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Daventry District Council have announced temporary closures of local beauty Spots and parks. Their statement is below. Daventry District Council; In the light of the Government’s advice on social distancing for the Covid-19 virus and the increased need to ensure that members of the public comply with these measures, Daventry Country Park, Borough Hill, Cracks […]

People are invited to meet falcon Jinx and harris hawk PB at an information event in Daventry tomorrow (Tuesday 17 March), ahead of the return of a falconry programme starting next Monday to deter pigeons from the town centre. The information stand will be in Bowen Square between midday & 2pm. Find out more at […]

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 […]

People are invited to give their views on plans which aim to protect the historic interest of the parishes of Badby and Creaton. Daventry District Council (DDC) has produced a new draft appraisal and management plan for the conservation areas in both the Badby and Creaton, following reviews. In Badby, the plan suggests extending the […]

Birds of prey will return to Daventry town centre to help deal with the growing number of pigeons posing a health risk. Daventry District Council (DDC) is taking action in response to concerns over the problem pigeons creating a mess in the town, particularly Bowen Square and Foundry Place. As well as looking unsightly, bird […]

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. […]

Daventry’s new cinema will start to take shape in the coming weeks as work to build its steel frame structure gets underway. The work is being carried out by construction firm Willmott Dixon, which was appointed by Daventry District Council (DDC) to build the new Mulberry Place development on the former library site off North […]

Work to create a state-of-the-art new leisure centre for residents in the east of Daventry District is set to start following completion of a deal to purchase the site. Daventry District Council has bought the Chris Moody Centre from Moulton College and will convert it into a second public leisure centre for the District using […]

Plans to help cyclists by putting lights inside a former railway tunnel have been scrapped. Daventry District Councillors were considering making improvements to the 525 yard Kelmarsh Tunnel – which is now part of the Brampton Valley Way cycle route. The £50,000 scheme would have seen lighting installed for riders and pedestrians – to improve […]

We’ve published our notice advising of slight changes to charges at off-street parking places in Daventry from 1 April: ▪️Parking in Daventry town centre car parks remains free within the time restrictions displayed on car park signs ▪️The charge for parking at Daventry Country Park remains at £2 for an all-day ticket ▪️Modest increases to […]




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