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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 […]

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a Theft of machinery a  90KG excavator breaker. This occurred on Primrose Hill, Daventry  This happened on Monday 22nd March 2021 from 7:30pm – Thursday 25th march 2021 to 7:30am  Did you witness anything? Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious? Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were suspicious of? If you have evidential […]

The incident happened in the early hours of Monday Morning, leaving two cars destroyed and one car fire damaged. Morning people of Weedon. I’m posting on behalf of the family who had there cars set on fire last night on West Street. They do not have Facebook but have asked me to release the following […]

As a symbol of the longstanding friendship between Japan and the UK, ten Japanese cherry blossom trees were planted in Daventry Town, New Street Park. The trees were donated by numerous Japanese businesses and individuals through the Sakura Cherry Tree Planting Project which aims to plant 6,500 trees across the UK, following a joint declaration of co-operation made by the Japanese and British Prime Ministers in 2017. Cherry trees will be […]

People are being urged to stay safe around open water as families and young people start to head outside more. This week has seen a number of lockdown rules relaxed, and with hot weather predicted for this week and an upcoming Bank Holiday weekend looming, the temptation to head out to the water could be […]

Work to deliver a new four-screen cinema in Daventry town centre has taken a further step forward this week with the formal handover of the building to its operator.  The Arc Cinema has now taken possession of the new cinema building from Daventry District Council’s main contractor Willmott Dixon so they can complete the internal […]




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