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Thank you to everyone who donated their spare pillow cases, duvet covers and other fabrics to help a group in Pitsford who are turning them into laundry bags for NHS and care home staff to transport their uniforms. Here’s Lesley Hamilton from the group, picking up her second car load of donated fabric from our […]

Do you have any spare pillowcases, duvet covers or other fabrics? A talented group in Pitsford are turning them into laundry bags for NHS and care home staff to transport their uniforms. Items can be used or new, but must be washable at 60 degrees and each bag needs a piece roughly 50cm by 60cm. […]

Contractors Willmott Dixon implemented social distancing measures which have allowed them to safely carry on working on the steel frame at the Mulberry Place cinema development. Progress has been slightly slower than it would have been under normal circumstances, but the structure is really starting to take shape – as you can see from these […]

Northamptonshire residents are being urged not to burn garden waste during the coronavirus lockdown, with an increase in bonfires posing health risks and heaping pressure on emergency crews. Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service (NFRS) have reported a surge in callouts to bonfires that have got out of hand in recent weeks, while burning waste at […]

Daventry District Council have complemented ‘Hard-working staff at Daventry Norse’ whom are ‘doing their upmost to maintain vital waste and recycling collection services for everyone during this time’ The comments come as the reported instances of fly-tipping have increased across the district, no doubt fuelled by the closure of the districts tips due to the […]

With more and more people self-isolating, people working from home and children now off school, we’d like to take this opportunity to encourage patience and tolerance in the current circumstances. Please continue to be considerate of your neighbours at this time.   There could be more noise than you normally hear as more people will be […]

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 […]

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