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Essential maintenance work A14 and M1 junction 19 and A14 junction 2, 25 October 2019

Essential maintenance work A14 and M1 junction 19 and A14 junction 2, 25 October 2019 The essential maintenance work continues on the A14 between the M1 junction 19 and A14 junction 2.   However, work tonight (Friday, 25 October 2019) has been cancelled due to the weather conditions, with a Yellow Warning for rain in place.

By | 2019-10-25T15:40:38+01:00 October 25th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Daventry DC set up meeting to discuss climate emergency

Daventry DC set up meeting to discuss climate emergency People are invited to a meeting to explore what can be done in Daventry District to help prevent climate change. The event, which takes place at Daventry District Council’s (DDC) Lodge Road offices from 7-8.30pm on Monday 11 November, has been organised by a task panel

By | 2019-10-25T15:17:15+01:00 October 25th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Forthcoming Carriageway Drainage Maintenance Works in Maidwell January 2020

Forthcoming Carriageway Drainage Maintenance Works in Maidwell January 2020 Residents will have already received (or will be receiving) a letter from Northamptonshire Highways advising them of the forthcoming carriageway Drainage Maintenance Works due to take place in Maidwell in 2020. Please see the letter here.

By | 2019-10-25T15:08:12+01:00 October 25th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Royal British Legion Monthly Veterans Breakfast

Royal British Legion Monthly Veterans Breakfast Members of the Armed Forces both past and present are invited to the New Street Cafe (next to Tesco in Daventry Town Centre) on the fourth Wednesday of each month for the Veterans' Breakfast Breakfasts are available from 9.30am until midday, and there is a drop-in support and advice

By | 2019-10-15T20:02:53+01:00 October 15th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Conservation areas designated in District villages

Conservation areas designated in District villages Historic parts of the villages of Staverton, Pitsford, Everdon and Little Everdon have greater protection following the completion of the latest Conservation Area appraisals. A new Conservation Area has been designated in Little Everdon, while amendments have been made to the existing Conservation Areas in the other villages. The

By | 2019-10-15T19:53:28+01:00 October 15th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Big Health Check

Big Health Check BBC Radio Northampton are holding one of their free ‘Big Health Check’ events at Daventry Leisure Centre tomorrow (Wednesday 16th October) 12-3pm. These provide a great opportunity for people of all ages to have a variety of health checks & also try some different physical activity taster sessions. For details - see

By | 2019-10-15T19:50:34+01:00 October 15th, 2019|Categories: General News|

Daventry Winter Night Shelter

Daventry Winter Night Shelter Daventry Winter Night Shelter is looking to open this year and volunteers are needed to help the people of Daventry - please see here . If you are interested in helping out or need further information please contact Daventry District Council on 01327 871100 or email DaventryWinterNightShelter@daventrydc.gov.uk

By | 2019-10-15T19:44:33+01:00 October 15th, 2019|Categories: General News|

A14 Eastbound Closures 14 October 2019

A14 Eastbound Closures 14 October 2019 Work re-commences on Monday, 14 October with 12 nights of full closures of the A14 eastbound carriageway.  All closures will be overnight (8pm to 6am) from Monday 14 October to Friday 25 October. It’s anticipated that the eastbound closure will coincide with the southbound closure of the M6 J2-4

By | 2019-10-13T19:07:38+01:00 October 13th, 2019|Categories: General News|

End your relationship with Smoking this Stoptober

End your relationship with Smoking this Stoptober Stoptober is back, and this year the Northamptonshire Public Health’s Stop Smoking Service are working with the two general hospitals in the county to target those most at risk. Smoking is either directly or indirectly (through smoking related conditions) responsible for 1,901 hospital admissions per 100,000 people and

By | 2019-10-07T09:31:19+01:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: General News|