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A Daventry woman has taken to social media in the hope of locating her missing Engagement Ring. Steph Gardener believes that the ring, which has huge sentimental value as it belonged to her fiancés grandmother, was lost somewhere between her journey from her house to Aldi via Cummins on Royal Oak Way. If anyone has […]

Free places are available for a new 12-week lifestyle and healthy living course being organised by HomeStart Daventry.

Witnesses are sought after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted as she walked in Jubilee Park, Weedon. The incident happened between 3.30pm and 5pm on Sunday, December 19, as the girl was approached near to the basket swing by a man who hugged her and inappropriately touched her. He then offered her money and tried […]

Daventry firefighter Norm James is going out in a blaze of glory after nearly 40 years of saving lives.

Rugby Borough’s return to Leicestershire Senior League Premier Division duty on Saturday proved successful one as they edged out hosts Thurnby Rangers 2-1.

Cllr Malcolm Longley, West Northamptonshire Council Cabinet Member for Finance, said: “Following an issue earlier this week with council tax payments via direct debit in the former South Northamptonshire area, we have investigated and discovered this was due to an administrative error on our part.  “This arose from the transfer to a new Direct Debit […]

Long Buckby artist Anna Langton is a stroke survivor.

Daventry Museum’s new exhibition, Life and Memories of a Childhood in Daventry, opens on Saturday 8th January 2022from 10am to 4pm. This nostalgic exhibition seeks to evoke memories of a Daventrian childhood, with exhibits of local interest including Daventry schools memorabilia, uniforms and sports team photographs, Swimming Pool Association ephemera, local Cub and Scout group badges, and May Day celebrations. Alongside these local exhibits are displays of traditional toys, many versions of which are still around today.  There are examples of clockwork toys, […]

We are pleased to launch the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Business Continuity Scheme. On 3 March 2021, the Government announced that a further £425m would be made available for Local Authorities, through a conditional top-up to the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) from 1 April 2021. We currently hold an Additional Restrictions Grant fund of £2,782,193. The goal is to […]

F1 engineering legends Mike Costin and Peter Wright joined crowds for what was a rather noisy affair in Catesby last week.

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