Steve Edwards, Author at Daventry Radio            

Author: Steve Edwards

FURTHER TO OUR EARLIER POST WE HAVE RECEIVED CLARIFICATION FROM NORTHAMPTONSHIRE POLICE CHIEF CONSTABLE NICK ADDERLEY. With police due to officially start issuing £30 fines at the end of the week it’s unclear if these reports are accurate but in any case, one thing appears certain, that it’ll be the parents who will be landed […]

Plans which aim to address some of the issues associated with the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus) are being discussed in and around Daventry this week. We spoke with Daventry District Councillor David Smith who has been working with fellow Councillor Johnnie Amos to see what more can be done at local level. As local residents […]

Report by Steve Edwards A local canalside gastro-pub is opening its doors to local residents on Monday 10th February for a re-launch of its new look, new chef and new menu. The Narrowboat on the A5 at Weedon will be serving complimentary Prosecco and canapés from 6.30pm onwards with live music from Newnham band, Charlie […]

(Above picture: club committee member Gerald Hubbard demonstrates on a new club lathe) Local woodturners from West Northants Woodturners will be holding their first meeting of the new year at Weedon Village Hall Wednesday (15th January) and are sending out an invitation to anyone who wants to come along and see how things go.  The evening will see […]

Northamptonshire Police released the following statement today: “Northamptonshire Police is sad to confirm that the body of missing Silverstone man Karl Denney was found yesterday, Saturday, 28 December, following searches in the Weedon and Flore area.  His death is not being treated as suspicious and a report is being prepared for the Coroner.  Officers would […]

Northants Police have been extending their Christmas road safety campaign over the last few days including impromptu vehicle check sites set up by Daventry’s Response Team 4. Police set up impromptu check point at an abandonded service station on the A45 opposite High March. Northants police officers have tweeted pictures which show police vehicles stopping cars on […]

Burglars across the county will be getting something extra from ‘Santa’ over the Christmas period.  Northamptonshire Police detectives have got a hold of Santa’s naughty list and, having checked it twice, are sending out special Christmas cards to their favourite burglars. The cards with the message, “He knows where you live. So do we” are all part […]

Following on from the earlier news from Northants Police about their commitment to tackling burglaries across the county as part of Operation Crooked, Daventry Radio contacted the Chief Constable, Nick Adderley to ask how this will affect the people of Daventry. Mr Adderley was quick to respond and said, “I have made a commitment to […]

Millionaire Northamptonshire business man, Matthew Gibbard (50) was shot dead in the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires on Saturday morning after armed robbers attempted to steal luggage from him and his stepson, Stefan Zone (28). It’s believed that the two men and their families were possibly targeted after leaving the city’s airport as part of a […]

Despite having the smallest gain in votes on the day, Chris Heaton-Harris has retained his seat as Member of Parliament for the Daventry constituency with 37,055 votes – which is  64.6% of the vote. The biggest loss of the day went to Labour’s Paul Joyce, who’s share dropped by 5.5% to 10,975 votes. Biggest gain […]




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