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Council agrees final budget ahead of unitary change   Daventry District Council (DDC) has set its final budget and Council Tax level before it is replaced by a new unitary authority next year.   At last night’s Council meeting (Thursday, 21 February), councillors approved a £17.5million revenue budget for 2020/21 – money that will be […]

January 2020 was the busiest ever month on the UK’s largest property website Rightmove.co.uk  With visits topping 152 million, it seems people are now keen to take advantage of a more certain political outlook. Jamie Campbell said “There is no doubt that a Brexit decision has made people feel more confident to move. At a local […]

#fiverfest #totallylocally #discoverdaventry Keep it Local’ is the rallying cry as Daventry Retailers come to the end of the first week of Fiver Fest. Fiver Fest is an annual campaign to champion the nations high streets and Daventry’s efforts are organised by the Daventry Retail Forum and Discover Daventry. Each participating store needs to devise […]

Northamptonshire County Council Trading Standards is advising people affected by the impact of storms Ciara and Dennis to be alert for bogus cold callers offering home repair work.   Trading Standards is warning homeowners that rogue traders could use the damage caused by the storms as a way of persuading people that they need work […]

A 26-year-old inmate has been charged with attempted murder and assault after two separate incidents at HMP Onley, Northamptonshire. Joshua Kendall, originally from Essex, is due to appear at Northampton Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday, February 20). He is accused of one count of assault by beating and one count of attempted murder in relation to […]

On Wednesday, Darren and Amanda visited Daventry Museum to have a look around the Civil War Exhibition. Focusing on Daventry’s role in the Battle that swung the English Civil War in 1645, the exhibit shares the history of what happened on the field and tries to take you deep into what it must have been […]

Officers are appealing for witnesses after three people died following a collision on the A43 between Northampton and Kettering. At about 2pm on Tuesday, February 18, a red Vauxhall Corsa and a white Volvo Tipper lorry were travelling in the opposite direction, when they collided between Sywell and Hannington, near to the Sywell Range. Following […]

Every year, the world’s top racing stars descend to Cheltenham for one standout week of action in the month of March.  The Cheltenham Festival is world renowned for its quality and experience, with it attracting thousands of fans and even more watching at home across four days of top class horse racing. Standout races at […]

AMAZON IN DAVENTRY PARTIES AFTER ANOTHER YEAR OF SUCCESS The team from Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Daventry partied in style at Heart of England Conference and Events Centre in Coventry to celebrate a year of success. The team was treated to the celebration to mark a successful 2019 at Daventry. At the party, guests enjoyed […]

People are invited to have their say on proposals to give police and council enforcement officers additional powers to help combat anti-social behaviour in Daventry.   Daventry town centre is currently covered by a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO), which makes it an offence for someone to fail to surrender alcohol when asked to do […]




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