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Bonfire Night Safety

Bonfire Night Safety

Staying safe around fireworks and bonfires

Fireworks can be great fun, not just for Bonfire night on 5 November, but also Diwali, New Year's Eve and Chinese New Year.

However, despite annual safety warnings, firework celebrations still end in painful injuries for too many people, including young children.

Injury figures show the safest place to enjoy fireworks is at a large public display - far fewer... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:47 by Brian Hughes

Tags: Police Fire Safety

Christmas Recycling & Bin Collections Dates

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.... Read More »

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

Tags: News

Daventry District’s Conservatives choose future leadership team

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... Read More »

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

Tags: News

Crick Conservation Area Consultation and Exhibition

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Planning

A helping hand to keep District homes warm

Vulnerable households across Daventry District are being offered a helping hand to reduce their energy bills from the Warm Homes Fund.

The Northants Warm Homes partnership has secured nearly £4 million to provide fully-funded gas central heating for fuel poor homes across Northamptonshire that do not already have it.

The money will be matched by other grant monies and by contributions from landlords... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 07:57 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Have your say on the future strategy for West Northamptonshire

People can learn more about a new plan to shape the future growth of West Northamptonshire at a series of exhibitions during September.

The events, which are taking place in Northampton, Daventry District, Brackley and Towcester, will give people an opportunity to ask questions about the development of the new West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan.

Daventry District Council, Northampton Borough Council,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 10:05 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News, Local Government Structure

DACT - Is Travel an Issue for you?

Do you ever ask yourself any of these questions?

How do I get to my medical appointments?

How do I get to shopping Centres?

How can I get out and enjoy social trips with others in the community?

DACT is a Daventry-based Charity which provides many transport and mobility solutions to communities across the whole of Daventry District area. Why not call us to see how we can help to answer some of these questions... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:38 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News, Community Activities

Travel Club for Residents

Please peruse the attached document on how to set up a travel club for local residents who aren't able to travel outside of the village independently.

Posted: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:37 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Good Neighbours

If you have spare time and are able to help your neighbours or local residents, then please peruse the attached document for further information.

Crick already have a Good Neighbours Group who are always looking for new members to help the community.

Please visit the Good Neighbours page on our website for contact details and further information, by using the below link: Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:34 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

ACRE Village Viewpoint Newsletter - Summer 2019

Please find attached a newsletter from ACRE which is packed full of interesting information for residents.

Posted: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:24 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News, Community Activities

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