape the future growth of West Northamptonshire at a series of exhibitions during September. The events, which are taking place in Northampton, Daventry District, Brackley and Towcester, will give people an … Continue reading

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Council Leader and Deputy Leader to stand down this autumn

Councillor Chris Millar has announced that he will resign from his role as Leader of Daventry District Council on 31 October 2019, along with the Deputy Leader Councillor Liz Griffin. Councillor Millar, who has been Leader of the Council since … Continue reading

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DDC: Climate Emergency Task Panel

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 … Continue reading

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Big Switch scheme returns ahead of winter months

People are being urged to sign-up for an energy switching service to help ensure they are on the best deal for their gas and electricity come the winter. Big Switch Daventry District is a joint effort between Daventry District Council … Continue reading

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