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DDC grant scheme offering a helping hand to community groups

DDC grant scheme offering a helping hand to community groups Voluntary and community groups in need of support are urged to apply for a grant from Daventry District Council (DDC). The Council’s voluntary and community sector grant programme can help groups make improvements to community buildings, put on fundraising events, pay for new equipment and

By | 2019-12-10T11:16:29+00:00 December 10th, 2019|Categories: General News|

A14 Update to 19 December 2019

A14 Update to 19 December 2019 The essential maintenance work continues on the A14 between junction 2 and the M1 junction 19. Two Week Look Ahead Work continues on the A14 westbound carriageway with closures from 8pm to 6am, with both carriageways open during the day. The overnight closures recommenced last night Thursday 5 December until Friday 13

By | 2019-12-06T15:50:18+00:00 December 6th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Christmas waste and recycling collections 2019

Christmas waste and recycling collections 2019 Residents across Daventry District are being offered support to recycle as much as possible over the Christmas and New Year period. That support includes an extra collection of the blue-lidded recycling bins in the week beginning Monday 23 December, as well as a kerbside collection of real Christmas trees

By | 2019-12-05T14:50:15+00:00 December 5th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Energy Awareness Drop-in Event at DDC 9 December 2019

Energy Awareness Drop-in Event at DDC 9 December 2019 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 from 10am until midday, and then

By | 2019-11-29T09:55:47+00:00 November 29th, 2019|Categories: General News|

A14 Update – Westbound J2 to the M1 J19 to 12 December 2019

A14 Update - Westbound J2 to the M1 J19 to 12 December 2019 The essential maintenance work continues on the A14 between junction 2 and the M1 junction 19. Two Week Look Ahead Work continues on the westbound carriageway with closures from 8pm to 6am, with both carriageways open during the day.  Work will be

By | 2019-11-25T11:28:52+00:00 November 25th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Are you pregnant? Protect yourself and your unborn baby from flu complications

Are you pregnant? Protect yourself and your unborn baby from flu complications Influenza, commonly known as flu, is a highly infectious viral illness which can lead to complications, hospital admission and in some cases even death. There is strong evidence that pregnant women have a much higher risk of serious illness as a result of

By | 2019-11-22T15:54:13+00:00 November 22nd, 2019|Categories: General News|

Northamptonshire County Council’s Draft Budget 2020/21

Northamptonshire County Council's Draft Budget 2020/21 Northamptonshire County Council is now consulting on its draft Budget for 2020/21. The draft budget agreed by Cabinet on 12th November 2019 is likely to be the County Council’s final budget and lays the foundations for the transition to two new unitary authorities from April 2021. This draft budget

By | 2019-11-18T16:57:01+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Market transferred to Daventry Town Council

Market transferred to Daventry Town Council Daventry Market has been transferred from Daventry District Council (DDC) to Daventry Town Council (DTC). The transfer of the Market was confirmed on Friday and is the first of a number of DDC assets and services which could pass to the Town Council in the coming months. Welton Road

By | 2019-11-18T16:54:20+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Consultation on proposed school admissions arrangements for September 2021

Northamptonshire County Council’s School Admissions Team is coordinating a formal consultation on the admissions arrangements for mainstream schools within the county for the September 2021 intake. All admission authorities are required to formally consult if they want to make any changes to their schools' admission arrangements for the following school year. They also have to

By | 2019-11-18T16:50:29+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Have your say on strategy to prevent homelessness

Have your say on strategy to prevent homelessness Residents in Daventry District are invited to have their say on a strategy to prevent homelessness and help rough sleepers. Daventry District Council (DDC) has published its draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy for 2020, which aims to: prevent and relieve homelessness; provide sufficient accommodation; provide support

By | 2019-11-18T16:45:31+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Categories: General News|