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A Northampton charity that provides support for the homeless and those experiencing difficult times has received a donation of £5,000 from the Amazon fulfilment centre team in Daventry.  The donation was made after an employee at Amazon in Coventry nominated  Mayday Trust to benefit from a special COVID-19 initiative as part of Amazon’s programme to support the communities […]

Cllr. Matthew Churchley is the guest on The Morning Show this Tuesday, as part of our “Meet The Candidate” feature. Matt is hoping to build on his two years of experience on Daventry Town council and joins Tabitha on the show to explain why he wants to encourage the Youth Council. Plus there will be […]

All household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) in West Northamptonshire will temporarily open six days a week – to help cater for the current increased usage seen during the pandemic. The working schedule will be introduced at the sites in Brixworth, Daventry, Ecton Lane, Sixfields and Towcester from Saturday, 1 May until 30 June, after which the […]

Garden waste collection subscribers in the Daventry District area of West Northamptonshire are being reminded to renew the service for the 2021/22 season. The annual subscription runs out at the end of May and the charge for the service from 1 June 2021 to 1 April 2022 is £35 per bin. Collections take place fortnightly […]

New grants are now available for businesses in Daventry, Northampton and South Northants that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Additional Restrictions Grant (April) administered by West Northamptonshire Council, is aimed at businesses which were not legally forced to close but severely impacted by the restrictions, such as those in the events sector […]

A young policeman has been called a “hero” and a “lifesaver” after he broke a Daventry mans fall when he jumped out of his flat window. The incident happened at around 6pm last night, Friday April 9, in Millennium Way, Daventry. The un-named man had jumped from the third floor of the property shortly after […]

A Northamptonshire charity that supports victims of domestic abuse has received a £1,000 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Daventry. Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS) offers a range of services including refuge and safety, support programmes and group work. Commenting on the donation, Gareth Davies, Site Leader at Amazon in Daventry, said: “NDAS does […]

In the last 2 months over 1600 taekwondo students from across Britain sent in performance patterns videos to compete in the TAGB Online Winter Taekwondo Patterns tournament.  Regional heats narrowed the fields.  Daventry and Woodford students dominated the South Midlands region with many qualifying for this weekend’s National Final.  Panels of senior ranking Referees and […]

Explore an era of wondrous scientific discoveries, theatre and entertainment in our virtual Victorians exhibition.  The 360° tour is now live, and free to access from our website by visiting the What’s On page. Fascinating objects on display include examples of early motion picture such as the zoetrope and magic lantern, to an architectural model […]

The new West Northamptonshire Council officially launches today (1st April 2021). The new unitary council is providing services to residents and businesses across Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire.  Chief executive of West Northamptonshire Council Anna Earnshaw said: “Today is Vesting Day for the new West Northamptonshire Council. It’s a significant day for the county and […]

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