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Crisp munchers and coffee drinkers have helped raise more than £500 for a good cause by recycling their empty packaging Around six pallets-worth of coffee capsules and 25kg of crisp packets have been left at Daventry District Council’s (DDC) recycling drop-off in the last year. The haul has earned DDC £584 in recycling credits from […]

Proposals to develop a new leisure centre in Moulton to serve residents in the east of Daventry District have been given the go-ahead by councillors. Daventry District Council (DDC) is planning to buy the Chris Moody Centre, a sports rehabilitation centre, from Moulton College and convert it into a second public leisure centre for the […]

Voluntary and community groups in need of support are urged to apply for a grant from Daventry District Council (DDC). The Council’s voluntary and community sector grant programme can help groups make improvements to community buildings, put on fundraising events, pay for new equipment and cover training costs or expenses for volunteers. Groups can apply for up […]

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 into an indoorseating area which will also offer visitor information. The covered seating area outside will be improved with […]

Extra prizes are up for grabs in a special Christmas giveaway being run by the Local Lotto. Anyone buying a ticket for the Lotto before Saturday 21December will be entered into a draw to win a six-month membership at Daventry Leisure Centre, a hamper from Waitrose or a Tesco gift card. That is in addition to the community lottery’s usual cash […]

Residents across Daventry District are being offered support to recycle as much as possible over the Christmas and New Year period. That support includes an extra collection of the blue-lidded recycling bins in the week beginning Monday 23 December, as well as a kerbside collection of real Christmas trees in January. Details of the extra recycling […]

Daventry District Council (DDC) has asked BT to retain ten of the 19 telephone boxes it was proposing to remove in the district. Two of the boxes the Council would like to see kept are the traditional red ‘K6’ kiosks at Long Buckby Wharf and on Main Street in Cottesbrooke, on the grounds that they […]

Daventry Market has been transferred from Daventry District Council (DDC) to Daventry Town Council (DTC). The transfer of the Market was confirmed on Friday and is the first of a number of DDC assets and services which could pass to the Town Council in the coming months. Welton Road Cemetery is also due to be […]

The new Conservative Leader at Daventry District Council came in to speak to Daventry Radio today and answered a number of questions about district and country matters that affect Daventry and its residents. Not all of his answers were ‘as expected’ and you might be surprised as some of his thoughts about his new role […]

The new leader of Daventry District Council says he will focus on maintaining and improving services in the run-up to the creation of new unitary authorities in the county. Councillor Richard Auger also pledged to provide a strong voice for Daventry District as we move towards the reorganisation of councils in Northamptonshire by April 2021. […]

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