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Following the success of the 2020 Yelvertoft Pumpkin Festival, which saw 40 displays entered from around the village, the Yelvertoft Pre-School Committee are organising a repeat event for Sunday the 31st of October, which is of course Halloween. Organiser of the parent-led pre-school committee, Jason Adams, father of three, is hoping to see imaginative pumpkin […]

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines the word tumble as “to fall quickly and without control” but for 12 year old Pippa Eyles, losing control is something she never suffers from.  Having survived the lack of training and competition over the last 18 months, the Parker E-Act student has recently been crowned British Champion in her age group.  Pippa started artistic […]

The Amazon fulfilment centre in Rugby recently marked its second anniversary by hosting a range of activities for employees. The Rugby team took part in a number of socially distanced fun activities at the fulfilment centre including games, giveaways and a beach-themed fun area with deckchairs, buckets and spades. The team was also treated to […]

After a longer than expected wait, some of the Daventry Town Council team (plus equally daft friends), finally got to complete their 13,000ft charity skydive last week. The brave fundraising team were originally scheduled to jump last month, a couple of the team completed their jump, however a technical fault meant that the remaining participants […]

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Doctors referral to Slimming World has changed my life! Sara is a member with Kelly Turner at Hill Street Community Centre, has lost over 7.5 stone, and has shared her inspirational story to help others. Here she tells us her story, in her own words… In January 2020, I had an appointment with a neurologist […]

canal boating charity near Daventry has finally managed to celebrate its 40th anniversary recently after an uncertain time of planning and disruption due to the pandemic.

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




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