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The Liberal Democrats have put forward a motion to Daventry District Council being held this Thursday (3rd December), to get the full council on side to lobby both local MP Chris Heaton-Harris and the Chancellor Rishi Sunak, to change approach and make funding support available for the up to 3 million people who have so […]

Warm-hearted residents can offer some cheer to people in need this Christmas by donating items to a festive parcel scheme.  The annual Comfort and Joy campaign helps those who are staying in refuges as a result of experiencing domestic abuse, as well as other vulnerable families who are struggling at Christmas.  Jointly organised by the […]

This week The Early Evening Show talked to local author Steve Gay about his debut novel and how he finally got to start his writing career. “The Birds That Do Not Sing is a historical novel set on that fateful day during the Second World War; when Coventry suffered a terrible night of bombing. The […]

        Crime Prevention Advice Please find below crime prevention advice sheets regarding catalytic converters, van/lorries and fuel theft.   Please try to share with your friends, family and the local community (local shops, notice boards, libraries etc). If you would like pdf  or printed copies to share, please email [email protected] Catalytic Converter Crime Prevention […]

        Surge In Online Shopping Fraud Dear Subscriber, Reports of online shopping fraud have surged by 30% over the pandemic as many of us continue to shop online in light of current restrictions. Figures from Action Fraud show that criminals conned 17,407 shoppers out of almost £13.5 million over the Christmas period […]

 A lucky winner is celebrating after scooping £2,500 in Saturday’s Local Lotto draw.  The cash prize is the highest so far given out by the Lotto – a weekly online lottery which redistributes half of its ticket sales to community groups in Daventry District.  The winner, who asked not to be named, was playing in […]

Businesses in Daventry District which have been required to close temporarily due to the lockdown are encouraged to apply for a Local Restrictions Support Grant. The Government fund can provide grants of up to £3,000 to help small businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors manage during the 28-day lockdown period. The types of […]

Online exhibitions will showcase conservation plans People can learn about plans to protect the historic interest of a number of parishes across Daventry District during a series of online exhibitions. The sessions are being held as part of reviews of the conservation areas in Badby, Creaton, Great Brington, Preston Capes and Hellidon. There will also […]

Finding the right wines this winter doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Whether you are looking for a warm red for a quiet drink in, a gift for the wine lover in your life or the ultimate Christmas Day Champagne, look no further. On this Thursday’s Early Evening Show, we invited Debbie Gallacher from Gallachers Wine […]

We continue our search for things do over the coming weeks that don’t involve Zoom or the TV, and this week on the Early Evening Show, we took a look a the History behind the annual making of the all important Christmas Pudding. Stir Up Sunday is tomorrow, so there is still time to grab […]




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