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Big Switch Daventry District

Big Switch Daventry District is a joint effort between Daventry District Council and iChoosr to use collective purchasing power to secure better energy deals for residents.

Everyone who registers for the Big Switch is entered into a national collective, with energy companies invited to bid for their custom in an auction.

Because the auction is an opportunity for energy companies to secure thousands of... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:49 by Emma Gibson

Tags: DDC, energy

The Covid Winter Support Grant

The Covid Winter Support Grant is now available from Northants County Council, please see attached for further information.

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 09:08 by Emma Gibson

Tags: NCC

Residents invited to take part in conservation area review

People with an interest in the history and heritage of Spratton are invited to get involved in proposals to create a conservation area in the parish.

An online exhibition organised by Daventry District Council will give people an opportunity to explore and share the history of the village, what makes it special, and how it can be protected in future.

It will be held over Zoom from 6.30-7.30pm on Thursday... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 09:04 by Emma Gibson

Tags: DDC

Budget consultation for next year's concil tax precept

What would you pay for police and fire services?

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a budget consultation to ask people about their priorities for the county's fire and police services, and how much they would pay towards them.

The PFCC has responsibility for setting the budget for both Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police. The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:46 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Crime, Fire, Police

Domestic Abuse Christmas Campaign

When home isn't safe, remember that you can get help.

Northamptonshire Police is launching a month-long domestic abuse Christmas campaign today (Friday, December 18). This is to coincide with an anticipated increase in incidents over the festive period.
Scheduled to run until mid-January, the aim of the campaign is to encourage the reporting of incidents and signpost victims to help and support, while... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:44 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Police

Think NHS 111 First

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.

If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:05 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Health, NHS

Councillors agree plan to protect economic sites

Key economic sites in Daventry District have been protected from redevelopment by Daventry District Council.

District Councillors agreed to introduce an Article 4 Direction in the 'Strategic Employment Areas' designated in Brixworth, Crick, Woodford, and the Drayton Fields, Royal Oak and Marches industrial estates in Daventry, as well as in Daventry town centre.

The Direction removes the permitted development... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 10:33 by Emma Gibson

Tags: DDC

Food for Heros free Christmas Meals

Food for Heros free Christmas Meals

Free Christmas Meals are being offered to people in need in our villages and in partnership with Food4Heroes. Following their successful delivery of meals to NHS staff during lockdown Food4Heroes have agreed to provide a Christmas meal to people who may not be able to spend time with friends or family this year and may struggle to get themselves a Christmas meal. With volunteers in each village the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 09:52 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Village

Christmas waste and recycling collections

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 during the Christmas period, as well as a kerbside collection of real Christmas trees in January.

Daventry District Council (DDC) is reminding people of the following schedule changes:

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 10:07 by Emma Gibson

Tags: DDC, recycling, waste management

Have A Safe Crime Free Christmas A Message Sent By Les Conopo (Police, Community Support Officer, Daventry & South Northants)

Have a safe, crime-free Christmas. The festive season is a time for giving, but sadly also for taking – the dark nights, social occasions, gifts and increased cash people have on them mean there are lots of attractive opportunities for criminals. We're working hard to keep you safe, but there are simple steps you can take to help us.

At home
· Don't leave Christmas presents under your tree... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 07:15 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Crime, Police

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