Advice and support to help people heat their homes more cheaply will be on offer during an energy efficiency awareness day in Daventry.
The drop-in event takes place in the reception area at Daventry District Council's (DDC) Lodge Road offices from 10am until midday, and then from 2-4pm on Monday 9 December.
People can pick up advice about getting the most from their central heating, understanding energy... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:39 by Parish Office
A community sports centre is going from strength-to-strength since the completion of a £2 million renovation and extension.
The regeneration project transformed the Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy (DPSA), creating a fully accessible, state-of-the art extended gym hall, new changing areas and toilets, and a new café area and parent viewing lounge.
The new facilities at the Ashby Road centre... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:33 by Parish Office
Moulton Parish Council were lucky enough to receive a 'bee-friendly' tree pack from DDC, as part of the Woodland Trust's Big Climate Fightback initiative – a campaign to get one million people to join the fight against climate change by pledging to plant a tree by Saturday 30 November.
Around 300 trees are set to be planted across Daventry District this week
The trees we received have been planted... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 10:00 by Parish Office
Residents are being advised of some important deadlines in the run-up to the General Election on 12 December.
Daventry District Council verifies and counts the votes for the Daventry Parliamentary Constituency, which includes Daventry District as well as to two wards from the borough of Wellingborough (Earls Barton and West) and the South Northamptonshire district wards of Harpole & Grange, and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:28 by Parish Office
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.
Councillor Auger was chosen as the new leader by the Council's... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:38 by Parish Office
People are invited to a meeting to explore what can be done in Daventry District to help prevent climate change.
The event, which takes place at Daventry District Council's (DDC) Lodge Road offices from 7-8.30pm on Monday 11 November, has been organised by a task panel of councillors who are exploring what can be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the District.
The panel wants to hear people's... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:03 by Parish Office
People are invited to get involved with consultations on proposals that seek to protect Daventry District's heritage.
Daventry District Council (DDC) would like to hear the public's views on a Draft Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan for Woodford Halse and Hinton.
People are also invited to comment on proposals to introduce a number of Article 4 Directions in the Harlestone, Moulton, Daventry... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:01 by Parish Office
Vulnerable households across Daventry District are being offered a helping hand to reduce their energy bills from the Warm Homes Fund.
The Northants Warm Homes partnership has secured nearly £4 million to provide fully-funded gas central heating for fuel poor homes across Northamptonshire that do not already have it.
The money will be matched by other grant monies and by contributions from landlords... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:38 by Parish Office
Free digital marketing and advertising courses are being offered in Daventry District thanks to the Google Digital Garage.
The Digital Garage aims to offer people and businesses free advice and coaching on their digital skills to help them find a job, or grow in their business, career or confidence.
It is coming to the Saxon Suite in Daventry Leisure Centre on Tuesday 1 October from 6pm to 9.45pm, when... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 09:26 by Parish Office
People are being urged to sign-up for an energy switching service to help ensure they are on the best deal for their gas and electricity come the winter.
Big Switch Daventry District is a joint effort between Daventry District Council (DDC) and its switching partner iChoosr to use collective purchasing power to secure better energy deals for residents.
Everyone who registers for the Big Switch is entered... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 16:01 by Parish Office