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Green Light for Northampton Town Council

A new town council for Northampton will be created on 1 April 2020 following an historic decision this evening by Northampton Borough Council (NBC).

The new council, which is set to be the largest community-level council in England, will have its first election of councillors on 7 May 2020. Its inaugural meeting will take place shortly thereafter.

Danny Moody, Chief Executive of Northants CALC, which... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:15 by Web Team

Tags: NCC, News

DDCouncil has received the coveted Green Award from Investors in the Environment

DDCouncil has received the coveted Green Award from Investors in the Environment

Daventry District Council's ongoing commitment to minimising its environmental impact has earned the authority an award.

The Council has received the coveted Green Award from the Investors in the Environment (iiE) for the seventh year running. The national environmental accreditation scheme is designed to help organisations save money, reduce their impact on the environment, and receive recognition... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:48 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

Daventry District Settlements and Countryside (Part 2) Local Plan

Daventry District Settlements and Countryside (Part 2) Local Plan

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: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:38 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

New Leisure Centre in Moulton - granted permission

New Leisure Centre in Moulton - granted permission

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, 16 Jan 2020 17:13 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

New Parish Council near Harlestone - Public Meeting

New Parish Council near Harlestone - Public Meeting

People are invited to find out more about the creation of a new parish council near Harlestone.

A public meeting at the Harlestone Village Institute on Thursday 23 January at 7pm will give residents an opportunity to hear all about plans for the new Harlestone Manor Parish Council.

The new council will cover the Loxton Fields and Harlestone Manor housing developments which are being built off York Way... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 15:06 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

How do you use the country parks in Northamptonshire?

How do you use the country parks in Northamptonshire?

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 available in our parks.

This survey closes on 31 January 2020.

Details of the above... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 09:26 by Web Team

Tags: NCC

DDC Council grant scheme offering a helping hand to community groups

DDC Council 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 cover training costs or expenses for volunteers.

Groups can apply for up to £15,000 to cover up to half the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 09:51 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

Pitsford Footpath between Grange Lane and Manor Road

Following the major flood caused by the burst 21" water main some weeks ago the path has been inspected by the reinstatement personnel from utility companies, the insurers, Anglian Water and Highways. Highways also included inspection of the road in Broadlands, Manor Road and Grange Lane and noted damage to pathways, roads and driveway entrances where sand was washed out or stones lifted. They have... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 09:37 by Web Team

Tags: Anglian, NCC

Christmas waste and recycling collections

Christmas waste and recycling collections

Video: https://youtu.be/h2L1rh1sN2s

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 in January.

Details of the extra recycling collection, as well... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 09:11 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

Important deadlines in the run-up to the General Election on 12 December.

Important deadlines in the run-up to the General Election on 12 December.

Daventry District Council verifies and counts the votes for the Daventry Parliamentary Constituency, which includes Daventry District as well as to two wards from the borough of Wellingborough (Earls Barton and West) and the South Northamptonshire district wards of Harpole & Grange, and Heyfords & Bugbrooke.

People who are not already registered to vote have until midnight on Tuesday 26 November... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:55 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

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