Tags: DDC

New lateral flow testing site opens in Daventry

A community Lateral Flow Device Testing Centre has opened at Daventry Leisure Centre.

This complements the existing provision in Northampton, Corby, Wellingborough and Brackley and offers a more local testing venue for those in Daventry and the surrounding areas. Lateral Flow Device testing is otherwise known as rapid testing and is used in people who do not have symptoms of Covid-19. The aim is to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 10:33 by Emma Gibson

Tags: COVID, DDC

All Change for Councils in Northamptonshire

All Change for Councils in Northamptonshire

Local government in Northamptonshire is changing. The existing system, which has been in place since the 1970s, is like a three-tier cake. The bottom layer is parish and town councils which typically cover one village or town. The middle layer is borough and district councils, which are responsible for things like planning applications, collecting the bins,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 10:55 by Emma Gibson

Tags: DDC, NCC, Unitary Authority, West Northants

Parish Council Elections 2021

Elections 2021


Nominations for Parish Council Elections close at 4pm on 8 April 2021. West Northamptonshire Council held a Candidate's Briefing on Wednesday which can be viewed here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaUD5P3MPVQ .

For any potential candidates Northants CALC is holding an Elections Q&A on Monday 22 March 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. aimed at prospective candidates who wish to learn more... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 12:33 by Emma Gibson

Tags: DDC, NCC, West Northants, election

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

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

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

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

Christmas waste and recycling arrangements

Daventry District Council's offices will be closed from Christmas Day until they reopen on Monday 4 January 2021.

Essential services, such as waste and recycling collections and street cleaning will continue over the festive period, and there will also continue to be arrangements in place in the event of an emergency.

Find out more about waste and recycling collections, office opening times and online... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 06:39 by Emma Gibson

Tags: DDC