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Author: Emma Needham

DDC - coronavirus support line launched

A new support line has been launched to support the most vulnerable members of our community.

The new support line - which can be reached on 0300 126 1000 (Option 5) - allows those who cannot leave their homes under current restrictions and those who have nobody to call upon for help, to request support in getting access to food, prescriptions and other vital services that they require.

There are a large... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:31 by Emma Needham

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DDC: Help and support for those in need during coronavirus pandemic

Are you in need of extra support during the coronavirus pandemic? Or do you know someone in your local community who might need some help?

Daventry District Council is working with a range of partner organisations to co-ordinate local efforts to get people the help they need during these difficult times.

An army of volunteers has come forward to offer their help with everything from collecting prescriptions... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:19 by Emma Needham

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Covid-19 Use of Crick's Open Spaces

Until further notice the following open spaces are closed and must not be used at all:

The CHILDREN'S PLAY AREAS on the Playing Field and off Cowley Meadow Way.

The SKATEBOARD PARK on the Playing Field off Main


CRICK WOODLANDS remains open for exercise but people must comply with the Social Distancing Rules

Help stop the virus spreading and support our NHS in saving lives

Wash hands frequently... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:44 by Emma Needham

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Dog Fouling!

Dog Fouling!

Daventry District Council Dog Fouling Poem!

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 17:53 by Emma Needham

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Planning approval for new leisure centre

Planning approval for new leisure centre

A proposal for a new leisure centre in Moulton to serve residents in the east of Daventry District has secured planning permission.

Daventry District Council (DDC) wants to convert the Chris Moody Centre into a public leisure centre for use by the wider community.

And work is expected to start in the spring after a planning application was approved by the Council's Planning Committee last night (Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:39 by Emma Needham

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Inspector’s final Local Plan report published

Inspector’s final Local Plan report published

A major policy document produced to help shape Daventry District's future development is sound and complies with legal requirements, an independent examination has concluded.

Planning Inspector Gareth Wildgoose says the Daventry District Settlements and Countryside (Part 2) Local Plan provides an appropriate basis for the planning of the area, so long as a number of changes – known as main modifications... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:24 by Emma Needham

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Energy Awareness Day - Could save you money on your bills!

Advice and support to help people heat their homes more cheaply will be on offer during an energy efficiency awareness day in Daventry.

The drop-in event takes place in the reception area at Daventry District Council's (DDC) Lodge Road offices on Monday 20 January.

Running from 10am until midday, and then from 2-4pm, it offers visitors the chance to pick up advice about getting the most from their central... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:19 by Emma Needham

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Environment Agency Announcement - Water Abstraction Licences

The Environment Agency is pleased to announce we have secured a short extension for submitting applications for previously exempt water abstractions activities. The new deadline for submitting a successful application has been moved from the 31 of December 2019 to the 30 June 2020.

We would like to provide early awareness of the extension, to help those needing to act take advantage and secure their... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 08:23 by Emma Needham

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NCC Active Parks Project Survey

Active Parks Project

Northamptonshire County Council is trying to gain a better understanding of how people currently use our country parks and what barriers may be preventing you from being more active in our parks.

Please help us by completing this short questionnaire.

Your feedback will be used to help improve the facilities and activities... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 10:38 by Emma Needham

Tags: Community Activities, News

Christmas Waste & Recycling Collections

Christmas waste and recycling collections

Changes to collection days

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.
  • If your collection is due on Boxing Day (Thursday, 26 December) it will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:28 by Emma Needham

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