Crick Community

Serving the people of Crick

  • The Old School in Church Street

    The Old School in Church Street

  • St Margaret's Church from Church Street

    St Margaret's Church from Church Street

  • Looking down Watford Road

    Looking down Watford Road

Welcome to the Crick Community website sponsored by Crick Parish Council.

Crick Parish Council provides your Local Services. We strive to make Crick a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. You can find local groups and businesses in our Community Directory. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for, including where to find us.

You can register events in the Village Diary or just check what is happening.

If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend improvements to our website or if you want to add your details to our Community Directory then please contact us.

Latest News

Christmas Recycling & Bin Collections Dates

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:16 by Josie Flavell

Households are encouraged to find out more about arrangements for waste and recycling collections over Christmas and New Year.

All collections

  • Collections will continue to take place as usual over the Christmas and New Year period, except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

- If your collection is due on Christmas Day (Wednesday, 25 December) it will instead take place on Saturday, 28 December. More »

- If your collection is due on Boxing Day (Thursday, 26 December) it will instead take place on Sunday, 29 December.

- If your collection is due on New Year's Day (Wednesday, 1 January) this will instead take place on Saturday, 4 January.

  • During the week beginning 23 December, all households will get an extra blue bin recycling collection on their usual collection day. This includes households whose collections have been rescheduled from Christmas Day and Boxing Day to the following weekend.

Garden waste collections for those subscribed to the service there will be a short break in collections during w/c 23 December so that crews can focus on the extra seasonal recycling.

Waste bins – your black bin will continue to be collected as normal on its three-weekly cycle. Please make sure you recycle as much as possible as side waste and bins with raised lids will not be collected.

Recycling - Your blue recycling binwill continue to be collected as usual over Christmas and New Year. There will be an extra collection for all households during week beginning 23 December – please place your blue bin out with your food waste on your usual collection day.

Extra recycling will also be collected if you cannot fit into your blue bin – please place items into clear or white bags next to your boxes (not black or green sacks).

Don't forget that a range of festive items can be recycled, including foil-free Christmas cards and wrapping paper, sweet tins and drinks bottles.

Food waste bins will continue to be collected weekly for all households on their usual collection day.

Christmas trees – Households can put their real Christmas trees in their garden waste bin or alternatively place them alongside their bins on the usual day of collection week beginning 6January.

There are no communal collection points for real Christmas trees. You can also take trees to the local household waste recycling centre – find your nearest at

Check your collections calendar – You can check your bin collection dates on the calendar delivered to you in June, or by searching your postcode on our website at

You can also check your collection day and set up alerts on your mobile by downloading the free Daventry District Council app from the Apple or Google Play stores.

Reporting a missed bin over Christmas and New Year

Daventry District Council's offices and Contact Centre will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening on Thursday, 2 January. During this time waste and recycling services will continue and you can report a missed bin collection on our website at » Less

Daventry District’s Conservatives choose future leadership team

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:18 by Josie Flavell

Councillor Richard Auger is to become the new Leader of Daventry District Council (DDC) when Councillor Chris Millar resigns from the role at the end of this month.

Councillor Adam Brown has been chosen to replace Councillor Liz Griffin as Deputy Leader when she also steps down on 31 October.

The formal announcement was made by the Council's Conservative group at last night's Full Council meeting (Thursday 10 October). More »

Councillor Auger was elected as a councillor for Welford Ward on the District Council in May 2015 and has held the Housing and Environmental Health Portfolio since 2017. He also serves as a county councillor for the Daventry West Division.

Councillor Brown has represented Weedon Ward on DDC since May 2016 and has served as Chairman of the Scrutiny and Improvement Committee. He also represents Bugbrooke Division on the County Council.

Councillors Auger and Brown will start their new roles on November 1.

Both Councillor Millar and Councillor Griffin made the decision to step down in August to allow a new leadership team looking to stand for election to the new unitary council to represent DDC. They will continue to be Daventry District ward councillors. » Less

Crick Conservation Area Consultation and Exhibition

Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 09:36 by Josie Flavell

Daventry District Council are currently consulting on the proposed Crick Conservation Area and draft Crick Conservation Area Appraisal. The consultation runs until 5pm Monday 4th November. All representations must be received in writing by the District Council by this time. A consultation drop in session will be held on Monday 14th October in the Old School, Crick from 3:30-6:30PM where DDC officers will be in attendance to answer any questions about the consultation. Please visit the District Council website to view the draft Appraisal and proposed boundary