Tags: DDC

Your guide to key dates in General Election countdown

Your guide to key dates in General Election countdown

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

Tags: Community, DDC, Elections, News Items

New leader set to focus on the day job

New leader set to focus on the day job

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

Tags: DDC, News Items

Meeting set to discuss climate emergency

Meeting set to discuss climate emergency

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

Tags: DDC, News Items

Have your say on conservation area proposals

Have your say on conservation area proposals

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

Tags: DDC, News Items

A helping hand to keep District homes warm

A helping hand to keep District homes warm

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

Tags: Community, DDC, News Items

Free digital skill courses on offer in Daventry District

Free digital skill courses on offer in Daventry District

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

Tags: Community, DDC, Events

Big Switch scheme returns ahead of winter months

Big Switch scheme returns ahead of winter months

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

Tags: DDC, News Items

Council Leader and Deputy Leader to stand down this autumn

Council Leader and Deputy Leader to stand down this autumn

Councillor Chris Millar has announced that he will resign from his role as Leader of Daventry District Council on 31 October 2019, along with the Deputy Leader Councillor Liz Griffin.

Councillor Millar, who has been Leader of the Council since August 1999, said: "The time is right for a new team to take the area forward for the benefit of the district as a whole, as we will not be standing for election... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 11:33 by Parish Office

Tags: DDC, News Items

Council Leader and Deputy Leader to stand down this autumn

Council Leader and Deputy Leader to stand down this autumn

Councillor Chris Millar has announced that he will resign from his role as Leader of Daventry District Council on 31 October 2019, along with the Deputy Leader Councillor Liz Griffin.

Councillor Millar, who has been Leader of the Council since August 1999, said: "The time is right for a new team to take the area forward for the benefit of the district as a whole, as we will not be standing for election... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 11:33 by Parish Office

Tags: DDC, News Items

Have your say on District’s polling stations

People are being invited to have their say on proposals to change some polling stations in Daventry District.

The proposals are being made as part of the Polling Districts, Places and Stations review, which the Council is required by law to undertake every five years.

They take into account feedback from voters, councillors, parish councils and community groups, as well as information on proposed housing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 16:22 by Parish Office

Tags: DDC