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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace will be the topic of a forum being held in Daventry this month.  Businesses are invited to join the Daventry Health and Safety Forum at Cummins Power Systems, Royal Oak Way South, Daventry, on Tuesday 31 March. The event, organised by Health and Safety Inspectors from Daventry District Council, […]

Waste amnesties set to tackle fly-tipping Waste amnesties are set to be held on three housing estates in Daventry this month in a bid to tackle fly-tipping. The events will see a team from Futures Greenscape visit the Headlands, Southbrook and The Grange to give residents an opportunity to dispose of bulky items for free. […]

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 […]

People are invited to give their views on steps being taken to protect key economic sites in Daventry District.   National legislation allows buildings used as offices to be converted into homes without the need to obtain planning permission, under what is known as a permitted development right.   It was brought in by the […]

A climate emergency has been declared by Daventry District Council (DDC), with councillors agreeing a raft of measures in a bid to tackle the issue. They include setting targets for the reduction of emissions and promoting the wide range of support and funding that is available to help residents and businesses be more environmentally friendly. […]

A major planning policy document containing detailed guidance that will help shape the future development of Daventry District has been adopted.   The Daventry District Settlements and Countryside (Part 2) Local Plan sets out where new homes could go to meet future housing need, as well as the best locations for new businesses, to create […]

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