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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

ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE IN YOUR AREA?

ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE IN YOUR AREA?

Who is eligible to vote in a general election?

To vote in a UK general election you must:

  • Be 18 or over on the day of the election.
  • Be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen.
  • Be resident at an address in the UK (or a British citizen living abroad who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years).
  • Not be legally excluded from voting.

You also need to be on the electoral register.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 11:01 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

A43 road closures: 1st November - 4th November

Balfour Beatty are currently constructing Phase 1b of the A43 Moulton Bypass on behalf of Northamptonshire County Council. As part of the works there is a requirement to install new drainage pipework and service ducts across both the existing A43 carriageway and the junction of Thorpeville with the A43.

This work cannot be undertaken safely whilst the road is open to traffic. We will therefore need... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 22:34 by Web Team

Tags: News

Government lays unitary legislation before Parliament

Government legislation required to create two new unitary councils in Northamptonshire has been laid before Parliament.

The document, known as the Northamptonshire Structural Changes Order 2019 (SCO), sets out how the two new unitary authorities will be formed to replace the existing eight councils on 1 April 2021.

The Draft Order will now be considered and debated by both Houses of Parliament and if... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:43 by Web Team

Tags: Unitary

Meeting set to discuss climate emergency

Meeting set 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 of councillors who are exploring what can be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the District.

The panel wants to hear people's... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 22:30 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

News from my County Council

Update from Northamptonshire County Council Here

Posted: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 01:53 by Web Team

Tags: NCC

Daventry District Sports Awards winners announced

Daventry District Sports Awards winners announced

Local sporting heroes from across Daventry District have been honoured for a year of achievements at an awards ceremony.

Northampton Saints player Tommy Freeman was on hand to present the accolades at the Daventry District Sports Awards, which took place at Daventry Leisure Centre on Thursday, 24 October.

Dozens of clubs, groups and individuals were nominated across 11 categories, with more than 130... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 22:36 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

An Opportunity to Govern 2019- Pitsford Primary School

An Opportunity to Govern 2019- Pitsford Primary School

The Walgrave and Pitsford Primary School Federation are seeking to appoint a new member to the Governing Body. Read the attached notice.

Posted: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:00 by Web Team

Tags: Primary

DDC NEW LEADER: New roles on November 1.

Councillor Richard Auger is to become the new Leader of Daventry District Council (DDC) when Councillor Chris Millar resigns from the role at the end of this month.

Councillor Adam Brown has been chosen to replace Councillor Liz Griffin as Deputy Leader when she also steps down on 31 October.

Councillor Auger was elected as a councillor for Welford Ward on the District Council in May 2015 and has held... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:54 by Web Team

Tags: DDC

Message from the Police Fire and Crime Commissioner

Message from the Police Fire and Crime Commissioner

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has welcomed the announcement that Northamptonshire Police will be funded to recruit 57 additional officers by the end of 2020/21 in the first stage of the Government's uplift of police numbers.

These 57 extra officers will be in addition to the 200 new officers that Northamptonshire Police is currently recruiting as a result of the local... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:05 by Web Team

Tags: Police

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