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Willoughby’s Saturday seconds’ season came to a disappointing end as they were on the wrong end of defeat to champions Carrb United in the NCL Division 12 KO Cup Final.

What stops us doing things that feel a little bit (or a lot) ‘off the wall’?FEARBut WHAT, exactly, are we scared of? I was standing at the side of the beautiful Lake Bassenthwaite, in the splendor of the Lake District National Park, Cumbria in the north of England. It was the middle of May 2021 […]

Basketball: Daventry Swifts’ first foray into National Basketball proved to be something of a baptism of fire but with some success

WHAT do a badger’s skull, octopus, set of chef’s knives, wedding dress and tiara and memorial ring containing ashes all have in common? They feature among the lost property items left behind by staycationers at one of the six Winchcombe Farm lodges this summer!   Jo Carroll, who runs the Upper Tysoe boutique glamping retreat […]

An exciting new Halloween experience in the Midlands is set to raise the spirits and get spines tingling during the October half term. The Spooky Swamp in Meriden near Coventry will take visitors on a Halloween adventure like no other. Beautifully-lit landscapes, eerily illuminated trees and hauntingly spooky surroundings will provide the backdrop to a […]

A Daventry charity that supports those affected by dementia has received a £1,000 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in the town. Demcafe is a support group in a café setting in Daventry run on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month by experienced volunteers who have all been affected in some way by […]

Canvass forms are being sent to households across West Northamptonshire this week so that residents can check their voter details are up-to-date. The annual canvass, which must be carried out by law, allows West Northamptonshire Council to ensure that information on the electoral register is current and accurate. Adults must be on the register in […]

In pictures: Basketball Camps at DSLV

Hot on the heels of a series of camps for young people in the town, Daventry now has its’ very own National League basketball club, Daventry Swifts.  

Daventry Town Council (DTC) was delighted to work in partnership with Northamptonshire Sport in the organisation of last Saturdays (24 July 2021) Southbrook Estate Big Thank You Community Clean Up and Celebration.  A successful application submitted by Northamptonshire Sport for a Virgin Media and O2 Together Fund allowed various partnership agencies, including ourselves, to organise the […]




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